CULTURE

Monday, June 24

FILM: Get Shorty A mobster goes to Hollywood to collect a debt only to discover that he has a talent for the movie business. Show business satire featuring John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Danny De Vito, Rene Russo and Bette Midler. (Alpha-21.00) FILM: Waterworld In the future, the ice caps have melted, the world is flooded and a woman travels the ocean looking for land. Science-fiction adventure featuring Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tina Marjorino, Michael Jeter, Gerard Murphy, R. D. Call, Kim Coates, Robert Joy and John Toles-Bey. (Star-21.01) FILM: Monte Walsh Two aging cowboys find life increasingly difficult and grim. Realistic western starring Lee Marvin, Jack Palance, Jeanne Moreau and Jim Davis. (ET-1-21.15) FILM: Switch After his death, a male chauvinist comes back to Earth as a woman and is offered another chance at life if he can find a woman to befriend him. Comedy featuring Ellen Barkin, JoBeth Williams, Lorraine Bracco and Tony Roberts. (Antenna-0.20) FILM: The English Patient Set during World War II, the mysterious title character, who has been badly burned during an airplane crash and is being cared for by a nurse in an abandoned, shelled house, relives times of turbulent love and espionage through flashbacks. Historical drama directed by Anthony Minghella, starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas and Naveen Andrews. (Alter-22.00) FILM: The Winter Guest A mother attempts to re-establish a relationship with her recently widowed daughter. Romantic drama starring Emma Thompson, Gary Hollywood, Phyllida Law, Sheila Reid and Sandra Voe. (NET-22.00)