Monday, Feb. 2
Hush … Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Seven Oscar nominations went to this lurid blend of Southern Gothic and Grand Guignol, featuring Bette Davis as an aging recluse suspected of murdering her husband 40 years earlier. 1:30 p.m., FMC
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Director Ridley Scott’s feminist buddy-movie stars Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis as downtrodden friends on the run from police. Sarandon, Davis, and Scott were all Oscar-nominated. 8 p.m., AMC
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Robert Alda portrays composer George Gershwin in this above-average biopic, but the real star is the music, including a full-length performance of the title piece. 10:30 p.m., TCM
Michael Moore’s indictment of American health care’s inequities, which he infamously dramatized by taking 9/11 rescue workers denied treatment to Guantánamo Bay and then to Havana for care. 8:55 p.m., Showtime
Seven Days to Noon (1950)
In this taut cautionary thriller, a scientist threatens to destroy downtown London with a stolen atomic bomb unless the government agrees to stop stockpiling nuclear weapons. 8 p.m., TCM
Apollo 13 (1995)
Director Ron Howard’s gripping drama about the near-disastrous Apollo 13 lunar mission of 1970, with Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, and a fine Ed Harris. 8 p.m., AMC
Cousin, Cousine (1975)
Romance blossoms for distant cousins whose spouses are unfaithful in this frothy French comedy. Marie-Christine Barrault won an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. 9:45 a.m., IFC
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