Q Night at the Movies features Gattaca 01/18

Posted on Jan 13, 2020

Q Night at the Movies presents a magnificent cast, including Ethan Hawk, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin, Jude Law and Ernest Borgnine in the 1997 scifi thriller Gattaca. Before the film tune into On Story for great behind-the-scenes analysis. After the feature learn the story of Michael Zahs, who stumbled upon a treasure chest of old celluloid, followed by interviews with the biggest names in Hollywood. It starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Q.

On Story at 7:30 p.m. Producer Gale Anne Hurd discusses her career, including working with Roger Corman and James Cameron.

Feature Film Gattaca at 8 p.m. Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke) has always fantasized about traveling into outer space, but is grounded by his status as a genetically inferior "in-valid." He decides to fight his fate by purchasing the genes of Jerome Morrow (Jude Law), a laboratory-engineered "valid." He assumes Jerome's DNA identity and joins the Gattaca space program, where he falls in love with Irene (Uma Thurman). An investigation into the death of a Gattaca officer (Gore Vidal) complicates Vincent's plans.

Saving Brinton at 9:50 p.m. After finding a rare collection of film in a turn-of-the-century cinema, small-town Iowa collector and historian Michael Zahs attempts to restore and exhibit the newsreels, home movies and lost films.

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors at 10:50 p.m. & 11:20 p.m. Film stars discuss their work; host Ramin Setoodeh.