Get nostalgic with a go to to “The Land Before Time,” and watch as the Golden State Warriors are honored as Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS (2009) on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Netflix and Vudu. Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) has been a longtime inventor, though not an excellent one. Most of his innovations have failed, placing Flint at the epicenter of mockery. But with one of them, a machine that converts water into meals (sure, meaning juicy cheeseburgers falling from the sky), Flint lastly has an opportunity to be a hero. When the machine malfunctions, nevertheless, his aptly named island house, Swallow Falls, and the relaxation of the world, are in danger of being buried beneath mounds of ice cream, spaghetti and pancakes.
THE LAND BEFORE TIME (1988) on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, HBO and Vudu. Littlefoot, a child longneck dinosaur (voiced by Gabriel Damon), appears to be the final of his variety when his mom (voiced by Helen Shaver) dies after being wounded by a Tyrannosaurus rex. Just earlier than her dying, she urges Littlefoot to enterprise to the Great Valley, the place he can discover others like him and eat lush, inexperienced leaves to his coronary heart’s content material. He joins a gaggle of different younger dinos, all from totally different species, to enterprise to this fabled land. In her evaluate for The New York Times, Janet Maslin praised the movie and lauded the creatures as “cute,” saying, “It’s the only way to describe the enchanting behavior of these little beings, and in fact it hardly does them justice.”
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET (2007) on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Hulu and Vudu. Johnny Depp, a frequent partner in Tim Burton’s chilling productions, portrays the pale and vengeful Sweeney Todd. After being wrongly imprisoned for years, the barber with a vendetta teams with Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter), a baker with dangerously good meat pies, to seek revenge against the man who put him away, Judge Turpin (Alan Rickman). In his review for The Times, A. O. Scott commended the film as “something close to a masterpiece, a work of extreme — I am tempted to say evil — genius.”
What’s on TV
DR. PIMPLE POPPER: THE 12 POPS OF CHRISTMAS 9 p.m. on TLC. Dr. Sandra Lee, better known as Dr. Pimple Popper to her three million Instagram followers, takes the extraction phenomenon, satisfying to some and hard to watch for others, to TV. With holidays just around the corner, her patients come seeking skin relief ahead of family gatherings and parties.
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR 9 p.m. on NBCSN. The Golden State Warriors are named Sports Illustrated’s 2018 Sportsperson of the Year, a coveted honor since 1954. The team was chosen not only for creating a basketball dynasty but also for reaching beyond sports in its dedication to the community. The actor and comedian Joel McHale hosts.