Saturday 12/09

The Pelican Brief When a young law student starts looking into the assassinations of two supreme court justices, she stumbles upon a high-profile conspiracy. Realizing her life is in danger after people around her start dying, her only chance is to team up with a journalist. Crime thriller directed by Alan J. Pakula, starring Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard and Tony Goldwyn. (Star – 1.15) Buffalo Soldiers Shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall, at a small American army base outside Stuttgart, a likable and inventive soldier thinks he has made it big with the black market business he has set up. But what he has not counted on is the arrival of the new sergeant, who is determined to clean up the base. Crime comedy directed by Gregor Jordan, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn and Elizabeth McGovern. (Antenna – 1.15)