Amanda Peet stars in A Lot Like Love (TV3, tomorrow, 1.05am)
MOVIE-wise, there is something for everyone this weekend. One of them is Hart’s War over RTM2 in the “Saturday Nite Special” slot tomorrow at 9pm.
Colin Farrell stars in Hart’s War (RTM2, tomorrow, 9pm)
Maggie Cheung stars in Double Fattiness (RTM2, Sunday, 10pm)
Set during World War Two, it is an inspiring movie about friendship, trust and heroism. It stars Colin Farrell and Bruce Willis.
Those who enjoy romantic comedies can tune in to A Lot Like Love, aired in TV3’s “Cinema” slot tomorrow (1.05am). It stars Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet.
This weekend is the time to catch some Chinese comedies as well. Rice Rhapsody (ntv7, tomorrow, 11.50pm) is a whimsical take on family relations and how it affects a chicken rice business.
Double Fattiness (RTM2, Sunday, 10pm) centres on greedy prospectors waiting to get their hands on a family’s pizzeria which sits on prime land.
For those with a taste for the mysterious and the thrilling, Crimson River (RTM2, Sunday, 12.30am) is for you.
The film is about a couple of French policemen whose respective murder investigations lead to the discovery of common traits in their cases.
Over 8TV, singer Daniel Powter is featured in the Daniel Powter TV Special (tomorrow, 10.30am).
You can also catch The Making Of… Mamma Mia! (Sunday, 10.30am), a behind-the-scenes look at the movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan.
Bollygood Time On 2 (RTM2, 12.30pm) – Sunday
Sehar, a voice talent for animations, has a habit of forgetting things. One night, while Sehar and her friend Ritu go to a disco, two guys try to get fresh with them. Sehar decides to teach them a lesson. The next day, odd things begin to happen to Sehar when she wakes up. Starring Ajay Devgan, Ayesha Takia, Arshad Warsi and Irfan Khan.
Saturday Nite Special (RTM2, 9pm) – Hart’s War
In the last months of Word War Two, an American administrative lieutenant named Hart is captured by German forces and sent to a German prison camp.
There, two African-American pilots become the first non-white soldiers in the camp. However, one is murdered and the other accused of killing a white sergeant. Hart must defend the black pilot against charges before an obviously racist American tribunal, unaware that the trial itself is only a front for the real secret of the prison camp. Starring Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard and Cole Hauser.
Panggung Sabtu (TV3, 2pm) – Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
Raj is a lonely orphan boy who goes to Mumbai to fulfil his dreams of becoming a top singer.
After a lot of struggles and failing to realise his dream, he becomes smitten with Pooja, whom he has saved from an accident.
Pooja is in coma after the accident and her hilariously humble, rich and loving family mistakes Raj for her husband!
Starring Salman Khan, Rani Mukherjee and Preity Zinta.
TV3 Cinema (TV3, 1.05am) – A Lot Like Love
While flying from Los Angeles to New York, the “good boy” Oliver Martin meets the “bad girl” Emily Friehl.
They spend a day in New York and before they part, he gives the phone number of his mother to Emily and asks her to call seven years later to check on him!
Starring Amanda Peet, Ashton Kutcher, Taryn Manning, Aimee Garcia and Lee Garlington.
Hong Movie Saturday (ntv7, 11.50pm) – Rice Rhapsody
Jen, who owns a Hainan chicken rice restaurant, feels she’s losing control of her life. She has three sons and two of them, Daniel and Harry, are gay. Fearing she will never have grandchildren, she takes in Sabine, a French exchange student, at the urging of her best friend as she hopes to keep her third son, Leo, straight. Starring Sylvia Chang and Martin Yan.
Chinese Movie (8TV, 8.30pm) – Love Is Love
Shek Kam Shui, who has been raised in the village, is good friends with Ng Dai Tai.
However, Ng’s father disapproves of their relationship, so they elope and move to the city to lead a new life of their own.
Starring Stephen Chow, Sandra Ng and Suki Kwan.
Sunday Day Time Special (RTM2, 3pm) – Tornado
Berlin is struck by an unusual series of storms and hail stones.
In the middle of this unusual phenomenon is a meteorologist named John who has recently returned from studying tornadoes in Oklahoma.
He returns home to find his ex-girlfriend Eva is now a doctor.
Meanwhile John has a knack for weather predictions and he learns that a tornado is about to hit Berlin. Starring Matthias Koeberlin and Mina Tander.
Golden Premier (RTM2, 10pm) – Double Fattiness
When a family-owned pizzeria is targeted by property developers, an unscrupulous property agent is given the not-so-simple task of evicting the tenants.
The family does their best to hold out until their mum dies of a heart attack.
Starring Lydia Shum, Bill Tung Piu, Eric Tsang and Maggie Cheung.
Midnite on 2 ( RTM2, 12.30am) – Crimson River
Two French policemen – one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl’s grave by skinheads – are brought together by the clues from their respective cases.
Soon after they start working together, more murders are committed, and the pair begin to discover just what dark secrets are behind the killings.
Starring Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, Nadia Fares
New Straits Times