Monday, April 6
The Black Swan (1942)
Tyrone Power plays a lusty privateer in this rousing, old-fashioned swashbuckler, with Oscar-winning cinematography in vivid Technicolor.
7:30 a.m., FMC
Six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, went to this adaptation of the hit musical set in the Roaring ’20s. With Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, and Renée Zellweger. 8:30 a.m., AMC
Little Fugitive (1953)
A National Film Registry selection, this early independent film tells the story of a boy who runs away to Coney Island in the mistaken belief that he has killed his brother. 8 p.m., TCM
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Fine performances by Michael Moriarty and Robert De Niro elevate this tear-jerker baseball drama about the friendship between a star pitcher and a dying catcher. 5:30 p.m., TCM
In this crime epic, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino shared a scene for the first time, in the respective roles of a canny career thief and the cop determined to catch him. 8 p.m., AMC
Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle made this film about two boys who find a cash trove that will become worthless within days due to currency conversion. 5:15 p.m., IFC
Gregory’s Girl (1981)
A gawky teenage soccer player is smitten with his team’s new female star, in this charmingly quirky, coming-of-age comedy from Scottish director Bill Forsyth. 1:15 p.m., Flix
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- After Ferguson: Stop deferring to the cops
- Ferguson riots were terrible — but this racist reaction was worse
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- Don't argue about politics this Thanksgiving. Just don't.
- The hilarious hypocrisy of Republicans complaining about the imperial presidency
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- Is it now OK to have sex with animals?
- 7 grammar rules you really should pay attention to
- Alien conspiracy theorists think the government is on the verge of spilling big secrets
- In Ferguson, Michael Brown lost his life — and America's police lost the benefit of the doubt
Subscribe to the Week