MOVIE JACKIE BROWN
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Quentin Tarantino’s third film looks a lot better now than it did at the time, when everyone was hoping for another ReservoirDogs or PulpFiction. It’s slower paced than those two and doesn’t rely as heavily on pop culture and gratuitous violence. A comeback vehicle for Pam Grier, based on Elmore Leonard’s RumPunch novel, it nails the perfect tone.
AMERICAN IDOL 7. 3 0PM, E L E VEN Fourteen seasons in and the wheels are coming off, with contestants failing to capture the public’s imagination and ratings slumping year-on-year for three seasons now. Can music executive Scott Borchetta as mentor (he discovered Taylor Swift) help produce a new superstar? Auditions hit San Francisco, and then tour 11 cities.
FACTUAL REALITY WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUSGEROUS ROADS: BOLIVIA 7. 3 0PM, S BS1 Phil Jupitus (right) is green with ith anxiety driving a few centimetres etres away from the sheer drop on n Bolivia’s infamous Road of Death. eath. Before the bypass was built, 300 people a year died here – 18 just three days after filming. Fascinating travelogue with zebras at zebra crossings, carr thieves and the burning of llama foetuses for good luck.