Feature

Movies on TV

Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Aug. 2Charlie Wilson’s WarTom Hanks plays the title role, as the womanizing Texas congressman who spurred the CIA to covertly supply arms to Afghan rebels. Philip Seymour Hoffman co-stars. (2007) 3:15 p.m., AMC

TuesdayThe Great EscapeA rugged World War II adventure, based on the real-life breakout of Allied POWs from a German camp. Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, and James Garner star. (1963) 2:45 p.m., TCM

WednesdayDrugstore CowboyDirector Gus Van Sant’s breakthrough film is an idiosyncratic portrait of addiction. Starring Matt Dillon, with William S. Burroughs in a memorable appearance. (1989) 10 p.m., IFC

ThursdaySergeant RutledgeJohn Ford directed this Old West drama about a black cavalry sergeant on trial for the rape and murder of a white woman. With Woody Strode and Jeffrey Hunter. (1960) 8 p.m., TCM

FridayFrom Russia With LoveJames Bond struggles with a lovely defector and a decoding device in the series’ fine second entry, which set many of the films’ conventions for years to come. Sean Connery stars. (1963) 8:50 p.m., Encore

SaturdayLauraClassic film noir about a police detective who becomes obsessed with the beautiful woman whose murder he is investigating. Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney star. (1944) Noon, FMC

SundayInside ManDenzel Washington plays a determined cop and Clive Owen an ingenious robber in this twisty heist drama, which was directed by Spike Lee. Jodie Foster co-stars. (2006) 6 p.m., AMC

Recommended

Germany imposes new restrictions on unvaccinated
Angela Merkel.
'a very, very difficult situation'

Germany imposes new restrictions on unvaccinated

Olympic committee: 2nd call with Peng Shuai 'reconfirmed' she 'appeared to be safe'
Shuai Peng
'difficult situation'

Olympic committee: 2nd call with Peng Shuai 'reconfirmed' she 'appeared to be safe'

10 things you need to know today: December 1, 2021
A vigil for Oxford High School shooting victims
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: December 1, 2021

Honduras ruling party concedes to leftist Xiomara Castro in presidential election
Xiomara Castro
Señora Presidente

Honduras ruling party concedes to leftist Xiomara Castro in presidential election

Most Popular

Fox News personality Lara Logan condemned for likening Fauci to Nazi doctor
Lara Logan.
wow

Fox News personality Lara Logan condemned for likening Fauci to Nazi doctor

7 cartoons about Thanksgiving inflation
Political Cartoon.
Feature

7 cartoons about Thanksgiving inflation

Honduras ruling party concedes to leftist Xiomara Castro in presidential election
Xiomara Castro
Señora Presidente

Honduras ruling party concedes to leftist Xiomara Castro in presidential election