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May 16, 2014

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: Friday, May 16, 2014 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier : Friday, May 16, 2014 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier A Adventureland aaa Jesse Eisen- berg. College student works at a decrepit amusement park, meeting colorful co-workers. (2:00) 'R' (HD) FX Sat. 1:00 p.m., Sun. 10:30 a.m. Ain't Them Bodies Saints aaa Casey Affleck. An outlaw escapes from prison to be with his wife and the daughter he never met. (1:40) (HD) SHO Tue. 2:00 a.m. Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq aaac James Gandolfini. Ten young soldiers who narrowly es- caped death share their emotional stories. (1:00) 'NR' (HD) HBO Wed. 5:00 a.m. American Gangster aaac Denzel Washington. A detective battles police corruption to bring New York's drug kingpin down. (3:00) 'R' BET Fri. 7:00 p.m., Sat. 2:30 p.m. An American Werewolf in London aaac David Naughton. An American is attacked by a beast and inherits a supernatural curse. (1:40) 'R' FLIX Mon. 2:30 a.m. Amores Perros aaac Emilio Echevarría. Three independent stories are united by an auto accident. (3:15) 'R' SUND Mon. 2:45 a.m. An Angel at My Table aaa Kerry Fox. A painfully shy teacher in New Zealand is misdiagnosed as schizophrenic. (2:45) 'R' TCM Sat. 12:00 a.m. Angels & Demons aaa Tom Hanks. Experts in symbolism seek the link between a murder, terror- ism and the Vatican. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) BBCA Sun. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m., Wed. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 12:00 a.m. Antwone Fisher aaa Derek Luke. A young Navy sailor recounts his troubled past of child abuse through therapy. (2:05) 'PG-13' STARZ Fri. 7:40 a.m. Apocalypse Now aaaa Marlon Brando. A soldier is sent to track down and kill a rogue officer dur- ing the Vietnam War. (4:30) 'R' (HD) AMC Fri. 8:00 p.m. SUND Tue. 6:45 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Argo aaac Ben Affleck. During the Iranian revolution, a CIA spe- cialist must rescue six Americans. (2 :05) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 11:40 p.m., Mon. 5:20 p.m. Arthur aaa Dudley Moore. Spoiled millionaire must choose between a planned marriage and true love. (1:40) 'PG' ENCORE Wed. 9:00 a.m. Arthur Christmas aaa James McAvoy. Santa's youngest son at- tempts to use his father's advanced business. (1:40) 'PG' STARZ Fri. 6:00 a.m., Tue. 8:10 a.m. Atonement aaac James McAvoy. A girl impulsively accuses her sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. (2:30) 'R' OXYG Wed. 6:30 a.m. Avatar aaac Sam Worthington. A former Marine is fitted with an alien body to colonize a distant moon. (4:03) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 12:03 a.m. The Aviator aaa Leonardo Di- Caprio. A wealthy Texan aeronauti- cal entrepreneur pursues fame and romance. (2:55) 'PG-13' ENCORE Mon. 5:05 p.m. Awakenings aaa Robert De Niro. A doctor's experiments grant lucidity to his catatonic patients. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Thu. 3:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. B Backdraft aaa Kurt Russell. Two conflicting brothers become firefighters and must find a serial arsonist. (3:00) 'R' (HD) AMC Thu. 9:30 a.m., Fri. 2:45 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 Fri. 10:30 p.m., Sat. 4:30 p.m., Mon. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. The Barefoot Contessa aaa Humphrey Bogart. A failing movie director transforms a Spanish dancer into a movie star. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Tue. 2:15 p.m. Batman Begins aaac Christian Bale. A billionaire develops a dual personality to fight crime in Go- tham City. (2:25) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Tue. 5:50 p.m. Beasts of the Southern Wild aaa Quvenzhané Wallis. A six- year-old Louisiana girl with an ailing father attempts to find her mother . (1:40) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 1:00 p.m., Thu. 7:00 a.m. Becoming Redwood aaa Ryan Grantham. A kid makes plans to re - unite his divorced parents by win- ning a golf tournament. (2:00) 'R' CW Sat. 6:00 p.m. Beetlejuice aaa Michael Keaton. An obnoxious family and a sleazy demon make death a living hell f or two ghosts. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) FAM Mon. 6:30 p.m. Before and After aaa Meryl Streep. When a teenager's girlfriend dies, the townspeople assume he killed her. (1:55) 'PG-13' FLIX Wed. 4:05 p.m. Being John Malkovich aaac John Cusack. A hapless puppeteer finds a secret portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Fri. 8:00 p.m. Being There aaac Peter Sellers. A simple-minded gardener is mistaken for a genius by America's political elit e. (2:45) 'PG' (HD) SUND Sun. 10:00 p.m. Bella aaa Eduardo Verastegui. A chef impulsively follows a waitress his brother has just fired for tar diness. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Sun. 6:30 a.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' STARZ Sun. 7:35 a.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. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 7:15 p.m. The Big Sleep aaac Humphrey Bogart. A private eye gets involved with a wealthy woman and her rebellious sister. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 12:15 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 Sat. 2:30 p.m. Blood Diamond aaac Leon- ardo DiCaprio. An Afrikaner helps a Mende fisherman find his family in exchange for a diamond. (3:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Fri. 10:00 p.m., Sat. 1:00 a.m. Boogie Nights aaac Mark Wahl- berg. A director of pornographic movies transforms a busboy into an adult film star. (2:47) 'R' FXM Tue. 12:00 a.m. The Bourne Legacy aaa Jeremy Renner. A new agent escapes termination and seeks to expose CIA crimes. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Mon. 8:15 a.m., 6:15 p.m., Thu. 2:15 p.m. The Breakfast Club aaac Emilio Estevez. Five very different students learn about each other during a weekend detention. (2:00) 'R' (HD) FAM Sat. 7:00 p.m., Sun. 5:30 p.m. Breaking the Waves aaac Emily Watson. Religious Scottish woman tries adultery to help her paralyzed husband recover. (2:55) 'R' TMC Wed. 2:05 a.m. Brian's Song aaac James Caan. Two football players join the Chicago Bears and form a lasting friendship. (1:30) 'G' BOUNCE Sun. 12:00 p.m. Brigadoon aaa Gene Kelly. Two hunters stumble across a Scottish village which reappears every 100 years. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 10:00 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) TMC Sun. 10:10 a.m. The Buddy Holly Story aaa Gary Busey. The musical career of Buddy Holly is chronicled from the charts. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) OVAT Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 2:00 p.m., Tue. 11:00 p.m., Wed. 7:30 p.m. Bull Durham aaa Kevin Costner. A smart and savvy baseball groupie meets her match in a sexy, seasoned player. (2:00) 'R' ESQ Sat. 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 Sun. 12:30 p.m. Bye Bye Birdie aaa Dick Van Dyke. A rock star visits a fan in a small town before he leaves for the Army. (2:00) 'G' TCM Sun. 4:15 p.m. C Cadillac Records aaa Adrien Brody. In 1950s Chicago, record la - bel artists overcome sex, violence, race and music. (2:00) 'R' OXYG Sat. 9:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. BOUNCE Sat. 2:30 p.m., Thu. 10:00 p.m. The Call aaa Halle Berry. A 911 operator takes a call from a teenage girl who has been k idnapped. (1:40) 'R' STARZ Tue. 12:35 a.m., 10:10 a.m. Call Her Savage aaa Clara Bow. A Texas woman lusting for love goes about her life boozing and br awling. (1:30) 'NR' FXM Mon. 6:00 a.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 Sat. 12:00 p.m., 10:05 p.m., Thu. 9:35 p.m. Carrie aaa Sissy Spacek. An outcast teenager with paranor- mal powers gets even with her t ormentors. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 9:00 p.m., Sun. 1:45 a.m., Wed. 7:45 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Casino aaac Robert De Niro. A casino boss struggles to survive in mob-controlled 1970s Las Vegas. (3:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 9:00 p.m. Chaplin aaa Robert Downey Jr. Chaplin's life from early childhood to international stardom and scandal. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Fri. 1:30 p.m., Wed. 2:30 p.m., Thu. 9:00 a.m. The Charge of the Light Brigade aaa Errol Flynn. A vengeful commander leads cavalry on an ill-fated attack during Crimean War. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 6:15 a.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) MAX Mon. 10:50 a.m. Chocolat aaa Juliette Binoche. A confectionery owner's treats stir up passion in a devoutly Catholic village. (2:05) 'PG-13' STARZ Wed. 6:10 a.m. Choke aaa Kathryn Alexander. A medical-school dropout scams unsuspecting patrons at upscale restaurants. (1:35) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 3:35 a.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. 5:30 p.m., Mon. 3:00 p.m. Cinderella Man aaac Russell Crowe. Boxer Jim Braddock fights to regain his status as a champion prizefighter. (2:25) 'PG-13' MOMAX Fri. 6:35 a.m., Mon. 9:00 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. 3:00 p.m., Mon. 1:00 a.m. Closer aaa Natalie Portman. A random act of kindness begets emotional revenge between four people. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 1:50 a.m., Wed. 11:10 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. 8:30 a.m. The Color Purple aaac Whoopi Goldberg. A black woman growing up in the South in the 20th century suffers hardships. (4:00) 'PG-13' BET Sun. 12:00 a.m., 8:00 p.m. Crash aaac Sandra Bullock. Prejudice affects people's judg- ment and actions in post-9/11 L.A. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Sun. 12:45 a.m., Wed. 6:05 p.m. Cruel Intentions aaa Ryan Phil- lippe. A jaded young woman and her step-brother make an unfortu- nate wager. (1:40) 'R' (HD) MAX Tue. 6:05 a.m. Curious George aaa Drew Bar- rymore. An explorer has his hands full when an inquisitive monkey follows him home. (1:30) 'G' (HD) HBO Wed. 6:00 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 Wed. 3:30 a.m. A Victorian surgeon (Anthony Hop- kins) rescues a horribly de- formed man from a carni- val freak show and gives him desperately needed care, and in the process he discovers an intelligent and sensitive soul beneath the disfigurement in "The Ele- phant Man," airing Tuesday at 10 p.m. on TCM. THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES

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