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October 04, 2013

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: Friday, October 4, 2013_ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES A The Admirable Crichton aaa Kenneth More.  A butler must maintain order when a family of aristocrats is shipwrecked. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 12:30 p.m. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn aaa Mickey Rooney.  An 18th century Southern boy has many adventures along the Mississippi River. (2:15) 'G' TCM Sat. 11:45 p.m. All That Heaven Allows aaac Jane Wyman.  A wealthy widow falls in love with a younger nurseryman, shaming her children. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Tue. 10:00 p.m. American Gangster aaa Denzel Washington.  A detective battles police corruption to bring New York's drug kingpin down. (3:00) 'R' BET Fri. 10:30 a.m. American History X aaaa Edward Norton.  A released convict tries to keep his brother from following in his footsteps. (2:00)  'R' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 2:30 a.m. American Reunion aaa Jason Biggs.  A group of friends comes together for their high school reunion in Michigan. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 2:45 p.m., Mon. 12:50 a.m. An Amish Murder aaa Neve Campbell.  A police chief investigates a murder within the Amish community of her youth. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Thu. 6:00 p.m. Amores Perros aaac Emilio Echevarría.  Three independent stories are united by an auto accident. (3:15) 'R' SUND Sat. 2:45 a.m. Another Harvest Moon aaa Ernest Borgnine.  Four elderly persons in a nursing home struggle with the ills of their age. (1:30) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Mon. 10:20 a.m., 11:20 p.m. The Apostle aaa Robert Duvall.  A fiery preacher with a dark past resurrects a small Louisiana church. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Tue. 10:30 a.m. Argo aaac Ben Affleck.  During the Iranian revolution, a CIA specialist must rescue six Americans.  (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 6:00 p.m., Wed. 11:00 a.m., 11:30 p.m. Avatar aaac Sam Worthington.  A former Marine is fitted with an alien body to colonize a distant moon. (4:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Mon. 6:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. B Babe aaa James Cromwell.  A precocious piglet decides to pursue his dreams of becoming a sheepdog. (1:35) 'G' MOVPLX Sun. 9:10 a.m. Back to the Future aaaa Michael J. Fox.  A time-traveling 1980s teen accidentally stops his own parents from meeting. (2:00) 'PG' ENCORE Sat. 10:10 a.m. Back to the Future Part II aaa Michael J. Fox.  A time-traveling teen heads into the future to save his own kids. (1:50) 'PG' ENCORE Sat. 12:10 p.m. Back to the Future Part III aaa Michael J. Fox.  A time-traveling teen heads back to the Old West to save his friend's life. (2:00) 'PG' ENCORE Sat. 2:00 p.m. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans aaa Joel Davison.  A corrupt New Orleans cop becomes a force unto himself. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 10:45 p.m., Sun. 3:30 a.m. Bad Santa aaa Billy Bob Thornton.  A con man and his pint-sized partner pose as Santa and his elf to rob stores. (1:35) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 10:00 p.m. The Baron of Arizona aaa Vincent Price.  A swindler makes it appear that his wife is the owner of Arizona. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 8:00 p.m. Basic Instinct aaa Michael Douglas.  A detective develops an unhealthy attraction to a manipulative murder suspect. (2:10) 'R' (HD) ENCORE Fri. 10:30 p.m. A Beautiful Mind aaac Russell Crowe.  Mentally ill mathematician searches for formula to impress the academic world. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sun. 1:00 a.m. Beginners aaa Ewan McGregor.  A father comes out of the closet at age 75 after his wife's death. (1:50) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 6:40 a.m. Behind the Candelabra aaa Michael Douglas.  A recounting of the six-year relationship between the entertainer and his lover. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) HBO2 Wed. 9:00 a.m., 9:30 p.m. Being John Malkovich aaac Pamela Hayden.  A hapless puppeteer finds a secret portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich. (2:30) 'R'  (HD) SUND Tue. 8:15 a.m. Be My Valentine aaa William Baldwin.  A young widower attempts to assist his son with wooing a female classmate. (2:00)  'NR' (HD) HALL Tue. 8:00 p.m. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel aaa Judi Dench.  Believing it to be an upscale hotel, retirees land in a shabby Indian palace. (2:10) 'PG-13' MAX Wed. 6:20 a.m. The Big Chill aaa Tom Berenger.  College friends reunite for a funeral and discuss how their lives have changed. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Tue. 7:45 p.m. Billy Elliot aaac Julie Walters.  A coal miner's son discovers his love of ballet while taking boxing classes. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Mon. 5:00 a.m. The Bitter Tea of General Yen aaa Barbara Stanwyck.  A woman falls for a Chinese warlord in the tense days before China's civil war. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 10:00 p.m. Blood Diamond aaac Leonardo DiCaprio.  An Afrikaner helps a Mende fisherman find his family in exchange for a diamond. (3:00) 'R' ION Sat. 1:30 p.m., Tue. 11:00 a.m. The shellshocked Navy veteran Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) becomes involved with a cult-like group and its charismatic leader, Lancaster Dodd, but his instincts prevent him from embracing his role with them as strongly as they'd like in "The Master," debuting on Showtime Saturday at 9:05 p.m. Blue Car aaa David Strathairn.  A burdened teenager expresses her hindrances through poetry and finds support. (1:30) 'R' (HD) TMC Thu. 4:00 p.m., 9:40 p.m. Blue Velvet aaac Kyle MacLachlan.  A man is thrown into a seedy world of sex and violence after discovering an ear. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 3:25 a.m. Bopha! aaa Danny Glover.  A South African police officer's son rebels against apartheid. (2:00)  'PG-13' BOUNCE Tue. 1:00 a.m. Boyz n the Hood aaac Laurence Fishburne.  Three young black males come of age in the mean streets of Los Angeles. (2:40) 'R' VH1 Fri. 11:35 a.m. The Brave One aaa Jodie Foster.  A woman in N.Y. becomes a vigilante finding the felons who killed her fiancé. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 1:50 a.m. The Breakfast Club aaac Emilio Estevez.  Five very different students learn about each other during a weekend detention. (2:00)  'R' (HD) FAM Fri. 7:00 p.m. Bride of Frankenstein aaac Boris Karloff.  A sinister scientist convinces Dr. Frankenstein to build a mate for his Monster. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Sat. 1:30 a.m. Bridesmaids aaa Kristen Wiig.  A lovelorn and broke woman accepts to be her best friend's maid of honor. (2:30) 'R' (HD) USA Sat. 11:00 p.m., Sun. 9:30 a.m. The Bridge on the River Kwai aaac William Holden.  A commander battles over a plan to build a bridge at a Japanese prison camp. (3:30) 'NR' (HD) SUND Sun. 6:30 a.m., Thu. 1:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. Bridge to Terabithia aaa Josh Hutcherson.  After losing in the school race, a boy creates a magical land with the winner. (2:00) 'PG' USA Wed. 8:00 a.m. Brother John aaa Sidney Poitier.  A man is sent from heaven to determine if humanity is worthy of salvation. (2:00) 'PG' BOUNCE Thu. 9:00 a.m. Buck aaa Buck Brannaman.  A horse whisperer travels across America to help horses cope with people. (1:30) 'PG' (HD) TMC Sun. 8:15 a.m. The Bucket List aaa Jack Nicholson.  Two terminal cancer patients sneak out of the hospital to meet unfinished goals. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) A&E Sat. 2:00 p.m., Sun. 10:00 a.m. C Carlito's Way aaa Al Pacino.  A drug dealer pledges to go straight, but his friends pull him back into crime. (2:30) 'R' SHO Sat. 4:30 p.m., Tue. 5:30 p.m. Carnival of Souls aaa Candace Hilligoss.  A young woman is haunted by a ghoulish figure following a near-death experience. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Fri. 8:00 p.m. Casino aaac Robert De Niro.  A casino boss struggles to survive in mob-controlled 1970s Las Vegas. (3:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 10:40 p.m. Catfish aaa Megan Faccio.  A 24-year-old photographer is contacted by an 8-year-old girl from Michigan. (2:00) 'PG-13' MTV Fri. 3:00 p.m. The Cat's Meow aaa Kirsten Dunst.  A birthday party on a yacht ends with the guest of honor's mysterious death. (2:30) 'PG-13' SUND Fri. 6:00 a.m. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang aaaa Dick Van Dyke.  A crackpot inventor endows a wrecked car with amazing abilities. (2:30) 'G' TCM Sun. 3:45 p.m. Cocaine Cowboys aaac Jon Roberts.  A true story of how Miami became the drug capital of the U.S. since the 1980s. (2:00) 'R' NATGEO Wed. 9:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. resurfaces to protect Gotham from a brutal, new enemy. (2:50) 'PG-13'  (HD) MAX Tue. 9:50 a.m., 10:00 p.m. MOMAX Sun. 11:30 p.m., Wed. 12:00 p.m. Columbo: Prescription Murder aaac Gene Barry.  A psychiatrist murders his wife after she threatens him with a costly divorce. (2:00) 'NR' MeTV Fri. 8:00 p.m. David and Lisa aaa Keir Dullea.  Troubled teens make contact with each other in a home for disturbed youngsters. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) OWN Fri. 4:00 p.m. The Constant Gardener aaa Ralph Fiennes.  A bureaucrat uses his connections to find the truth behind his wife's murder. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 8:00 p.m., 10:45 p.m. The Crucible aaa Winona Ryder.  Puritan girls avoid punishment by revealing "witches" within their community. (2:10) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 2:30 p.m., Tue. 11:15 a.m. Cruel Intentions aaa Ryan Phillippe.  A jaded young woman and her step-brother make an unfortunate wager. (1:40) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 12:30 p.m. D Daisies in December aaac Joss Ackland.  An old man who is visiting a nursing home for two weeks finds romance. (1:40) 'NR' FLIX Wed. 9:20 a.m. Dakota Skye aaa Eileen Boylan.  A 17-year-old girl has the ability to detect lies, but she pays for it dearly. (1:30) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 7:25 a.m., Wed. 8:45 a.m. Dark City aaa Rufus Sewell.  After awakening with no memories, a man flees the police and sinister beings. (1:45) 'R' STARZ Thu. 1:05 p.m. The Dark Knight Rises aaaa Christian Bale.  The Dark Knight Dawn of the Dead aaa Sarah Polley.  Survivors battle a horde of zombies while seeking refuge at a shopping mall. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SYFY Mon. 9:00 p.m., Tue. 5:30 p.m. Dead Poets Society aaa Robin Williams.  A charismatic teacher at an urbane preparatory school inspires his students. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) OWN Fri. 1:00 p.m. Death Sentence aaa Kevin Bacon.  A father watches the death of his son during a gang initiation and vows revenge. (2:14) 'R' (HD) FXM Fri. 3:00 p.m. The Debt aaa Helen Mirren.  In 1997 two retired agents receive shocking news about a former partner. (1:55) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 1:05 p.m. The Departed aaaa Leonardo DiCaprio.  An undercover cop discovers that a mobster is working as a police officer. (3:30) 'R' (HD) AMC Wed. 4:30 p.m., Thu. 11:45 a.m. Detachment aaac Adrien Brody.  A substitute teacher doesn't want to become attached to anyone or anything. (1:45) 'NR' (HD) SHO Fri. 3:30 a.m. The Devil's Bride aaa Christopher Lee.  Satanists devise a plan to sacrifice the Duke of Richeleau's beloved niece. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 12:00 p.m.

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