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December 13, 2013

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: Friday, December 13, 2013_ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier _ Mask aaa Cher.  A biker mom tries to create a normal life for her disfigured teenage son. (2:00)  'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Thu. 7:00 a.m. The Mask aaa Jim Carrey.  A downtrodden bank clerk finds a mask that turns him into a dashing trickster. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Mon. 2:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World aaa Russell Crowe.  A brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) BBCA Sun. 4:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Match Point aaac Scarlett Johansson.  An engaged ex-tennis pro falls for an actress dating his future brother-in-law. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 8:05 a.m. Mean Girls aaa Lindsay Lohan.  A high-school girl makes a hit with the A-list girl clique, The Plastics. (1:40) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Mon. 8:00 p.m. Meet John Doe aaa Gary Cooper.  A naive man is hired to spearhead a goodwill drive to benefit a politician. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Mon. 10:00 p.m. Melancholia aaa Kirsten Dunst.  Sisters' relationship is challenged when Earth becomes threatened.  (2:15) 'R' (HD) TMC Sat. 12:00 p.m. Melvin and Howard aaac Jason Robards.  A man produces a will indicating he is to inherit Howard Hughes' estate. (1:35) 'R' FLIX Thu. 3:00 p.m. Men in Black III aaa Will Smith.  In an alternative timeline, an alien criminal assassinates Agent K in 1969. (1:50) 'PG-13' STARZ Sun. 11:30 a.m., 7:10 p.m., Mon. 8:10 a.m., Thu. 4:10 a.m., 9:00 p.m. Mickey's Christmas Carol aaa Alan Young.  Miserly man is visited by three spirits of Christmas past, present and future. (0:30) 'NR' (HD) FAM Sat. 1:00 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m., Wed. 7:30 p.m. Midnight aaa Claudette Colbert.  In Paris, a showgirl trolling for a rich mate sneaks into a society party. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Sat. 11:45 p.m. A Midsummer Night's Dream aaa James Cagney.  Faerie folk play with the lives of four Athenians and an acting troupe. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Tue. 7:00 a.m. Million Dollar Baby aaac Clint Eastwood.  A retired boxer goes against his better judgement and begins to train a woman. (2:15)  'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 6:45 p.m. Miracle aaa Kurt Russell.  An Olympic hockey coach readies his young team to face the Soviet juggernaut. (2:20) 'PG' STARZ Mon. 3:20 a.m. Mission: Impossible aaa Tom Cruise.  An agent embarks on a scheme to clear his name after being branded a traitor. (2:00)  'PG-13' (HD) MAX Sat. 8:00 p.m. MOMAX Sun. 7:05 p.m. Mississippi Burning aaac Gene Hackman.  Two FBI agents with contrasting backgrounds clash during a missing-persons case. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MAX Tue. 4:05 a.m. Moon aaac Kevin Spacey.  An astronaut on the moon has an accident and discovers the truth about his work. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 6:00 a.m., Thu. 4:00 p.m. Moonrise Kingdom aaac Bruce Willis.  A young boy and girl run away from their New England town after falling in love. (1:35) 'PG-13' MAX Thu. 6:40 p.m. Mrs. Doubtfire aaa Robin Williams.  A disguised father becomes his ex-wife's housekeeper to be near his children. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) OVAT Tue. 8:00 p.m. Mr. Soft Touch aaa Glenn Ford.  A gambler returns home and discovers that his fortune has been stolen. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Tue. 4:15 a.m. Mulan aaa Miguel Ferrer.  A young woman dresses like a man and goes to war in her elderly father's place. (1:35) 'G' DISN Mon. 1:00 p.m., Tue. 6:00 a.m. The Muppet Christmas Carol aaa Michael Caine.  A miser learns a valuable lesson concerning his negative view of humanity. (2:00) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 11:30 p.m., Sun. 6:00 p.m. The Muppets aaa Whoopi Goldberg.  Three fans help Kermit reunite the Muppets to save their old theater. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) STARZ Wed. 10:05 a.m. My Sister's Keeper aaa Abigail Breslin.  Parents have another child, hoping her organs can save their sick daughter. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) LMN Fri. 2:00 p.m. My Week with Marilyn aaa Michelle Williams.  A film student spends a week with the famous bombshell Marilyn Monroe. (1:40) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 11:10 a.m. N The Naked Spur aaa James Stewart.  Four men and a young woman set out to capture an outlaw hiding in the Rockies. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 2:00 p.m. Napoleon Dynamite aaa Jon Heder.  An alienated teen helps his new friend campaign to become the class president. (1:40) 'PG' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 6:20 p.m. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation aaa Doug Llewelyn.  Members of an eccentric family try to create the perfect Christmas vacation. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FAM Sun. 8:00 p.m. Near Dark aaa Adrian Pasdar.  A farm boy grudgingly joins a sadistic family of roaming, car-stealing vampires. (1:40) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 4:50 a.m. The Negotiator aaa Samuel L. Jackson.  A brilliant hostage negotiator is wrongfully accused of murdering his partner. (2:25) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 1:20 p.m., 10:00 p.m. MOMAX Fri. 11:00 p.m., Mon. 3:00 p.m., Thu. 9:00 p.m. The New World aaa Colin Farrell.  Soldier of fortune John Smith is saved from execution by Pocahontas. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Tue. 12:15 p.m. A Night at the Opera aaac Groucho Marx.  Three friends invent madcap schemes to advance the careers of two opera singers. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 6:00 a.m. The Notebook aaa Rachel McAdams.  A woman chooses between a man of whom her parents approve and her first love. (2:05) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sat. 8:40 a.m., Wed. 5:50 p.m., Thu. 3:00 a.m. O October Sky aaa Jake Gyllenhaal.  A coal miner's son in the 1950s enlists his friends to help him build rockets. (2:00) 'PG' FLIX Mon. 10:30 p.m. Office Space aaac Ron Livingston.  A computer programmer hatches a plan to get out of his mind-numbing job. (1:30) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 9:45 p.m. One in a Million aaa Sonja Henie.  A Swiss skater training for the Olympics runs into trouble. (1:36) 'NR' FXM Fri. 6:00 a.m. On the Town aaac Gene Kelly.  Three sailors spend their shore leave enjoying the sights in New York City. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Wed. 9:45 a.m. Othello aaa Sir Laurence Olivier.  Othello comes to doubt the fidelity of his bride because of Iago's lies. (3:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 1:30 p.m. Outbreak aaa Dustin Hoffman.  Scientists race to cure a lethal virus outbreak as politicians plot concealment. (2:15) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Thu. 6:45 p.m. Out of Africa aaa Meryl Streep.  In the early 1900s, an unhappily married woman romances a hunter in Nairobi. (2:45) 'PG' MOVPLX Sun. 12:05 p.m., 8:00 p.m. P The Palm Beach Story aaac Claudette Colbert.  An inventor's wife plans to divorce him so she can raise money for his project. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 8:00 p.m. The Perfect Host aaa David Hyde Pierce.  A dinner host's party is interrupted when a criminal arrives at his doorstep. (1:35) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 10:05 a.m. The Perks of Being a Wallflower aaac Logan Lerman.  A shy freshman's life changes when he befriends two seniors. (1:55) 'PG-13'  (HD) TMC Sun. 12:35 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension aaac Dee Bradley Baker.  A platypus' worst fear comes true when his owners find out he is a secret agent. (1:45) 'NR' (HD) DISXD Mon. 5:00 p.m. Pickpocket aaac Martin LaSalle.  A young pickpocket must steal for survival after his mother dies.  (1:30) 'NR' TCM Mon. 2:00 a.m. The Pirates! Band of Misfits aaa Hugh Grant.  A pirate captain and his crew attempt to win the Pirate of the Year Award. (1:30) 'PG' ENCORE Mon. 7:30 a.m., Thu. 7:00 a.m. Pitch Perfect aaa Anna Kendrick.  An all-girls a capella singing group attempts to defeat their male rivals. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 10:30 a.m., 6:00 p.m., Tue. 2:35 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Playing by Heart aaa Gillian Anderson.  Several Los Angeles women deal with relationships and their complications. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Wed. 1:00 p.m. Play It Again, Sam aaa Woody Allen.  A man channels Humphrey Bogart whenever he needs advice on women. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) SUND Thu. 6:30 a.m. Point Break aaa Patrick Swayze.  An FBI agent infiltrates a gang of adrenaline-junkie surfers who rob banks. (2:30) 'R' VH1 Sun. 12:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew aaa Veronica Taylor.  Ash wins a special staff and sets off for the Tree of Beginning. (2:00) 'NR' CART Sat. 11:00 a.m. The Polar Express aaa Tom Hanks.  A boy who doubt's Santa existence is invited to take a train to the North Pole. (2:00) 'G' (HD) FAM Tue. 9:00 p.m., Wed. 5:00 p.m. Police Academy aaa Steve Guttenberg.  A group of wastrels and misfits creates havoc at a major city's police academy. (2:05) 'R' COM Sun. 8:23 a.m. Pretty Woman aaa Richard Gere.  An emotionally-detached businessman hires a streetwalker to be his companion. (2:30) 'R' OXYG Sat. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. The Princess and the Frog aaa Anika Noni Rose.  Girl, alligator and firefly must make prince human after he is turned into frog. (1:45) 'G' DISN Thu. 8:00 p.m. The Producers aaac Zero Mostel.  Bumbling Broadway producers A ruthless international thief (Mickey Rourke) is the mastermind of a terrorist operation in Indonesia that leaves the Sultana dead, all part of a plot to loot the royal treasury, but he has an enigmatic FBI agent and a Muslim detective hot on his trail in the crime drama "Java Heat," airing Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. on Showtime. create a guaranteed flop. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 1:30 p.m. Prometheus aaa Wambui WaNgatho.  The discovery of possible alien origins for humanity sparks an expedition. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 8:50 p.m. Q Quiz Show aaa John Turturro.  Rumors of a setup prompt an investigation of a 1950s television quiz show. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Sun. 2:30 p.m. R The Raid: Redemption aaac Iko Uwais.  An elite police force becomes trapped in an apartment run by criminals. (1:45) 'R' STARZ Fri. 2:35 a.m. The Rainmaker aaa Matt Damon.  A lawyer battles an insurance company that denied a leukemia victim benefits. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) LIFE Sun. 10:00 a.m. The Reading Room aaa James Earl Jones.  A widower opens a reading room but problems in the community threaten it. (2:00) 'NR' BOUNCE Wed. 1:30 a.m. Real Steel aaa Hugh Jackman.  After boxers are replaced by robots, a former fighter builds a contender. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Wed. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Rear Window aaaa James Stewart.  A man spying on his neighbors believes he has seen a murder take place. (2:30) 'NR' AMC Sat. 3:30 a.m. Red Dragon aaa Anthony Hopkins.  An FBI agent tracks a serial killer whose murders coincide with a full moon. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Mon. 8:15 p.m., Tue. 3:00 a.m. Red River aaac John Wayne.  A young man disagrees with the way his foster father runs his cattle empire. (2:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 5:30 p.m. Remember the Night aaac Barbara Stanwyck.  An assistant district attorney brings a shoplifter to his home for Christmas. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Tue. 9:45 p.m. Revolutionary Road aaa Kate Winslet.  A 1950s suburban couple grows dissatisfied with their boring, predictable lives. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO Thu. 5:00 a.m. The Right Stuff aaac Sam Shepard.  Test pilots train as astronauts in the early days of America's space program. (4:00) 'PG' (HD) SUND Mon. 11:15 a.m. Rise of the Guardians aaa Chris Pine.  Mythical beings team up to save children from an evil spirit attacking Earth. (1:40) 'PG' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 1:50 p.m. Romeo and Juliet aaa Norma Shearer.  A young Italian man and woman from two feuding families fall madly in love. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Tue. 9:15 a.m. Royal Wedding aaa Fred Astaire.  Two American entertainers fall in love with members of the British royalty. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Thu. 12:00 a.m. Ruby Sparks aaa Paul Dano.  A struggling writer develops a female character who appears in real life. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Wed. 5:15 p.m. Rudy aaa Sean Astin.  A student from a blue-collar town dreams of playing football for Notre Dame. (3:00) 'PG' CMT Sun. 5:00 p.m., Mon. 11:30 a.m. Runaway Jury aaa John Cusack.  Courtroom politics heat up when a lawsuit is filed against a gun manufacturer. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Thu. 9:15 a.m. SUND Fri. 10:00 p.m., Sat. 12:45 a.m., Sun. 10:30 a.m.

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