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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 Easter Parade aaa Judy Garland. A performer loses his dance part- ner over a boast and has trouble forgetting her. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 8:00 p.m. Ed Wood aaac Johnny Depp. A passion for filmmaking drives infamous director Ed Wood to cre- ate movies. (2:10) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 12:35 p.m. The Efficiency Expert aaa Anthony Hopkins. A manage- ment consultant must streamline a family-owned Australian shoe factory. (1:30) 'PG' FLIX Thu. 12:00 p.m. Election aaa Reese Witherspoon. An ambitious student running for president is pitted against a football player. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 8:20 a.m., Fri. 1:00 a.m. Elizabeth: The Golden Age aaa Cate Blanchett. Elizabeth I faces an impending war with Spain and assassination attempts. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Thu. 7:30 a.m. Escape from Alcatraz aaa Clint Eastwood. A bank robber impro - vises tools and steals supplies for a bold prison escape. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SUND Fri. 10:00 p.m., Sat. 1:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. Eyes Wide Shut aaa Tom Cruise. A wife's admission of a sex secret sends her husband on an erotic odyssey. (3:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 11:15 p.m. F Fargo aaac Frances McDormand. A pregnant police chief trails two bumbling kidnappers wanted for murder. (2:00) 'R' FXM Mon. 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Fast Five aaa Vin Diesel. Former cop and ex-con team up on the wrong side of the law for one last job. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) WGN Sun. 10:00 a.m., 8:00 p.m. A Few Good Men aaac Tom Cruise. Two defense lawyers try to break a code of silence that sur- rounds two soldiers. (3:00) 'R' OVAT Tue. 11:00 p.m., Wed. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 5:00 p.m. 50/50 aaac Joseph Gordon- Levitt. After being diagnosed with cancer, a young man attempts to beat the disease. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SHO Sun. 1:30 p.m., Wed. 4:00 p.m. First Blood aaa Sylvester Stal- lone. A Vietnam vet's arrest is the beginning of a one-man war against his tormentors. (2:30) 'R' CMT Fri. 11:00 p.m., Sat. 6:30 p.m. Forrest Gump aaaa Tom Hanks. A slow-witted man grows to adult- hood amid the historic events of four decades. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Fri. 7:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., Sat. 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m., Sun. 2:00 a.m., 11:32 a.m. Fort Apache aaa John Wayne. Disgusted with his post, a Civil War colonel runs his fort with an iron fist. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Wed. 12:15 a.m. Fourteen Hours aaa Paul Doug- las. A man threatens to jump off a skyscraper and a policeman tries to coax him down. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Mon. 9:30 a.m. The 40-Year-Old Virgin aaa Steve Carell. A man without romantic experience dates a single mother who doesn't want sex. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 11:30 a.m., 10:00 p.m. Frankenweenie aaa Catherine O'Hara. A boy attempts to bring his beloved dog back to life after it passes away. (1:30) 'PG' ENCORE Tue. 9:00 a.m., 4:10 p.m. Frank Miller's Sin City aaac Jes- sica Alba. In a corrupt town, sever- al tough outlaws live by their own moral codes. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SYFY Sun. 11:00 p.m., Mon. 1:30 p.m. Friday Night Lights aaa Billy Bob Thornton. A high school football team faces intense pressure to prove their town's worth. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Fri. 11:30 a.m. Fugitive at 17 aaa Christina Cox. A teenager with a knack for com- puter hacking finds herself sus- pected of murder. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Sun. 10:00 a.m. G Gangs of New York aaac Leon- ardo DiCaprio. A young man infil- trates a violent New York gang with plans for vengeance. (4:00) 'R' (HD) OVAT Thu. 8:00 p.m. Gangster Squad aaa Sean Penn. Undercover cops work together to take down an intimidating mob king. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 9:35 a.m. Get on the Bus aaa Ossie Davis. African American men are bound for Washington and the 1995 Mil- lion Man March. (2:30) 'R' BOUNCE Mon. 2:30 a.m. Go aaa Sarah Polley. The paths of six hedonistic L.A. teens collide in one frenetic 24-hour period. (1:50) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 2:20 p.m. The Godfather aaaa Marlon Brando. A reluctant heir takes over crime family from ailing patriarch. (3:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 12:15 p.m. MOMAX Sun. 9:50 a.m., Wed. 1:30 p.m. The Godfather: Part II aaaa Al Pacino. Michael Corleone faces new challenges as he takes over the family crime empire. (3:30) 'R' (HD) MAX Thu. 8:30 a.m. MOMAX Sun. 12:50 p.m. The Godfather: Part III aaa Al Pacino. A mob boss tries to transfer his family's interests into legitimate enterprises. (2:55) 'R' MOMAX Sun. 4:15 p.m. The Good Witch's Family aaa Catherine Bell. A long-lost cousin makes times troubling for a newly- wed couple. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) HALL Sun. 2:00 p.m. The Good Witch's Gift aaa Catherine Bell. A mysterious man causes trouble for a couple while they plan their wedding. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) HALL Sun. 12:00 p.m. The Greatest Story Ever Told aaa Max von Sydow. A liberal ad- aptation of the life of Jesus Christ from birth to crucifixion. (3:30) 'G' TCM Sun. 4:30 p.m. Great Expectations aaa Ioan Gruffudd. Adaptation of Dickens' tale of guilt and desire. (1:00) OVAT Mon. 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. The Great Gatsby aaa Leonardo DiCaprio. A war veteran finds him- self caught in a world of decadence and lies. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Fri. 5:30 p.m. HBO2 Tue. 11:00 p.m. Grumpy Old Men aaa Jack Lemmon. A sexy widow gives two cantankerous old neighbors a real reason to fight. (1:50) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sun. 9:20 a.m., 4:25 p.m., Mon. 12:05 a.m. H Hairspray aaa Nikki Blonsky. An overweight teenager and her best friend try to audition for a dance show. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) VH1 Fri. 11:00 a.m. The Hangover Part III aaa Bradley Cooper. Three friends take their mentally unstable comrade to get treated. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 4:30 p.m. Happy Accidents aaa Marisa Tomei. A woman with a habit of fixing her boyfriends finds a man who seems different. (1:55) 'R' (HD) SHO Thu. 4:15 a.m. Happy Go Lucky aaa Sally Hawkins. A teacher exudes a posi- tive lifestyle, while friends question her happiness. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 11:00 a.m. Hard Eight aaa John C. Reilly. A secretive, professional gambler takes a goofy gambler under his wing. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 9:00 p.m., Sun. 4:30 p.m. Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle aaa John Cho. Two stoners journey through New Jersey looking for White Castle burgers. (1:35) 'R' ENCORE Wed. 11:05 a.m. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix aaa Daniel Radcliffe. A tyrannical new teacher seizes con- trol of Hogwarts, forcing wizards to act. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FAM Tue. 8:00 p.m. Hearts and Minds aaac Georges Bidault. Insight into the contro - versy and protests surrounding the Vietnam War. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Mon. 4:00 a.m. Heat aaac Al Pacino. A homicide detective makes it his mission in life to track down a master thief. (3:00) 'R' MAX Tue. 3:35 p.m. MOMAX Fri. 4:05 p.m. Hereafter aaa Matt Damon. Three different people find their lives deeply affected by mortality. (2:37) 'PG-13' FXM Mon. 3:00 p.m., Tue. 12:00 a.m. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Jour- ney aaac Martin Freeman. Bilbo Baggins joins a quest to reclaim a dwarf kingdom from a powerful dragon. (2:55) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 2:35 p.m. Hollywoodland aaa Adrien Brody. A detective is hired to look into the mysterious death of George Reeves. (2:10) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 3:45 p.m., Sat. 5:35 a.m., Mon. 10:00 a.m., 8:00 p.m., Thu. 7:50 a.m. Hot Rod aaa Andy Samberg. An inept stuntman tries to help his step-father by attempting a dangerous stunt. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) COM Thu. 11:54 a.m. House of Flying Daggers aaa Takeshi Kaneshiro. "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. (2:05) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Sun. 3:10 a.m. House of Games aaa Lindsay Crouse. A psychiatrist finds herself drawn into the shadowy world of confidence games. (2:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Wed. 6:00 p.m. The Howling aaa Dee Wal- lace. A reporter travels to an isolated resort that is overrun by werewolves. (2:00) 'R' AMC Sat. 3:00 a.m. How To Kill Your Neighbor's Dog aaa Kenneth Branagh. A nervous, unhappy writer tries to complete a new play under deadline pr essure. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Tue. 4:30 p.m. The Hunter aaa Willem Dafoe. A skilled and ruthless mercenary is hired to hunt down a tiger's DNA. (1:45) 'R' (HD) TMC Mon. 4:00 a.m. I I Am David aaa Ben Tibber. A boy with very few possessions escapes a Communist concentra- tion camp. (1:45) 'PG' FLIX Thu. 10:15 a.m. Ice Age aaa Ray Romano. Migrat- ing mammals work together to return a lost human infant to its father. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) DISXD Sun. 6:00 p.m., Mon. 8:00 a.m. The Illusionist aaa Edward Nor- ton. A magician during the early 1900s in Vienna falls in love with a wealthy woman. (1:50) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Sat. 11:40 a.m. The Illusionist aaa Jean-Claude Donda. A man in a dying profes- sion is forced to take odd jobs to get by in life. (1:25) 'PG' ENCORE Fri. 2:55 p.m. The Impossible aaa Naomi Watts. A family's Thailand vacation ends in tragedy when a tsunami rips through. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Sat. 9:30 a.m., 6:00 p.m. The Incredible Hulk aaa Edward Norton. Bruce Banner is forced to become the Hulk to battle a monstrous abomination. (2:32) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 2:30 p.m. Independence Day aaa Will Smith. An alien mothership launch-es a fleet of spacecraft which destroy entire cities. (2:25)  'PG-13' STARZ Fri. 5:25 a.m. In Good Company aaa Dennis Quaid. A middle-aged ad execu- tive is assigned to a new, much younger boss. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Tue. 9:10 a.m. In Her Shoes aaa Cameron Diaz. Two sisters with nothing in com- mon gain a better appreciation of each other. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Tue. 12:30 p.m. In the Line of Fire aaac Clint Eastwood. A veteran Secret Service agent returns to duty to prevent an assassination. (2:10) 'R' ENCORE Sun. 8:00 p.m., Mon. 4:20 p.m., Thu. 12:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m. In Time aaa Amanda Seyfried. A corrupt police force chases a man convicted of stealing a fortune. (2:10) 'PG-13' FXM Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sat. 1:00 a.m. Invincible aaa Mark Wahlberg. A Philadelphia bartender goes to an open try-out for his favorite NFL team. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) AMC Mon. 5:30 p.m., Tue. 9:00 a.m. J Jackass 3.5 aaa Johnny Knoxville. Previously unaired bonus footage from "Jackass 3D" is featured. (2:03) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 12:02 a.m. Jackie Brown aaa Pam Grier. Flight attendant caught smug- gling devises a plan to keep herself out of jail. (3:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 6:45 p.m., Wed. 7:45 p.m., Thu. 1:00 a.m. Jane Eyre aaa Mia Wasikowska. A young woman finds forbidden love as governess in a strange, mysterious estate. (2:05) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 4:25 a.m. Jarhead aaa Jake Gyllenhaal. A new Marine is chosen for a sniper squad that sees action during the Gulf War. (2:05) 'R' (HD) SHO Wed. 12:30 a.m. Jaws aaac Roy Scheider. A great white shark begins to menace the waters of a New England resort town. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) AMC Mon. 8:00 p.m., Tue. 2:00 p.m. Joy Division aaac Ian Curtis. History of the English rock band's short-lived success and continued influence. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Fri. 6:00 a.m. K Keeping the Faith aaa Ben Stiller. A priest and a rabbi who are best friends fall in love with the same woman. (2:15) 'PG-13' STARZ Sun. 3:35 p.m. Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain aaa Taraji P. Henson. Kevin Hart discusses his awkward childhood memories and dysfunctional family. (1:00) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 11:00 p.m., Sun. 9:00 p.m. Kicking and Screaming aaa Josh Hamilton. After graduating col- lege, two young men try to figure out what to do next. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 1:30 p.m. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 aaac Uma Thur- man. An assassin awakens from a coma and seeks revenge against her former colleagues. (2:30) 'R' (HD) WGN Tue. 7:30 p.m. Killer Joe aaa Matthew Mc- Conaughey. A young man hires a cop-for-hire to kill his mother for the insurance. (1:45) 'NC-17' MAX Wed. 1:45 a.m. Kingdom of Heaven aaa Orlando Bloom. A blacksmith de- fends Jerusalem from the Saracens during the Crusades. (2:30) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 8:30 a.m., Tue. 6:35 p.m., Wed. 2:10 a.m. A King in New York aaa Charles Chaplin. King is suspected of be- ing a communist after he moves to New York to find work. (2:00) 'G' TCM Sat. 6:00 a.m. King of Kings aaa Jeffrey Hunter. A carpenter's son becomes a messianic figure, only to be betrayed. (3:00) 'PG-13' TCM Sun. 1:30 p.m. Kings Point aaaA group of senior citizens discuss their lives in a retirement community. (0:30) 'NR' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 1:30 p.m. Knocked Up aaa Seth Ro- gen. Unexpected pregnancy forces two mismatches to try to coexist. (2:00) 'R' TBS Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m. K-PAX aaa Kevin Spacey. A psychiatrist treats a delusional man who claims to be an alien from K-PAX. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Fri. 1:15 p.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. 1:20 a.m. L L.A. Confidential aaac Kevin Spacey. A trio of detectives inves- tigates a shotgun massacre at a 1950s L.A. diner. (2:20) 'R' ENCORE Tue. 5:40 p.m., Wed. 3:15 a.m. The Last King of Scotland aaac Forest Whitaker. A Scottish doctor serves under brutal Ugandan dicta- tor Idi Amin. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 6:00 a.m. Laura aaac Gene Tierney. A de- tective becomes obsessed with a beautiful murder victim. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 8:00 p.m. Lawless aaa Shia LaBeouf. Dur- ing the Depression, three brothers in Virginia run a bootlegging business. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Sat. 7:00 p.m., Sun. 4:00 a.m. Leaving Las Vegas aaa Nicolas Cage. An alcoholic screenwriter goes to Las Vegas to drink himself to death. (1:55) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 4:15 a.m. The Legend of Drunken Master aaa Jackie Chan. A martial arts masters powers up with alcohol to take on artifact smugglers. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Tue. 1:55 a.m. Les Misérables aaa Hugh Jack- man. Lives of runaway prisoner & helpless girl come to a boil in 19th-century Paris. (2:40) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Mon. 4:10 a.m., Thu. 12:10 p.m. Lethal Weapon 2 aaa Mel Gib- son. Riggs and Murtaugh go after a drug-smuggling South African diplomat. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 7:00 p.m. Let's Make Love aaa Marilyn Monroe. A billionaire pretends to be an actor to get closer to the lovely leading lady. (2:00) 'NR' FXM Sun. 7:30 a.m. Life of Pi aaac Suraj Sharma. A zookeeper's son is surrounded by loose animals after a shipwreck. (2:10) 'PG' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 7:40 a.m., Wed. 4:30 p.m.

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