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Monday August 31
00:00 Breaking Bad
Granite State - Events set in motion long ago move toward a conclusion.
01:00 Nowhere to Hide
Prod Year 2009 - After her husband dies in a controversial police shooting, Sara Crane is terrorized by the man who manipulated her husband's death. First, he kidnaps Sara?s daughter, then, using Roadlink, Sara?s in-car diagnostics and security system, he tracks Sara?s every move and tells her to find a man in a police witness protection program. The madman offers Sara a fair trade, the witness for her daughter. Now, Sara has no choice. She must break the law in order to find her daughter.
02:30 On The Waterfront
Prod Year 1954 - Dockworker Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) had been an up-and-coming boxer until powerful local mob boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) persuaded him to throw a fight. When a longshoreman is murdered before he can testify about Friendly's control of the Hoboken waterfront, Terry teams up with the dead man's sister Edie (Eva Marie Saint) and the streetwise priest Father Barry (Karl Malden) to testify himself, against the advice of Friendly's lawyer, Terry's older brother Charley (Rod Steiger).
04:30 Oliver Twist
Prod Year 1997 - Orphan Oliver Twist finds his way to London in search of his mysterious benefactor. Set in bustling 19th Century England, this fun-filled adventure follows the journey of young Oliver Twist, a poor orphan who dares to ask for more. Oliver soon finds himself alone on the streets of London. Befriended by a colourful gang of scoundrels and thieves, he gets caught for a crime he didn't commit - and then must prove his innocence, escape the gang and find the family he's always yearned for.
Prod Year 2005 - The candy recipes of the goody shops have been stolen by the Goody Bandit, and many animals are out of business. While the police are chasing the criminal, there is a mess at Granny's house involving Little Red Hiding Hood, The Wolf, The Woodsman and Granny, disturbing the peace in the forest. They are all arrested by the impatient Chief Grizzly. Detective Nicky Flipper is in charge of the investigation, and each accused gives his/her own version of the incident. Flipper uses the information to disclose the identity of the evil Goody Bandit.
08:00 The Entertainers
Prod Year 2015 - A provocative drama that probes the darkest corners of a disturbed mind, as a war veteran begins to unravel thread by thread. This searing story of solitude and isolation offers a poignant look at how life has failed one man.
10:30 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Prod Year 2000 - Professor Sherman Klump is getting married. And the Klump family could not be more delighted for him. Sherman (played once again by Eddie Murphy) has come up with a discovery that ought to make him a multimillionaire: a youth serum that turns back the user's body clock. Sherman has also found time for a social life and has fallen in love with Denise Gains (Janet Jackson), a brilliant woman involved in DNA research. Sherman and Denise are engaged, but Sherman is still troubled by Buddy Love, the dark side of his personality that he wants to purge from his psyche forever. He persuades Denise to help him by splicing Buddy out of his DNA structure, but the experiment doesn't go as planned: instead of destroying Buddy, Sherman and Denise free him, and Buddy's first order of business is to get his hands on Sherman's youth serum, which Sherman has hidden at his family's house.
12:00 Nights In Rodanthe
Prod Year 2008 - Richard Gere and Diane Lane star as Paul and Adrienne, two unhappy people who find themselves together after Paul checks into a rickety inn in a North Carolina beach town. He's a doctor trying to find the husband of a woman who died on his operating table, as well as attempting to reconcile with his own son. She's the temporary landlady who's trying to decide whether or not to stay in her unhappy marriage. Solid tearjerker.
14:00 Olive Kitteridge
Pharmacy / Incoming Tide - Spanning 25 years in a small Maine town, math teacher Olive Kitteridge helps Kevin, a smart but timid student whose mom is suffering from depression, a gesture that annoys her son, Christopher. Meanwhile, Henry goes on a hunting trip that ends in tragedy. Later, a twentysomething Kevin returns to Maine, and Olive ropes him into staying over and attending Christopher's wedding-rehearsal dinner. At the ceremony, Olive clashes with the bride's mother and scares the flower girl.
16:00 Olive Kitteridge
A Different Road / Security - Christopher suggests counseling to Olive after she and Henry have a scary episode following dinner with friends. Later, Christopher confronts his mother about how she treated him as a child. Later, Olive visits Christopher and his second wife in New York, but abruptly returns to Maine, where she gets some bad news about Henry, and ultimately befriends a lonely widower she meets while out for a walk.
18:00 A Football Life: Ricky Williams
Prod Year 2008 - Dodge Connolly (George Clooney), captain of a 1920s football team, wants to give the sagging sport a boost and capture the country's attention. He recruits Carter Rutherford (John Krasinski) to play for the team. Carter is not only a war hero, but he is also fast, handsome, and guaranteed to pack the stands with fans. Newswoman Lexie Littleton (Renée Zellweger) goes digging for dirt on Carter, while both Dodge and Carter try to score with her off the field.
21:00 Last Vegas
Prod Year 2013 - Three sixty-something buddies - Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline - take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal (Michael Douglas). National Treasure and While You Were Sleeping director Jon Turteltaub presents The Hangover with a hip replacement in this predictable but hugely amusing look at friendship.
23:00 The Oranges
Prod Year 2011 - David and Paige Walling (Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener) and Terry and Cathy Ostroff (Oliver Platt, Allison Janney) are best friends and neighbors living on Orange Drive in suburban New Jersey. Their comfortable existence goes awry when prodigal daughter Nina Ostroff (Leighton Meester), newly broken up with her fiancé Ethan (Sam Rosen), returns home for Thanksgiving after a five-year absence. Rather than developing an interest in the successful son of her neighbors, Toby Walling (Adam Brody), which would please both families, it's her parents' best friend David who captures Nina's attention.
Tuesday September 1
01:00 The Terminator
Prod Year 1984 - Disguised as a human, a cyborg assassin known as a Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) travels from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton). Sent to protect Sarah is Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), who divulges the coming of Skynet, an artificial intelligence system that will spark a nuclear holocaust. Sarah is targeted because Skynet knows that her unborn son will lead the fight against them. With the virtually unstoppable Terminator in hot pursuit, she and Kyle attempt to escape.
03:00 Paths of Glory
Prod Year 1957 - During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) orders his subordinate, General Mireau (George Macready), to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy to the point of suicide, Mireau commands his own subordinate, Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas), to plan the attack. When it ends in disaster, General Mireau demands the court-martial of three random soldiers in order to save face.
04:30 Pink Panther
Prod Year 2006 - When the coach of a French soccer team is killed, his ring featuring the legendary Pink Panther diamond goes missing. Luckily, Chief Inspector Dreyfus (Kevin Kline) has a plan: assign his most intelligent, most driven officers to track down the thieves in secret, while publicly assigning the bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Steve Martin) as head of the case. Clouseau seems hopeless, until his various mistakes and misjudgments miraculously put him on the real killer's trail.
06:30 My Future Boyfriend
Prod Year 2011 - An archaeologist from 1000 years in the future uncovers a romance novel written in our time. Curious, he journeys back to find out about this thing called ""love"" from the novel's author.
08:30 Access Hollywood
09:00 Pulp Fiction
Prod Year 1994 - Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) are hitmen with a penchant for philosophical discussions. In this ultra-hip, multi-strand crime movie, their storyline is interwoven with those of their boss, gangster Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) ; his actress wife, Mia (Uma Thurman) ; struggling boxer Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) ; master fixer Winston Wolfe (Harvey Keitel) and a nervous pair of armed robbers, "Pumpkin" (Tim Roth) and "Honey Bunny" (Amanda Plummer).
11:30 Patriot Games
Prod Year 1992 - When former CIA agent Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) hampers an IRA terrorist attack in London, he kills one of the terrorists. The dead man's brother, another member of the group named Sean Miller (Sean Bean), is arrested but quickly escapes. Vowing revenge against Ryan, Miller travels to the United States, where he forces Ryan's wife (Anne Archer) and daughter (Thora Birch) into a car accident that badly injures them. This convinces Ryan to rejoin the CIA in order to track down Miller.
13:30 Operation Dumbo Drop
Prod Year 1995 - Soon-to-retire Captain Sam Cahill (Danny Glover) and his unit labor to build a secret relationship with a local Vietnamese village in order to conduct surveillance on an enemy weapons-smuggling operation that goes through on a nightly basis. When the enemy discovers this, they kill the village's elephant as a punishment. Cahill, his replacement Captain T.C. Doyle (Ray Liotta) and a team of special forces must locate and transport another elephant in time for the village's spiritual event.
15:30 The Perfect Storm
Prod Year 2000 - Based on a true story, the film tells of the courageous men and women who risk their lives every working day, pitting their fishing boats and rescue vessels against the capricious forces of nature. Their worst fears are realized at sea on Halloween of 1991, when they are confronted by three raging weather fronts which unexpectedly collide to produce the greatest, fiercest storm in modern history -- "The Perfect Storm."
18:00 A Football Life: Earl Campbell
19:00 Gridiron Gang
Prod Year 2006 - A counselor (The Rock) at a juvenile detention facility decides to turn the young inmates in his charge into a football team to give them a sense of self-respect and social responsibility, but he faces opposition from high-school coaches who do not want their players facing criminals on the field.
21:30 What If
Prod Year 2013 - The story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan (Adam Driver) seems to be finding the perfect partner (Mackenzie Davis), Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan) an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall). Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?
23:30 The Purge: Anarchy
Prod Year 2014 - The Purge: Anarchy, the sequel to summer 2013's sleeper hit that opened to No. 1 at the box-office, sees the return of writer/director James DeMonaco to craft the next terrifying chapter of dutiful citizens preparing for their country's yearly 12 hours of anarchy. Returning alongside DeMonaco to produce The Purge: Anarchy are Blumhouse Productions' Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity and Insidious series), alongside Sébastien K. Lemercier (Assault on Precinct 13, Four Lovers) and Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay (Pain & Gain, Transformers franchise), Brad Fuller (The Amityville Horror, A Nightmare on Elm Street) and Andrew Form (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday the 13th).
Wednesday September 2
01:30 Pan's Labyrinth
Prod Year 2006 - In the fascist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
04:00 Raging Bull
Prod Year 1980 - A docu-drama about the troubled life of Jake LaMotta, a tough New York City kid who fought his way to the world of middleweight boxing championship in 1948. He then proceeded to lose almost everything he had.
06:30 The Perfect Summer
Prod Year 2013 - Jake seems to be good at one thing: making enemies. Will his interest in a pretty surfing prodigy lead to more trouble?
08:30 Access Hollywood
09:00 Pay It Forward
Prod Year 2000 - Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world.
11:30 The Other Boleyn Girl
Prod Year 2008 - A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history.
13:30 The Parent Trap
Prod Year 1998 - Identical twins, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
16:00 Pineapple Express
Prod Year 2008 - A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witnesses his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him.
18:00 A Football Life: Steve McNair
19:00 The Blind Side
Prod Year 2009 - The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
21:30 Our Idiot Brother
Prod Year 2011 - A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.
23:00 The Prestige
Prod Year 2006 - Robert and Alfred are rival magicians. When Alfred performs the ultimate magic trick, Robert tries to find out the secret to the trick.
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