The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

If it started within BC on TV’s 6pm-10pm weekday primetime limits, Bill Murray’s very funny and very thought-provoking comedy (Groundhog Day, 5.30pm TCM) would have been in contention.

Today’s Number One Film:

picture courtesy wikimedia.orgAmerican Beauty, 10pm Turner Classic Movies BEST FILM OF THE DAY. Watch this if you liked Crash, The Usual Suspects or The Sixth Sense. Sam Mendes’s first film remains, for many, his best. Immaculately directed with a deft touch in handling challenging, adult themes with what might, in less sensitive hands, be deeply upsetting black humour, American Beauty is a contender for the Strongest Debut Film of All Time.

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