CULTURE

Thursday 1/5

FILM: Lincoln The life and times of Abraham Lincoln as seen through the eyes of American author Gore Vidal. Historical drama featuring Sam Waterston, Mary Tyler Moore, Tom Brennan, Richard Mulligan and Deborah Adair. (Apha-0.45) FILM: Conversation A well-known surveillance expert is hired to record private conversations, though this brings to the fore a previous case that still haunts him. Mystery drama featuring Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Frederic Forrest, Cindy Williams, Teri Garr and Harrison Ford. (ET-1-21.00) FILM: US Marshals After a plane carrying convicts crashes, a US marshal and an FBI agent join forces to hunt down one especially dangerous man. Adventure featuring Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr and Joe Pantoliano. (Star-21.00) FILM: The Fifth Element In a futuristic world, an ex-soldier turned cab driver helps a young woman to keep Evil from conquering the Earth. Grand science-fiction adventure written and directed by Luc Besson featurng Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry and Brion James. (Alpha-21.45) FILM: The Gauntlet When a tough cop is assigned to transport a prostitute in custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix, many doubt the duo will make it alive. Police adventure feauturing Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle and William Prince. (Antenna-1.30)