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August 29, 2014

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5: Friday, August 29, 2014 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier A Abducted: The Carlina White Story aaa Keke Palmer. A young woman searches for her birth mother after being abducted as a baby. (1:30) (HD) LIFE Fri. 4:00 p.m. About Time aaac Domhnall Gleeson. A young man discovers he can travel back in time to search for his love. (2:05) 'R' (HD) HBO Tue. 11:30 p.m. MOMAX Sun. 2:10 p.m. The Abyss aaa Ed Harris. When a submarine vanishes, the author- ities dispatch divers to rescue its crew. (2:20) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO2 Fri. 2:10 p.m. Adam's Rib aaa Spencer Tracy. Husband and wife attorneys wind up on opposite sides of the court- room. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Wed. 8:00 a.m. Ain't Them Bodies Saints aaa Casey Affleck. An outlaw escapes from prison to be with his wife and the daughter he never met. (1:40) (HD) TMC Wed. 4:30 p.m. Aliens aaac Sigourney Weaver. A warrant officer and a group of Marines search for a missing space colony. (3:00) 'R' (HD) AMC Tue. 3:30 p.m., Wed. 2:30 a.m. OVAT Sun. 10:30 p.m. Alive aaa Ethan Hawke. A plane crashes in the mountains, and the survivors resort to desperate actions. (2:15) 'R' FLIX Tue. 3:45 a.m., Fri. 12:20 a.m. American Reunion aaa Jason Biggs. A group of friends comes together for their high school reunion in Michigan. (2:30) 'R' FX Thu. 7:30 p.m. Annie Oakley aaa Barbara Stanwyck. An Ohio sharpshooter becomes a star in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 6:00 a.m. Another Woman aaa Gena Row- lands. A writer eavesdrops on the discussions in the psychiatrist of- fice next door. (1:25) 'PG' MOVPLX Mon. 3:45 a.m., 6:35 p.m. Apollo 13 aaac Tom Hanks. An explosion aboard a spacecraft causes concerns about the crew's return. (3:00) 'PG' (HD) AMC Wed. 5:00 p.m., Thu. 2:00 a.m. Argo aaac Ben Affleck. During the Iranian revolution, a CIA specialist must rescue six Amer- icans. (2:05) 'R' (HD) MAX Wed. 1:10 p.m. The Asphalt Jungle aaac Sterling Hayden. A crooked lawyer hires a gang of ace criminals for a jewel heist. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Thu. 10:30 p.m. The A-Team aaa Liam Neeson. A group of soldiers try to clear their names after being convicted of a crime. (2:40) 'PG-13' FXM Fri. 3:00 p.m. At Middleton aaa Andy Garcia. Two parents break from children's college tour, sparking a ro- mance. (1:45) 'R' (HD) STARZ Mon. 4:25 a.m., 7:15 p.m. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery aaa Mike Myers. A swinging secret agent frozen in the '60s is thawed out to stop his nemesis. (1:30) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Mon. 11:30 a.m., 8:00 p.m., Thu. 10:45 a.m. Avalon aaa Aidan Quinn. An immigrant arrives in the United States seeking to live the American Dream. (2:30) 'PG' TCM Wed. 1:30 a.m. Avatar aaac Sam Worthington. A former Marine is fitted with an alien body to colonize a distant moon. (4:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 12:00 a.m. B Baby Sellers aaa Jennifer Fin- nigan. Owner of acclaimed adop- tion agency leads underground kidnapping business. (2:00) (HD) LMN Thu. 10:00 p.m., Fri. 2:00 a.m. Batman Begins aaac Christian Bale. A billionaire develops a dual personality to fight crime in Go- tham City. (2:20) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Mon. 4:40 p.m. HBO2 Fri. 5:00 p.m. Before Sunset aaac Ethan Hawke. An American writer re- unites with a past love 9 years later while in Paris. (1:25) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 6:00 a.m. Being John Malkovich aaac John Cusack. A hapless puppeteer finds a secret portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Wed. 6:05 p.m. Being There aaac Peter Sellers. A simple-minded gardener is mistaken for a genius by America's political elite. (2:15) 'PG' TCM Wed. 8:00 p.m. Bend It Like Beckham aaa Parminder K. Nagra. A young woman with a passion for soccer decides to follow her dreams of glory. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) ENCORE Mon. 6:50 a.m. Big Fish aaac Ewan McGregor. A man tries to understand his dying father by piecing together his tall tales. (2:10) 'PG-13' ENCORE Sun. 7:50 a.m. Big Night aaa Tony Shalhoub. Italian brothers plan a special feast to help save their failing restau- rant. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Sun. 6:30 a.m. The Big Parade aaac John Gil- bert. A wealthy young man finds romance and horror after he enlists in World War I. (2:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 9:30 a.m. Black Dynamite aaa Michael Jai White. An African-American vigilante seeks vengeance for his brother's murder. (2:00) 'R' BOUNCE Sat. 3:00 a.m. Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius aaa Jim Caviezel. The story of the unparalleled success of golfing legend Bobby Jones. (2:10) 'PG' MOVPLX Wed. 1:40 p.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 Fri. 6:00 a.m. MOMAX Tue. 4:30 a.m. The Bourne Legacy aaa Jeremy Renner. A new agent escapes termination and seeks to expose CIA crimes. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Wed. 5:45 p.m. MOMAX Sat. 7:50 a.m. The Bourne Supremacy aaac Matt Damon. Bourne is blamed for murder in a failed CIA operation and goes on the run. (2:32) 'PG-13' (HD) A&E Sun. 8:00 p.m., Mon. 12:01 a.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 Fri. 6:30 p.m. The Bridge on the River Kwai aaac William Holden. A com- mander battles over a plan to build a bridge at a Japanese prison camp. (3:00) 'NR' TCM Tue. 5:00 p.m. Brothers aaa Jake Gyllenhaal. After a Marine is lost at war, his family experiences intense unrest. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Thu. 2:30 p.m. Bull Durham aaa Kevin Costner. A smart and savvy baseball groupie meets her match in a sexy, seasoned player. (2:30) 'R' FOX Sat. 1:00 p.m., Mon. 2:30 a.m. Bully aaa Brad Renfro. The girlfriend of a teen whose friend raped her forms a plot to kill the friend. (1:55) 'R' (HD) SHO Thu. 2:00 a.m. The Butler aaa Forest Whitaker. Modest butler works for the White House during eight presidential terms. (2:15) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Sat. 9:45 a.m., 7:15 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. 9:30 a.m. SUND Sat. 3:45 p.m., Sun. 10:45 a.m. Cadillac Records aaa Adrien Bro- dy. In 1950s Chicago, record label artists overcome sex, violence, race and music. (2:00) 'R' BOUNCE Tue. 12:00 a.m. The Call aaa Halle Berry. A 911 operator takes a call from a teenage girl who has been kidnapped. (1:35) 'R' (HD) ENCORE Wed. 1:45 p.m. STARZ Fri. 3:20 p.m., Sat. 2:40 a.m. Captive Heart: The James Mink Story aaa Louis Gossett Jr. An interracial couple's daughter is sold into slavery by her hus- band. (1:35) 'NR' MOVPLX Wed. 5:45 a.m. Casino Royale aaac Daniel Craig. James Bond enters a high-stakes poker game to defeat a terrorist banker. (3:00) 'PG-13' ESQ Wed. 7:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Catch Me If You Can aaac Leonardo DiCaprio. An FBI agent tirelessly tracks a master con artist and check forger. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) TBS Sat. 11:30 p.m., Sun. 11:00 a.m. Citizen Kane aaaa Orson Welles. A determined reporter seeks the meaning behind a newspaper mo- gul's dying words. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Sat. 2:15 a.m. City of God aaaa Alexandre Rodrigues. Rival gangs in a Rio de Janeiro slum begin a bloody turf war. (2:15) 'R' (HD) SHO Tue. 12:00 a.m. Clerks aaac Brian O'Halloran. Two slackers deal with irate and bizarre customers. (1:35) 'R' (HD) TMC Wed. 2:30 a.m. The Client aaa Susan Sarandon. A boy hires a lawyer after witness- ing a criminal's confession and suicide. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) OVAT Fri. 1:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Cloud Atlas aaac Tom Hanks. A killer becomes a hero, and an act of kindness incites a revolu- tion. (3:00) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Wed. 8:00 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 Sun. 8:00 p.m., Mon. 4:00 p.m. Clueless aaa Alicia Silverstone. The most popular girl in school learns while trying to run her friend's lives. (2:00) 'PG-13' MTV Mon. 1:00 p.m., Tue. 11:00 a.m. Coach Carter aaa Samuel L. Jack- son. A basketball coach benches his team after they fail to perform academically. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) SHO Tue. 3:45 p.m. The Constant Gardener aaac Ralph Fiennes. A bureaucrat uses his connections to find the truth behind his wife's mur- der. (2:45) 'R' (HD) SUND Mon. 12:15 p.m., Tue. 9:15 a.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. 6:55 a.m. Cooley High aaa Glynn Turman. A basketball star is killed in a beating in a Chicago high school in the '60s. (2:00) 'PG' BOUNCE Fri. 9:00 a.m. Crazy, Stupid, Love. aaa Steve Carell. After a divorce, a man solic- its the dating advice of his young bachelor friend. (3:00) 'PG-13' FX Sat. 1:00 p.m., Sun. 11:00 a.m. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon aaac Yun-Fat Chow. Martial-arts masters encounter an old enemy while searching for a stolen sword. (2:30) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Sun. 10:30 p.m. The Crucible aaa Winona Ryder. Puritan girls avoid punishment by revealing "witches" within their community. (2:45) 'PG-13' (HD) SUND Wed. 12:30 p.m. The Crying Game aaa Stephen Rea. An IRA recruit's assignment leads him to forge a bond that changes his life. (2:00) 'R' TCM Tue. 2:15 a.m. Cypher aaa Jeremy Northam. A man becomes a corporate spy, but soon begins to question his life choices. (1:40) 'R' (HD) TMC Thu. 5:00 p.m. D The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys aaa Kieran Culkin. Catholic school friends plan a heist that will make them local legends. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Fri. 4:35 p.m. Dark City aaa Rufus Sewell. Af- ter awakening with no memories, a man flees the police and sinister beings. (1:45) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 5:25 a.m. HBO2 Sun. 5:30 a.m. The Dark Corner aaa Lucille Ball. An embittered detective does 2 years in prison, because his partner framed him. (1:45) 'NR' FXM Fri. 7:15 a.m. The Dark Knight aaaa Christian Bale. A new enemy attacks Go- tham City and develops a personal enmity for Batman. (3:30) 'PG-13' (HD) TNT Wed. 5:30 p.m. The Dark Knight Rises aaaa Christian Bale. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect Gotham from a brutal, new enemy. (2:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Sat. 8:00 a.m., 5:05 p.m. Dawn of the Dead aaa Sarah Polley. Survivors battle a horde of zombies while seeking refuge at a shopping mall. (1:45) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Mon. 11:45 a.m. THIS WEEK'S BEST MOVIES At the tender age of 13, Scarlett Johansson demonstrated her dramatic depth in the role of a young eques- trian who is maimed and traumatized by an accident on horseback, with her best chance at re- covery com- ing in the soothing words of "The Horse Whis- perer," airing Wednesday at 8 p.m. on AMC.

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