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January 24, 2014

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: Friday, January 24, 2014__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier John Carter aaa Taylor Kitsch.  A Civil War vet is transplanted to Mars, where he discovers a lush planet. (2:15) 'PG-13' ENCORE Tue. 5:15 a.m., 1:40 p.m., 10:30 p.m. The Joy Luck Club aaa Kieu Chinh.  Four Chinese-born mothers struggle to understand their American-born daughters. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 10:15 a.m. Justice League: Doom aaa Kevin Conroy.  Vandal Savage uses specially made death traps to defeat the Justice League. (1:15) 'PG-13'  (HD) HBO Tue. 6:00 a.m. K Kill Bill: Vol. 1 aaac Uma Thurman.  An assassin awakens from a coma and seeks revenge against her former colleagues. (1:55) 'R' ENCORE Wed. 11:50 p.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 Thu. 1:45 a.m. King of California aaa Michael Douglas.  A former mental patient becomes obsessed with searching for buried treasure. (1:35) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Sun. 4:50 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 6:20 p.m. K-PAX aaa Kevin Spacey.  A psychiatrist treats a delusional man who claims to be an alien from KPAX. (2:05) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 7:10 a.m. Kramer vs. Kramer aaac Dustin Hoffman.  When his marriage collapses, a father must fight for custody of his little boy. (1:50) 'PG' MOVPLX Sun. 8:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., 9:45 p.m. L L.A. Confidential aaac Kevin Spacey.  A trio of detectives investigates a shotgun massacre at a 1950s L.A. diner. (2:20) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 3:40 a.m. Lantana aaa Anthony LaPaglia.  A mourning woman suspects her husband of cheating and mysteriously disappears. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 1:15 p.m. Lawless aaa Shia LaBeouf.  During the Depression, three brothers in Virginia run a bootlegging business. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 9:00 p.m., Sat. 3:00 a.m., Tue. 12:00 a.m. Layer Cake aaa Daniel Craig.  A retiring drug dealer is forced to find out why an ecstasy trade-off went sour. (1:55) 'R' STARZ Fri. 4:30 a.m. Les Misérables aaa Hugh Jackman.  Lives of runaway prisoner & helpless girl come to a boil in 19thcentury Paris. (2:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Mon. 8:15 a.m., 6:15 p.m. Lethal Weapon aaac Mel Gibson.  A mismatched pair of L.A. cops investigate a group of heroin smugglers. (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 11:25 a.m., Tue. 11:00 p.m. Lethal Weapon 2 aaa Mel Gibson.  Riggs and Murtaugh go after a drug-smuggling South African diplomat. (1:55) 'R' HBO2 Fri. 2:30 a.m. Life of Pi aaac Suraj Sharma.  A zookeeper's son is surrounded by loose animals after a shipwreck.  (2:15) 'PG' (HD) HBO Sun. 11:45 a.m., Wed. 4:00 p.m. The Lipsett Diaries aaa Samuel Jacques.  Powerful animation explores painful diary of revolutionary Canadian filmmaker. (0:15) (HD) SUND Fri. 6:00 a.m., Sun. 12:30 p.m. Live and Let Die aaa Sir Roger Moore.  James Bond investigates a U.N. diplomat who may have ties to drug smuggling. (2:30) 'PG'  (HD) BBCA Sun. 10:30 a.m., Wed. 8:00 a.m., 3:30 p.m. The Long Kiss Goodnight aaa Geena Davis.  An amnesiac housewife learns she was once a government assassin. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 11:50 p.m., Mon. 11:20 a.m., Thu. 6:55 p.m. Looper aaac Bruce Willis.  A mafia hit man who kills agents from the future pursues his older self. (2:00) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 10:40 p.m., Wed. 12:25 p.m., 8:00 p.m., Thu. 4:05 a.m. The Lovely Bones aaa Mark Wahlberg.  The teenage victim of a serial killer watches her grieving family from Heaven. (2:20) 'PG-13'  (HD) HBO2 Wed. 4:05 p.m. Love Me If You Dare aaa Guillaume Canet.  Two best friends use a childhood game of dare to avoid loving each other. (1:35) 'R' FLIX Tue. 3:00 p.m. The Lucky One aaa Zac Efron.  An Iraq veteran searches for the woman from his lucky wartime photograph. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 5:00 p.m., Wed. 9:35 a.m. Luxury Liner aaa George Brent.  A young girl stows away aboard a luxury liner which is full of musical stars. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 6:00 a.m. Lymelife aaa Alec Baldwin.  A 15-year-old Long Island boy begins his tumultuous transition into manhood. (1:35) 'R' (HD) TMC Mon. 11:00 a.m. M Malcolm X aaa Ossie Davis.  The life of legendary human rights activist Malcolm X is chronicled. (2:30) 'PG' BET Mon. 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Malcolm X aaa Denzel Washington.  A portrait of civil rights activist who rose above his past to become a leader. (2:30) 'PG-13' BET Sun. 7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m. The Manchurian Candidate aaac Frank Sinatra.  A veteran of Korea suspects his best friend has been turned into an assassin. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Wed. 8:00 p.m. The Man in the Moon aaa Sam Waterston.  A girl's love for her older sister is tested when both want the same boy. (1:50) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Fri. 9:50 a.m., 8:00 p.m., Thu. 8:15 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 9:50 p.m. The Man in the White Suit aaa Alec Guinness.  A humble scientist invents a miraculous fabric that will never tear or wear out. (1:30) TCM Sat. 1:45 a.m. Man on a Ledge aaa Sam Worthington.  An ex-convict threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. (1:45)  'PG-13' (HD) TMC Sat. 5:35 p.m., Tue. 10:00 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 Wed. 5:00 a.m. Maria Full of Grace aaa Catalina Sandino Moreno.  A pregnant Colombian teenager reluctantly becomes a drug mule. (1:45) 'R' (HD) MAX Thu. 4:55 a.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' OVAT Fri. 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10:30 p.m. The Mikado aaa Kenny Baker.  A wandering minstrel becomes the next target of an executioner. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Tue. 4:30 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) HBO Wed. 1:45 p.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) HBO Sun. 3:00 p.m. Monster's Ball aaa Billy Bob Thornton.  A racist prison guard falls in love with an African-American woman. (2:30) 'R' OVAT Mon. 1:30 a.m. Moonrise Kingdom aaac Bruce Willis.  A young boy and girl run away from their New England town after falling in love. (1:40)  'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 11:15 a.m. Moonstruck aaa Cher.  A widowed bookkeeper begins falling in love with her fiance's younger brother. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 6:00 a.m. Mother and Child aaa Annette Bening.  Three women struggle with issues concerning themselves and their families. (2:30) 'R' (HD) LMN Sun. 5:30 p.m., Wed. 5:30 p.m. Mr. Brooks aaa Kevin Costner.  A devoted father and serial killer is tracked by a tough detective.  (2:00) 'R' (HD) LMN Tue. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 12:00 a.m. Mr. Holland's Opus aaa Richard Dreyfuss.  A musician finds his calling mentoring young minds and teaching a love of music. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) HBO Wed. 7:30 a.m. Mr. Nice Guy aaa Jackie Chan.  Goons target a reporter, but a popular television chef comes to the rescue. (1:30) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Fri. 1:10 p.m., 11:50 p.m., Thu. 5:10 a.m., 11:50 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Murder on a Honeymoon aaa Edna May Oliver.  A teacher goes on a vacation to Catalina Island, where a visitor is found dead. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Sat. 10:30 a.m. My Fair Lady aaac Audrey Hepburn.  A professor transforms an ill-mannered Cockney flower girl into a lady on a bet. (3:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 5:00 p.m. My Left Foot aaac Daniel Day-Lewis.  A talented man with cerebral palsy uses his left foot to write and paint. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Sun. 4:00 p.m. My Week with Marilyn aaa Michelle Williams.  A film student spends a week with the famous bombshell Marilyn Monroe. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SHO Wed. 4:45 p.m. N Napoleon Dynamite aaa Jon Heder.  An alienated teen helps his new friend campaign to become the class president. (2:00) 'PG' E! Mon. 3:00 p.m., Tue. 9:00 a.m., Thu. 3:00 p.m. National Lampoon's Animal House aaa John Belushi.  College misfits attempt to undermine the dean and his favored fraternity. (2:30) 'R' AMC Fri. 1:00 a.m. The Negotiator aaa Samuel L. Jackson.  A brilliant hostage negotiator is wrongfully accused of murdering his partner. (2:25) 'R' (HD) HBO Sat. 3:05 a.m. The New World aaa Colin Farrell.  Soldier of fortune John Smith is saved from execution by Pocahontas. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Fri. 6:15 a.m. The Nightmare Before Christmas aaa Chris Sarandon.  The ghoulish folks of Halloween Town try celebrating Christmas in their own way. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) HUB Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 3:00 p.m., Thu. 8:00 p.m., Fri. 12:00 a.m. Ninotchka aaac Greta Garbo.  A Soviet emissary is sent to France, where she falls for a Parisian playboy. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 12:15 p.m. After being blinded in Afghanistan, photojournalist Sara Taylor (Michelle Monaghan) returns home to her New York penthouse to find her boyfriend brutally murdered, and the sadistic killer Hollander still in her house in "Blindsided," a Lifetime original movie airing Sunday at 7 p.m. O Oblivion aaa Tom Cruise.  One of the last drone repairmen stationed on Earth has one last job. (2:15)  'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sat. 7:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., Thu. 12:45 p.m., 9:00 p.m. HBO2 Fri. 9:15 a.m., 9:00 p.m. O Brother, Where Art Thou? aaac George Clooney.  Three bumbling chain-gang fugitives embark on a cross-country odyssey. (1:50) 'PG-13' ENCORE Mon. 11:10 a.m., 9:30 p.m., Thu. 3:15 p.m., Fri. 3:15 a.m. One Day aaa Anne Hathaway.  Two young people experience an intricate relationship over their lives. (1:50) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Mon. 6:00 a.m. Open Range aaa Robert Duvall.  Two cowboys with a herd of cattle get pulled into the affairs of a corrupt town. (2:30) 'R' (HD) WGN Sun. 1:30 p.m. The Organizer aaac Marcello Mastroianni.  Exploited factory workers in Italy become fed up with their working conditions. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Thu. 4:15 a.m. Outbreak aaa Dustin Hoffman.  Scientists race to cure a lethal virus outbreak as politicians plot concealment. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 6:20 a.m. P The Perfect Storm aaa George Clooney.  A swordfish boat crew heads out for one last haul and faces a killer storm. (2:30) 'PG-13' ION Mon. 11:30 a.m. The Perks of Being a Wallflower aaac Logan Lerman.  A shy freshman's life changes when he befriends two seniors. (1:45)  'PG-13' (HD) SHO Mon. 6:15 p.m. Pitch Black aaa Vin Diesel.  Survivors marooned on a desert planet are hunted by flesh-eating creatures. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SYFY Sun. 9:00 p.m., Mon. 5:30 p.m. Pitch Perfect aaa Anna Kendrick.  An all-girls a capella singing group attempts to defeat their male rivals. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Sat. 9:00 a.m. The Place Beyond the Pines aaac Ryan Gosling.  Trying to take care of his family, a man gets dragged into a life of stealing.  (2:25) 'R' (HD) HBO Mon. 3:00 a.m. HBO2 Sun. 9:45 a.m., 9:00 p.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) HUB Wed. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 12:00 a.m. Police Academy aaa Steve Guttenberg.  A group of wastrels and misfits creates havoc at a major city's police academy. (2:00) 'R' COM Sat. 8:45 a.m. Pandorum aaa Dennis Quaid.  Spacecraft's crew discovers mission and the craft's terrifying secrets. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SYFY Sat. 11:00 a.m., Sun. 3:30 a.m. Postcards from the Edge aaa Meryl Streep.  Struggling actress copes with career, drug dependency and a famous show-biz mom. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Fri. 9:45 a.m., Thu. 11:20 a.m. Payback aaa Mel Gibson.  A thief is double-crossed by his wife and his friend after completing a heist. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Thu. 11:45 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion aaa Kevin Kline.  The cast of a long-running radio show makes the best of their final performance. (2:15)  'PG-13' SUND Tue. 1:30 p.m.

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