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December 27, 2013

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: Friday, December 27, 2013_ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier _ Salmon Fishing in the Yemen aaa Ewan McGregor.  A consultant approaches a fisheries expert to bring a sheik's vision to life. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Wed. 8:30 a.m. Saturday Night Fever aaa John Travolta.  A young Brooklyn man becomes a disco dancing king at the local nightclub. (2:30) 'R' OVAT Wed. 10:30 p.m., Thu. 8:00 p.m. Scarface aaac Al Pacino.  A Cuban refugee becomes a Miami drug lord and struggles to maintain his power. (3:00) 'R' BOUNCE Wed. 11:00 p.m. Scooby-Doo: Camp Scare aaa Frank Welker.  The detectives venture to a camp where stories bring forth nightmares. (1:30) CART Thu. 11:00 a.m. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers aaa Jane Powell.  After a mountain man takes a wife, his brothers feel the need to follow suit. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 8:00 a.m. Seven Years In Tibet aaa Brad Pitt.  A German mountain climber befriends the Dalai Lama. (2:25)  'PG-13' ENCORE Tue. 6:35 a.m. Shame aaa Michael Fassbender.  A 30-something New Yorker satisfies his sexual addiction in his private life. (1:45) 'NC-17' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 2:50 a.m. The Shawshank Redemption aaaa Tim Robbins.  An innocent man convicted of his wife's murder copes with the horrors of prison. (3:00) 'R' (HD) A&E Sun. 2:00 p.m. LIFE Mon. 8:00 p.m., Tue. 12:02 a.m. Sherlock Holmes aaac Robert Downey Jr.  Sherlock Holmes investigates a mystery involving a dead occult leader. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sun. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows aaa Robert Downey Jr.  Sherlock Holmes and Watson must track down Professor Moriarty. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sun. 12:40 a.m., Tue. 3:45 p.m., Wed. 8:15 a.m. Shooter aaa Mark Wahlberg.  A former Marine is framed for the assassination of an Ethiopian dignitary. (3:01) 'R' (HD) AMC Thu. 8:00 p.m. The Sicilian Clan aaa Alain Delon.  The capo of a crime family collaborates with a murderer on a big jewel heist. (2:00) 'PG' FXM Sun. 10:45 a.m. Silver Streak aaa Gene Wilder.  A man witnesses a murder while riding a train from Los Angeles to Chicago. (2:30) 'PG' BOUNCE Thu. 11:30 p.m. A Single Man aaa Colin Firth.  A homosexual college professor copes with the aftermath of a terrible loss. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 1:00 a.m. Sinister aaac Ethan Hawke.  After a novelist learns about unsolved murders, something stirs in his new home. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Sat. 10:00 p.m. Slap Shot aaa Paul Newman.  In order to up game attendance, a hockey coach encourages his players to fight. (2:05) 'R' FLIX Sun. 8:00 p.m. Sling Blade aaac Billy Bob Thornton.  A simple-minded man befriends a boy coping with his mother's abusive boyfriend. (2:15) 'R' FLIX Sat. 8:00 p.m., Tue. 4:00 p.m. Snatch aaac Benicio Del Toro.  A crooked boxing promoter vies with psychotic thieves to find a stolen diamond. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Mon. 2:45 p.m. A Soldier's Story aaac Howard E. Rollins Jr.  A black officer is murdered at his post. (1:45) 'PG' MOVPLX Tue. 1:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m. Splash aaa Tom Hanks.  Mermaid's tale of love complicated by the military and a mad scientist. (2:00) 'PG' OXYG Sat. 12:30 p.m., Sun. 8:00 a.m. Splendor in the Grass aaac Natalie Wood.  In Kansas during the late 1920s, a teen falls for a wealthy businessman's son. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Wed. 11:45 a.m. Stagecoach aaac John Wayne.  Strangers who travel together fend off Indians and bandits from stagecoach. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Fri. 8:00 a.m. Stalked at 17 aaa Taylor Spreitler.  A teenage girl and her new baby are threatened by her boyfriend.  (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Sun. 10:00 p.m., Mon. 2:00 a.m. Star Trek aaac Greg Grunberg.  The first adventure of a crew of Starfleet officers destined to become legends. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Sat. 12:00 a.m., 2:30 a.m. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan aaac Teresa E. Victor.  Khan seeks revenge on Kirk for exiling him on a harsh, unforgiving planet. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SYFY Sun. 2:30 a.m. aaa Tricia Burke.  The journey of the start of an internet company is chronicled. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Fri. 12:30 p.m. Stripes aaa Bill Murray.  Cab driver learns pros and cons of Army life as he takes advantage of lifestyle. (1:50) 'R' ENCORE Wed. 2:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Superbad aaac Jonah Hill.  Nerdy high schoolers go to great lengths to buy liquor for a party. (2:30) 'R' (HD) FX Wed. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Surf's Up aaa Jeff Bridges.  An amateur surfer is determined to win the Penguin World Surfing Championship. (2:00) 'PG' CART Fri. 5:00 p.m. Suspicion aaac Cary Grant.  A shy heiress begins to fear that her dashing husband is planning to kill her. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 10:00 p.m., Sun. 4:00 p.m. Syriana aaa George Clooney.  Political intrigue surrounds convoluted Mid-East oil deal. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 5:40 p.m. T Tea and Sympathy aaa Deborah Kerr.  A student at a boy's school is tormented by accusations that he is a sissy. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Tue. 7:15 a.m. Ted aaa Mark Wahlberg.  A man's vulgar, living teddy bear comes between him and his girlfriend.  (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO Sat. 4:10 a.m., Wed. 8:00 p.m. Tender Mercies aaa Robert Duvall.  A widow and her young son help an alcoholic country singer turn his life around. (1:35) 'PG' MOVPLX Fri. 7:10 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Ten for Grandpa aaac David Huband.  A wealthy White House press reporter may have also been a Soviet agent. (0:15) SUND Sat. 4:45 a.m. The Terminator aaac Arnold Schwarzenegger.  A killer cyborg from the future is sent back in time to assassinate a woman. (1:50) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 7:10 p.m. That's Dancing! aaa Gene Kelly.  A documentary about the history of dancing on screen from the 1920s-1980s. (2:00) 'G' TCM Wed. 3:00 a.m. That's Entertainment! aaa Fred Astaire.  MGM stars present their favorite moments from the studio's 50-year history. (2:30) 'G' TCM Tue. 8:00 p.m. That's What I Am aaa Ed Harris.  A coming-of-age story set back in 1965 that denotes the life of Andy Nichol. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) TMC Sun. 5:15 a.m. Thelma & Louise aaa Susan Sarandon.  Female friends become cross-country fugitives after escaping a rapist. (3:00) 'R' OVAT Sat. 11:30 p.m., Sun. 12:00 p.m. This Way Up aaaBoulder ruins business partners' hearse, forcing cross-country trip with coffin. (0:15) 'NR' SUND Wed. 5:45 a.m., Fri. 5:45 a.m. Thor aaa Chris Hemsworth.  A warrior is banished to Earth, leaving him to fight off evil forces. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Fri. 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Three Kings aaa George Clooney.  A map leads three Gulf War soldiers to hidden riches and a moral conflict. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Mon. 8:30 p.m., Tue. 7:00 a.m. The Three Musketeers aaa Charlie Sheen.  A man joins three Musketeers in defending the crown from a scheming cardinal. (1:45) 'PG' FLIX Thu. 9:30 a.m. Three Strangers aaa Sydney Greenstreet.  On the streets of London, three strangers share a sweepstakes ticket. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 4:00 p.m. A Time to Kill aaa Sandra Bullock.  A hot shot attorney takes on a racially charged murder case. (3:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 9:00 p.m. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy aaa Gary Oldman.  A British agent is tasked with finding a Soviet spy in the MI-6 upper echelons. (2:10) 'R'  (HD) HBO2 Wed. 7:00 a.m. Titanic aaac Leonardo DiCaprio.  A dashing vagabond falls in love with a rich girl aboard an ill-fated ship. (4:30) 'PG-13' (HD) BIO Sun. 1:30 p.m. To Kill a Mockingbird aaaa Gregory Peck.  A Southern lawyer represents a black man who has been accused of rape. (3:00) 'NR' BOUNCE Thu. 6:00 a.m. Tom and Jerry: Robin Hood and His Merry Mouse aaa Jamie Bamber.  The tale of the lovable outlaw and his merry men get a cat and mouse makeover. (1:30) 'NR' CART Sun. 11:00 a.m. Tom Thumb aaac Russ Tamblyn.  A five-and-a-half inch boy seeks to return home but is kidnapped by two crooks. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 2:45 p.m. Traffic aaa Michael Douglas.  International drug trafficking affects the lives of several people. (3:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 2:00 a.m., Fri. 12:15 a.m. Transformers aaa Shia LaBeouf.  Rival clans of alien robots arrive on Earth in search of a powerful artifact. (2:44) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Tue. 6:16 p.m. Tropic Thunder aaa Jon Voight.  Movie stars stranded in a dangerous jungle think they are still making a film. (2:17) 'R' FXM Fri. 5:30 p.m. True Lies aaa Arnold Schwarzenegger.  A secret agent tries to find a terrorist and save his own troubled marriage. (2:30) 'R' (HD) ESQ Fri. 9:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., Sat. 9:00 a.m., Sun. 6:30 a.m., Tue. 8:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. 21 Jump Street aaa Jonah Hill.  Two cops go undercover at a high school to bust a synthetic drug ring. (1:55) 'R' ENCORE Mon. 12:50 p.m., 8:00 p.m. U Under the Tuscan Sun aaa Diane Lane.  A recently divorced woman buys a dilapidated villa in Tuscany and finds love. (1:55) 'PG-13' STARZ Wed. 10:05 a.m. The United States of Leland aaa Don Cheadle.  A prison teacher plans to make money writing a book about one of his students. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Fri. 4:05 p.m. The Unknown aaac Lon Chaney.  A freak-show performer falls in love with a woman who fears being touched. (1:00) 'NR' TCM Thu. 8:00 p.m. Unstoppable aaa Denzel Washington.  An expert engineer and a novice conductor race to stop a runaway, toxic train. (2:00) 'PG-13'  (HD) FX Tue. 4:00 p.m., Wed. 10:30 a.m. V Valkyrie aaa Tom Cruise.  German officer leads conspiracy to assassinate Adolf Hitler. (2:15)  'PG-13' TNT Sat. 12:00 p.m. W Waiting for Guffman aaa Christopher Guest.  A quirky director drafts a new play celebrating a town's history. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 11:00 p.m., Thu. 11:00 a.m. Waking Life aaa Trevor Jack Brooks.  While dreaming, a young man encounters a host of unusual characters. (2:15) 'R' SUND Thu. 6:30 a.m. Wall Street aaa Michael Douglas.  A young stockbroker's success causes him to question his morals and values. (2:15) 'R' FXM Sun. 12:45 p.m. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps aaa Michael Douglas.  An ambitious Wall Street trader seeks help from an infamous corporate raider. (2:30) 'PG-13' MyTV Sat. 1:00 p.m. War Horse aaa Jeremy Irvine.  A young man enlists in the British army after his horse is forced into service. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Sun. 9:00 a.m. Warm Bodies aaa Nicholas Hoult.  A zombie learns his romance with a human has set off a chain of unusual events. (1:45)  'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sat. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m., Sun. 7:15 p.m., Tue. 10:15 a.m., 8:00 p.m. HBO2 Thu. 10:30 a.m., 9:00 p.m. War of the Worlds aaa Tom Cruise.  A man protects his children as aliens launch a deadly attack on Earth. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Wed. 10:00 p.m. HBO2 Tue. 2:45 p.m. The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep aaa Bruce Allpress.  A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg while on the shores of Loch Ness. (2:15) 'PG' FXM Sat. 3:00 p.m. Wayne's World aaa Mike Myers.  Two slackers set out to make their cable-access show a commercial success. (2:01) 'PG-13' (HD) COM Tue. 1:26 p.m. We Are Marshall aaa Matthew McConaughey.  A coach tries to rebuild a university football program after a plane crash. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) AMC Sun. 9:00 a.m. We Bought a Zoo aaa Matt Damon.  A father moves his family to a rundown zoo with hopes of starting over. (2:15) 'PG' (HD) HBO Thu. 12:45 p.m. MOMAX Sun. 1:00 p.m. Wedding Crashers aaa Owen Wilson.  Two friends sneak into weddings to prey on romantically inspired women. (2:30) 'R' (HD) TBS Sun. 8:00 p.m. What's Love Got to Do with It? aaa Angela Bassett.  Singer Tina Turner struggles to escape from her jealous and abusive husband. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Mon. 3:35 a.m. When Harry Met Sally ... aaac Billy Crystal.  Friends cope with failed romances, not realizing that they are a perfect pair. (2:00) 'R' OXYG Sat. 8:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m. Where the Buffalo Roam aaa Peter Boyle.  Journalist tries to cover the 1972 Presidential election while in a drug haze. (2:00) 'R' OVAT Thu. 1:00 a.m. Where Eagles Dare aaa Richard Burton.  Allied commandos set out to rescue a U.S. general from a Nazi stronghold. (3:00) 'PG' MILIT Sun. 9:00 a.m. While the Children Sleep aaa Gail O'Grady.  After a mother returns to the workplace, the family hires a live-in baby sitter. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Fri. 6:00 a.m. White Lightnin aaa Edward Hogg.  A psychotic, rebel son tap dances to keep from trouble in Appalachian Mountain. (1:35) (HD) TMC Mon. 1:35 a.m. The Wicker Man aaac Edward Woodward.  A policeman searches for a missing girl on a remote, isolated Scottish island. (1:30) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 3:35 a.m. The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia aaa Jesco White.  West Virginia family's history of tap dancing and serious crime is profiled. (1:30) 'NR' (HD) TMC Mon. 12:05 a.m. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory aaac Gene Wilder.  A poor boy wins a golden ticket that entitles him to tour a chocolate factory. (2:30) 'G' (HD) FAM Tue. 8:30 p.m. The Women aaac Norma Shearer.  At a ranch in Nevada, a woman discovers that her husband has been unfaithful. (2:30) 'NR' TCM Sun. 7:45 a.m. The Words aaa Bradley Cooper.  An aspiring writer decides to pass a man's long-lost manuscript as his own work. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Mon. 1:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Y Yes Man aaa Jim Carrey.  A man learns that saying yes to everything can give him a fresh start in life. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TBS Sun. 6:00 p.m., Mon. 12:30 a.m. Young Frankenstein aaac Gene Wilder.  A doctor uses his grandfather's notes and a hunchback to create his own monster. (2:30) 'PG'  (HD) SUND Tue. 11:30 a.m. The Young Victoria aaa Emily Blunt.  During the 1830s, Victoria becomes the queen of England at the age of 18. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) OVAT Tue. 12:00 a.m., 8:00 p.m. Your Sister's Sister aaa Emily Blunt.  A man's affair with his best girl friend's sister proves to be revealing. (1:30) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 12:00 p.m. You've Got Mail aaa Tom Hanks.  A woman begins an online romance with a man who hides his true identity. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SUND Wed. 6:30 p.m., Thu. 12:45 p.m. WE Fri. 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Z Zero Dark Thirty aaac Jessica Chastain.  Chronicle of the covert operation to take down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. (2:40) 'R' STARZ Mon. 6:20 p.m., Thu. 2:40 a.m., 10:45 p.m. Zombieland aaac Woody Harrelson.  Unlikely partners must survive zombie attacks to find the last place of refuge. (1:45) 'R' FXM Sun. 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

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