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August 22, 2014

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8: Friday, August 22, 2014 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier Rain Man aaac Dustin Hoffman. A jaded hustler kidnaps his autistic brother in the hopes of getting money. (2:15) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 9:15 a.m. Ray aaa Jamie Foxx. Ray Charles rises from humble beginnings to become a music industry icon. (4:00) 'PG-13' BET Thu. 5:30 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 Wed. 1:00 a.m. Rescue Dawn aaa Christian Bale. A pilot captured during the Vietnam War rallies other prisoners to escape. (3:00) 'PG-13' LIVE5+ Wed. 1:00 a.m. Revolutionary Road aaa Kate Winslet. A 1950s suburban couple grows dissatisfied with their bor- ing, predictable lives. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO Wed. 4:15 a.m. Riddick aaa Vin Diesel. The escaped convict is hunted down by alien predators and vengeful hunters. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Sun. 9:15 a.m., Mon. 6:00 p.m. MOMAX Tue. 7:00 p.m. The Roaring Twenties aaa James Cagney. Three World War I veter- ans become bootleggers. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sun. 6:00 p.m. RoboCop aaa Peter Weller. A privatized future Detroit police force creates an ultra-sophisticated cyborg. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Mon. 11:40 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 Fri. 1:40 p.m., Mon. 9:00 p.m. Roman Holiday aaac Gregory Peck. A bored princess pretend- ing to be a commoner is spotted by a reporter. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Fri. 8:00 p.m. Roxie Hart aaa Ginger Rogers. An aspiring showgirl takes the blame for her husband's murder to gain publicity. (1:16) 'NR' FXM Sun. 10:12 a.m. Rush aaac Chris Hemsworth. During the golden age of For- mula 1 racing, a fierce rivalry is forged. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MAX Sat. 11:30 a.m., Tue. 8:05 a.m., Thu. 12:10 p.m. Rushmore aaac Bill Murray. A 10th-grader and a tycoon destroy their friendship over a school- teacher. (1:40) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 3:00 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 Sat. 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 Fri. 1:15 a.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 Fri. 2:30 p.m., 10:10 p.m., Mon. 2:00 p.m., Tue. 4:30 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 Sun. 9:30 a.m. The School of Flesh aaa Isabelle Huppert. A Parisian business woman begins a romance with a young bartender. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Thu. 11:30 p.m. Searching for Sugar Man aaacTwo South African residents investigate the mysterious musical artist Rodriguez. (1:30) 'PG-13' STARZ Wed. 7:35 a.m. Secret of the Wings aaa Timothy Dalton. Tinker Bell and the girls go on a journey through the winter woods. (1:20) 'G' DISN Fri. 11:30 a.m., Sat. 9:00 a.m. Seven Days in May aaac Burt Lancaster. An overzealous U.S. general plots to take over the American government. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Wed. 11:15 p.m. Shattered Glass aaa Peter Sarsgaard. In Washington, D.C., a young journalist fabricates stories to become popular. (2:00) 'PG-13' ION Tue. 11:00 a.m. She Played with Fire aaa Jack Hawkins. A blackmailer threatens an insurance agent and his new wife with a shady past. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 10:45 a.m. Shrek aaac Mike Myers. A green ogre and a talkative donkey travel to bring back a beautiful princess. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) TBS Sun. 10:00 p.m. Shrek 2 aaac Mike Myers. Surly ogre must win over new bride's dis- approving parents. (2:00) 'PG' (HD) TBS Sun. 6:00 p.m., Mon. 12:00 a.m. Shutter Island aaac Leonardo DiCaprio. A U.S. Marshal searches an insane asylum on a remote is- land for an inmate. (3:00) 'R' BRAVO Fri. 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Sideways aaac Paul Giamatti. Best friends re-evaluate their lives while visiting the California Wine Country. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 7:15 p.m. Signs aaa Mel Gibson. A trou- bled clergyman and his family prepare for an imminent alien invasion. (2:07) 'PG-13' FXM Tue. 5:30 p.m. Silver Linings Playbook aaac Bradley Cooper. A former teacher leaves a mental insti- tution and attempts to reclaim his life. (2:05) 'R' (HD) SHO Mon. 5:00 p.m., Thu. 12:00 p.m., 7:20 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 Fri. 6:00 p.m. Sling Blade aaac Billy Bob Thornton. A simple-minded man befriends a boy coping with his mother's abusive boy- friend. (2:15) 'R' (HD) TMC Tue. 12:15 p.m. Snatch aaac Benicio Del Toro. A crooked boxing promoter vies with psychotic thieves to find a stolen diamond. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Fri. 1:20 a.m. Snitch aaa Dwayne Johnson. After his son is framed, a father goes undercover to clear his name. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 12:45 a.m., Wed. 1:00 p.m. Soldier's Girl aaac Troy Garity. A soldier is murdered because of his relationship with a transgender performer. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Mon. 2:00 a.m. Source Code aaac Jake Gyllen- haal. Soldier inhabits the body of another man and has to stop a terror plot. (1:59) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sat. 1:01 a.m. The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie aaa David Hasselhoff. SpongeBob and Patrick go on a mission to locate King Neptune's stolen crown. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) NICK Sat. 4:00 p.m., Sun. 10:00 a.m. Station West aaa Dick Powell. An intelligence officer infiltrates a sultry saloon singer's crime em- pire. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 9:30 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 Sat. 11:15 p.m. Sunshine aaa Cillian Murphy. American and Chinese scientists embark on a desperate mission to save the sun. (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sun. 4:25 a.m., Wed. 11:05 a.m. Superbad aaac Jonah Hill. Nerdy high schoolers go to great lengths to buy liquor for a party. (2:37) 'R' (HD) COM Fri. 10:00 p.m., Sat. 6:53 p.m. T Ted aaa Mark Wahlberg. A man's vulgar, living teddy bear comes between him and his girl- friend. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Sun. 6:00 p.m. The Tempest aaa Helen Mirren. A rightful Duchess seeks revenge against her brother for usurping her throne. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Fri. 6:45 a.m., 4:30 p.m., Tue. 3:45 p.m. Tenacious D in The Pick of Desti- ny aaa Jack Black. Two aspiring rock superstars search for a myth- ical guitar pick. (2:00) 'R' FUSE Fri. 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., Thu. 8:00 p.m., Fri. 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 Tue. 11:55 a.m. The Terminator aaac Arnold Schwarzenegger. A killer cyborg from the future is sent back in time to assassinate a woman. (2:00) 'R' (HD) ESQ Sun. 3:00 p.m. Thelma & Louise aaa Susan Sarandon. Female friends become cross-country fugitives after escaping a rapist. (3:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 4:15 p.m., 10:00 p.m., Thu. 1:00 a.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. 4:00 p.m., Thu. 8:00 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' MTV Sat. 10:00 p.m., Sun. 2:00 p.m. 13 Rue Madeleine aaa James Cagney. O.S.S. agents during WWII try to prevent information from reaching wrong hands. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Tue. 11:30 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. 12:30 p.m. 30 Days of Night aaa Josh Hart- nett. Vampires attack Alaskan city during the time in which the sun doesn't come out. (2:30) 'R' SYFY Sun. 1:30 p.m., Mon. 1:00 a.m. 300 aaac Gerard Butler. Three hundred Spartans fight to the death against the formidable Persian army. (2:00) 'R' (HD) TBS Sat. 12:00 a.m. TNT Sun. 4:00 p.m. Three Little Words aaa Fred As- taire. A famous songwriting team encounters trouble on the road to showbiz success. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 12:15 a.m. Tom and Jerry: Robin Hood and His Merry Mouse aaa Phil LaMarr. The tale of the lovable outlaw and his merry men get a cat and mouse makeover. (1:30) 'NR' CART Sun. 11:30 a.m., Thu. 10:30 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 Wed. 8:00 p.m. Top Secret! aaa Val Kilmer. A rock 'n' roller is enlisted by the French Resistance to rescue a scientist. (1:35) 'PG' (HD) ENCORE Sat. 6:25 p.m., Sun. 8:10 a.m., Tue. 8:00 a.m. The Town aaa Ben Affleck. A thief struggles to go straight while he falls in love and avoids the FBI. (2:30) 'R' (HD) TNT Wed. 6:30 p.m. Traffic aaa Michael Douglas. International drug trafficking affects the lives of several peo- ple. (3:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Mon. 2:45 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 Sat. 5:20 p.m., Sun. 2:45 a.m. Transformers aaa Shia LaBeouf. Rival clans of alien robots arrive on Earth in search of a powerful artifact. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Sun. 6:00 p.m., Mon. 1:04 a.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. 1:15 p.m., Wed. 9:30 a.m. The Truman Show aaac Jim Carrey. A man discovers his life is the subject of a 24-hour-a-day television show. (1:55) 'PG' FLIX Wed. 12:05 a.m. 21 Jump Street aaa Jonah Hill. Two cops go undercover at a high school to bust a synthetic drug ring. (2:30) 'R' FX Thu. 7:30 p.m. 2 Guns aaa Denzel Washington. Two men discover they have been set up by the mob to investigate each other. (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO Tue. 1:55 a.m. HBO2 Sat. 11:30 p.m. Two Women aaac Sophia Loren. A mother attempts to protect her daughter by fleeing Rome during World War II. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Tue. 8:00 p.m. U Underworld aaa Kate Beckinsale. A medical student becomes em- broiled in a war between vampires and werewolves. (2:05) 'R' STARZ Fri. 12:40 a.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. 10:05 p.m. Unfaithful aaa Diane Lane. A suburban housewife has an extramarital affair with a young Frenchman. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 7:15 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 Mon. 9:30 a.m., Tue. 8:00 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 Tue. 12:25 p.m. The Upside of Anger aaa Joan Allen. Woman left to raise her daughters alone finds comfort with neighbor and alcohol. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Thu. 6:45 a.m. V Veronica Mars aaac Kristen Bell. Mars returns for her high school re- union and must help an ex accused of murder. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 12:30 a.m., 7:00 p.m., Wed. 1:45 p.m., 9:05 p.m. HBO2 Tue. 11:35 p.m., Thu. 11:15 a.m., 9:00 p.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 Wed. 8:00 p.m., Thu. 12:00 a.m. The Village aaa Adrien Brody. A group of superstitious villagers live in fear of stalking woodland creatures. (1:50) 'PG-13' STARZ Wed. 4:25 p.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 Sun. 7:35 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. 1:00 a.m. Waitress aaa Keri Russell. A bak- ing waitress learns she is pregnant and attains a brand new life and love. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Thu. 12:45 p.m. Wait Until Dark aaac Audrey Hepburn. A blind woman alone in her apartment is terrorized by crooks in search of drugs. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Fri. 6:00 p.m. Walk the Line aaac Joaquin Phoenix. A young boy rises to country music stardom while bat- tling personal obstacles. (2:20) 'PG- 13' (HD) MOMAX Tue. 2:45 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 Fri. 7:15 p.m., Tue. 10:25 a.m. When Harry Met Sally ... aaac Billy Crystal. Friends cope with failed romances, not realizing that they are a perfect pair. (2:00) 'R' OXYG Sun. 8:00 a.m. The White Countess aaa Ralph Fiennes. Diplomat meets refugee countess reduced to a sordid life in 1930s Shanghai. (2:20) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Fri. 10:20 p.m. White Heat aaac James Cagney. A psychotic criminal plots a big heist while the FBI plants a man in his gang. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 6:00 p.m. White Oleander aaa Michelle Pfeiffer. A teenager endures the foster care system while her moth- er is in prison. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Fri. 12:00 p.m. The Wild Bunch aaac William Holden. Aging outlaws in early 1900s Texas plan one final robbery before retiring. (2:30) 'R' TCM Sun. 1:30 a.m. The Wolverine aaac Hugh Jack- man. Wolverine encounters an en- emy from his past in modern-day Japan. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Thu. 2:15 p.m., 9:00 p.m. The World's End aaac Simon Pegg. Five friends' struggle to find a fabled pub turns into a fight to save mankind. (1:55) 'R' (HD) HBO Sun. 3:50 a.m. X Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl aaa Xiaolu Li. A Chinese relocation program sends a naive young girl to the Tibetan steppes. (1:40) 'R' FLIX Sun. 4:05 a.m. X-Men Origins: Wolverine aaa Hugh Jackman. A mutant witness- es a loved one's murder and seeks revenge on the killer. (2:11) 'PG-13' FXM Wed. 7:00 p.m., 9:30 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. 3:00 p.m., Wed. 9:00 a.m. Z Zero Dark Thirty aaac Jessica Chastain. Chronicle of the covert operation to take down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. (2:40) 'R' STARZ Fri. 11:55 p.m., Thu. 2:35 a.m.

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