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April 18, 2014

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: Friday, April 18, 2014 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier : Friday, April 18, 2014 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier A Abducted: The Carlina White Story aaa Keke Palmer. A young woman searches for her birth mother after being abducted as a baby. (2:00) (HD) LIFE Sat. 1:00 p.m. LMN Wed. 6:00 p.m. The Abyss aaa Ed Harris. When a submarine vanishes, the authori- ties dispatch divers to rescue its crew. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Sat. 7:30 p.m., Thu. 5:45 p.m. African Cats aaaThe daily lives of African wildcats and their struggle to survive. (2:00) 'G' ANIMAL Tue. 9:00 p.m., Wed. 12:00 a.m. The Amazing Spider-Man aaa Andrew Garfield. Peter Parker attains superhuman abilities in the fight for good. (2:20) 'PG-13' STARZ Wed. 11:45 a.m. Amour aaac Jean-Louis Trintig- nant. A man in his mid-eighties is forced to look after his ailing wife. (2:10) 'PG-13' STARZ Mon. 8:35 a.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 Sun. 10:00 p.m. The Apostle aaa Robert Duvall. A fiery preacher with a dark past resurrects a small Louisiana church. (3:00) 'PG-13' SUND Tue. 1:15 p.m., Wed. 7:30 a.m. Argo aaac Ben Affleck. During the Iranian revolution, a CIA spe- cialist must rescue six Americans. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 8:00 p.m., Mon. 6:25 p.m. Avatar aaac Sam Worthington. A former Marine is fitted with an alien body to colonize a distant moon. (3:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Sat. 4:30 p.m., Sun. 2:00 p.m. The Aviator aaa Leonardo Di- Caprio. A wealthy Texan aeronauti - cal entrepreneur pursues fame and romance. (2:55) 'PG-13' STARZ Tue. 8:35 a.m., 11:05 p.m. Away from Her aaa Julie Christie. A couple's love of over 40 years is tested when the wife develops Alzheimer's. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Tue. 10:45 a.m. B Back to the Future Part III aaa Michael J. Fox. A time-traveling teen heads back to the Old West to save his friend's life. (2:05) 'PG' STARZ Sun. 7:25 a.m. The Band Wagon aaac Fred Astaire. A Broadway show is spoiled when a pretentious direc- tor joins the production. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 9:00 a.m. Barabbas aaa Anthony Quinn. Barabbas seeks the truth about Jesus after he is crucified in his place. (2:30) 'NR' TCM Sun. 8:00 a.m. Beasts of the Southern Wild aaa Quvenzhané Wallis. A six- year-old Louisiana girl with an ailing father attempts to find her mother . (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Mon. 8:45 a.m. Before Midnight aaac Ethan Hawke. Former lovers who are now married learn how to keep their relationship alive. (1:50) 'R' STARZ Tue. 11:30 a.m. Ben-Hur aaac Charlton Heston. A Jewish merchant seeks revenge against the man who sold him in to slavery. (4:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 2:00 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 Mon. 9:00 p.m., Tue. 12:00 p.m. The Big Lebowski aaac Jeff Bridges. A loser is mis- taken for a wealthy man and becomes involved in a kidnapping plot. (2:30) 'R' (HD) OVAT Wed. 2:30 p.m., Thu. 9:00 a.m. Blue Velvet aaac Kyle MacLach- lan. A man is thrown into a seedy world of sex and violence after discovering an ear. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Mon. 3:15 a.m. Body Double aaa Craig Wasson. An actor who has been using a telescope for illicit viewing wit- nesses a murder. (1:55) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 2:45 a.m. Bonnie and Clyde aaac War- ren Beatty. During the 1930s, a criminal and small-town girl form a bank-robbing gang. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Fri. 1:00 p.m. Born on the Fourth of July aaa Tom Cruise. A veteran paralyzed during the Vietnam War becomes an anti-war activist. (2:30) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 1:30 a.m. Bridesmaids aaa Kristen Wiig. A lovelorn and broke woman accepts to be her best friend's maid of honor. (2:33) 'R' (HD) USA Sun. 8:30 p.m., Mon. 7:30 a.m., Thu. 7:00 p.m. Bridget Jones's Diary aaa Renée Zellweger. A thirty-something woman struggles to take control of her life. (2:15) 'R' (HD) AMC Fri. 9:15 a.m. The Brothers Bloom aaa Rachel Weisz. Two swindling brothers may have picked the wrong mark for their last hustle. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Thu. 2:35 p.m. The Bucket List aaa Jack Nichol- son. Two terminal cancer patients sneak out of the hospital to meet unfinished goals. (2:00) 'PG-13' ION Thu. 11:00 a.m. Bullitt aaa Steve McQueen. A San Francisco police detective is assigned to guard a criminal witness . (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SUND Thu. 5:45 p.m. Bully aaa Brad Renfro. The girlfriend of a teen whose friend raped her forms a plot to kill the fr iend. (1:55) 'R' (HD) TMC Wed. 1:35 a.m. C The Call aaa Halle Berry. A 911 operator takes a call from a teenage girl who has been k idnapped. (1:45) 'R' (HD) ENCORE Tue. 11:30 p.m. Captain America: The First Avenger aaa Chris Evans. A regular guy is transformed into a super soldier and battles evil villains . (2:30) 'PG-13' FX Tue. 7:30 p.m., Wed. 5:00 p.m. Carlito's Way aaa Al Pacino. A drug dealer pledges to go straight, but his friends pull him back into cr ime. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SHO Tue. 2:00 p.m. Cast a Giant Shadow aaa Kirk Douglas. An American officer is recruited to lead the army of the new state of Israel. (2:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 3:15 p.m. Chasing Mavericks aaa Gerard Butler. A teenager recruits a surf- ing legend to help him learn to ride massive waves. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 6:00 a.m., Thu. 6:00 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 Sat. 5:30 p.m. Cinderella aaa Ilene Woods. A humble woman experiences a fateful encounter with a dreamy prince. (1:45) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 4:30 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m. Cinderella Man aaac Russell Crowe. Boxer Jim Braddock fights to regain his status as a champion prizefighter. (2:25) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Sun. 1:30 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 Sat. 3:00 p.m. Closer aaa Natalie Portman. A random act of kindness begets emotional revenge between four people. (1:45) 'R' STARZ Thu. 10:00 a.m., 5:35 p.m. Cloud Atlas aaac Tom Hanks. A killer becomes a hero, and an act of kindness incites a revolution. (2:55) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 6:15 a.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 Mon. 7:55 a.m., 2:40 p.m., 9:30 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' OVAT Sun. 8:00 p.m. The Confession aaa Aran Bell. A boy is unable to think of any sins to admit for his first confession. (1:55) 'NR' (HD) TMC Thu. 5:55 a.m. The Conjuring aaac Vera Farmiga. Paranormal investigators help family being terrorized by a dark presence. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MAX Sat. 3:35 p.m., Sun. 12:45 a.m. Contact aaa Jodie Foster. A bril- liant scientist discovers a radio sig- nal from extraterrestrials. (3:30) 'PG' OVAT Fri. 11:00 p.m., Tue. 12:00 a.m. Cooley High aaa Glynn Turman. A basketball star is killed in a beating in a Chicago high school in the '60s. (2:00) 'PG' BOUNCE Thu. 7:00 a.m. Cruel Intentions aaa Ryan Phil- lippe. A jaded young woman and her step-brother make an unfor- tunate wager. (1:40) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 3:00 a.m. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button aaac Cate Blanchett. A man ages backwards, starting as an elderly man and growing younger. (3:13) 'PG-13' FXM Sat. 8:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m. Cypher aaa Jeremy Northam. A man becomes a corporate spy, but soon begins to question his life choices. (1:45) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 6:15 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 Tue. 1:00 a.m. Dan in Real Life aaa Steve Carell. A widower falls for his younger brother's girlfriend while on vacation. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TBS Tue. 2:00 a.m. The Dark Corner aaa Lucille Ball. An embittered detective does 2 years in prison, because his partner framed him. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Mon. 6:00 a.m. The Dark Knight Rises aaaa Christian Bale. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect Gotham from a brutal, new enemy. (2:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sun. 11:00 a.m., Wed. 10:15 a.m. HBO2 Mon. 11:45 a.m., Tue. 12:30 a.m. The Day the Earth Stood Still aaac Michael Rennie. An alien lands on Earth to deliver a mes- sage regarding the future of the planet. (2:30) 'NR' FX Sat. 2:00 p.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 Wed. 8:00 p.m. Dead Man Walking aaa Susan Sarandon. A death row inmate seeks help from a nun as his execu- tion date draws near. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Tue. 6:15 p.m. Dead Poets Society aaac Robin Williams. A charismatic teacher at an urbane preparatory school in- spires his students. (2:15) 'PG' FLIX Fri. 5:45 p.m., Mon. 10:00 p.m. The Dead Zone aaa Christopher Walken. A man awakens from a coma and discovers he has de- veloped psychic powers. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Mon. 3:25 a.m. Derailed aaa Clive Owen. Two married people having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal. (1:30) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 1:30 p.m., Mon. 3:00 p.m. The Devil Wears Prada aaa Meryl Streep. A young woman be- comes an assistant to a demanding fashion editor. (2:30) 'PG-13' OXYG Sat. 7:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Die Hard 2 aaa Bruce Willis. John McClane battles terrorists who plan to take over Dulles Airport. (2:28) 'R' (HD) AMC Tue. 1:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. District 9 aaac Sharlto Copley. Extraterrestrial refugees are forced to live in a concentration camp in Africa. (2:30) 'R' SYFY Wed. 9:00 p.m., Thu. 4:30 p.m. Django Unchained aaaa Jamie Foxx. A freed slave teams up with a dentist to free his wife from a slave owner. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 8:00 p.m., Tue. 12:00 a.m., Thu. 8:00 p.m. Doctor Zhivago aaac Omar Sharif. A Russian doctor becomes torn between his wealthy wife and secret lover. (3:45) 'NR' TCM Fri. 4:15 p.m. Dogma aaa Linda Fiorentino. A woman is chosen to prevent two fallen angels from destroying the universe. (2:10) 'R' ENCORE Fri. 1:30 a.m. Donnie Brasco aaac Al Pacino. An FBI agent's loyalties are divided when he goes undercover as a mobst er. (2:30) 'R' (HD) A&E Sat. 3:30 p.m. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story aaa Jason Scott Lee. The famed martial artist rises from a life of poverty to become a famous actor. (2:05) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Sat. 9:45 a.m., 8:00 p.m. E The East aaa Brit Marling. An operative for a private intelligence firm infiltrates an anarchist group. (2:00) 'PG-13' MOMAX Tue. 2:45 a.m. After the sickly Broo- klyn-born Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is rejected for military ser- vice in World War II, a scien- tist injects him with a super-soldier serum that transforms Rogers into "Captain America: The First Avenger," the fifth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, airing Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on FX. THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES

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