CULTURE

Wednesday, December 24

FILM: State and Main A Hollywood film crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to throw over their values for showbiz glitz. Comedy written and directed by David Mamet, starring Michael Higgins, Julia Stiles, Charles Durning, Alec Baldwin and Michael Bradshaw. (Filmnet – 11.05) FILM: Giant Epic tale about the life of a Texas cattle rancher, his family, their romantic entanglements and longtime rivalry with a cowboy-turned-oil-tycoon. Social drama directed by George Stevens, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean and Carroll Baker. (ET-1-20.00) FILM: Nothing but Trouble A financier and a feisty young woman are arrested and jailed in a courthouse in the middle of nowhere where there are all sorts of strange and eerie going-ons. Comedy horror directed by and starring Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, John Candy, Demi Moore and Valri Bromfield. (Star-0.15) FILM: Hi-Life All lies must come to an end for Jimmy, who tells his girlfriend a tall tale when he needs money to settle a gambling debt. Romantic comedy with Campbell Scott, Moira Kelly, Michelle Durning, Eric Stoltz and Darryl Hannah. (NET-1.00)