The Saratogian (Saratoga, NY)
FRIDAYNIGHTLIGHTS 7:10 a.m.
BillyBob Thornton stars as an inspiring high school football coachwhois determined to guide his teamto victory in this beloved sports drama that inspired aTVseries. The film also starsGarrett Hedlund, and is based on the book by H.G. Bissinger.
MANOFSTEEL TNT 2:00 p.m.
Anewgeneration meets Superman in this updated take on the classic comic book character. HenryCavill stars as the alien hero, whohas been living onEarth since the destruction of hishomeplanet. Whenanenemy threatens Earth, Superman fights back.
MALEFICENT SYFY 7:00 p.m.
Angelina Jolie stars as the title character in this fairy tale with a twist. After an act of betrayal leads Maleficent to curse a newborn princess, the baby is sent to livewith fairies.
THEFIRST48 A&E 8:00 p.m.
Detectives look for leads whenamother and hertwo children aremurdered in a rebroadcast of this real-life crime drama. Lawenforcementsuspect the killermay be someone the familyknew, and the teampulls out all the stops to crack the case.
1917 SHO 9:00 p.m.
After the Germans retreat to the Hindenburg Line during Operation Alberich inWWI, twoBritish soldiers race acrossenemy territory to deliver amessage that could save thousands of lives. This acclaimed film is praised for use of elaborate long takes.