Pro Tip: Lars Von Trier should not be trifled with. As movie fans, none of you would ever interrupt a man who is watching a movie at the theater. Especially if that person is Lars von Trier. Tune in to IFC at 2:25 p.m. ET to watch “Occupations” and find out why Lars Von Trier is not a man to trifle with.
Then: Director Jim Jarmusch knows how to spin a tale, so when he tackles the life of a modern day samurai, you know the story will be unforgettable. So tune in tonight at 8 p.m. ET to watch “Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai” and the delectable combination of Jim Jarmusch, Forest Whitaker, and a modern samurai story. If that’s not enough for you, here are five reasons you should watch Jim Jarmusch’s “Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai.” Too lazy to click a link? Your parents would be proud. Here’s the Clif Notes version: Rashomon references, RZA, Jim freakin’ Jarmusch, and Forrest Whitaker.
Later, at 11:30 p.m. ET, tune in for “Maximum Overdrive.” The Stephen King directed cinematic gem stars Emilio Estevez (a.k.a. Martin Sheen’s favorite son) as a short-order cook at a truck stop diner that becomes the last safe haven in the epic battle of man vs. demonically possessed trucks. One of the best things about “Maximum Overdrive” is the music. Here’s a blog post explaining about the “Maximum Rock in Maximum Overdrive”
If that doesn’t convince you to tune in, here’s the trailer: