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August 15, 2014

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7: Friday, August 15, 2014 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier Lethal Weapon 3 aaa Mel Gibson. Murtaugh and Riggs try to stop a gun runner from selling deadly weapons. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 9:45 a.m. The Letter aaa Jeanne Eagels. Neglected by her husband, a wom- an craving male attention finds it in a new man. (1:15) 'NR' TCM Sun. 1:45 a.m. The Letter aaa Bette Davis. A woman is blackmailed with a letter that proves she is a vicious murder- er. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sun. 12:00 a.m. Lifeboat aaa Tallulah Bankhead. People are stranded in a lifeboat af- ter a ship goes down during World War II. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 8:00 p.m. Life of Pi aaac Suraj Sharma. A zookeeper's son is surrounded by loose animals after a ship- wreck. (2:15) 'PG' (HD) MAX Fri. 6:00 a.m. Light Sleeper aaa Willem Dafoe. A longtime drug dealer rethinks his life when his supplier quits the business. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 8:45 a.m. Like Dandelion Dust aaa Mira Sorvino. A couple lose their son when the boy's biological father is freed from prison. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) LMN Fri. 12:00 p.m. Lincoln aaac Daniel Day-Lewis. President joins the Union to help put an end to the Civil War and slavery. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Fri. 9:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m., Tue. 12:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m. Little Big Man aaac Dustin Hoff- man. The only white survivor of Custer's Last Stand recounts his life story. (2:30) 'GP' TCM Fri. 5:30 p.m. The Little Mermaid aaa Kenneth Mars. A human-obsessed mermaid falls in love with an above-surface Prince. (1:45) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 10:00 p.m., Sun. 8:30 p.m. Little Murders aaa Alan Arkin. A woman helps a man find that his life of feeling nothing is counter- productive. (1:50) 'R' FXM Wed. 1:10 p.m., Thu. 4:00 a.m. The Long Kiss Goodnight aaa Geena Davis. An amnesiac house- wife learns she was once a govern- ment assassin. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 10:45 p.m., Wed. 2:15 p.m., Thu. 12:40 a.m. The Long Walk Home aaa Sissy Spacek. Two women of different races and circumstances find that they have strength. (1:40) 'PG' FLIX Sat. 10:20 a.m., Wed. 10:00 p.m. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring aaaa Elijah Wood. A young hobbit is tasked with transporting a ring of immense power. (4:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sun. 1:00 p.m. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers aaaa Elijah Wood. Frodo and Sam continue their quest to destroy the One Ring in Mor- dor. (4:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sun. 5:00 p.m. A Lot Like Love aaa Ashton Kutcher. Two young adults try to find love amid their inability to cope with reality. (1:55) 'PG-13' STARZ Wed. 6:05 a.m. The Lovely Bones aaa Mark Wahlberg. The teenage victim of a serial killer watches her grieving family from Heaven. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Mon. 3:45 p.m. M Mad Hot Ballroom aaac Heather Berman. Children learn various forms of ballroom dancing to participate in compe- tition. (1:50) 'PG' (HD) SHO Sun. 7:10 a.m. Mandela aaa Nelson Mandela. Influences and accomplishments of international peace symbol Nelson Mandela. (2:00) 'NR' MOVPLX Mon. 4:45 a.m., 6:00 p.m., Tue. 1:05 a.m. Manhunter aaa William Petersen. FBI agent returns from retirement to track a madman who kills fami- lies. (2:05) 'R' FLIX Sun. 5:55 p.m. The Man in the Moon aaa Sam Waterston. A girl's love for her older sister is tested when both want the same boy. (1:45) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Sun. 11:45 a.m., 9:50 p.m., Tue. 4:55 a.m., 11:35 a.m., 9:50 p.m. Man on a Tightrope aaa Fredric March. After Czechoslovakia be- comes part of Soviet Empire, circus flees to west. (1:50) 'NR' FXM Sat. 9:30 a.m., Wed. 6:00 a.m. The Master aaa Joaquin Phoenix. A man returns from the Second World War and helps a cult-like organization. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SHO Mon. 3:00 a.m. The Mating Season aaa Thelma Ritter. A hamburger stand owner is mistaken for a maid by her new daughter-in-law. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 8:00 p.m. The Matrix aaaa Keanu Reeves. A hacker joins a shadowy collec- tive's struggle to free humankind from slavery. (3:00) 'R' SYFY Wed. 3:00 p.m., Thu. 11:00 a.m. The Matrix Reloaded aaa Keanu Reeves. Neo enters the Matrix to speak with the Oracle about saving Zion from sentinels. (3:00) 'R' (HD) SYFY Wed. 6:00 p.m., Thu. 2:00 p.m. Meet Joe Black aaa Brad Pitt. A tycoon's daughter unwittingly flirts with Death when he comes for her dad. (3:05) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Thu. 8:40 a.m. Menace II Society aaa Tyrin Turner. After high school gradu- ation, a young man attempts to leave the projects behind. (2:30) 'R' BET Fri. 11:00 a.m. The Mission aaa Robert De Niro. A Jesuit mission in the jungles of Brazil is threatened by mercenary invaders. (2:45) 'PG' (HD) SUND Tue. 3:00 p.m. Mission: Impossible aaa Tom Cruise. An agent embarks on a scheme to clear his name after being branded a traitor. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 2:20 p.m. The Model and the Marriage Broker aaa Jeanne Crain. A wise-cracking marriage broker plays cupid for a model without her knowledge. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 11:30 p.m. Moneyball aaa Brad Pitt. The general manager of the Oakland A's changes how he assembles the team. (2:40) 'PG-13' FXM Fri. 11:00 p.m., Sat. 5:00 p.m. Monster aaa Charlize Theron. A prostitute's lifestyle leads to murder and her arrest as a serial killer. (2:00) 'R' SHO Fri. 9:00 p.m., Wed. 9:35 p.m. The Moon and Sixpence aaa George Sanders. A brilliant but de- spicable painter reexamines his life after a brush with death. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Sat. 1:00 p.m. Moonrise Kingdom aaac Bruce Willis. A young boy and girl run away from their New England town after falling in love. (1:35) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 10:30 a.m. Mulan aaa Miguel Ferrer. A young woman dresses like a man and goes to war in her elderly father's place. (2:00) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 6:00 p.m., Sun. 4:30 p.m. Munich aaac Eric Bana. 1972 terrorist massacre of Israeli Olym- pic team and subsequent revenge mission. (2:45) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 7:00 a.m. My Best Friend's Wedding aaa Julia Roberts. A woman who dis- covers she loves an old friend tries to prevent his wedding. (1:50) 'PG-13' ENCORE Fri. 10:30 a.m., 8:00 p.m. My Boy Jack aaa David Haig. A famed writer's family searches for answers after his son disap- pears. (2:00) OVAT Sun. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 2:00 a.m. My Cousin Vinny aaa Joe Pesci. An inept New York lawyer defends a cousin charged with murder in the Deep South. (2:05) 'R' ENCORE Fri. 2:10 p.m., 11:30 p.m. N Napoleon Dynamite aaa Jon Heder. An alienated teen helps his new friend campaign to become the class president. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) E! Tue. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 1:30 p.m. National Lampoon's Vacation aaa Chevy Chase. The mem- bers of an eccentric family set out on a trip across the coun- try. (2:30) 'R' (HD) VH1 Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 10:00 a.m. National Treasure aaa Nicolas Cage. Modern treasure hunter fol- lows clues to uncover secret of the Founding Fathers. (2:15) 'PG' STARZ Sat. 3:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m. The Negotiator aaa Samuel L. Jackson. A brilliant hostage nego- tiator is wrongfully accused of mur- dering his partner. (2:30) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 11:15 a.m., Tue. 6:40 p.m. The New World aaa Christian Bale. Soldier of fortune John Smith is saved from execution by Poca- hontas. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Mon. 3:00 a.m. 1984 aaa John Hurt. The love affair between history revisionist and propagandist threatens soci- ety. (2:30) 'R' LIVE5+ Sat. 1:30 p.m. North Dallas Forty aaac Nick Nolte. An enraged player speaks out against labor abuse in professional football. (2:00) 'R' (HD) ENCORE Mon. 4:20 a.m. The Notorious Bettie Page aaa Gretchen Mol. During the 1950s, an amateur model becomes an iconic pinup girl. (1:30) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 3:25 a.m. No Way Out aaac Kevin Costner. A Pentagon officer starts an affair and finds his lover is his boss's mis- tress. (2:00) 'R' CW Sun. 6:00 p.m. Now You See Me aaa Jesse Eisen- berg. FBI agents search for illusion- ists who take on bank heists while performing. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 9:45 a.m., 11:05 p.m., Tue. 10:00 p.m. O Oblivion aaa Tom Cruise. One of the last drone repairmen stationed on Earth has one last job. (2:10) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Tue. 12:50 a.m. O Brother, Where Art Thou? aaac George Clooney. Three bumbling chain-gang fugitives embark on a cross-country odyssey. (1:50) 'PG-13' STARZ Fri. 7:10 p.m., Sat. 6:20 a.m. Ocean's Eleven aaa George Clooney. An ex-con robs three Las Vegas casinos to win over his ex- wife. (2:31) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Wed. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 5:30 p.m. Ordinary People aaac Donald Sutherland. A boy's brother drowns in an accident, leaving him feeling intense guilt. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Fri. 6:00 a.m., Wed. 6:00 a.m. The Other Guys aaa Will Ferrell. Two mismatched New York City detectives are given the opportu- nity of a lifetime. (2:30) 'PG-13' FX Fri. 5:30 p.m. The Outlaw Josey Wales aaac Clint Eastwood. A simple farmer-turned-outlaw seeks a new life and beginning in Tex- as. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) AMC Fri. 5:00 p.m. Out of Africa aaa Meryl Streep. In the early 1900s, an unhappily married woman romances a hunter in Nairobi. (3:30) 'PG' (HD) SUND Sat. 10:15 a.m., Sun. 6:00 a.m. Over the Hedge aaa Bruce Willis. A raccoon convinces his fellow furry creatures to raid a suburb for food. (1:30) 'PG' (HD) HBO Fri. 8:00 a.m., Tue. 12:45 p.m. P People Like Us aaa Chris Pine. A brother and sister meet for the first time after their elderly father dies. (2:30) 'PG-13' OXYG Sat. 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m. The People vs. Larry Flynt aaa Woody Harrelson. An infamous pornographer fights for free- dom of speech in defense of his magazine. (2:10) 'R' ENCORE Tue. 11:20 p.m. Pi aaac Sean Gullette. A mathematician unlocks secrets that endanger both his life and his sanity. (1:30) 'R' (HD) TMC Thu. 4:30 p.m. Pickup on South Street aaac Richard Widmark. A pickpocket accidentally steals a message intended for a spy ring. (1:25) 'NR' FXM Mon. 1:35 p.m., Tue. 3:00 a.m. TCM Wed. 10:00 p.m. Pillow Talk aaa Rock Hudson. A shared telephone party line ignites a rivalry between a playboy and a prude. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Thu. 1:30 a.m. Pitch Perfect aaa Anna Kend- rick. An all-girls a capella singing group attempts to defeat their male rivals. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sun. 1:45 p.m., Wed. 11:15 a.m. Platoon aaac Tom Berenger. A soldier in Vietnam re-evaluates his beliefs after he sees civilians massacred. (2:00) 'R' ENCORE Sat. 6:00 p.m., Sun. 1:35 a.m. Playing by Heart aaa Gillian Anderson. Several Los Angeles women deal with relationships and their complications. (2:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Fri. 8:00 p.m. Pocahontas aaa Judy Kuhn. Native American girl defies father & tribe when she falls in love with explorer. (1:45) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 11:45 p.m., Sun. 10:15 p.m. Point Break aaa Patrick Swayze. An FBI agent infiltrates a gang of adrenaline-junkie surfers who rob banks. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 6:15 p.m., Fri. 2:25 a.m. Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew aaa Eric Stuart. Ash wins a special staff and sets off for the Tree of Beginning. (2:00) 'NR' CART Sat. 11:30 a.m. Predator aaa Arnold Schwarzenegger. A commando unit in the Central American jungle is hunted by an invisi- ble alien. (1:50) 'R' STARZ Wed. 3:40 p.m. Dustin Hoffman plays a 243-year- old eccentric who owns and operates the strangest and most wonderful toy story in the world, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium," a family-friendly comic fantasy airing Monday at 9 p.m. on SYFY.

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