Saturday 27/12

FILM: The King and I An English widow moves to Siam with her son to take a teaching post in the King’s palace, often coming into conflict with the king, but eventually reaching mutual respect. Family musical directed by Walter Lang starring Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner and Rita Moreno. (Antenna-10.30) FILM: The Santa Clause After Santa has an accident on the job, a single father has to step in and take over all of his duties. Family comedy starring Tim Allen, Wendy Crewson, Judge Reinhold and Eric Lloyd. (Mega-11.00) FILM: Richard III The classic Shakespearian play about a murderously scheming king set in a alternative fascist England setting. Drama directed by Richard Loncraine, starring Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr, Maggie Smith and Kristin Scott Thomas. (Alpha-22.30) FILM: Frank and Jesse The story of the honorable outlaws Frank and Jesse James in the Old West at the end of the American Civil War. Western directed by Robert Boris, starring Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis and Dana Wheeler-Nicholson. (NET-1.15)