Welcome to What to Watch, the weekly segment in which I attempt to control your viewing habits! The following are my recommendations of classics on cable this week, as well as a few streaming recs and the films that I hope to watch this week. (The ”new to me” films I’m interested in are marked with an asterisk, as usual.) All times are in EST and subject to change.

April 10

7:15 am on TCM – Crossfire (1947) – starring Robert Mitchum, Robert Young and Robert Ryan
10:00 am on TCM – Berlin Express (1948) – starring Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan and others
11:00 am on FMC – The Sweet Ride (1968)* – starring Bob Denver, Jacqueline bisset and Michael Sarrazin
1:00 pm on FMC – Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)* – starring Joanne Woodward, Roberta Wallach and Nell Potts
2:45 pm on TCM – The Set-Up (1949) – starring Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter
5:35 pm on TCM – Playlands of Michigan (1949)* – short subject
11:01 pm on AMC – The Bodyguard (1992) – starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston

April 11

5:15 am on TCM – Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)* – starring Keir Dullea, Carol Lynley and Lucie Mannheim
7:25 am on FMC – The Visit (1964)* – starring Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Quinn
9:10 am on FMC – The Eyes of Annie Jones (1963)* – starring Richard Conte and Francesca Annis
11:00 am on TCM – Deep Valley (1947) – starring Ida Lupino
2:45 pm on TCM – Johnny Belinda (1948) – starring Jane Wyman and Lew Ayres
Stanwyck alert! 6:15 pm on TCM – Titanic (1953)

April 12

5:15 am on TCM – Most Dangerous Man Alive (1961)* – starring Ron Randell and Debra Paget
6:00 am on FMC – Three Came Home (1950)* – Claudette Colbert and Sessue Hayakawa
8:45 am on TCM – The Secret Garden (1949) – starring Margaret O’Brien
William Castle alert! 3:00 pm on TCM – Zotz! (1962)*
10:15 pm on TCM – Since You Went Away (1944) – starring Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten

April 13

5:30 am on TCM – The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) – starring Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy and others
9:15 am on TCM – Miranda (1948) – starring Glynis Johns
1:45 pm on TCM – Mogambo (1953) – starring Ava Gardner and Clark Gable
10:15 pm on TCM – Unfaithfully Yours (1948) – starring Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell

April 14

12:15 am on TCM – No Way Out (1950) – starring Richard Widmark and Sid Poitier
6:00 am on TCM – High Sierra (1941) – starring Bogie and Ida Lupino
8:00 am on FMC – Daisy Kenyon (1947) – starring Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews and Henry Fonda
Hitch alert! 8:00 am on TCM – The Lady Vanishes (1938) – starring Margaret Lockwood
10:00 am on TCM – My Sister Eileen (1955) – starring Janet Leigh and Betty Garrett
11:20 am on FMC – Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)* – starring Bette Davis, Shelley Winters, Gary Merrill and others
12:00 pm on TCM – Carefree (1938) – starring Fred & Ginger
1:30 pm on TCM – To Sir, With Love (1967) – starring Sid Poitier
5:30 pm on TCM – Splendor in the Grass (1961)* – starring Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty
8:00 pm on TCM – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) – starring Bogie and friends
(And don’t forget to watch the new episode of Mad Men!)

April 15

Stanwyck alert! 6:00 am on TCM – Ladies They Talk About (1933)*
7:15 am on TCM – Caged (1950) – starring Eleanor Parker and Agnes Moorehead
8:00 pm on AMC – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) – starring Gene Wilder
(Lots of Westerns on TCM this day and I haven’t seen a single one of them. Feel free to leave your recommendations for me in the comments if you have seen them!)

April 16

6:00 am on TCM – Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)* – starring Charlie Chaplin and directed by Mack Sennett
7:30 am on TCM – Sunnyside (1919)* – starring/directed by Charlie Chaplin
8:00 am on FMC – Something for the Boys (1944)* – starring Carmen Miranda, Vivian Blaine and Michael O’Shea
9:15 am on TCM – The Circus (1928) – starring/directed by Charlie Chaplin
10:30 am on TCM – Modern Times (1936) – starring/directed by Charlie Chaplin
12:30 pm on TCM – The Great Dictator (1940) – starring/directed by Charlie Chaplin
5:00 pm on TCM – Limelight (1952)* – starring/directed by Charlie Chaplin
8:00 pm on AMC – The Breakfast Club (1985) – starring Molly Ringwald, Emilio Esteves, Judd Nelson, etc.
10:16 pm on AMC – Sixteen Candles (1984) – starring Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, etc.

Netflix/Amazon

Killer’s Kiss – Available on DVD and streaming from Netflix; Available for purchase on Amazon & for free streaming to Amazon Prime customers. This will be my only recommendation for this week because I recently discovered it myself and loved it, only to find that I’m pretty much the only person in the world who loves it, and I’d be interested to hear all of your thoughts on it! I’ll be posting my full review tomorrow.