CULTURE

Saturday, October 27

FILM: Saving Private Ryan A group of American soldiers are sent into the fray of World War II in Europe to save their comrade, paratrooper Private Ryan, who is stuck behind enemy lines and is the last surviving son of a grieving family. War action drama directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Matt Damon and Barry Pepper. (Star-21.00) FILM: The King Elvis, a troubled navy officer who has recently been discharged, goes to Texas in search of the father he never knew and runs into small-town mentality. Drama directed by James Marsh, starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Pell James and William Hurt. (ET-1-24.00) FILM: Prick Up Your Ears The spectacular life and violent death of playwright Joe Orton, whose success tore him away from the man who helped make him famous, and brought on his end. Biography comedy drama directed by Stephen Frears, with Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina and Vanessa Redgrave. (ET3-0.30) FILM: Frida A biography of the artist Frida Kahlo, who used the pain of her crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage as inspiration for her work, and who lived every aspect of her life as a true revolutionary. Biography drama directed by Julie Taymor, starring Salma Hayek, Mia Maestro, Alfred Molina and Valeria Golino. (Mega-0.45)