1PM, NINE PG. 1998. Quirky comedy starring Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson and Catherine O’Hara. A widow, upset by her husband’s infidelity rather than his death, tries to find the identity of his mistress. Barrymore stars as a pregnant waitress. Inconsequential fluff is not worth staying up for.
12.15AM, SBS1 PG. 2009. Drama starring Mehrdad Sedighian and Baran Kosari. An Iranian high school student falls in love with a poor Afghani teenager and they wed, much to their parents’ chagrin. Poignant and well acted look at parental fears and expectations. Shalizeh Arefpoor directs.
4AM, 7FLIX G. 1944. Old school musical starring Frank Sinatra, George Murphy and Adolphe Menjou. A struggling Broadway producer attempts to keep his upcoming musical afloat. Lively and nostalgic film which features a host of hammy performances.