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November 22, 2013

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: Friday, November 22, 2013_ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES A Adventures in Babysitting aaa Elisabeth Shue.  A babysitter and her two charges navigate downtown Chicago's darker side. (1:45) 'PG-13' FLIX Sun. 7:45 a.m., Wed. 8:00 p.m. The Adventures of Robin Hood aaac Errol Flynn.  An outlaw opposes tyranny in medieval England and wins a noblewoman's heart. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 6:00 p.m. The Amazing Spider-Man aaa Andrew Garfield.  Peter Parker attains superhuman abilities in the fight for good. (2:20) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sun. 7:40 a.m., 10:15 p.m., Thu. 12:50 p.m., 11:30 p.m. American Reunion aaa Jason Biggs.  A group of friends comes together for their high school reunion in Michigan. (1:55) 'R' (HD) HBO Wed. 12:30 a.m. The Anderson Tapes aaa Sean Connery.  A criminal plotting a high profile burglary is observed by law enforcement. (1:45) 'PG' TCM Wed. 6:15 p.m. Apollo 13 aaac Tom Hanks.  An explosion aboard a spacecraft causes concerns about the crew's return. (2:25) 'PG' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 7:35 a.m. The Asphalt Jungle aaac Sterling Hayden.  A crooked lawyer hires a gang of ace criminals for a jewel heist. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 9:30 a.m. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford aaa Brad Pitt.  A young outlaw sets out to become a member of the notorious James gang. (3:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 3:15 p.m., Mon. 11:15 a.m. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery aaa Mike Myers.  A swinging secret agent frozen in the '60s is thawed out to stop his nemesis. (1:35) 'PG-13' ENCORE Tue. 8:55 a.m., 6:25 p.m. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me aaa Mike Myers.  A secret agent chases a villain who is headed into the past to attack the earth. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Wed. 1:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m. Avatar aaac Sam Worthington.  A former Marine is fitted with an alien body to colonize a distant moon. (3:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Mon. 6:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Awakenings aaa Robert De Niro.  A doctor's experiments grant lucidity to his catatonic patients. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Sun. 6:00 a.m. B Baadasssss! aaa Mario Van Peebles.  Award-winning director Melvin Van Peebles tries to get financing for his film. (2:00) 'R' BOUNCE Wed. 11:00 p.m. Bad Santa aaa Billy Bob Thornton.  A con man and his pint-sized partner pose as Santa and his elf to rob stores. (1:40) 'R' STARZ Tue. 10:20 a.m., 5:30 p.m. The Bad Son aaa Catherine Dent.  A female cop fights an evil family of serial killers. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Tue. 10:00 p.m., Wed. 2:00 a.m. Ball of Fire aaa Gary Cooper.  A nightclub singer is enlisted to help professors writing about modern slang. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 12:00 a.m. Barney's Version aaa Paul Giamatti.  A crude 65-year-old television producer reflects on his life experiences. (3:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 8:15 a.m. Battleground aaa Van Johnson.  A band of soldiers from the U.S. Army awaits reinforcements during World War II. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 10:00 a.m. Beasts of the Southern Wild aaa Quvenzhané Wallis.  A sixyear-old Louisiana girl with an ailing father attempts to find her mother. (1:35) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 9:05 a.m., Thu. 5:05 a.m. Beau Travail aaa Denis Lavant.  A Foreign Legion officer in Africa becomes jealous of a new recruit. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 12:00 a.m. The Beaver aaa Mel Gibson.  A successful executive tries to get his personal and family life back on track. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Wed. 10:15 a.m. Bella aaa Eduardo Verastegui.  A chef impulsively follows a waitress his brother has just fired for tardiness. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Thu. 6:00 a.m. Big Fish aaac Ewan McGregor.  A man tries to understand his dying father by piecing together his tall tales. (2:10) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sat. 11:10 a.m., Thu. 10:40 a.m. The Big Lebowski aaac Jeff Bridges.  A loser is mistaken for a wealthy man and becomes involved in a kidnapping plot. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Sat. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 10:00 p.m. Bill Cosby "Himself" aaac Bill Cosby.  Bill Cosby tells tales about his own experiences and his beloved family members. (1:31) 'PG' COM Fri. 11:43 a.m., Sat. 3:02 a.m. Billy Elliot aaac Julie Walters.  A coal miner's son discovers his love of ballet while taking boxing classes. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 11:30 a.m. Blackthorn aaa Sam Shepard.  Twenty years after moving to Bolivia, Butch Cassidy joins in on a heist. (1:45) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 5:40 p.m. Blade Runner aaac Harrison Ford.  A courageous cop tracks down renegade androids in a bleak future in Los Angeles. (2:30) 'R' (HD) AMC Mon. 3:00 p.m. The Blues Brothers aaa John Belushi.  Two bluesmen go on a mission from God to help save an orphanage from closing. (3:00) 'R' VH1 Sun. 1:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. Bonnie and Clyde aaac Warren Beatty.  During the 1930s, a criminal and small-town girl form a bank-robbing gang. (2:00) 'R' TCM Wed. 4:15 p.m. The Bourne Legacy aaa Jeremy Renner.  A new agent escapes termination and seeks to expose CIA crimes. (2:20) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Fri. 11:40 a.m., Mon. 7:45 p.m. MOMAX Sun. 3:30 p.m. The Bourne Supremacy aaac Matt Damon.  Bourne is blamed for murder in a failed CIA operation and goes on the run. (1:50) 'PG-13' ENCORE Mon. 12:35 a.m. A Boy Named Charlie Brown aaa Peter Robbins.  A boy goes to New York to participate in a national spelling bee competition.  (2:00) 'NR' (HD) FAM Wed. 9:00 p.m., Thu. 12:00 a.m. Brazil aaac Jonathan Pryce.  A civil servant reluctantly opposes an oppressive bureaucracy. (3:00) 'R'  (HD) SUND Fri. 2:30 p.m., Sat. 6:00 a.m. The Breakfast Club aaac Emilio Estevez.  Five very different students learn about each other during a weekend detention.  (2:00) 'R' (HD) A&E Sun. 9:00 a.m. LIFE Thu. 10:00 p.m., Fri. 2:02 a.m. Breathless aaac Jean Seberg.  A fugitive wanted for killing a policeman hides out in a woman's apartment. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 8:00 p.m. Brick aaac Joseph Gordon-Levitt.  A student's investigation into the disappearance of a pal leads to a crime ring. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 12:45 a.m. Bringing Up Baby aaac Katharine Hepburn.  A screwball heiress falls madly in love with a reserved paleontologist. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 10:00 p.m. Broadcast News aaa William Hurt.  A driven TV news producer finds herself torn between brains and beauty. (2:15) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 3:35 p.m. Brute Force aaac Burt Lancaster.  An inmate makes plans to escape a brutal prison and its sadistic chief guard. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 5:30 a.m. C The Call aaa Kimberly Bailey.  A 911 operator takes a call from a teenage girl who has been kidnapped. (1:40) 'R' STARZ Fri. 9:00 p.m., Sat. 10:05 a.m., 7:20 p.m., Sun. 1:40 p.m., 11:10 p.m., Thu. 11:10 a.m., 9:00 p.m. Captive Heart: The James Mink Story aaa Louis Gossett Jr.  An interracial couple's daugh- Desperately trying to make it home for Thanksgiving, the misfortunate businessman Neal (Steve Martin, left) finds himself forced to share the road with the annoying salesman Del (John Candy), and that's when Neal's bad luck really shines in "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," airing Wednesday at 8 p.m. on The CW. ter is sold into slavery by her husband. (1:35) 'NR' MOVPLX Wed. 4:50 p.m. Carlito's Way aaa Al Pacino.  A drug dealer pledges to go straight, but his friends pull him back into crime. (2:30) 'R' TMC Sun. 11:00 p.m., Wed. 1:05 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Casino Royale aaac Daniel Craig.  James Bond enters a high-stakes poker game to defeat a terrorist banker. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SYFY Thu. 9:00 p.m. Chaplin aaa Robert Downey Jr.  Chaplin's life from early childhood to international stardom and scandal. (2:30) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Sun. 1:50 p.m., 9:45 p.m., Thu. 11:50 a.m., 8:00 p.m. Charley Varrick aaa Walter Matthau.  A robber and his partner hit a small-town bank and find they've robbed the mob. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SUND Fri. 12:00 p.m., Tue. 2:45 p.m. Charlotte's Web aaa John Cleese.  A talented spider uses her web and vocabulary to save a precocious pig's life. (2:00) 'G' FOX Sat. 4:00 p.m. Chasing Mavericks aaa Gerard Butler.  A teenager recruits a surfing legend to help him learn to ride massive waves. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) HBO Tue. 3:30 p.m. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang aaaa Dick Van Dyke.  A crackpot inventor endows a wrecked car with amazing abilities. (2:30) 'G' TCM Thu. 8:00 p.m. Chronicle aaa Daisy Tormé.  Three friends gain superpowers and embrace the darker side of their abilities. (1:25) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 10:35 a.m., Thu. 7:35 p.m. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe aaa Tilda Swinton.  Children pass through a magical wardrobe into a world cursed by an evil witch. (3:30) 'PG' WGN Sat. 11:00 a.m., Sun. 11:00 a.m. wagers and betrayal. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 7:45 a.m. Cloud Atlas aaac Tom Hanks.  A killer becomes a hero, and an act of kindness incites a revolution. (2:55)  'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 11:00 p.m. The Dark Knight Rises aaaa Christian Bale.  The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect Gotham from a brutal, new enemy. (2:45) 'PG-13'  (HD) HBO Mon. 9:00 a.m. Clueless aaa Alicia Silverstone.  The most popular girl in school learns while trying to run her friend's lives. (2:00) 'PG-13' VH1 Fri. 3:00 p.m. Days of Being Wild aaa Leslie Cheung.  Man learns from the ex-prostitute who raised him that she's not his real mother. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 8:00 p.m. The Collector aaa Terence Stamp.  A disturbed man stalks a woman, captures her, and takes her prisoner. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 4:00 a.m. The Color Purple aaac Whoopi Goldberg.  A black woman growing up in the South in the 20th century suffers hardships. (3:15) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Thu. 8:00 a.m. Copycat aaa Sigourney Weaver.  A serial killer patterns his murders after notorious serial killers of the past. (2:05) 'R' ENCORE Sun. 1:35 a.m. Death at a Funeral aaa Chris Rock.  A family funeral dissolves into chaos as a mysterious visitor arrives. (2:00) 'R' (HD) VH1 Thu. 10:30 p.m. The Crimson Pirate aaac Burt Lancaster.  A notorious buccaneer leads an uprising against a villainous Spanish nobleman. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Thu. 3:30 a.m. Despicable Me aaac Steve Carell.  A master thief decides to use three orphaned girls to pull off a big heist. (2:00) 'PG' DISN Thu. 8:00 p.m. The Crucible aaa Winona Ryder.  Puritan girls avoid punishment by revealing "witches" within their community. (2:05) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Wed. 7:45 a.m. D Dances With Wolves aaac Kevin Costner.  A soldier living among the Sioux faces hard choices as the U.S. Army approaches. (3:05) 'PG-13' ENCORE Fri. 12:35 p.m., 10:35 p.m. Dangerous Liaisons aaac Glenn Close.  In 18th century France, bored aristocrats indulge in games, The Debt aaa Helen Mirren.  In 1997 two retired agents receive shocking news about a former partner. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MAX Thu. 6:00 a.m. The Descendants aaa George Clooney.  An attorney in Honolulu will have to be a more involved parent to his daughters. (2:00) 'R'  (HD) MOMAX Wed. 12:00 p.m. Donnie Brasco aaac Al Pacino.  An FBI agent's loyalties are divided when he goes undercover as a mobster. (2:10) 'R' ENCORE Wed. 2:25 p.m. Drive aaac Ralph Lawler.  A getaway driver helps his beautiful neighbor escape from criminals. (2:00) 'R' (HD) ESQ Sat. 9:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m., Thu. 6:00 p.m. Dr. No aaa Sean Connery.  James Bond travels to Jamaica to stop a mad scientist from conquering the world. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SYFY Thu. 8:00 a.m.

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