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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Dec. 14
Lost Horizon
Director Frank Capra’s definitive adaptation of James Hilton’s classic fantasy about a hidden Himalayan utopia stars Ronald Colman and Jane Wyatt. (1937) 9:30 p.m., TCM

Tuesday
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
This quirky sci-fi yarn about a physics genius/rock musician battling alien invaders has a passionate cult following. With Peter Weller and John Lithgow. (1984) 5:30 p.m., IFC

Wednesday
The Big Trail

A National Film Registry selection, this sweeping Western epic about a wagon train’s travails on the way west gave John Wayne his first starring role. (1930) 8 a.m., FMC

Thursday
Nights of Cabiria

Federico Fellini directed his wife, Giulietta Masina, in this neorealist classic about a spunky prostitute’s thorny search for true love. (1957)
10 p.m., Sundance

Friday
Shane

Alan Ladd plays the title role in George Stevens’ Western about a gunfighter and the young boy who idolizes him. Brandon de Wilde and Jack Palance received Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominations. (1953) 4 p.m., TCM

Saturday
Unforgiven

Clint Eastwood won a Best Director Oscar for this brooding Western, in which he plays a retired gunfighter weary of bloodshed. Gene Hackman
co-stars. (1992) 8 p.m., AMC

Sunday
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Maggie Smith won the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as a charismatic teacher at a Scottish girls’ school. From Muriel Spark’s novel and the subsequent play. (1969) 5 p.m., FMC

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