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January 10, 2014

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: Friday, January 10, 2014__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES A The Abyss aaa Ed Harris.  When a submarine vanishes, the authorities dispatch divers to rescue its crew. (4:00) 'PG-13' SYFY Fri. 1:00 p.m. The Adjustment Bureau aaa Matt Damon.  Shocked politician learns of shadowy organization coordinating everyone's lives.  (1:59) 'PG-13' USA Mon. 2:01 a.m., 9:00 a.m. Adventureland aaa Jesse Eisenberg.  College student works at a decrepit amusement park, meeting colorful co-workers. (2:00) 'R' BRAVO Fri. 10:00 a.m. Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq aaac James Gandolfini.  Ten young soldiers who narrowly escaped death share their emotional stories. (1:00) 'NR' (HD) HBO Tue. 5:00 a.m. All Good Things aaa Ryan Gosling.  A wife is kidnapped, and the husband is drawn into an investigation of murders. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Tue. 9:00 p.m., Wed. 3:00 a.m. The Amazing Spider-Man aaa Andrew Garfield.  Peter Parker attains superhuman abilities in the fight for good. (2:20) 'PG-13' STARZ Sun. 6:45 a.m., 2:35 p.m. American Reunion aaa Jason Biggs.  A group of friends comes together for their high school reunion in Michigan. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 4:15 p.m. Anastasia aaa Ingrid Bergman.  A woman pretends to be the lost Russian princess in order to collect millions. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 8:00 p.m. Annie Get Your Gun aaa Betty Hutton.  A beautiful sharpshooter joins a Wild West show and falls in love with its star. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Thu. 6:00 a.m. Annie Oakley aaa Barbara Stanwyck.  An Ohio sharpshooter becomes a star in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 3:00 p.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 Sun. 1:00 p.m., 11:50 p.m. The Apostle aaa Robert Duvall.  A fiery preacher with a dark past resurrects a small Louisiana church. (2:20) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Mon. 6:10 a.m. Argo aaac Ben Affleck.  During the Iranian revolution, a CIA specialist must rescue six Americans. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MAX Tue. 9:45 a.m. MOMAX Sat. 11:20 p.m., Thu. 9:00 p.m. Arsenic and Old Lace aaac Cary Grant.  A man discovers his seem- ingly harmless aunts poison their gentlemen callers. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Sat. 10:00 p.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' STARZ Mon. 7:25 p.m., Tue. 7:40 a.m. Awakenings aaa Robert De Niro.  A doctor's experiments grant lucidity to his catatonic patients. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Fri. 12:30 p.m. B Baby Doll aaa Karl Malden.  A cotton gin owner eagerly awaits the 20th birthday of his childish bride. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 5:30 a.m. Bad Day at Black Rock aaac Spencer Tracy.  The inhabitants of a Western town are frightened by the arrival of a stranger. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Tue. 10:00 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. (1:35) 'R' STARZ Tue. 3:40 p.m., Wed. 3:40 a.m., Fri. 2:25 a.m. La Bamba aaa Esai Morales.  In 1950s California, a Mexican-American teen becomes a rock 'n' roll sensation. (2:30) 'PG-13' OVAT Tue. 1:00 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Basic Instinct aaa Michael Douglas.  A detective develops an unhealthy attraction to a manipulative murder suspect. (2:10) 'R' (HD) ENCORE Thu. 8:00 p.m. Batman aaa Jack Nicholson.  A masked vigilante fights to protect his city from a cunning, psychotic villain. (2:59) 'PG-13' AMC Tue. 10:01 p.m., Wed. 5:00 p.m. Batman Begins aaac Christian Bale.  A billionaire develops a dual personality to fight crime in Gotham City. (3:01) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Wed. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 5:00 p.m. Batman Returns aaa Michael Keaton.  The Caped Crusader battles a corrupt businessman, the Penguin and Catwoman. (2:59) 'PG-13' AMC Wed. 11:01 p.m., Thu. 2:00 p.m. Battleground aaa Van Johnson.  A band of soldiers from the U.S. Army awaits reinforcements during World War II. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Tue. 3:15 a.m. Before and After aaa Meryl Streep.  When a teenager's girlfriend dies, the townspeople assume he killed her. (1:50) 'PG-13'  (HD) TMC Wed. 6:15 a.m. Beverly Hills Cop aaa Eddie Murphy.  A Detroit cop tracking a killer in Los Angeles turns the town upside down. (2:30) 'R' (HD) CMT Sun. 4:30 p.m. Billy Elliot aaac Julie Walters.  A coal miner's son discovers his love of ballet while taking boxing classes. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Thu. 6:00 p.m. Blood on the Moon aaa Robert Mitchum.  A stranger riding into town to join his old friend is assumed to be a hired gun. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 8:00 a.m. The Bourne Legacy aaa Jeremy Renner.  A new agent escapes termination and seeks to expose CIA crimes. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 12:45 p.m., 10:00 p.m., Tue. 9:00 p.m. Boyz n the Hood aaac Ice Cube.  Three young black males come of age in the mean streets of Los Angeles. (2:30) 'R' FUSE Fri. 10:00 p.m., Sat. 5:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Bram Stoker's Dracula aaa Gary Oldman.  The vampire Dracula seduces his beloved while being pursued by a vampire hunter. (2:30) 'R' OVAT Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 2:30 p.m. Brave aaa Kelly Macdonald.  A Scottish princess named Merida must fight off an unintended curse. (1:40) 'PG' ENCORE Tue. 10:30 a.m., 6:15 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 Fri. 8:00 p.m. Bright Star aaa Ben Whishaw.  An unlikely romance between a poet and his neighbor in 1818 London is tested. (2:30) 'PG' OVAT Wed. 3:30 p.m., Thu. 1:30 a.m. Broadcast News aaa William Hurt.  A driven TV news producer finds herself torn between brains and beauty. (2:15) 'R' STARZ Wed. 5:15 a.m. Brokeback Mountain aaac Jake Gyllenhaal.  A Wyoming ranch hand and a rodeo cowboy form a lifelong romantic bond. (3:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 3:00 p.m. The Brothers Bloom aaa Rachel Weisz.  Two swindling brothers may have picked the wrong mark for their last hustle. (2:00) 'PG13' (HD) TMC Sun. 6:30 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' ION Sat. 7:00 p.m., Thu. 11:00 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. 3:10 p.m., 10:40 p.m., Sat. 10:05 a.m., Thu. 12:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m. Call Her Savage aaa Clara Bow.  A Texas woman lusting for love goes about her life boozing and brawling. (1:30) 'NR' FXM Sun. 6:00 a.m. Capote aaac Philip Seymour Hoffman.  An author bonds with one of the killers depicted in his infamous book. (2:30) 'R' OVAT Mon. 11:30 a.m. Carnage aaa Jodie Foster.  Four parents discuss a fight involving their sons, but more trouble A Detroit defense attorney (Matthew McConaughey) takes pride in his abilities to help his clients escape justice, but when he represents a wealthy realtor accused of assault, the evidence suggests a connection to an old case of his, setting off a crisis of conscience in "The Lincoln Lawyer," airing Saturday at 8 p.m. on TNT. develops. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 6:15 p.m. Carnal Knowledge aaa Jack Nicholson.  Two former college roommates meet periodically to compare notes about sex. (2:00) 'R' TCM Wed. 1:30 a.m. Carousel aaa Gordon MacRae.  A carnival barker tries to change his rowdy ways when he falls for a good woman. (2:30) 'NR' TCM Sun. 8:00 a.m. Cast Away aaa Tom Hanks.  A plane crash strands a workaholic FedEx troubleshooter on a remote island. (2:45) 'PG-13' (HD) FXM Sun. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 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) MAX Wed. 2:10 p.m. The Children's Hour aaac Audrey Hepburn.  A spiteful student spreads rumors about the two head mistresses at her school. (2:00) 'R' TCM Tue. 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) MOMAX Sun. 2:45 p.m. The Cider House Rules aaac Michael Caine.  A young man leaves the orphanage where he was raised to explore the world. (2:17) 'PG-13' FXM Sun. 3:00 p.m. A Civil Action aaa John Travolta.  When pollution leads to several deaths, a lawyer takes on corporate giants. (2:15) 'PG-13' FXM Sun. 5:30 p.m. Clear and Present Danger aaa Harrison Ford.  A CIA agent finds his colleagues are cutting deals with drug lords in Colombia. (3:00) 'PG-13' MILIT Sat. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Clear History aaa Larry David.  A disgraced former marketing executive plots revenge against his former boss. (1:45) (HD) HBO2 Fri. 7:15 p.m., Wed. 12:45 a.m. Cleo from 5 to 7 aaac Corinne Marchand.  A young singer occupies her time while waiting for the results of her biopsy. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 2:00 a.m. The Client aaa Susan Sarandon.  A boy hires a lawyer after witnessing a criminal's confession and suicide. (2:30) 'PG-13' ION Sat. 4:30 p.m. Cloud Atlas aaac Tom Hanks.  A killer becomes a hero, and an act of kindness incites a revolution. (2:55)  'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 3:50 p.m. Clueless aaa Alicia Silverstone.  The most popular girl in school learns while trying to run her friend's lives. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) COM Sun. 12:00 p.m., Thu. 12:54 p.m. Cold Mountain aaa Jude Law.  A Confederate soldier flees the Civil War to reunite with his true love. (2:35) 'R' STARZ Wed. 10:45 a.m. The Color Purple aaac Whoopi Goldberg.  A black woman growing up in the South in the 20th century suffers hardships. (3:30) 'PG-13' BET Sat. 10:00 p.m., Sun. 6:00 p.m. Coming to America aaa Eddie Murphy.  An African prince flees an arranged marriage to find his own American queen. (2:30) 'R' (HD) VH1 Sat. 10:00 p.m., Sun. 7:30 p.m. Crank aaa Jason Statham.  A poisoned hitman will die if his adrenaline drops below a certain level. (2:00) 'R' (HD) USA Fri. 6:00 a.m. Crash aaac Glenn Taranto.  Prejudice affects people's judg- ment and actions in post-9/11 L.A. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 9:00 p.m. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon aaac Yun-Fat Chow.  Martialarts masters encounter an old enemy while searching for a stolen sword. (2:30) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Fri. 9:00 p.m., Wed. 1:00 a.m. Cruel Intentions aaa Ryan Phillippe.  A jaded young woman and her step-brother make an unfortunate wager. (1:40) 'R' (HD) MAX Tue. 8:05 a.m. D A Dangerous Method aaa Keira Knightley.  Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung's work becomes the start of psychoanalysis. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 1:30 a.m. The Darjeeling Limited aaa Owen Wilson.  Three estranged brothers reunite for an enlightening train voyage across India. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 8:00 a.m. The Dark Knight aaaa Christian Bale.  A new enemy attacks Gotham City and develops a personal enmity for Batman. (3:31)  'PG-13' (HD) AMC Thu. 8:00 p.m. The Dark Knight Rises aaaa Christian Bale.  The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect Gotham from a brutal, new enemy. (2:50) 'PG-13'  (HD) MAX Wed. 9:50 a.m., Thu. 1:30 a.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. 1:00 p.m. Deadly Spa aaa Devon Werkheiser.  Mother and daughter trapped at spa retreat by charismatic leader. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Sun. 8:00 p.m., Mon. 12:00 a.m.

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