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August 29, 2014

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8: Friday, August 29, 2014 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier R Rachel and the Stranger aaa Loretta Young. A farmer and his wife are visited by a wandering minstrel. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Tue. 8:00 a.m. Ray aaa Jamie Foxx. Ray Charles rises from humble beginnings to become a music industry icon. (3:00) 'PG-13' BOUNCE Mon. 9:00 p.m. Repo Man aaa Emilio Es- tevez. A punk rocker has bizarre experiences as an L.A. repo man. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 6:00 p.m. Requiem for a Dream aaac Jared Leto. Drug use destroys a heroin user, his dealer, his girlfriend and his mother. (1:45) 'R' FLIX Tue. 9:30 p.m. Revolutionary Road aaa Kate Winslet. A 1950s suburban couple grows dissatisfied with their bor- ing, predictable lives. (2:00) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Thu. 5:15 p.m. Riddick aaa Vin Diesel. The escaped convict is hunted down by alien predators and vengeful hunters. (2:00) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 11:30 a.m., 10:45 p.m. MOMAX Sat. 9:00 p.m. Rio aaa Karen Disher. Macaw's mundane lifestyle is transformed by encounter with a free-spirit- ed bird. (2:00) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. 7:00 p.m. Rise of the Guardians aaa Chris Pine. Mythical beings team up to save children from an evil spirit attacking Earth. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) MOMAX Wed. 7:45 a.m. The Road aaa Viggo Mortensen. In a post-apocalyptic America, a man and his young son travel south together. (2:11) 'R' FXM Sat. 3:00 p.m., Sun. 1:00 a.m. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves aaa Kevin Costner. Returning from the war, a man finds he is dispossessed by the evil sher- iff. (3:30) 'PG-13' (HD) OVAT Sat. 9:00 p.m., Sun. 3:30 p.m. RoboCop aaa Peter Weller. A privatized future Detroit police force creates an ultra-sophisticated cyborg. (1:45) 'R' ENCORE Sun. 12:35 a.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) MOMAX Wed. 7:40 p.m. Romancing the Stone aaa Michael Douglas. A shy writer meets a cocky adventurer while seeking her sister in Colom- bia. (1:50) 'PG' (HD) ENCORE Thu. 4:20 p.m., 11:10 p.m. Runaway Train aaa Jon Voight. In an attempt to escape prison, two men board a brakeless freight train. (2:30) 'R' (HD) SUND Wed. 10:00 p.m., Thu. 12:30 a.m. Rush aaac Chris Hemsworth. During the golden age of For- mula 1 racing, a fierce rivalry is forged. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MAX Tue. 7:50 p.m. MOMAX Sat. 6:55 p.m. Rushmore aaac Bill Murray. A 10th-grader and a tycoon destroy their friendship over a school- teacher. (1:35) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Sat. 4:50 p.m. Russian Ark aaa Sergey Dreyden. A French diplomat experiences the Enlightenment period in Rus- sia. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Mon. 6:00 a.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 Sun. 9:00 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 Sat. 9:45 a.m., Sun. 4:45 a.m. Shane aaac Alan Ladd. A former gunfighter aids homesteaders threatened by a ruthless land bar- on. (2:15) 'NR' TCM Sun. 8:00 p.m. The Shawshank Redemption aaaa Tim Robbins. An inno- cent man convicted of his wife's murder copes with the horrors of prison. (3:00) 'R' (HD) AMC Sat. 6:00 p.m., Sun. 12:02 a.m. Sinister aaac Ethan Hawke. After a novelist learns about unsolved murders, something stirs in his new home. (2:00) 'R' (HD) SHO Mon. 6:00 p.m., Thu. 12:00 a.m. TMC Sun. 10:00 p.m. Slap Shot aaa Paul Newman. In order to up game attendance, a hockey coach encourages his play- ers to fight. (2:10) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Thu. 10:00 a.m. Sleepless in Seattle aaa Tom Hanks. Precocious boy attempts to find a new wife for his widowed and grieving father. (2:35) 'PG' NICKJR Sat. 9:55 p.m. The Sniper aaa Adolphe Menjou. A jaded detective pursues a delud- ed sniper who murders women. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Thu. 6:15 p.m. Snitch aaa Dwayne Johnson. After his son is framed, a father goes undercover to clear his name. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) MAX Wed. 3:15 p.m. HBO2 Sat. 10:05 p.m. Something Wild aaac Carroll Baker. A rape victim is rescued from suicide by a man with sinister intentions. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Mon. 2:00 p.m. The Spanish Prisoner aaa Camp- bell Scott. A trusting executive is tapped by the FBI to capture his mysterious advisor. (2:15) 'PG' (HD) SUND Thu. 12:15 p.m. Spartan aaa Val Kilmer. A Special Operations trainer is sent to find the President's kidnapped daughter. (1:50) 'R' (HD) MOMAX Fri. 12:15 p.m. Speed aaa Keanu Reeves. A psychotic bomber lures a SWAT cop onto a city bus he has rigged to explode. (3:00) 'R' (HD) CMT Sat. 12:00 a.m. Stand by Me aaac Wil Whea- ton. Four young boys set out on an adventure into the nearby woods. (1:30) 'R' ENCORE Thu. 8:00 p.m. Star Trek aaac Chris Pine. The first adventure of a crew of Star- fleet officers destined to become legends. (2:30) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Wed. 4:30 p.m., Thu. 10:00 a.m. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock aaa William Shatner. Kirk must return to the Genesis planet to re- trieve Spock's body. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SYFY Mon. 2:00 p.m., Tue. 12:00 a.m. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan aaac William Shatner. Khan seeks revenge on Kirk for exiling him on a harsh, unforgiving planet. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SYFY Mon. 11:30 a.m. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home aaa William Shatner. Kirk travels back in time to save Earth from a deadly space probe. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SYFY Mon. 7:00 p.m., Tue. 10:00 a.m. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country aaa William Shatner. Kirk is blamed for sabotaging peace talks by assassinating a Klin- gon leader. (2:30) 'PG' (HD) SYFY Mon. 9:30 p.m., Tue. 12:30 p.m. State of Grace aaa Sean Penn. An Irish-American mobster joins the police to work against his former partners. (2:00) 'R' LIVE5+ Thu. 10:00 p.m. Street Scene aaac Sylvia Sidney. Residents of a Manhattan neigh- borhood discover a neighbor's infidelity. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Wed. 4:00 a.m. Stripes aaa Bill Murray. Cab driver learns pros and cons of Army life as he takes advantage of lifestyle. (1:50) 'R' ENCORE Fri. 11:30 a.m., 11:20 p.m. T Tarzan aaa Nigel Hawthorne. A man raised in the African jungle by gorillas falls for an explorer's daughter. (2:00) 'G' (HD) FAM Sat. 6:00 p.m., Sun. 5:00 p.m. Ted aaa Mark Wahlberg. A man's vulgar, living teddy bear comes between him and his girlfriend. (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO Fri. 2:35 a.m. MOMAX Sun. 9:00 p.m. The Terminal aaa Tom Hanks. A man lives in an airport terminal after being denied entry to the U.S. (2:45) 'PG-13' (HD) TBS Sun. 2:30 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 Fri. 6:00 p.m., Fri. 1:00 a.m. That's What I Am aaa Ed Harris. A coming-of-age story set back in 1965 that denotes the life of Andy Nichol. (1:55) 'PG' (HD) TMC Tue. 10:05 a.m. Thelma & Louise aaa Susan Sarandon. Female friends become cross-country fugitives after escap- ing a rapist. (2:30) 'R' LIVE5+ Tue. 10:00 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. (2:05) 'R' (HD) HBO Mon. 11:00 p.m. MOMAX Mon. 12:30 a.m. The Third Man aaac Joseph Cot- ten. An American novelist probes a friend's death in Vienna after World War II. (2:00) 'NR' TCM Sat. 12:15 a.m. The 13th Warrior aaa Antonio Banderas. A 10th-century Arabic poet helps the Viking forces defeat a tribe of cannibals. (1:55) 'R' FLIX Fri. 10:05 p.m., Thu. 4:00 p.m. This Gun For Hire aaac Alan Ladd. After a hired killer is double crossed, he must find those who framed him. (1:45) 'NR' TCM Sun. 10:15 p.m. This Is the End aaac James Fran- co. Celebrities in the Los Angeles area fight for their lives after the apocalypse. (1:50) 'R' ENCORE Thu. 6:10 p.m., Fri. 1:00 a.m. Thor: The Dark World aaa Chris Hemsworth. Thor is faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot endure. (1:55) 'PG-13' (HD) STARZ Sat. 10:05 a.m., 6:05 p.m., Sun. 3:20 a.m. Three Hearts for Julia aaa Ann Sothern. Three men romantically pursue a woman who has forsworn romance. (1:30) 'NR' TCM Thu. 7:30 a.m. The Three Musketeers aaa Charlie Sheen. A man joins three Musketeers in defending the crown from a scheming cardinal. (2:30) 'PG' OVAT Fri. 8:00 p.m., Sat. 1:00 p.m. Time Bandits aaa John Cleese. A boy joins renegade dwarves on an unpredictable journey through time. (2:30) 'PG' SUND Mon. 7:00 a.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 Mon. 11:00 a.m. Top Gun aaa Tom Cruise. A cocky jet pilot in training seems to lose his nerve after a tragic ac- cident. (1:55) 'PG' (HD) HBO2 Mon. 12:20 p.m. Trading Places aaa Dan Aykroyd. A wealthy broker and street hustler are manipulated by wagering millionaires. (2:30) 'R' (HD) VH1 Sun. 7:30 p.m., Mon. 12:30 a.m. Traffic aaa Michael Douglas. International drug traffick- ing affects the lives of several people. (3:15) 'R' (HD) SUND Sat. 12:15 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 Sat. 11:45 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 Sat. 3:45 p.m. MOMAX Wed. 3:20 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 Sat. 8:00 p.m. TMC Wed. 6:10 p.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 Fri. 5:30 p.m. 2 Guns aaa Denzel Washington. Two men discover they have been set up by the mob to investigate each other. (1:55) 'R' (HD) HBO Mon. 12:45 a.m., Tue. 8:00 p.m. HBO2 Fri. 9:00 p.m., Sat. 3:40 a.m., Thu. 9:00 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. 5:00 p.m. Underworld: Evolution aaa Kate Beckinsale. As their tribes feud, a forbidden love grows between a vampire and a lycan. (1:50) 'R' ENCORE Mon. 1:45 a.m. STARZ Sat. 4:15 a.m. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans aaa Michael Sheen. The origins of the feud between the vam- pires and the werewolves are revealed. (1:35) 'R' STARZ Tue. 2:15 p.m., 11:05 p.m. An Unfinished Life aaa Robert Redford. A woman and her daugh- ter move in with her estranged father-in-law. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Fri. 7:00 a.m., Tue. 10:00 a.m., Wed. 7:00 a.m. Untamed Heart aaa Christian Slater. A shy busboy with a heart problem begins a relationship with a waitress. (1:45) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Wed. 4:00 a.m., 11:30 p.m. Up in the Air aaac George Cloo- ney. A seasoned business traveler is threatened by a perky up-and- comer's ideas. (1:55) 'R' (HD) MAX Fri. 1:30 p.m. V Velvet Goldmine aaa Ewan McGregor. British rocker's life, marriage and relationship with an American singer. (2:00) 'R' FLIX Sat. 11:30 p.m. Veronica Mars aaac Kristen Bell. Mars returns for her high school reunion and must help an ex ac- cused of murder. (2:00) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Fri. 9:30 a.m., 6:00 p.m., Sun. 1:45 p.m. HBO2 Wed. 11:00 a.m. W Waiting... aaa Ryan Reynolds. A classmate's success has a longtime waiter questioning his dead- end life. (1:35) 'R' (HD) SHO Wed. 2:30 a.m. TMC Fri. 10:05 p.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 Fri. 6:30 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) HBO Tue. 11:45 a.m. MOMAX Sat. 3:55 a.m. A Walton Easter aaa Richard Thomas. The Walton family reunites for the 40th wedding anniversary of John and Olivia. (2:00) 'NR' (HD) HALL Mon. 7:00 p.m. Warm Bodies aaa Nicholas Hoult. A zombie learns his ro- mance with a human has set off a chain of unusual events. (1:45) 'PG-13' (HD) HBO Mon. 10:30 a.m., Thu. 8:00 a.m. MOMAX Fri. 2:05 p.m., Sun. 6:15 p.m. The Warriors aaac Michael Beck. A turf battle erupts be- tween rival New York City street gangs. (1:35) 'R' (HD) MAX Mon. 8:10 a.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) HBO Tue. 10:00 a.m. We Bought a Zoo aaa Matt Damon. A father moves his family to a rundown zoo with hopes of starting over. (2:30) 'PG' FX Tue. 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. A Wedding on Walton's Mountain aaa Ralph Waite. Erin Walton is caught between lovers old and new, & Ben runs family business. (2:00) HALL Mon. 11:00 a.m. What About Bob? aaa Bill Murray. A phobic patient follows his psychiatrist on vacation, driving him crazy. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) SHO Tue. 2:00 p.m. The White Countess aaa Ralph Fiennes. Diplomat meets refugee countess reduced to a sordid life in 1930s Shanghai. (2:20) 'PG-13' MOVPLX Sun. 3:10 a.m. The Wicker Man aaac Edward Woodward. A policeman searches for a missing girl on a remote, iso- lated Scottish island. (1:30) 'R' (HD) TMC Sat. 10:35 p.m., Sun. 1:40 a.m. The World's End aaac Simon Pegg. Five friends' struggle to find a fabled pub turns into a fight to save mankind. (1:50) 'R' (HD) HBO2 Tue. 9:30 a.m. Wreck-It Ralph aaac John C. Reilly. Wreck-It Ralph is a video game character who wants to become a good guy. (1:45) 'PG' ENCORE Sat. 6:40 a.m., 4:35 p.m. X X-Men: First Class aaac James McAvoy. Mutants learn to use their superpowers to try and stop a devastating war. (3:00) 'PG-13' (HD) FX Sun. 7:00 p.m., Mon. 9:00 a.m. Y Yes Man aaa Jim Carrey. A man learns that saying yes to every- thing can give him a fresh start in life. (2:31) 'PG-13' (HD) COM Fri. 9:00 p.m., Sun. 3:49 p.m. Young Catherine aaac Vanessa Redgrave. German princess en- dures hardship and opposition af- ter marrying Russian prince. (3:30) OVAT Sat. 3:30 p.m. Young Frankenstein aaac Gene Wilder. A doctor uses his grandfather's notes and a hunchback to create his own monster. (1:45) 'PG' (HD) MAX Wed. 6:00 a.m. Z Zombieland aaac Woody Harrelson. Unlikely partners must survive zombie attacks to find the last place of refuge. (2:00) 'R' TBS Mon. 12:15 p.m.

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