ASTRONOMICON 02
VIDEO  SCHEDULE
FRIDAY:
6PM: Sapphire and Steel (1979) 208mins. G
"THE RAILWAY STATION" - 8 episodes
Sapphire (Joanna Lumley) and Steel (David McCallum) investigate the 
ghost of a World War I soldier.
PAUL VERHOVEN DOUBLE FEATURE:
9:28 Robocop (1987) 103mins. Unrated Director's Cut
In a dystopic & crime ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop 
returns to the force as a powerful cyborg with submerged memories 
haunting him.
11:11 Starship Troopers (1997) 129mins R
Humans of a fascisticly militaristic future do battle with giant 
alien bugs in a fight for survival. 
SATURDAY:
9AM: The Hobbit (animated) (1978) 77mins G
A homebody demi-human in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a 
quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.
10:17 The Lord Of the Rings (animated) (1978) 132mins. PG
The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring 
and end Sauron's reign over Middle Earth. 
12:29 The Return of The King (animated) (1980) 97mins. G 
Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their 
friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle.
2:06 Star Wars Episode 1.1 The Phantom Edit (1999) 116mins. PG
Two Jedi knights and an outcast must help a queen save her world, and 
along the way discover a boy who has the potential to be a powerful 
Jedi himself. 
THE (IN)FAMOUS JAR -JAR LIGHT VERSION.
SOME PEOLPE FEEL THIS IMPROVES GREATLY ON GEORGE LUCAS' ORIGINAL EDIT.
4:02 Independance Day Director's Cut 153mins. PG-13
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. 
Fighting superior technology, Man's best weapon is the will to survive. 
6:35 Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air   25  Eye, Tooth 
William Shatner stars as Hilary's talk-show guest, but Will must find 
a way to beam him from the dentist's chair to the set. Meanwhile, 
Hilary's show treks to New York and Ashley insists on tagging along. 
7:00 STAR TREK:TOS Space Seed
7:50 Star Trek II Director's Cut (1982) 116 mins PG
Admiral Kirk's midlife crisis is interrupted by the return of an old 
enemy looking for revenge and a potentially destructive device.
9:47 Star Trek II: Captain's Log (cast and crew interviews)
10:15 Free Enterprise (1998) 116mins. R
Young filmmakers meet their screen idol, William Shatner. 
Shatner, appearing as himself, has fun poking fun at his own image. 
12:11 Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) 100min. R 
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must 
pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. 
SUNDAY:
3 JAPANESE "KAIJU-EIGA" (MONSTER MOVIES) 
UNRELEASED IN THE USA.
9AM Godzilla (aka Gojira) (1954) (In Japanese with English sub-titles) 97mins. G
A 400-foot monster reptile with radioactive breath is revived, 
thanks to nuclear testing. It goes on a mad rampage, 
destroying Tokyo - how will they kill it ?
THIS IS THE ORIGINAL JAPANESE VERSION 
WITHOUT THE RAYMOND BURR INSERT FOOTAGE, 
AND MAINTAINING THE NUCLEAR WAR SUB-TEXT.
10:37 Godzilla vs. Megaguiras (2001) (In Japanese with English sub-titles) 106mins. PG
Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan. This time, however, Japan has 
two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, 
and the Dimension Tide, a device that creates artificial black holes.
12:23 Gamera 2:Assault Of Legion (In Japanese with English sub-titles) 97mins. PG
A strange meteor lands in Japan unleashing hundreds of insect-like 
"legion" creatures which find their way into Tokyo. useless link ,
When the military fails to control the situation,  another useless link
Gamera shows up to deal with the ever-evolving space adversary.
CONSIDERD BY MANY TO BE ONE OF THE BEST "KAIJU-EIGA".
2pm Star Trek I (director's cut) (1978/2001) 136mins. PG
When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, 
Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to 
intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it. 
Stargate (1994) PG-13 128 mins
Farscape (1999) PG 118mins 
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