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August 15, 2014

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8: Friday, August 15, 2014 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier The Prestige aaaa Hugh Jack- man. Rival stage magicians be- come obsessed with perfecting a startling new illusion. (2:30) 'PG-13' SYFY Mon. 6:30 p.m., Tue. 12:30 p.m. Pretty Woman aaa Richard Gere. An emotionally-detached businessman hires a streetwalker to be his companion. (2:30) 'R' WE Sat. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Pride & Prejudice aaac Keira Knightley. An 18th-century English family arranges marriages for their five daughters. (2:10) 'PG' (HD) HBO Thu. 6:20 a.m. Promised Land aaa Matt Damon. Natural gas company representa- tives try to buy out a small rural town. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Fri. 11:30 p.m. Pulp Fiction aaaa John Travolta. In Los Angeles, two eccentric hit men interact with diverse characters. (3:30) 'R' (HD) VH1 Sat. 10:30 p.m., Sun. 12:45 p.m. Puss in Boots aaa Antonio Banderas. The infamous outlaw cat Puss in Boots goes in search of magical beans. (2:00) 'PG' FX Sat. 11:00 a.m., Sun. 7:00 a.m. Q Quiz Show aaa John Turturro. Rumors of a setup prompt an investigation of a 1950s television quiz show. (2:15) 'PG-13' FLIX Sat. 2:15 p.m., Sun. 5:15 a.m., Tue. 9:45 p.m. R Rachel, Rachel aaac Joanne Woodward. A woman who feels she has wasted her life tries to embrace new experiences. (1:45) 'R' TCM Tue. 4:00 p.m. Raging Bull aaac Robert De Niro. A boxing champion from the Bronx struggles with self-destruc- tive behavior. (2:15) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 3:15 a.m. Ratatouille aaac Patton Oswalt. A rat teams up with an inept, young chef to realize his culinary dreams. (2:30) 'G' (HD) DISXD Mon. 5:00 p.m., Tue. 4:00 p.m. Ray aaa Jamie Foxx. Ray Charles rises from humble beginnings to become a music industry icon. (4:30) 'PG-13' BET Sat. 5:30 p.m., Sun. 1:00 p.m. Red aaac Bruce Willis. A retired black-ops CIA agent who is marked for assassination looks for an- swers. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Wed. 7:00 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 Tue. 6:30 a.m. Remember the Day aaa Claudette Colbert. Elderly teacher recalls her impact upon a student who would run for presi- dent. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 2:00 a.m. The Rescuers aaa Bob Newhart. Two mice of Rescue Aid Society receive message in bottle from kidnapped girl. (2:00) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 7:00 a.m. Reviving Ophelia aaa Jane Kaczmarek. When a teenager's "perfect" boyfriend becomes abusive, no one believes her. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Mon. 4:00 p.m. Riddick aaa Vin Diesel. The escaped convict is hunted down by alien predators and vengeful hunt- ers. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MAX Sat. 5:15 p.m. MOMAX Fri. 7:00 p.m. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves aaa Kevin Costner. Returning from the war, a man finds he is dispossessed by the evil sheriff. (3:30) 'PG-13' (HD) OVAT Tue. 10:30 p.m. RoboCop aaa Peter Weller. A privatized future Detroit police force creates an ultra-sophisticat- ed cyborg. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Tue. 4:30 p.m., Wed. 1:30 a.m. Role Models aaa Seann William Scott. Reckless energy drink sales- men avoid jail when they enroll in mentoring program. (2:00) 'R' (HD) COM Tue. 11:46 a.m., 11:00 p.m. Rush aaac Chris Hemsworth. During the golden age of For- mula 1 racing, a fierce rivalry is forged. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 1:00 a.m. MOMAX Sat. 6:50 p.m., Wed. 11:45 a.m., 7:50 p.m. Rushmore aaac Bill Murray. A 10th-grader and a tycoon destroy their friendship over a school- teacher. (1:40) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 1:50 p.m. S Safety Not Guaranteed aaa Aubrey Plaza. Three magazine employees join an eccentric man attempting to go back in time. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Tue. 10:00 p.m. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen aaa Ewan McGregor. A con- sultant approaches a fisheries expert to bring a sheik's vision to life. (1:50) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Sun. 8:30 a.m., Mon. 5:00 a.m. Saving Face aaac Dr. Moham- mad Jawad. Surgeon, others, try to help victims of acid attacks and combat violence. (0:45) 'NR' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 6:30 a.m. The Secret Garden aaac Marga- ret O'Brien. A self-centered orphan girl explores a walled garden owned by her uncle. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 4:30 p.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 Wed. 4:15 p.m. Seven Pounds aaac Will Smith. An IRS agent with a secret begins a journey to change seven strangers' lives. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) BET Wed. 9:00 p.m. Seven Psychopaths aaa Colin Farrell. A screenwriter gets mixed up in the criminal underworld over a stolen Shih Tzu. (1:50) 'R' (HD) TMC Sun. 11:10 p.m. Seven Years In Tibet aaa Brad Pitt. A German mountain climber befriends the Dalai Lama. (2:20) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Fri. 1:05 a.m. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows aaa Robert Downey Jr. Sherlock Holmes and Wat- son must track down Professor Moriarty. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Fri. 10:01 p.m., Sat. 8:00 p.m. Silent Hill aaa Radha Mitchell. A woman distressed over her daugh- ter's terrifying sleepwalking and nightmares. (2:10) 'R' STARZ Wed. 10:05 p.m., Thu. 10:15 a.m. Sinister aaac Ethan Hawke. After a novelist learns about un- solved murders, something stirs in his new home. (1:55) 'R' (HD) TMC Mon. 8:05 p.m. Sink the Bismarck! aaac Kenneth More. Britain attempts to locate and destroy Germany's legendary battleship. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Fri. 6:00 a.m. The Skeleton Key aaa Kate Hud- son. A young woman is hired to care for an invalid living near New Orleans. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) AMC Thu. 10:00 a.m. The Smiling Lieutenant aaa Maurice Chevalier. A misunder- standing causes a military man to marry a visiting princess. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 8:00 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 Tue. 8:30 a.m., 7:00 p.m. Soldier's Girl aaac Troy Garity. A soldier is murdered because of his relationship with a transgen- der performer. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Thu. 3:00 a.m. Somebody Up There Likes Me aaa Paul Newman. A man builds a career in crime until he's finally caught and arrested. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 2:00 a.m. The Sons of Katie Elder aaa John Wayne. Four brothers seek vengeance following the death of their beloved mother. (3:00) 'NR' (HD) AMC Sat. 3:00 p.m., Sun. 9:01 a.m. Splash aaa Tom Hanks. Mermaid's tale of love compli- cated by the military and a mad scientist. (2:30) 'PG' NICKJR Sun. 10:30 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 Thu. 9:30 a.m., Fri. 3:00 a.m. Stalked at 17 aaa Taylor Spreitler. A teenage girl and her new baby are threatened by her boyfriend. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) LMN Sat. 8:00 a.m. Stay aaa Ewan McGregor. A psychiatrist trying to prevent a patient's suicide questions his own sanity. (1:40) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Wed. 2:50 a.m. Steep aaa Ingrid Backstrom. Filmmakers explore the lives of extreme skiiers. (1:35) 'PG' MOVPLX Sat. 7:10 a.m., 11:25 p.m. Step Brothers aaa Will Ferrell. Two grown men are forced to share a bedroom when their parents get married. (2:00) 'R' (HD) FX Thu. 8:00 p.m. Step Up Revolution aaa Cleop- atra Coleman. An aspiring profes- sional dancer falls in love with the leader of a dance crew. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Mon. 9:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m., Thu. 7:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m. Stoker aaa Mia Wasikowska. A young woman's uncle comes to live with her and her moth- er. (1:40) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 11:30 a.m. A Stranger in Town aaa Frank Morgan. A vacationing judge helps a small-town attorney run for mayor in a corrupt town. (1:15) 'NR' TCM Sun. 6:00 a.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+ Thu. 8:00 p.m. Tangled aaac Mandy Moore. A princess is trapped in the queen's secret tower until a bandit frees her. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) FAM Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 6:30 p.m. Ted aaa Mark Wahlberg. A man's vulgar, living teddy bear comes between him and his girl- friend. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 3:20 p.m., 10:00 p.m., Mon. 4:30 p.m., Tue. 12:00 a.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 Fri. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 6:25 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 Sat. 12:45 p.m., 9:00 p.m., Tue. 12:20 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 Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 11:00 a.m. Three Came Home aaa Clau- dette Colbert. A female author in a Japanese prison camp during WWII bonds with a soldier. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 12:00 a.m. Three Days of the Condor aaa Robert Redford. A researcher finds his CIA co-workers dead and must uncover the culprits. (2:00) 'R' TCM Fri. 10:00 p.m. The Three Musketeers aaac Oliver Reed. Swashbuckling swordsmen protect the throne from the machinations of Riche- lieu. (2:00) 'PG' TCM Fri. 8:00 p.m. The Three Musketeers aaa Charlie Sheen. A man joins three Musketeers in defending the crown from a scheming cardi- nal. (2:30) 'PG' OVAT Fri. 8:00 p.m. The Time Traveler's Wife aaa Rachel McAdams. A man involun- tarily time travels while attempting to maintain his marriage. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) LIFE Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 12:02 a.m. Tombstone aaa Kurt Rus- sell. The Earp brothers and Doc Holliday move to an Arizona town controlled by a gang. (3:30) 'R' (HD) CMT Mon. 8:00 p.m., Tue. 11:00 a.m. Tomorrow Is Forever aaa Claudette Colbert. A veteran with a surgically altered face returns home after being declared dead. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 10:00 a.m. Tootsie aaa Dustin Hoffman. In New York, an unmanageable male actor finds fame when he dresses in drag. (2:00) 'PG' ENCORE Fri. 6:00 p.m., Sat. 9:50 a.m. Trading Places aaa Dan Aykroyd. A wealthy broker and street hustler are manipulated by wagering millionaires. (2:30) 'R' VH1 Wed. 6:30 p.m., Thu. 12:00 p.m. Traffic aaa Michael Douglas. International drug trafficking affects the lives of several peo- ple. (3:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Mon. 11:45 a.m., Tue. 7:00 a.m. Triangle aaa Melissa George. A girl and her friends are forced to board an abandoned ocean lin- er. (1:40) 'R' (HD) SHO Wed. 2:15 a.m. True Grit aaa John Wayne. A U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a girl find the man who murdered her dad. (3:00) 'G' (HD) AMC Sat. 6:00 p.m., Sun. 12:02 a.m. True Lies aaa Arnold Schwarzenegger. A secret agent tries to find a terrorist and save his own troubled marriage. (2:30) 'R' MAX Sun. 3:45 p.m., Thu. 4:05 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 Fri. 6:15 p.m., Tue. 8:00 p.m. 25th Hour aaac Edward Norton. A drug dealer tries to tie up his loose ends before heading to pris- on. (2:15) 'R' ENCORE Thu. 2:00 p.m. U Unleashed aaa Jet Li. A man raised as a dog finds comfort in the passivity of a blind man's kindness. (1:45) 'R' (HD) HBO Sun. 2:55 a.m. V Velvet Goldmine aaa Ewan McGregor. British rocker's life, marriage and relationship with an American singer. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Mon. 3:00 a.m. V for Vendetta aaac Natalie Portman. A masked vigilante fights a totalitarian government and enlists a woman's aid. (3:00) 'R' (HD) BBCA Sun. 6:00 p.m., 10:15 p.m. The Vow aaa Rachel McAdams. After a woman suffers from mem- ory loss, her husband attempts to win her heart. (1:51) 'PG-13' FXM Wed. 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. W Waiting... aaa Ryan Reynolds. A classmate's success has a longtime waiter questioning his dead- end life. (1:35) 'R' (HD) TMC Sun. 9:35 p.m. Waitress aaa Keri Russell. A baking waitress learns she is preg- nant and attains a brand new life and love. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Sat. 4:45 p.m., Sun. 1:30 p.m., Wed. 1:30 p.m., Thu. 11:15 a.m. Waking the Dead aaa Billy Crudup. A lawyer is haunted by visions of his girlfriend who was killed in a bombing. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Sat. 4:30 p.m. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story aaa John C. Reilly. Musical leg- end rockets to the top and consid- ers giving it all away. (2:23) 'R' (HD) COM Sat. 8:24 a.m. Walk the Line aaac Joaquin Phoenix. A young boy rises to country music stardom while bat- tling personal obstacles. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 1:15 a.m. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit aaac Peter Sallis. Unlikely adventurers battle a monstrous rabbit and learn its strange secret. (2:00) 'G' CART Fri. 10:30 a.m. Warm Bodies aaa Nicholas Hoult. A zombie learns his ro- mance with a human has set off a chain of unusual events. (1:40) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 11:35 p.m., Tue. 9:00 p.m. The Way, Way Back aaa Steve Carell. Introverted teen befriends a water park manager to avoid his family situation. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Sat. 11:00 a.m. What About Bob? aaa Bill Murray. A phobic patient follows his psychiatrist on vacation, driving him crazy. (2:15) 'PG' (HD) AMC Mon. 9:00 a.m. With a Song in My Heart aaa Susan Hayward. A singer on a European tour is severely injured in a tragic plane crash. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 6:00 p.m. Wreck-It Ralph aaac John C. Reilly. Wreck-It Ralph is a video game character who wants to become a good guy. (1:50) 'PG' ENCORE Sun. 11:30 a.m., 6:15 p.m., Thu. 6:30 a.m., 8:00 p.m. X Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl aaa Xiaolu Li. A Chinese relocation program sends a naive young girl to the Tibetan steppes. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Sat. 1:15 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. 3:30 p.m. Y The Year of Living Dangerously aaa Mel Gibson. A journal- ist finds love amid the bloody turmoil of Indonesia's 1965 coup. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SUND Tue. 11:45 p.m., Wed. 11:00 a.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. (2:22) 'R' (HD) COM Wed. 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 Tue. 12:45 a.m., 12:50 p.m.

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