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December 13, 2013

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: Friday, December 13, 2013_ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier _ Dogtown and Z-Boys aaa Tony Alva.  A group of California teens take up competitive skateboarding in the 1970s. (2:00) 'PG-13' OVAT Thu. 4:00 p.m. Donnie Darko aaac Jake Gyllenhaal.  A troubled teen is led to create havoc and commit crimes by a huge rabbit. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Tue. 5:30 p.m., Wed. 10:15 a.m. E Easter Parade aaa Judy Garland.  A performer loses his dance partner over a boast and has trouble forgetting her. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 10:00 p.m. The Education of Charlie Banks aaa Jesse Eisenberg.  A college freshman must face the consequences of a past decision. (2:00) 'R' FUSE Thu. 10:00 p.m., Fri. 2:30 a.m. Edward Scissorhands aaac Johnny Depp.  A young man with scissors for hands tries to adjust to life in the suburbs. (1:45) 'PG-13'  (HD) HBO2 Sun. 6:00 a.m. Election aaa Reese Witherspoon.  An ambitious student running for president is pitted against a football player. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 7:45 a.m. Elizabeth aaac Cate Blanchett.  A princess sacrifices love, security and happiness when she becomes the queen. (2:05) 'R' FLIX Wed. 12:00 a.m. The English Patient aaa Ralph Fiennes.  The badly burned survivor of a WWII plane crash reveals his story to a nurse. (2:45) 'R' ENCORE Wed. 2:20 a.m. Enter the Dragon aaac Bruce Lee.  A martial arts master prepares to compete in a crime lord's fighting tournament. (2:15) 'R' (HD)  SUND Sun. 10:00 p.m., Mon. 3:15 p.m. Ethel aaac Ethel Kennedy.  With interviews, home videos and photos, the life of Ethel Kennedy is profiled. (1:45) 'NR' (HD) HBO Fri. 11:45 a.m. 50/50 aaac Joseph GordonLevitt.  After being diagnosed with cancer, a young man attempts to beat the disease. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SHO Mon. 2:00 p.m. Fish Tank aaa Katie Jarvis.  Mom's new boyfriend urges expelled rebel teen girl to take other route. (2:05) 'NR' TMC Thu. 11:10 p.m. Forbidden Planet aaa Walter Pidgeon.  A rescue crew is sent to find a group of scientists on a distant planet. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 6:45 a.m. The Fountain aaa Hugh Jackman.  A doctor's quest to cure his wife is paralleled by a conquistador's mission. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Fri. 9:00 a.m. The 40-Year-Old Virgin aaa Steve Carell.  A man without romantic experience dates a single mother who doesn't want sex. (2:16) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 5:10 p.m. Four Weddings and a Funeral aaa Hugh Grant.  During a series of weddings, an Englishman meets the woman of his dreams. (2:30) 'R' (HD) OVAT Wed. 11:00 p.m., Thu. 8:00 p.m. Frankenweenie aaa Catherine O'Hara.  A boy attempts to bring his beloved dog back to life after it passes away. (1:30) 'PG' STARZ Wed. 7:30 p.m. The Frighteners aaa Michael J. Fox.  A psychic with ghostly friends fights a dead killer who is not on his team. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Sun. 11:30 p.m. Frozen aaa Emma Bell.  Three snowboarders become stranded on a chairlift as nightfall approaches. (1:35) 'R' ENCORE Wed. 11:45 p.m. Funny Girl aaa Barbra Streisand.  A New York singing and acting comic rises to stardom and struggles with love. (2:45) 'G' TCM Fri. 8:00 p.m. G The Exorcist aaac Ellen Burstyn.  An aging priest is called in to drive a demon from the body of a 12year-old. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 1:00 a.m. Galaxy Quest aaa Tim Allen.  Washed-up actors assist a dying race of aliens in their war for survival. (2:36) 'PG' (HD) COM Mon. 1:16 p.m. F Gangster Squad aaa Sean Penn.  Undercover cops work together to take down an intimidating mob king. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 9:00 p.m., Thu. 2:50 p.m. Face/Off aaa John Travolta.  A federal agent has his face altered to match a dangerous criminal's. (3:00) 'R' (HD) TNT Sun. 1:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. Fahrenheit 9/11 aaa Michael Moore.  View on how George Bush used the 9/11 attack to push his agenda for wars. (2:05) 'R' FLIX Sat. 11:35 p.m. The Far Country aaa James Stewart.  A rancher is forced to confront a corrupt marshal who has stolen his cattle. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 12:15 p.m. Far from Heaven aaa Julianne Moore.  A 1950s housewife befriends an African-American gardener, causing turmoil. (2:30)  'PG-13' BOUNCE Tue. 11:00 p.m. Ghost aaac Patrick Swayze.  A murdered man's spirit tries to warn his girlfriend that her life is in danger. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Sat. 4:00 p.m., Mon. 12:00 p.m. A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story aaa Mercedes Ruehl.  Teen feels like a woman trapped in a man's body and begins to dress as a girl. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Tue. 2:00 p.m. Go aaa Sarah Polley.  The paths of six hedonistic L.A. teens collide in one frenetic 24-hour period. (1:45) 'R' MAX Wed. 8:15 p.m. Good Will Hunting aaa Robin Williams.  A psychologist helps a deeply troubled genius face his past and plan his future. (2:10) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 2:20 p.m. Gosford Park aaa Maggie Smith.  A weekend shooting party at a country manor becomes a deadly event. (0:30) 'R' (HD) SHO Thu. 2:00 p.m., Fri. 5:15 a.m. Gracie's Choice aaa Diane Ladd.  A young girl fights for custody of her siblings when their mother goes to jail. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Fri. 6:00 p.m. Graffiti Wars aaa King Adz.  Filmmaker Jane Preston provides an in-depth look at the London graffiti war. (1:00) 'NR' OVAT Sun. 4:00 a.m. Grand Prix aaa James Garner.  Four competitors make the circuits while struggling with their personal lives. (3:15) 'NR' TCM Sat. 4:45 p.m. The Great White Hope aaa James Earl Jones.  In 1910, the first black world boxing champion and his white lover battle racism. (2:00) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Sun. 2:00 a.m. Groundhog Day aaac Richard Henzel.  An arrogant weatherman is forced to relive the same day over and over again. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) ESQ Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 6:00 p.m. Grumpy Old Men aaa Jack Lemmon.  A sexy widow gives two cantankerous old neighbors a real reason to fight. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) CMT Fri. 12:00 p.m., Mon. 8:00 p.m., Tue. 11:30 a.m. The Guardian aaa Kevin Costner.  A legendary rescue swimmer mentors a young, arrogant swim champion. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) CMT Sat. 6:00 p.m., Sun. 2:00 p.m. H Happy Accidents aaa Marisa Tomei.  A woman with a habit of fixing her boyfriends finds a man who seems different. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Fri. 6:05 p.m., Sat. 5:35 a.m. Happy Gilmore aaa Adam Sandler.  A hockey player turns golfer and makes the sport into a media circus. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) VH1 Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 12:35 p.m. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets aaac Daniel Radcliffe.  Students at a school of magic are haunted by a monster and an ancient prophecy. (2:45) 'PG' (HD) MAX Sun. 10:35 a.m. A High Wind in Jamaica aaa Anthony Quinn.  Two children returning to England with their parents sneak aboard a pirate ship. (1:50) 'NR' FXM Sat. 9:40 a.m., Sun. 6:00 a.m. The Holiday aaa Cameron Diaz.  Two women suffering from romance woes decide to swap homes over Christmas. (2:15)  'PG-13' TCM Tue. 11:30 p.m. Home Alone aaa Macaulay Culkin.  A young boy accidentally left at home fends off two bumbling burglars. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) AMC Mon. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m., Wed. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Hoosiers aaa Gene Hackman.  Basketball coach inspires small-town team and a former star turned alcoholic. (1:55) 'PG' (HD) MAX Thu. 8:05 a.m. The Hurricane aaac Denzel Washington.  A boxer is wrongfully accused of a triple homicide and imprisoned for life. (2:30) 'R' (HD) HBO Sat. 3:45 a.m. I I Am Legend aaa Mike Patton.  A military scientist is immune to a virus that transforms humans into monsters. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sat. 8:00 p.m. Identity aaa John Cusack.  A group of strangers is stranded at a desolate motel during a thunderstorm. (1:40) 'R' STARZ Sat. 3:00 a.m., 11:50 a.m., Wed. 10:50 p.m. Independence Day aaa Gary A. Hecker.  An alien mothership launches a fleet of spacecraft which destroy entire cities. (2:30) 'PG-13' STARZ Sun. 9:00 p.m., Mon. 5:40 a.m., 4:10 p.m. The In-Laws aaa Peter Falk.  A dentist becomes embroiled in the intrigues of a nutty CIA agent. (2:15) 'PG' (HD) SUND Wed. 8:00 a.m. In the Valley of Elah aaa Tommy Lee Jones.  A police detective aids a couple in the search for their missing son. (2:05) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Thu. 7:45 a.m. Invincible aaa Mark Wahlberg.  A Philadelphia bartender goes to an open try-out for his favorite NFL team. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) TNT Sun. 1:00 p.m., Mon. 4:00 a.m. The Iron Giant aaac Cloris Leachman.  An imaginative boy befriends a lonely robot from outer space. (1:30) 'PG' (HD) HBO Mon. 6:30 a.m. Iron Man aaac Paul Bettany.  Tony Stark builds a powered suit of armor and becomes the superhero Iron Man. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 5:00 p.m. It Happened on 5th Avenue aaa Don DeFore.  A hobo moves into a mansion that belongs to a tycoon who is on vacation. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 2:15 a.m. It's a Wonderful Life aaaa James Stewart.  A man is allowed to discover what would happen if he had never been born. (3:00) 'NR' (HD) NBC Sat. 8:00 p.m. J Jackie Chan's Miracles aaa Jackie Chan.  A young country boy becomes the head of a gang after purchasing lucky roses. (1:50)  'PG-13' MOVPLX Sun. 3:00 a.m., Thu. 6:40 a.m., 4:20 p.m. Jesus Christ Superstar aaaThe last week in the life of Christ, focusing on the perspective of Judas. (2:15) 'G' (HD) SUND Wed. 3:15 p.m. Jet Li's Fearless aaac Jet Li.  A martial arts master creates a new brand of fighting entertainment.  (2:00) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Wed. 11:00 a.m. Jurassic Park aaac Greg Burson.  A billionaire invites scientists to tour a park featuring living dinosaurs. (2:10) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sat. 10:00 p.m., Thu. 8:30 a.m., 5:50 p.m. K Katt Williams: It's Pimpin' Pimpin' aaaComedic artist Katt Williams uses his unique style to poke fun at politicians. (1:30) 'NR' (HD) COM Fri. 11:31 p.m., Sun. 12:47 a.m. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 aaac Uma Thurman.  An assassin follows a bloody trail of revenge that leads to her former lover. (2:20) 'R' ENCORE Mon. 1:35 a.m. Killer Joe aaa Matthew McConaughey.  A young man hires a cop-for-hire to kill his mother for the insurance. (1:45) 'NC-17' MAX Wed. 3:45 a.m. The Little Mermaid aaa Pat Carroll.  A human-obsessed mermaid falls in love with an above-surface Prince. (1:45) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 8:00 p.m., 9:45 p.m. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels aaac Jason Flemyng.  Friends concoct a risky scheme to steal drug money from some London mobsters. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Mon. 3:00 a.m. The Long Kiss Goodnight aaa Geena Davis.  An amnesiac housewife learns she was once a government assassin. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Tue. 8:00 p.m. Looper aaac Bruce Willis.  A mafia hit man who kills agents from the future pursues his older self. (2:05) 'R' STARZ Sun. 2:20 a.m., 11:30 p.m. The Killing of a Chinese Bookie aaa Ben Gazzara.  The owner of a strip joint is on the run from the mob and the police. (1:50) 'R' FLIX Fri. 4:10 a.m. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring aaaa Elijah Wood.  A young hobbit is tasked with transporting a ring of immense power. (3:45) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Fri. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 1:00 p.m. Kingdom of Heaven aaa Orlando Bloom.  A blacksmith defends Jerusalem from the Saracens during the Crusades. (2:30) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 6:50 a.m., 9:00 p.m., Thu. 6:30 p.m. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers aaaa Elijah Wood.  Frodo and Sam continue their quest to destroy the One Ring in Mordor. (4:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Wed. 5:00 p.m. Kings Point aaaA group of senior citizens discuss their lives in a retirement community. (0:35) 'NR'  (HD) HBO2 Tue. 2:00 p.m. Love Actually aaa Hugh Grant.  People deal with their love lives during the frantic weeks before Christmas. (3:00) 'R' (HD) AMC Fri. 1:30 p.m., Mon. 3:00 p.m., Tue. 11:00 a.m. The Lucky One aaa Zac Efron.  An Iraq veteran searches for the woman from his lucky wartime photograph. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Tue. 3:00 p.m. Kramer vs. Kramer aaac Dustin Hoffman.  When his marriage collapses, a father must fight for custody of his little boy. (1:45) 'PG' ENCORE Mon. 5:45 a.m. L Lawless aaa Shia LaBeouf.  During the Depression, three brothers in Virginia run a bootlegging business. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 1:30 a.m. A League of Their Own aaa Tom Hanks.  During World War II, women form an all-female baseball league. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) SUND Fri. 12:15 p.m., Sat. 8:00 a.m., Thu. 10:30 a.m. Lean on Me aaa Morgan Freeman.  An inner-city school principal maintains discipline with an iron fist. (2:30) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Mon. 4:00 p.m. Les Misérables aaa Hugh Jackman.  Lives of runaway prisoner & helpless girl come to a boil in 19th-century Paris. (2:40) 'PG-13'  (HD) MOMAX Fri. 7:45 a.m., Wed. 2:40 p.m. M Mallrats aaa Jason Lee.  Two comic book-loving slackers try to win their respective girlfriends back. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SHO Wed. 11:00 a.m. Man on the Moon aaa Jim Carrey.  An oddball stand-up comic captures both TV & wrestling audiences' attention. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Sun. 6:00 p.m. The Man on the Train aaa Jean Rochefort.  When a teacher and a gangster meet, each wishes he had lived differently. (1:45) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 7:30 a.m. The Man Who Wasn't There aaac Billy Bob Thornton.  A laconic barber attempts to use his wife's infidelity to his advantage.  (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Wed. 9:00 a.m. Let's Make Love aaa Marilyn Monroe.  A billionaire pretends to be an actor to get closer to the lovely leading lady. (2:00) 'NR' FXM Fri. 9:00 a.m. Margaret aaa Anna Paquin.  A young girl is forced to deal with the aftermath of witnessing a bus accident. (2:40) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 3:20 a.m. Life of Pi aaac Suraj Sharma.  A zookeeper's son is surrounded by loose animals after a shipwreck.  (2:10) 'PG' (HD) MOMAX Mon. 5:20 p.m. Marley & Me aaa Owen Wilson.  A young couple adopts a puppy that becomes a neurotic and incorrigible pooch. (2:16) 'PG' FXM Fri. 9:00 p.m., Sat. 5:30 p.m. Mary Poppins aaac Julie Andrews.  A magically perfect nanny brings profound change to a London family in 1910. (3:00) 'G' (HD) FAM Wed. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 9:00 a.m. Lincoln aaac Daniel Day-Lewis.  President joins the Union to help put an end to the Civil War and slavery. (2:45) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Sun. 1:45 p.m.

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