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January 24, 2014

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: Friday, January 24, 2014__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES A Across the Universe aaac Jim Sturgess.  An artist and an anti-war activist fall in love during the turbulent 1960s. (2:38) 'PG-13' FXM Sat. 12:00 a.m. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert aaa Terence Stamp.  Three drag queens head into the Australian Outback to perform their repertoire. (2:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Tue. 1:00 a.m. The Age of Innocence aaa Daniel Day-Lewis.  A lawyer must choose between his genteel fiancée and her free-thinking cousin. (2:30) 'PG' TCM Mon. 8:00 p.m. Alien aaaa Helen Horton.  The crew of a commercial space vessel is stalked by a deadly alien parasite. (2:00) 'R' TCM Sat. 10:15 p.m. All Good Things aaa Ryan Gosling.  A wife is kidnapped, and the husband is drawn into an investigation of murders. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Tue. 1:15 a.m., 9:00 a.m. Amadeus aaac F. Murray Abraham.  A court composer develops a bitter rivalry with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. (4:00) 'PG' (HD) SUND Sun. 6:00 a.m. The Amazing Spider-Man aaa Andrew Garfield.  Peter Parker attains superhuman abilities in the fight for good. (2:20) 'PG-13' STARZ Mon. 8:45 a.m., 9:00 p.m. American History X aaaa Edward Norton.  A released convict tries to keep his brother from following in his footsteps. (2:00) 'R'  (HD) MOMAX Thu. 12:00 a.m. American Reunion aaa Jason Biggs.  A group of friends comes together for their high school reunion in Michigan. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 9:50 a.m., Sat. 1:25 a.m., Wed. 12:00 p.m. Animal Kingdom aaac Ben Mendelsohn.  The youngest member of a powerful crime family strives to lead a normal life. (2:00) 'R' (HD) STARZ Mon. 12:50 p.m. The Apostle aaa Robert Duvall.  A fiery preacher with a dark past resurrects a small Louisiana church. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Tue. 8:00 a.m. Argo aaac Ben Affleck.  During the Iranian revolution, a CIA specialist must rescue six Americans. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 10:05 a.m. MOMAX Sat. 7:00 p.m., Tue. 2:15 p.m. As Good As It Gets aaa Jack Nicholson.  A malcontent writer is begrudgingly drawn out of his shell by a waitress. (3:00) 'PG-13' LIVE5+ Mon. 10:00 p.m. Awakenings aaa Robert De Niro.  A doctor's experiments grant lucidity to his catatonic patients. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Thu. 8:30 a.m. Away We Go aaa John Krasinski.  An expecting couple goes on a road trip to decide where to raise their child. (2:00) 'R' TBS Wed. 2:00 a.m. Azorian: The Raising of the K-129 aaaAttempt to raise sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine, K-129. (2:00) 'NR' MILIT Tue. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. B The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer aaa Cary Grant.  A judge orders a playboy to date her sister, hoping it will end a girlish crush. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 1:30 p.m. Backdraft aaa Kurt Russell.  Two conflicting brothers become firefighters and must find a serial arsonist. (2:25) 'R' (HD) MAX Sat. 6:35 a.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 Sat. 11:45 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 Sun. 1:45 a.m., Wed. 6:00 a.m. Batman Begins aaac Christian Bale.  A billionaire develops a dual personality to fight crime in Gotham City. (2:59) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Thu. 10:01 p.m. Being John Malkovich aaac Pamela Hayden.  A hapless puppeteer finds a secret portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich.  (1:55) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 4:00 p.m., Mon. 12:00 p.m., Thu. 3:30 p.m. Bend It Like Beckham aaa Parminder K. Nagra.  A young woman with a passion for soccer decides to follow her dreams of glory. (2:00) 'PG-13' FOX Sat. 5:00 p.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 Sat. 4:00 p.m. Big aaa Tom Hanks.  A boy makes a wish to be an adult and wakes up in the body of a 30-year-old man. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) HALL Sun. 3:00 p.m. The Big Chill aaa Tom Berenger.  College friends reunite for a funeral and discuss how their lives have changed. (2:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Mon. 8:00 p.m. Billy Elliot aaac Julie Walters.  A coal miner's son discovers his love of ballet while taking boxing classes. (3:45) 'R' FLIX Wed. 10:15 p.m. Black Dynamite aaa Michael Jai White.  An African-American vigilante seeks vengeance for his brother's murder. (2:30) 'R' BET Thu. 7:30 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) SUND Thu. 9:00 p.m. Blazing Saddles aaac Cleavon Little.  A black sheriff struggles to save his town from a pair of corrupt politicians. (2:00) 'R' (HD) AMC Fri. 8:00 p.m. A Blueprint for Murder aaa Joseph Cotten.  An uncle races against time to protect his orphaned nephew from being poisoned. (1:19) 'NR' FXM Sat. 4:41 a.m. Body Double aaa Craig Wasson.  An actor who has been using a telescope for illicit viewing witnesses a murder. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 1:45 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 Sat. 6:00 p.m. The Bourne Identity aaa Matt Damon.  An amnesiac wanted by the U.S. government searches for clues to his past. (2:31) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Tue. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 5:30 p.m. The Bourne Legacy aaa Jeremy Renner.  A new agent escapes termination and seeks to expose CIA crimes. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 5:45 p.m., Thu. 3:50 p.m. Brave aaa Kelly Macdonald.  A Scottish princess named Merida must fight off an unintended curse. (1:40) 'PG' ENCORE Mon. 7:50 a.m., 2:25 p.m. The Breakfast Club aaac Emilio Estevez.  Five very different students learn about each other during a weekend detention. (2:30)  'R' (HD) VH1 Fri. 2:00 a.m. Breaking the Waves aaac Emily Watson.  Religious Scottish woman tries adultery to help her paralyzed husband recover. (2:40) 'R' (HD) FLIX Wed. 1:30 a.m. Brothers aaa Jake Gyllenhaal.  After a Marine is lost at war, his family experiences intense unrest. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Fri. 2:45 p.m., Sat. 8:00 a.m. The Brothers Bloom aaa Rachel Weisz.  Two swindling brothers may have picked the wrong mark for their last hustle. (2:00) 'PG-13'  (HD) TMC Tue. 2:00 p.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 Sun. 11:00 a.m., Tue. 11:00 a.m. Buffalo Soldiers aaa Joaquin Phoenix.  A U.S. soldier operates a black market while stationed in West Germany. (1:45) 'R' (HD) TMC Wed. 8:15 p.m. C The Call aaa Halle Berry.  A 911 operator takes a call from a teenage girl who has been While the 30-year partnership of Anton (Steve Buscemi) and his childhood friend Burt has taken their magic act to Las Vegas, their dated tricks have allowed the shocking, gross-out illusions of street performer Steve Gray to knock them from the top in "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," airing Saturday at 8 p.m. on HBO. kidnapped. (1:35) 'R' STARZ Tue. 1:00 a.m., 8:20 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' FLIX Sun. 1:30 p.m. Carnage aaa Jodie Foster.  Four parents discuss a fight involving their sons, but more trouble develops. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Fri. 1:00 p.m., Sat. 4:15 a.m., Wed. 4:15 a.m., 3:45 p.m. Casino aaac Robert De Niro.  A casino boss struggles to survive in mob-controlled 1970s Las Vegas. (3:00) 'R' (HD) HBO Thu. 3:00 a.m. Chaplin aaa Robert Downey Jr.  Chaplin's life from early childhood to international stardom and scandal. (2:30) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Mon. 11:05 a.m., 9:35 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 Fri. 11:45 a.m., Sun. 6:20 a.m. Children of Men aaac Clive Owen.  A cynical bureaucrat meets a pregnant woman in an infertile future world. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SYFY Sun. 1:30 a.m. Chronicle aaa Daisy Tormé.  Three friends gain superpowers and embrace the darker side of their abilities. (1:25) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 1:10 a.m., Thu. 11:45 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 Fri. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. The Client aaa Susan Sarandon.  A boy hires a lawyer after witnessing a criminal's confession and suicide. (2:30) 'PG-13' ION Thu. 11:30 a.m. Closely Watched Trains aaac Václav Neckár.  A young man becomes involved in a revolt against the Nazis in Czechoslovakia. (3:15)  'NR' TCM Mon. 2:00 a.m. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs aaa Bill Hader.  A young inventor creates a way to convert water into food but stirs trouble.  (2:00) 'PG' (HD) HALL Sun. 1:00 p.m. Coal Miner's Daughter aaa Sissy Spacek.  With her husband's help, a poor girl forges a brilliant career in country music. (2:10) 'PG' MOVPLX Fri. 7:40 a.m., 2:40 p.m., 9:45 p.m., Tue. 4:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 8:00 p.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 Mon. 7:00 p.m., Tue. 11:00 a.m. Crash aaac Glenn Taranto.  Prejudice affects people's judgment and actions in post-9/11 L.A. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Wed. 10:00 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 Mon. 1:30 a.m. The Crow aaa Brandon Lee.  A murdered rock star comes back from the dead to take revenge on his killers. (1:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Thu. 12:00 a.m. Cruel Intentions aaa Ryan Phillippe.  A jaded young woman and her step-brother make an unfortunate wager. (1:40) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 4:30 p.m. D The Darjeeling Limited aaa Owen Wilson.  Three estranged brothers reunite for an enlightening train voyage across India. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Fri. 11:00 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 Wed. 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 Sat. 4:00 p.m., Sun. 1:45 a.m., Wed. 1:30 a.m. Dead Man aaac Johnny Depp.  An accountant who runs afoul of the law in the Old West is aided by an outcast. (2:05) 'R' FLIX Mon. 12:00 a.m. Dead Poets Society aaac Robin Williams.  A charismatic teacher at an urbane preparatory school inspires his students. (2:15) 'PG' SHO Wed. 2:30 p.m. The Dead Zone aaa Christopher Walken.  A man awakens from a coma and discovers he has developed psychic powers. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Tue. 6:15 p.m. Dear Heart aaa Glenn Ford.  Gallant delegate falls for quirky postmistress while attending a convention. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 12:30 a.m. The Debt aaa Helen Mirren.  In 1997 two retired agents receive shocking news about a former partner. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 11:50 p.m., Thu. 1:30 p.m. Definitely, Maybe aaa Ryan Reynolds.  A 10-year-old girl tries to bring her birth mom and her dad together again. (2:12) 'PG-13' (HD) FXM Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sat. 3:00 p.m. De-Lovely aaa Kevin Kline.  A famed composer examines his life, rise to fame and personal relation ships. (2:10) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Wed. 4:00 a.m.

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