Begin Again (Comedy/Drama), Romedy Now, 9 pm
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Keira Knightley, Adam Levine
Dan Mulligan (Ruffalo) is a struggling record label executive trying to keep up with the rapidly-evolving music industry. His personal life is in tatters, too, as he is estranged from his wife. That’s when he sees Gretta (Knightley) singing at a local performance, and immediately offers to sign her up with his label. Will Gretta accept the offer, considering her life is in a mess, too—after a breakup with her songwriting partner, Dave Kohl (Levine)? Scarlett Johansson was originally cast as Gretta, but she bowed out.
Boyhood (Drama), Star Movies Select, 9 pm
Cast: Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane
Mason Jr (Coltrane) and his sister Samantha (Lorelei Linklater) grow up
in a troubled home. Their parents are divorced, and they live with their mother, Olivia (Arquette), who is trying to move on with her life. They meet their father when he takes them to the bowling alley. From the age of six to 18, Mason’s life—filled with family problems, romance, marijuana and aspirations to become a photographer—is chronicled in the movie. Can he evolve from being a confused child into a responsible young man? The movie was shot by director Richard Linklater over 12 years with the same cast.