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August 22, 2014

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5: Friday, August 22, 2014 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier A About Time aaac Domhnall Gleeson. A young man discovers he can travel back in time to search for his love. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 2:05 a.m. The Abyss aaa Ed Harris. When a submarine vanishes, the author- ities dispatch divers to rescue its crew. (2:25) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 2:50 p.m. An Act of Murder aaa Fredric March. A judge considers ending his sick wife's suffering. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Wed. 9:30 p.m. The Addams Family aaa Anjelica Huston. A con artist attempts to dupe an eccentric family out of their fortune. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FAM Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 6:00 p.m. Afternoon Delight aaa Kathryn Hahn. A stay-at-home mom visits a strip club and adopts a young stripper as her nanny. (1:40) 'R' (HD) STARZ Tue. 1:15 a.m. Aliens aaac Sigourney Weaver. A warrant officer and a group of Marines search for a missing space colony. (3:00) 'R' OVAT Tue. 10:30 p.m. Amélie aaaa Audrey Tautou. A shy waitress decides to bring delight and awe into the lives of other people. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Thu. 3:00 a.m. American History X aaaa Edward Norton. A released convict tries to keep his broth- er from following in his foot- steps. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 1:25 a.m. American Hustle aaa Christian Bale. A con man and his associate are forced to work for a reckless FBI agent. (2:25) 'R' (HD) STARZ Mon. 2:05 a.m., 10:55 a.m., 9:00 p.m. Argo aaac Ben Affleck. During the Iranian revolution, a CIA specialist must rescue six Amer- icans. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 10:45 p.m. As Good As It Gets aaa Jack Nicholson. A malcontent writer is begrudgingly drawn out of his shell by a waitress. (2:20) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sat. 6:50 a.m., 4:05 p.m., Wed. 12:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. The A-Team aaa Liam Neeson. A group of soldiers try to clear their names after being convict- ed of a crime. (2:40) 'PG-13' FXM Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 3:00 p.m., Thu. 5:00 p.m. At Middleton aaa Andy Garcia. Two parents break from chil- dren's college tour, sparking a romance. (1:45) 'R' (HD) STARZ Fri. 6:15 a.m., Wed. 11:25 a.m., 7:15 p.m., Thu. 12:50 a.m. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman aaac Cicely Tyson. An elderly woman tells the story of her life from slavery to the 1960s. (2:30) 'NR' BOUNCE Mon. 4:30 p.m. The Aviator aaac Leonardo Di- Caprio. A wealthy Texan aeronauti- cal entrepreneur pursues fame and romance. (2:55) 'PG-13' ENCORE Fri. 6:35 a.m., Wed. 12:45 a.m. Azorian: The Raising of the K-129 aaaAttempt to raise sunken Soviet ballistic missile subma- rine, K-129. (2:00) 'NR' AHC Wed. 12:00 p.m. B The Bad and the Beautiful aaac Lana Turner. Three Hollywood icons are hoodwinked into signing a deal with a vile produc- er. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Tue. 12:45 a.m. Bad Day at Black Rock aaac Spencer Tracy. The inhabitants of a Western town are frightened by the arrival of a stranger. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Sat. 1:00 p.m. Barcelona aaa Taylor Nichols. An American working in Barcelona is greeted unexpectedly by his imposing cousin. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Fri. 6:15 a.m. Batman aaa Jack Nicholson. A masked vigilante fights to protect his city from a cunning, psychot- ic villain. (3:00) 'PG-13' ION Thu. 11:00 a.m. Batman Begins aaac Christian Bale. A billionaire develops a dual personality to fight crime in Go- tham City. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 3:00 p.m. Battle in Seattle aaa Martin Henderson. World Trade Organi- zations protests escalate and lead to life-changing decisions. (2:00) 'R' CW Sat. 4:00 p.m. Beetlejuice aaa Michael Keaton. An obnoxious family and a sleazy demon make death a living hell for two ghosts. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) FAM Sun. 12:00 a.m., 10:00 p.m. Before Midnight aaac Ethan Hawke. Former lovers who are now married learn how to keep their relationship alive. (1:55) 'R' STARZ Thu. 1:45 p.m. The Best Man Holiday aaa Morris Chestnut. Rivalries and ro- mances are reignited when a group of friends reunite. (2:05) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 10:00 p.m. The Best Offer aaac Geoffrey Rush. An expert auctioneer be- comes obsessed with a mysterious young woman. (2:15) 'R' (HD) TMC Fri. 12:15 p.m., 8:00 p.m., Mon. 5:45 p.m. The Bigamist aaa Edmond O'Brien. A traveling salesman's secret life with a second wife is discovered. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 1:30 a.m. Big Fish aaac Ewan McGregor. A man tries to understand his dying father by piecing together his tall tales. (2:15) 'PG-13' ENCORE Wed. 6:15 a.m., 5:50 p.m., Thu. 2:00 a.m. The Black Book aaa Robert Cum- mings. French Revolution moder- ates seek a book that supposedly discredits Robespierre. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 2:30 p.m. Black Dynamite aaa Michael Jai White. An African-American vigilante seeks vengeance for his brother's murder. (2:00) 'R' BOUNCE Fri. 5:00 p.m. Black Swan aaac Natalie Port- man. An innocent ballet dancer learns about her sensual side from her former rival. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 5:00 p.m., Fri. 2:15 a.m. Blue Jasmine aaa Alec Baldwin. A busy housewife experiences a life crisis while living with her offbeat sister. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) STARZ Sun. 4:30 p.m., Tue. 2:55 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 5:20 p.m. The Blues Brothers aaac John Belushi. Two bluesmen go on a mission from God to help save an orphanage from closing. (2:30) 'R' BOUNCE Sun. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 9:00 p.m. Blue Velvet aaac Kyle MacLach- lan. A man is thrown into a seedy world of sex and violence after discovering an ear. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 6:30 a.m. Boogie Nights aaac Mark Wahl- berg. A director of pornographic movies transforms a busboy into an adult film star. (2:47) 'R' FXM Fri. 12:00 a.m. The Book Thief aaac Geoffrey Rush. During WWII, a young woman finds comfort in stealing books and sharing them. (2:15) 'PG- 13' (HD) MAX Mon. 8:00 a.m. The Bourne Identity aaa Matt Damon. An amnesiac wanted by the U.S. government searches for clues to his past. (2:31) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sat. 8:00 p.m. The Bourne Legacy aaa Jeremy Renner. A new agent escapes ter- mination and seeks to expose CIA crimes. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 12:00 p.m. The Boys aaa David Wenham. A convict goes on a drunken spree of violence after he is released from prison. (1:30) 'R' FLIX Sun. 12:00 p.m., Mon. 4:00 a.m. Bridesmaids aaa Kristen Wiig. A lovelorn and broke woman accepts to be her best friend's maid of hon- or. (3:00) 'R' (HD) USA Sat. 7:00 p.m., Sun. 1:00 p.m. The Brothers Bloom aaa Rachel Weisz. Two swindling brothers may have picked the wrong mark for their last hustle. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) TMC Tue. 8:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m. C Caddyshack aaa Chevy Chase. A group of young, troublesome caddies creates chaos at an upper- class golf club. (2:00) 'R' (HD) AMC Fri. 4:00 a.m. SUND Sun. 10:15 p.m., Mon. 12:30 a.m. The Call aaa Halle Berry. A 911 operator takes a call from a teenage girl who has been kidnapped. (1:40) 'R' STARZ Mon. 5:15 p.m. Call Her Savage aaa Clara Bow. A Texas woman lusting for love goes about her life boozing and brawling. (1:30) 'NR' FXM Mon. 7:30 a.m. The Catered Affair aaa Bette Da- vis. A woman's desire to give her daughter an extravagant wedding creates tension. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sat. 9:45 a.m. The Central Park Five aaa Ange- la Black. Five teenagers are falsely accused of raping a woman in Cen- tral Park. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) ETV Mon. 10:00 p.m., Tue. 1:00 a.m. WJWJ Mon. 10:00 p.m., Tue. 1:00 a.m. Chasing Mavericks aaa Gerard Butler. A teenager recruits a surfing legend to help him learn to ride massive waves. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 6:30 a.m. The Children's Hour aaac Audrey Hepburn. A spiteful student spreads rumors about the two head mistresses at her school. (2:00) 'R' TCM Fri. 4:00 p.m. Cinderella Man aaac Russell Crowe. Boxer Jim Braddock fights to regain his status as a champion prizefighter. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Wed. 12:50 p.m. City Slickers aaa Billy Crys- tal. Three friends from the city head west for a two-week cattle drive. (2:30) 'PG-13' OVAT Sun. 8:00 p.m., Wed. 7:30 p.m. A Civil Action aaa John Travolta. When pollution leads to several deaths, a lawyer takes on corporate giants. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Wed. 7:30 a.m. Clear History aaa Larry David. A disgraced former marketing executive plots revenge against his former boss. (1:45) (HD) HBO2 Mon. 11:30 a.m. Clerks aaac Brian O'Halloran. Two slackers deal with irate and bizarre customers. (1:45) 'R' (HD) SHO Sat. 3:15 a.m. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs aaa Bill Hader. A young inventor creates a way to convert water into food but stirs trouble. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) NICK Sat. 6:00 p.m., Sun. 12:00 p.m. Coal Miner's Daughter aaa Sissy Spacek. With her husband's help, a poor girl forges a brilliant career in country music. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) OVAT Wed. 10:30 p.m., Thu. 8:00 p.m. Cold Mountain aaa Jude Law. A Confederate soldier flees the Civil War to reunite with his true love. (3:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Tue. 10:00 p.m. WGN Sun. 9:00 a.m. The Color Purple aaac Whoopi Goldberg. A black woman growing up in the South in the 20th century suffers hardships. (3:30) 'PG-13' OVAT Thu. 11:00 p.m. Coming to America aaa Eddie Murphy. An African prince flees an arranged marriage to find his own American queen. (2:35) 'R' (HD) VH1 Fri. 3:55 p.m. Con Artist aaa Mark Kostabi. A controversial artist seeks a return to fame and its perceived "love.". (2:00) (HD) OVAT Wed. 7:00 a.m. The Confession aaa Aran Bell. A young boy is unable to think of any sins to admit for his first confession. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) TMC Thu. 1:00 p.m. The Conjuring aaac Vera Farmiga. Paranormal investigators help family being terrorized by a dark presence. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 12:45 p.m. Constantine aaa Keanu Reeves. A psychic detective saves the world from being conquered by the son of Satan. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 12:40 a.m., Thu. 6:00 p.m. Contact aaa Jodie Foster. A brilliant scientist discovers a radio signal from extraterres- trials. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) TNT Sat. 11:00 a.m. Cooley High aaa Glynn Turman. A basketball star is killed in a beating in a Chicago high school in the '60s. (1:30) 'PG' BOUNCE Sun. 11:30 a.m. Cool Hand Luke aaac Paul Newman. A man sentenced to serve a term on a prison farm clashes with the authori- ties. (3:00) 'PG' ESQ Mon. 11:00 p.m. THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES Mixed martial arts fighter Gina Carano has what it takes to fill the boots of a black-ops super soldier out for revenge after she is betrayed during a mission gone "Haywire," a 2011 thriller airing Monday at 10:15 p.m. on Spike TV.

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