Saturday 18/07

The Witches of Eastwick In this adaptation of a John Updike novel, three bored New England housewives manage to summon up the devil. He promptly moves into the mansion across the street and turns out to be everything they, and the rest of the town, ever desired. Comedy horror directed by George Miller, starring Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright and Carel Struycken. (Star – 23.15) Citizen Ruth There’s nothing Ruth likes more than sniffing glue and getting high. When she finds out she’s pregnant, again, she goes off to have yet another termination, and finds herself being used as a pawn by both sides of the abortion wars. Satirical drama written and directed by Alexander Payne, starring Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Kurtwood Smith, Mary Kay Place, Kelly Preston and Burt Reynolds. (ET3 – 0.30)