It’s the week when April showers make way for May flowers a.k.a. rain is swapped for allergens. Stay inside.
Here’s what to watch this week on IFC:
Put on your dancing shoes and head to the “Moulin Rouge.” Yep we’re playing Baz Luhrmann’s vibrant musical dramedy at 8/7 c. We’ll be right there with you trying to figure out what gitchy gitchy ya ya hey means.
Get your American history the way it was meant to be learned: Movies. We’re showing “Last of the Mohicans” at 8 and 10 p.m. ET. Go ahead and rip your shirt open while you watch.
The men (Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel) of Charlie Company try to take Guadalcanal Island from the Japanese in World War II. It’s “The Thin Red Line” at 8/7c. You can watch the trailer here or rock out at your desk with this:
Nothing gets you ready for the weekend, like prepping for the apocalypse. Load up on MREs and watch Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto” at 10:15 p.m. ET. As the end of the Mayan civilization draws near, a man makes a desperate bid to escape being a human sacrifice and return to his family and the woman he loves.
“Kingdom of Heaven.” is a boys club. Ridley Scott’s film stars Orlando Bloom, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons, and Edward Norton suit up and wage war in this epic-scale historical drama inspired by the events of the Crusades of the 12th century. Battle starts at 10:45 p.m. ET, don’t be late.
A rookie cop (Ethan Hawke) meets a corrupt Los Angeles narcotics officer (Denzel Washington) who wants to include him in his schemes in “Training Day.” It’s a film so nice, we’re showing it twice at 8 and 10:30 p.m. ET.
While we know that the first rule of “Fight Club” is that you do not talk about “Fight Club,” we can’t help but tell you that we are showing the film at 8 and 11 p.m. ET. Watch as Brad Pitt and Ed Norton create an underground club where men can compete in hand-to-hand combat a.k.a. beat the crap out of each other for fun.