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August 01, 2014

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8: Friday, August 1, 2014 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier Point Break aaa Patrick Swayze. An FBI agent infiltrates a gang of adrenaline-junkie surfers who rob banks. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 12:00 a.m., 2:45 a.m. Prayers for Bobby aaac Sigourney Weaver. A mother is left searching for answers when her son announces he is gay. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Thu. 12:00 p.m. The Producers: The Movie Musi- cal aaa Nathan Lane. Broadway producers devise a scheme to stage a flop for the insurance money. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Sun. 10:25 a.m. Promised Land aaa Matt Damon. Natural gas company representa- tives try to buy out a small rural town. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Sun. 6:15 p.m., Mon. 4:45 a.m. Q Quantum of Solace aaa Daniel Craig. A businessman plots to corner the market on a precious natural resource. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) BBCA Sun. 6:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m. R Raging Bull aaac Robert De Niro. A boxing champion from the Bronx struggles with self-destruc- tive behavior. (2:15) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 9:00 a.m. The Rainmaker aaa Matt Da- mon. A lawyer battles an insurance company that denied a leukemia victim benefits. (2:20) 'PG-13' (HD) STARZ Thu. 4:25 p.m. Real Steel aaa Hugh Jackman. After boxers are replaced by robots, a former fighter builds a contender. (2:59) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Sat. 2:01 a.m., 1:00 p.m. Reign Over Me aaac Adam San- dler. A man meets an old friend by coincidence who helps him get back on his feet. (2:30) 'R' BOUNCE Mon. 12:00 p.m., Thu. 4:30 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' (HD) TMC Sun. 11:00 p.m. Revolutionary Road aaa Kate Winslet. A 1950s suburban couple grows dissatisfied with their bor- ing, predictable lives. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO Thu. 3:30 a.m. Riddick aaa Vin Diesel. The escaped convict is hunted down by alien predators and vengeful hunters. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 1:30 p.m., Tue. 12:55 a.m. MOMAX Fri. 1:15 p.m., 9:00 p.m., Wed. 11:20 p.m. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves aaa Kevin Costner. Returning from the war, a man finds he is dispossessed by the evil sher- iff. (3:30) 'PG-13' (HD) OVAT Wed. 6:30 p.m. RoboCop aaa Peter Weller. A privatized future Detroit police force creates an ultra-sophisticat- ed cyborg. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Fri. 1:05 p.m., 8:00 p.m. The Rock aaa Sean Connery. Two men try to rescue a group of tourists that were taken hostage by a madman. (2:20) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 12:30 a.m. Role Models aaa Seann William Scott. Reckless energy drink sales- men avoid jail when they enroll in mentoring program. (2:01) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 1:37 p.m. Rounders aaa Matt Damon. A college student re-enters the world of gambling when an old friend needs help. (2:30) 'R' LIVE5+ Thu. 10:00 p.m. Running Scared aaac Paul Walker. Mafia lackie searches for "hot" gun while trying to evade rival mob and cops. (2:30) 'R' (HD) ESQ Wed. 5:30 p.m. Rushmore aaac Bill Murray. A 10th-grader and a tycoon destroy their friendship over a school- teacher. (1:35) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Wed. 9:40 a.m. S Safe House aaa Denzel Washing- ton. In South Africa, a CIA rookie and a rogue agent are attacked by mercenaries. (2:30) 'R' FX Tue. 7:30 p.m., Wed. 5:00 p.m. The Sailor Who Fell From Grace with the Sea aaa Sarah Miles. A troubled boy plots revenge on a sailor who plans to marry his moth- er. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Tue. 3:00 a.m. Saving Face aaacAn American journalist in Austria covers the refu- gee flight from Hungary. (0:45) (HD) HBO2 Thu. 4:45 a.m. Saving Private Ryan aaaa Tom Hanks. WWII soldiers are assigned to locate a private whose brothers have been killed. (3:45) 'R' (HD) TNT Sat. 1:15 p.m., Sun. 1:15 a.m. Scarface aaac Paul Muni. After an old-school mob leader dies, his former bodyguard seizes con- trol. (1:45) 'PG' TCM Wed. 9:30 p.m. Scent of a Woman aaa Al Pacino. A student takes a job caring for an eccentric former Colonel who is blind. (2:40) 'R' (HD) TMC Wed. 5:20 p.m. The School of Flesh aaa Isabelle Huppert. A Parisian business woman begins a romance with a young bartender. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Mon. 3:00 a.m., Thu. 3:30 a.m. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World aaac Michael Cera. In Toronto, a nerdy bass guitarist is forced to battle a girl's seven evil exes. (2:31) 'PG-13' (HD) COM Sat. 11:06 a.m. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World aaa Steve Carell. With the end of the world approaching, a man searches for his high school flame. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 2:15 a.m., Wed. 11:15 a.m. Seven Pounds aaac Will Smith. An IRS agent with a secret begins a journey to change seven strang- ers' lives. (2:30) 'PG-13' CW Sun. 3:30 p.m. Seven Psychopaths aaa Colin Farrell. A screenwriter gets mixed up in the criminal underworld over a stolen Shih Tzu. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Sat. 1:00 a.m., Mon. 9:30 p.m. Seven Years In Tibet aaa Brad Pitt. A German mountain climber befriends the Dalai Lama. (2:20) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Sun. 1:00 a.m., 12:25 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Shadrach aaa Harvey Keitel. During the Great Depression, a bigoted white family takes in a former slave. (2:00) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Mon. 10:00 a.m. The Shop Around the Corner aaac Margaret Sullavan. Feuding co-workers are unaware they share a romance by mail. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 12:00 a.m. Silver Linings Playbook aaac Bradley Cooper. A former teacher leaves a mental institu- tion and attempts to reclaim his life. (2:05) 'R' (HD) SHO Fri. 1:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., Sun. 9:00 a.m., 4:55 p.m. Sinister aaac Ethan Hawke. After a novelist learns about un- solved murders, something stirs in his new home. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TMC Sun. 6:00 p.m. Snitch aaa Dwayne Johnson. After his son is framed, a father goes undercover to clear his name. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 11:30 a.m., Wed. 2:15 p.m. South Park Imaginationland: The Trilogy aaac Trey Parker. The boys enter a magical land cre- ated entirely by human imagina- tion. (1:32) (HD) COM Fri. 11:00 p.m. Spy Game aaa Robert Redford. A retiring CIA agent tries to save his protégé, who faces execution in China. (2:15) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 8:15 a.m. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell aaa Don Ameche. An inven- tor finds love and gains success but is threatened by opposi- tion. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Sat. 7:30 a.m., Thu. 9:00 a.m. The Story of Louis Pasteur aaa Paul Muni. A famed French sci- entist faces ridicule while seeking cures for deadly diseases. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 2:30 a.m. Stranger Than Fiction aaac Will Ferrell. An IRS auditor discovers that he is the main character in a novel. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Fri. 1:30 p.m., Sat. 9:15 a.m. The Stratton Story aaa James Stewart. A star pitcher with the Chicago White Sox loses his leg in a tragic accident. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 4:00 a.m. Stripes aaa Bill Murray. Cab driver learns pros and cons of Army life as he takes advantage of lifestyle. (1:55) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 9:35 p.m. Summer Stock aaa Judy Gar- land. A failing New England farm becomes headquarters for a troupe of actors. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 6:00 p.m. Sunday in New York aaa Cliff Robertson. A virginal young wom- an finds adventure and love during a weekend in New York. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 3:45 p.m. Superman Returns aaa Brandon Routh. The Man of Steel returns to earth to get Lois Lane back and save his home. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FAM Sun. 2:00 p.m. T The Taking of Pelham One Two Three aaac Walter Matthau. A transit authority official negotiates with criminals who are holding hostages. (2:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Wed. 12:00 a.m. Talk to Me aaa Don Cheadle. An ex-convict becomes a radio star amid the turbulant changes of the 1960s. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO Fri. 3:45 a.m. Ted aaa Mark Wahlberg. A man's vulgar, living teddy bear comes between him and his girl- friend. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 2:00 a.m., Tue. 4:30 p.m. Tender Mercies aaa Robert Du- vall. A widow and her young son help an alcoholic country singer turn his life around. (1:35) 'PG' FLIX Tue. 6:30 a.m. There's Always Tomorrow aaa Barbara Stanwyck. Toy manufac- turer falls for a former employee after feeling ignored by his wife. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Tue. 11:30 p.m. There's Something About Mary aaa Cameron Diaz. A man obsessed with a girl from high school hires a detective to find her. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 7:00 p.m. Think Like a Man aaa Michael Ealy. Four couples manipulate each other using a popular rela- tionship advice book. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) VH1 Sun. 1:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. 13 Rue Madeleine aaa James Cagney. O.S.S. agents during WWII try to prevent information from reaching wrong hands. (1:40) 'NR' FXM Mon. 11:40 a.m. The 13th Warrior aaa Antonio Banderas. A 10th-century Arabic poet helps the Viking forces defeat a tribe of cannibals. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Sat. 11:00 a.m., 8:00 p.m., Thu. 6:15 p.m. This Is the End aaac James Fran- co. Celebrities in the Los Angeles area fight for their lives after the apocalypse. (1:55) 'R' STARZ Fri. 1:10 a.m. Titanic aaac Leonardo DiCaprio. A dashing vagabond falls in love with a rich girl aboard an ill-fated ship. (4:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FAM Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 7:30 p.m. Tootsie aaa Dustin Hoffman. In New York, an unmanageable male actor finds fame when he dresses in drag. (2:00) 'PG' ENCORE Sat. 2:45 p.m., Sun. 8:10 a.m. MOVPLX Fri. 9:30 a.m. Tout va bien aaa Jane Fonda. A married couple in a splintered rela- tionship is taken hostage during a strike. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 4:15 a.m. Toy Story 3 aaaa Tom Hanks. The toys are donated to a daycare center, but things get a little too rough. (1:50) 'G' DISN Sun. 8:00 p.m., Mon. 10:30 a.m. Trance aaa James McAvoy. An art auctioneer gets mixed in with criminals trying to find a paint- ing. (1:45) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Mon. 11:15 a.m., Wed. 4:15 p.m. TRON: Legacy aaa Jeff Bridges. Kevin's son responds to a signal and is pulled into the digital world. (2:17) 'PG' FXM Mon. 5:30 p.m., Tue. 3:00 p.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) HBO Mon. 7:00 p.m. True Grit aaac Jeff Bridges. A U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a girl find the man who mur- dered her dad. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sat. 11:00 a.m. True Lies aaa Arnold Schwarzenegger. A secret agent tries to find a terrorist and save his own troubled marriage. (2:20) 'R' MAX Thu. 2:10 p.m. The Truman Show aaac Jim Carrey. A man discovers his life is the subject of a 24-hour-a-day television show. (1:45) 'PG' FLIX Sat. 2:30 p.m. U Unbreakable aaa Bruce Willis. A man uncovers his special abilities with the help of an enigmatic stranger. (1:50) 'PG-13' ENCORE Fri. 9:40 a.m. Underworld aaa Kate Beckinsale. A medical student becomes em- broiled in a war between vampires and werewolves. (2:10) 'R' STARZ Sun. 12:30 p.m., 10:10 p.m. Underworld: Evolution aaa Kate Beckinsale. As their tribes feud, a forbidden love grows between a vampire and a lycan. (1:50) 'R' STARZ Sun. 12:15 a.m., 3:45 p.m. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans aaa Michael Sheen. The origins of the feud between the vam- pires and the werewolves are revealed. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SYFY Mon. 9:00 p.m., Tue. 5:00 p.m. Unstoppable aaa Denzel Wash- ington. An expert engineer and a novice conductor race to stop a runaway, toxic train. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Sat. 11:00 a.m., Sun. 8:30 a.m. Up aaac Ed Asner. An elder- ly widower flies his house to South America to fulfill a lifelong dream. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) DISN Fri. 10:45 a.m. Up in the Air aaac George Cloo- ney. A seasoned business traveler is threatened by a perky up-and- comer's ideas. (1:50) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 4:10 p.m. V Velvet Goldmine aaa Ewan McGregor. British rocker's life, marriage and relationship with an American singer. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Fri. 8:00 p.m. Vivacious Lady aaa Ginger Rog- ers. A professor struggles to tell his family about his hasty marriage to a singer. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 9:30 a.m. W Wag the Dog aaa Robert De Niro. Spin doctors create fake war to distract Americans from presi- dential scandal. (1:40) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 8:15 a.m. Waiting... aaa Ryan Reynolds. A classmate's success has a longtime waiter questioning his dead- end life. (1:35) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 8:00 p.m. Waking the Dead aaa Billy Crudup. A lawyer is haunted by visions of his girlfriend who was killed in a bombing. (1:50) 'R' FLIX Mon. 3:10 p.m. Walk the Line aaac Joaquin Phoenix. A young boy rises to country music stardom while bat- tling personal obstacles. (2:25) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Mon. 6:35 a.m. Walk on the Wild Side aaa Laurence Harvey. Man battles madame to get his lover out of her employ and her controlling arms. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 9:45 a.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) HBO2 Fri. 9:00 a.m., 9:00 p.m., Mon. 3:50 p.m. The Way Ahead aaac David Niven. Experienced soldiers train a group of reluctant conscripts for battle. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 10:00 a.m. While the Children Sleep aaa Gail O'Grady. After a moth- er returns to the workplace, the family hires a live-in baby sitter. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Sun. 4:00 p.m. The Words aaa Bradley Cooper. An aspiring writer decides to pass a man's long-lost manuscript as his own work. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Sat. 6:00 a.m., Wed. 11:15 a.m. The World's End aaac Simon Pegg. Five friends' struggle to find a fabled pub turns into a fight to save mankind. (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO Sat. 1:00 a.m. Wristcutters: A Love Story aaa Will Arnett. A man is in an afterlife for suicides and learns his ex-girl- friend is there too. (1:30) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 3:00 a.m. X 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 Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 5:00 p.m. Y The Year of Living Dangerously aaa Mel Gibson. A journalist finds love amid the bloody turmoil of In- donesia's 1965 coup. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SUND Sun. 12:15 p.m. Z Zack and Miri Make a Porno aaa Seth Rogen. Two friends make an adult film with their friends to help pay the bills. (2:16) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 1:02 a.m., 10:00 p.m. Zero Dark Thirty aaac Jessica Chastain. Chronicle of the covert operation to take down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. (2:40) 'R' STARZ Wed. 10:05 p.m.

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