Q Night at the Movies features The Accidental Tourist 07/10

Posted on Jul 5, 2021

Q Night at the Movies presents the 1988 romantic drama The Accidental Tourist. Before the film hear from the writer of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. After the feature enjoy interviews with today's top actors followed by a concert with Livingston Taylor. It all starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on Q.

On Story at 7:30 p.m. Writer Ed Solomon talks about the beginning of the writing process, when to pursue an idea and when to leave one behind and finding the right state of mind for creativity.

Feature Film The Accidental Tourist at 8 p.m. After the murder of their young son, the marriage between Macon (William Hurt) and his wife Sarah (Kathleen Turner) disintegrates, and she moves out. After a freak accident puts him on crutches, Macon goes to stay with his quirky siblings at the family home, where he meets the spirited Muriel (Geena Davis), a dog trainer with a young son of her own, with whom he begins a friendship. When Sarah learns about this, she attempts a reconciliation and Macon is forced to make a decision.

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors at 10:01 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Film stars discuss their work; host Ramin Setoodeh.

Livingston Taylor Live From Sellersville Theater: Songs and Stories at 10:59 p.m. Singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor performs songs spanning his 50-year career; from Pennsylvania's Sellersville Theater