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August 01, 2014

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6: Friday, August 1, 2014 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier D 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 Fri. 3:00 p.m., Tue. 6:15 p.m. HBO2 Sun. 11:00 p.m., Wed. 9:15 p.m. Dave Chappelle's Block Party aaa Dave Chappelle. Dave Chappelle and guests perform music and comedy sketches at a block party. (2:00) 'R' BOUNCE Sat. 3:30 a.m. Dawn of the Dead aaa Sarah Polley. Survivors battle a horde of zombies while seeking refuge at a shopping mall. (1:45) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 10:15 p.m. The Debt aaa Helen Mirren. In 1997 two retired agents receive shocking news about a former partner. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 4:45 p.m., Wed. 4:20 a.m. The Devil Wears Prada aaa Meryl Streep. A young woman be- comes an assistant to a demanding fashion editor. (2:30) 'PG-13' BRAVO Sat. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Die Hard aaac Bruce Willis. A New York cop battles a gang of ruthless terrorists in a high-rise building. (3:00) 'R' (HD) ESQ Thu. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Django Unchained aaaa Jamie Foxx. A freed slave teams up with a dentist to free his wife from a slave owner. (3:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Sun. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 9:00 p.m. Dodsworth aaac Walter Huston. On their second honeymoon, a man finds out his wife has been unfaithful. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 6:00 a.m. Do the Right Thing aaac Danny Aiello. Racial tension in a Brooklyn neighborhood erupts into vio- lence. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 6:45 a.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. (2:30) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Mon. 2:30 a.m., Wed. 12:00 p.m. Drive aaac Ryan Gosling. A getaway driver helps his beau- tiful neighbor escape from criminals. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TNT Sun. 1:00 p.m. Dr. Socrates aaa Paul Muni. A doctor becomes embroiled with the mob after he treats one of its members. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 1:00 a.m. Dumb & Dumber aaa Jim Carrey. Two bumbling buffoons drive cross-country to return ill-gotten money. (2:35) 'PG-13' (HD) COM Sun. 5:25 p.m., 10:00 p.m. E The East aaa Brit Marling. An operative for a private intelli- gence firm infiltrates an anarchist group. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Sat. 2:20 p.m. Easter Parade aaa Judy Garland. A performer loses his dance part- ner over a boast and has trouble forgetting her. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 2:00 p.m. Easy Rider aaa Peter Fonda. Two hippies take a road trip across 1960s America, seeking their own paradise. (2:30) 'R' CMT Thu. 12:30 a.m. Eight Below aaa Paul Walker. Perilous weather forces an Antarc- tic expedition to leave their sled dogs behind. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) TBS Fri. 2:00 a.m. Election aaa Reese Witherspoon. An ambitious student running for president is pitted against a football player. (1:55) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 9:35 p.m., Mon. 4:10 p.m. Elf aaa Will Ferrell. A man who is raised by elves travels to New York to find his real father. (2:00) 'PG' MTV Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 12:00 p.m. Elysium aaa Matt Damon. A courageous man's efforts to save a ruined Earth threaten the wealthy. (1:55) 'R' STARZ Fri. 9:00 p.m., Sat. 11:50 a.m. Epic aaa Colin Farrell. An army of bugs recruits mythical warriors to help fight against an evil queen. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 7:15 a.m. Erin Brockovich aaa Julia Roberts. A secretary's determined crusade brings an arrogant utility company to account. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 10:30 a.m. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind aaac Jim Carrey. Former lovers undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories. (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 8:15 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. 9:00 p.m., Thu. 12:00 a.m. F Fast Five aaa Vin Diesel. Former cop and ex-con team up on the wrong side of the law for one last job. (3:00) 'PG-13' USA Sat. 7:00 p.m. 55 Days at Peking aaa Charlton Heston. British soldiers are caught in utter chaos during the Chinese Boxer Rebellion. (2:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 3:15 p.m. First Blood aaa Sylvester Stallone. A Vietnam vet's arrest is the beginning of a one-man war against his tormentors. (2:30) 'R' CMT Sun. 3:00 p.m., Mon. 11:00 a.m. Forbidden Planet aaa Walter Pidgeon. A rescue crew is sent to find a group of scientists on a distant planet. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 12:30 a.m. Fourteen Hours aaa Paul Doug- las. A man threatens to jump off a skyscraper and a policeman tries to coax him down. (1:40) 'NR' FXM Mon. 1:20 p.m., Tue. 10:00 a.m. 42 aaac Chadwick Boseman. A talented player and a heroic man- ager exude bravery and courage against racism. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Wed. 5:45 p.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 Fri. 6:45 p.m. Frozen aaac Kristen Bell. Trio put an end to icy spell that has trapped their kingdom in eternal winter. (1:50) 'PG' (HD) STARZ Fri. 3:30 p.m., Sat. 7:55 a.m., Thu. 4:05 a.m., 11:25 a.m., 9:00 p.m. The Full Monty aaa Robert Carlyle. Unemployed steel workers dare to bare it all by becoming male strippers. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Tue. 1:45 p.m., Wed. 2:00 p.m. Funny Girl aaa Barbra Streisand. A New York singing and acting comic rises to stardom and strug- gles with love. (2:45) 'G' TCM Sun. 5:15 p.m. G Gangster Squad aaa Sean Penn. Undercover cops work together to take down an intimidating mob king. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Sat. 10:30 a.m., Sun. 3:40 a.m. Get Low aaa Robert Duvall. An eccentric Tennessee hermit leaves his solitude and requests a living funeral. (1:45) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sat. 4:45 p.m. Ghosts of Mississippi aaa Alec Baldwin. An assistant district attor- ney retries a suspect in the murder of an activist. (3:00) 'PG-13' OVAT Sun. 11:00 p.m. Glory Road aaa Josh Lucas. Coach leads the first all-black basketball squad to the NCAA championship. (2:30) 'PG' BOUNCE Sat. 12:30 p.m. The Godfather aaaa Marlon Brando. A reluctant heir takes over crime family from ailing patriarch. (3:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 11:15 a.m., Wed. 1:10 p.m. The Godfather: Part II aaaa Al Pacino. Michael Corleone faces new challenges as he takes over the family crime empire. (3:25) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 2:15 p.m. The Godfather: Part III aaa Al Pacino. A mob boss tries to transfer his family's interests into legitimate enterprises. (2:50) 'R' MAX Sun. 5:40 p.m. The Good Earth aaa Paul Muni. A Chinese family faces famine, poverty and a difficult move to the city. (2:30) 'NR' TCM Wed. 11:00 a.m. The Good Mother aaa Helen Slater. Teen girl with troubled history grows suspicious of mother after strange events. (1:45) 'NR' FLIX Sun. 4:30 p.m. The Good Witch aaa Chris Potter. A mysterious woman moves to a small town, and people suspect she is a witch. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) HALL Fri. 9:00 p.m., Sat. 10:00 a.m. The Good Witch's Gift aaa Cath- erine Bell. A mysterious man caus- es trouble for a couple while they plan their wedding. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) HALL Sat. 2:00 p.m. Goon aaa Seann William Scott. A bar bouncer pursues a chance to become a minor league hockey player. (1:35) 'R' (HD) TMC Mon. 12:45 a.m. Graffiti Wars aaa King Adz. Film- maker Jane Preston provides an in-depth look at the London graffiti war. (1:00) 'NR' OVAT Fri. 8:00 a.m. Gravity aaac Sandra Bullock. As- tronauts work together to survive after a crash leaves them stranded in space. (1:30) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sat. 1:00 p.m. HBO2 Wed. 4:10 p.m., Thu. 3:10 a.m. Grease aaa John Travolta. During the 1950s, a teenager falls for a squeaky-clean new girl in school. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) FAM Thu. 8:30 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 Mon. 1:00 p.m. Groundhog Day aaac Bill Murray. An arrogant weatherman is forced to relive the same day over and over again. (2:15) 'PG' (HD) SUND Sun. 10:00 p.m., Mon. 12:15 a.m., 9:15 a.m. The Guns of Navarone aaa Greg- ory Peck. British commandos try to destroy a German fortress on the island of Navarone. (2:45) 'PG' (HD) TCM Sun. 1:15 a.m. H The Hangover Part III aaa Brad- ley Cooper. Three friends take their mentally unstable comrade to get treated. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO Mon. 10:15 p.m. Happy Gilmore aaa Adam Sandler. A hockey player turns golfer and makes the sport into a media circus. (2:00) 'PG-13' MTV Sat. 10:00 p.m., Sun. 2:00 p.m. Hard Eight aaa John C. Reilly. A secretive, professional gambler takes a goofy gambler under his wing. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 11:30 a.m. Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay aaa John Cho. A medical student's actions get him and his friend mistaken for terrorists. (2:17) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 3:38 p.m., Sun. 11:06 a.m. Heathers aaa Winona Ryder. A girl and her new boyfriend become involved in a series of murders at school. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Sat. 4:15 p.m. SUND Thu. 3:30 a.m. Heavy Metal aaa John Candy. An animated series of futuristic vignettes set to heavy metal mu- sic. (2:00) 'R' OVAT Sun. 3:00 a.m. The Help aaac Emma Stone. In Mississippi during the 1960s, three women form an unlikely friendship. (3:00) 'PG-13' TBS Sun. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Hereafter aaa Matt Damon. Three different people find their lives deeply affected by mortality. (2:37) 'PG-13' FXM Wed. 3:00 p.m. Hi, Nellie! aaa Paul Muni. A newspaper editor turned advice columnist struggles to solve a disappearance. (1:15) 'NR' TCM Wed. 7:45 a.m. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey aaac Martin Freeman. Bilbo Baggins joins a quest to reclaim a dwarf kingdom from a powerful dragon. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Fri. 8:15 a.m., Mon. 3:30 p.m., Thu. 5:00 p.m. The Horror of It All aaaClips from horror films, as well as interviews with actors and direc- tors. (1:15) 'NR' FXM Sun. 4:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m. The Hospital aaa George C. Scott. A suicidal doctor finds hope to carry on after he falls in love. (2:00) 'PG-13' LIVE5+ Sun. 2:30 a.m. Hostage aaa Bruce Willis. A hos- tage negotiator decides between his own family and a family of hos- tages. (2:00) 'R' STARZ Fri. 7:00 p.m., Sat. 1:55 a.m. Hotel Transylvania aaa Adam Sandler. Dracula, Frankenstein and a number of other monsters gather at a hotel resort. (1:35) 'PG' STARZ Sat. 6:20 a.m. Hot Fuzz aaac Simon Pegg. London's top cop investigates a series of murders in a sleepy suburban town. (2:05) 'R' (HD) HBO Sat. 2:50 a.m. House of Flying Daggers aaa Takeshi Kaneshiro. "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. (2:30) 'PG-13' ESQ Mon. 11:00 p.m. House of Fools aaa Yuliya Vysots- kaya. Chechen War soldiers take over an asylum, and one patient falls in love. (1:50) 'R' FLIX Wed. 1:40 a.m. How Green Was My Valley aaac Walter Pidgeon. A Welsh miner's family faces a series of socio-economic changes over time. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Sun. 8:00 p.m. How To Kill Your Neighbor's Dog aaa Kenneth Branagh. A nervous, unhappy writer tries to complete a new play under deadline pres- sure. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Fri. 7:35 a.m., Tue. 11:25 a.m. The Hurt Locker aaac Jeremy Renner. An Army bomb squad in Iraq tries to survive a reckless new team leader. (2:41) 'R' FXM Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 5:00 p.m. Hustle & Flow aaa Terrence How- ard. A pimp spends his spare time realizing his dream of becoming a rap artist. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Sat. 2:05 a.m., Tue. 1:00 a.m. Hysteria aaa Hugh Dancy. A Victorian-era physician attempts to develop a treatment for female hysteria. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 2:45 p.m. I I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang aaac Paul Muni. A war veteran is wrongly accused and sentenced to 10 years on a chain gang. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Wed. 8:00 p.m. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs aaa Ray Romano. Sid raises baby dinosaurs he finds, which results in a very upset mother. (1:50) 'PG' FXM Thu. 7:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. The Impossible aaac Naomi Watts. A family's Thailand vacation ends in tragedy when a tsunami rips through. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Sun. 3:00 p.m. Inception aaaa Leonardo Di- Caprio. In a world where entering dreams is possible, a man steals valuable secrets. (2:56) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Mon. 1:04 a.m. Independence Day aaa Will Smith. An alien mothership launches a fleet of space- craft which destroy entire cities. (2:30) 'PG-13' STARZ Fri. 1:00 p.m., Sat. 3:50 a.m. In the Good Old Summertime aaa Judy Garland. An innocent salesgirl shares an adversarial relationship with her boss by day. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 4:00 p.m. The Inheritors aaa Simon Schwarz. Peasants inherit land and anger the upper classes by working together. (1:35) 'R' FLIX Fri. 2:15 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. 11:00 a.m. Interview with the Vampire aaa Tom Cruise. An unwilling vampire alienated from his ruthless mentor searches for others. (3:00) 'R' OVAT Sun. 12:00 a.m. J The Jane Austen Book Club aaa Maria Bello. Book club members find that their lives mirror fiction in surprising ways. (1:50) 'PG-13' ENCORE Fri. 4:30 a.m. Jarhead aaa Jake Gyllenhaal. A new Marine is chosen for a sniper squad that sees action during the Gulf War. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 2:30 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., 11:00 p.m., Thu. 8:00 p.m. Jet Li's Fearless aaac Shido Nakamura. A self-trained martial artist becomes one of the most revered fighters in China. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Thu. 7:45 a.m. K The Karate Kid aaa Ralph Mac- chio. A teenager in a new town is bullied until an old man teaches him karate. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) AMC Sun. 12:15 p.m., Mon. 9:00 a.m. 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 Fri. 3:05 a.m. Kick-Ass 2 aaa Aaron Tay- lor-Johnson. Red Mist returns to seek revenge on everyone around Kick-Ass. (1:45) 'R' HBO Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 1:30 a.m., 7:10 p.m., Thu. 9:00 p.m., Fri. 2:00 a.m. HBO2 Tue. 1:10 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 aaac Uma Thur- man. An assassin follows a bloody trail of revenge that leads to her former lover. (2:30) 'R' WGN Tue. 7:30 p.m. FOX Sat. 1:00 p.m. Kingdom of Heaven aaa Orlan- do Bloom. A blacksmith defends Jerusalem from the Saracens during the Crusades. (2:30) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 4:00 a.m.

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