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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 Playing by Heart aaa Gillian Anderson. Several Los Angeles women deal with relationships and their complications. (2:05) 'R' FLIX Tue. 1:00 p.m. Poltergeist aaa JoBeth Williams. A suburban family's daughter communicates with spirits at their new home. (2:15) 'PG' TCM Sat. 11:45 p.m. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time aaa Jake Gyllenhaal. A prince is determined to stop an evil nobleman's plan to control time. (2:30) 'PG-13' DISXD Sat. 9:00 p.m., Sun. 8:00 p.m. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee aaa Robin Wright. Fifty-year-old devoted wife positively glows until husband changes their lives. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 6:00 a.m. The Producers aaac Zero Mos- tel. Bumbling Broadway producers create a guaranteed flop. (2:15) 'NR' FLIX Sun. 9:45 a.m. Prometheus aaa Noomi Rapace. The discovery of possible alien origins for humanity sparks an expedition. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Mon. 1:40 p.m., Thu. 9:00 p.m. The Proposal aaa Sandra Bull- ock. Publisher from Canada forces assistant to marry her to avoid deportation. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Sat. 5:30 p.m., Sun. 3:00 p.m. P.S. I Love You aaa Hilary Swank. A widow receives messages from her late husband to help her over- come her grief. (2:35) 'PG-13' OXYG Thu. 7:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m. Q Quartet aaa Maggie Smith. Past rivalries are rehashed for former friends of a retired opera quartet. (1:40) 'PG-13' TMC Sat. 8:00 a.m., 5:20 p.m., Wed. 2:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m. Quills aaac Geoffrey Rush. The Marquis de Sade pens salacious stories while imprisoned in an asylum. (2:45) 'R' SUND Thu. 12:15 a.m. R Raging Bull aaac Robert De Niro. A boxing champion from the Bronx struggles with self-destruc- tive behavior. (2:30) 'R' LIVE5+ Wed. 10:00 p.m. A Raisin in the Sun aaa Sidney Poitier. Family struggling to make ends meet unexpectedly receives a large sum of money. (3:00) 'NR' BOUNCE Fri. 2:30 a.m. Ray aaa Jamie Foxx. Ray Charles rises from humble beginnings to become a music industry icon. (4:00) 'PG-13' BET Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 4:00 p.m. Remember the Titans aaa Denzel Washington. Black football coach replaces popular, white coach at newly integrated school. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) FAM Fri. 6:30 p.m. Requiem for a Dream aaac Jared Leto. Drug use destroys a heroin user, his dealer, his girlfriend and his mother. (1:45) 'R' TMC Mon. 3:30 a.m. Rescue Dawn aaa Christian Bale. A pilot captured during the Vietnam War rallies other prisoners to escape. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Sat. 11:00 a.m., Thu. 2:00 p.m. Return to Zero aaaa Minnie Driver. Brokenhearted couple's love is put to the test during unex- pected pregnancy. (2:30) 'NR' (HD) LIFE Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 12:02 a.m. Revolutionary Road aaa Kate Winslet. A 1950s suburban couple grows dissatisfied with their bor- ing, predictable lives. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 4:30 p.m. Rise of the Guardians aaa Chris Pine. Mythical beings team up to save children from an evil spirit attacking Earth. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 5:15 p.m. Road to Perdition aaa Tom Hanks. A mob hitman protects his son after the boy witnesses one of his killings. (2:00) 'R' MyTV Sat. 5:00 p.m. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves aaa Kevin Costner. Return- ing from the war, a man finds he is dispossessed by the evil sheriff. (2:30) 'PG-13' ENCORE Tue. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 4:35 a.m. RoboCop aaa Peter Weller. A privatized future Detroit police force creates an ultra-sophisti- cated cyborg. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 3:35 a.m. Rocky aaac Sylvester Stallone. A boxer romances a shy woman and shoots for fame in a champion- ship fight. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) CMT Thu. 11:00 p.m. Rocky II aaa Sylvester Stallone. A boxer must deal with reality after gaining fame in a champion- ship fight. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) CMT Fri. 12:00 p.m. Rocky III aaa Sylvester Stal- lone. A boxer is trained by his former rival to reclaim the boxing championship. (2:00) 'PG' ION Fri. 11:00 a.m. Role Models aaa Seann William Scott. Reckless energy drink sales- men avoid jail when they enroll in mentoring program. (2:02) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 4:52 p.m., Sun. 3:26 p.m. A Room with a View aaa Mag- gie Smith. A young lady who is engaged falls in love with another while visiting Florence. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Sun. 10:15 p.m. S Saw II aaa Tobin Bell. The ingenious killer Jigsaw is back for deadly games with eight more victims. (1:35) 'R' (HD) TMC Thu. 10:05 p.m. Say Anything ... aaa John Cusack. A laidback teen sets out to win the heart of a beautiful, intel- ligent woman. (1:45) 'PG-13' STARZ Wed. 2:55 p.m. Scaramouche aaac Stewart Granger. A nobleman sets out to avenge his friend's murder by a vil- lainous swordsman. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 2:00 p.m. The Sessions aaa John Hawkes. A man in an iron lung decides he's ready to lose his virginity. (1:35) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 1:10 p.m. Seven Chances aaac Buster Keaton. A man must marry by 7 p.m. in order to get an inheri- tance of millions. (1:00) 'NR' TCM Thu. 9:15 a.m. Silver Streak aaa Gene Wilder. A man witnesses a murder while riding a train from Los Angeles to Chicago. (2:30) 'PG' BOUNCE Fri. 10:30 a.m. Sin City aaac Jessica Alba. In a corrupt town, several tough outlaws live by their own moral codes. (2:10) 'R' STARZ Sun. 12:10 a.m., 3:55 p.m., Wed. 2:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Sink the Bismarck! aaac Ken- neth More. Britain attempts to locate and destroy Germany's legendary battleship. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Fri. 9:30 a.m. Six Days, Seven Nights aaa Harrison Ford. A feuding duo fights smugglers & mutual at- traction while stranded on an island. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 10:05 a.m. Sleepless in Seattle aaa Tom Hanks. Precocious boy attempts to find a new wife for his widowed and grieving father. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) LIFE Sun. 12:30 p.m. Slither aaa Nathan Fillion. Worm-like aliens infect the citizens of a small town, turning them into zombies. (1:40) 'R' (HD) SHO Mon. 1:05 p.m. Snatch aaac Benicio Del Toro. A crooked boxing promoter vies with psychotic thieves to find a stolen diamond. (1:45) 'R' STARZ Wed. 4:10 a.m. Soldier aaa Kurt Russell. A future super-warrior trained in desensitizing savagery becomes obsolete. (2:00) 'R' (HD) ION Wed. 11:00 a.m. Spider-Man 2 aaac Tobey Ma- guire. Peter Parker must overcome his own self-doubts as he battles Doctor Octopus. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) ABC Sat. 8:00 p.m. Starstruck aaa Jo Kennedy. A girl who dreams of becoming a singing sensation enters a talent competition. (2:00) 'PG' TCM Fri. 10:00 p.m. Stoker aaa Mia Wasikowska. A young woman's uncle comes to live with her and her mother. (1:40) 'R' (HD) HBO Fri. 4:20 a.m. Sunshine aaa Cillian Murphy. American and Chinese scientists embark on a desperate mission to save the sun. (1:50) 'R' (HD) MAX Sat. 4:20 a.m., Wed. 7:00 a.m. Superbad aaac Jonah Hill. Nerdy high schoolers go to great lengths to buy liquor for a par ty. (2:32) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 9:27 p.m., Sun. 8:00 p.m. Superman aaa Christopher Reeve. Superhero battles injustice on Earth while posing as a mild- mannered reporter. (2:25) 'PG' (HD) ENCORE Sat. 11:35 a.m., 8:00 p.m. Syriana aaa George Clooney. Po- litical intrigue surrounds convolut- ed Mid-East oil deal. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 2:45 a.m. T Taking Woodstock aaa Demetri Martin. A man inadvertently becomes involved in a concert that defined his generation. (2:00) 'R' FUSE Mon. 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. The Talk of the Town aaac Jean Arthur. A Supreme Court hopeful befriends a construction worker framed for murder. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Thu. 5:45 p.m. Thank Your Lucky Stars aaa Humphrey Bogart. Two produc- ers put together a cavalcade of stars for a wartime char- ity show. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Sun. 12:00 p.m. Thirteen Days aaa Kevin Costner. Chaos fills the White House during the 13-day Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Fri. 7:00 a.m. 13 Rue Madeleine aaa James Cagney. O.S.S. agents during WWII try to prevent information from reaching wrong hands. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Sat. 12:00 p.m. The 13th Warrior aaa Antonio Banderas. A 10th-century Arabic poet helps the Viking forces defeat a tribe of cannibals. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SHO Sat. 6:15 a.m., Tue. 1:15 p.m. This Is the End aaac James Franco. Celebrities in the Los An- geles area fight for their lives after the apocalypse. (1:55) 'R' STARZ Sun. 3:20 a.m., 9:35 a.m., 6:05 p.m. Thor aaa Chris Hemsworth. A warrior is banished to Earth, leaving him to fight off evil forces. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Mon. 7:30 p.m., Tue. 4:30 p.m. 300 aaac Gerard Butler. Three hundred Spartans fight to the death against the formidable P ersian army. (2:31) 'R' (HD) AMC Mon. 7:00 p.m. Time Bandits aaa John Cleese. A boy joins renegade dwarves on an unpredictable journey thr ough time. (2:30) 'PG' SUND Sun. 5:30 p.m., Mon. 7:00 a.m. Toast aaa Helena Bonham Carter. A boy challenges his stepmother to a cooking contest to win his fa ther's love. (1:40) 'NR' (HD) TMC Tue. 9:20 a.m. Tonight's the Night aaa David Niven. Town mourns death of be - loved hunting-estate owner whose cad nephew now runs it. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 3:15 p.m. Traffic aaa Michael Douglas. International drug trafficking affects the lives of several people. (3:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 1:45 p.m. Tremors aaa Kevin Bacon. Neighbors band together to sur- vive an attack by giant flesh-eating worms. (2:00) 'PG-13' OVAT Mon. 1:00 a.m. Trouble with the Curve aaa Clint Eastwood. A baseball scout takes his daughter on what could be his last recruiting trip. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 1:15 p.m. The Truman Show aaac Jim Car- rey. A man discovers his life is the subject of a 24-hour-a-day televi- sion show. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) SHO Sun. 7:45 a.m. Trust aaac Catherine Keener. Teenage girl is betrayed by a man online, and her family tries to help her. (2:00) 'R' (HD) LIFE Sat. 12:00 p.m. 21 Grams aaa Sean Penn. An accident brings together a grieving mother, a sick man and an ex- con. (2:05) 'R' TMC Wed. 12:00 a.m. 2 Guns aaa Denzel Washington. Two men discover they have been set up by the mob to investigate each other. (1:50) 'R' (HD) MAX Sat. 6:10 p.m., Mon. 4:40 p.m. MOMAX Thu. 11:05 p.m. U Underworld aaa Kate Beckinsale. A medical student becomes em- broiled in a war between vampires and werewolves. (2:05) 'R' ENCORE Wed. 2:30 a.m. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans aaa Michael Sheen. The origins of the feud between the vampires and the werewolves are revealed. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SYFY Sun. 9:00 p.m. The Usual Suspects aaaa Ste- phen Baldwin. Five crooks fall into a scheme directed by a mysterious criminal mastermind. (2:30) 'R' (HD) BBCA Sun. 5:30 p.m. V V aaa Marc Singer. Alien visitors from space offer to aid humanity, but all is not as it seems. (1:50) 'NR' MOVPLX Sun. 4:35 p.m., 6:25 p.m. Vantage Point aaa Dennis Quaid. Secret Service agents try to track down assassins after U.S. President is shot. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Fri. 10:00 a.m. V: The Final Battle aaa Marc Singer. A small group of resistance fighters search for ways to defeat the Visitors. (1:35) 'NR' MOVPLX Sun. 8:00 p.m., 9:35 p.m., 11:10 p.m. The Vow aaa Rachel McAdams. After a woman suffers from mem- ory loss, her husband attempts to win her heart. (2:02) 'PG-13' FX Sat. 8:00 p.m., 10:02 p.m. W wag the dog aaaAn opera- tive with a talent for subverting the truth and a producer team up. (1:40) MOMAX Thu. 8:35 a.m. Walk the Line aaac Joaquin Phoenix. A young boy rises to country music stardom while bat- tling personal obstacles. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sat. 3:30 p.m., Wed. 2:30 p.m. Warm Bodies aaa Nicholas Hoult. A zombie learns his ro- mance with a human has set off a chain of unusual events. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Fri. 11:30 a.m., Tue. 3:30 p.m. War of the Worlds aaa Tom Cruise. A man protects his children as aliens launch a deadly attack on Earth. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Sat. 12:25 p.m., Tue. 9:30 a.m., 10:00 p.m. The Warriors aaac Michael Beck. A turf battle erupts be- tween rival New York City street gangs. (1:35) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 3:35 a.m. The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep aaa Bruce Allpress. A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg while on the shores of Loch Ness. (2:00) 'PG' CW Sat. 4:00 p.m. Wedding Crashers aaa Owen Wilson. Two friends sneak into weddings to prey on romantically inspired women. (2:32) 'R' (HD) TNT Fri. 8:00 p.m., 10:32 p.m. Weekend in Havana aaa Alice Faye. A man escorting a woman for business reasons falls in love with her. (1:25) 'NR' FXM Thu. 8:55 a.m. We're the Millers aaa Jennifer Aniston. A drug dealer hires a fake family as a cover while shipping marijuana. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO Mon. 9:00 p.m., Fri. 1:00 a.m. HBO2 Sun. 1:40 p.m., 9:00 p.m., Wed. 11:45 a.m., 10:00 p.m. When Harry Met Sally ... aaac Billy Crystal. Friends cope with failed romances, not realizing that they are a perfect pair. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 11:15 a.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m., Thu. 2:30 p.m. Whirlpool aaa Gene Tierney. A kleptomaniac falls under the spell of a sinister hypnotist. (2:00) 'NR' FXM Sat. 8:30 a.m. The Winning Season aaa Sam Rockwell. A man expe- riences redemption when he gets a job coaching girls' basketball. (2:30) 'PG-13' OXYG Fri. 6:30 a.m., Wed. 9:00 a.m. Wreck-It Ralph aaac John C. Reilly. Wreck-It Ralph is a video game character who wants to become a good guy. (1:45) 'PG' EN- CORE Fri. 6:15 p.m., Sat. 2:00 p.m., Thu. 5:10 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 9:30 p.m. X X-Men: First Class aaac James McAvoy. Mutants learn to use their superpowers to try and stop a devastating war. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Tue. 7:00 p.m., Wed. 4:30 p.m., Thu. 9:56 p.m. X-Men: The Last Stand aaa Hugh Jackman. A "cure" for mutants provokes Magneto's Brotherhood to war against humanity. (2:43) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Thu. 7:13 p.m., Fri. 1:00 a.m. X-Men Origins: Wolverine aaa Hugh Jackman. A mutant witness - es a loved one's murder and seeks revenge on the killer. (2:30) 'PG-13'  (HD) FX Wed. 7:30 p.m., Thu. 4:30 p.m. Y The Young Victoria aaa Emily Blunt. During the 1830s, Victoria becomes the queen of England at the age of 18. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) OVAT Sun. 12:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Z Zero Dark Thirty aaac Jessica Chastain. Chronicle of the covert operation to take down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. (2:45) 'R' ENCORE Tue. 5:15 p.m.

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