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Saturday January 31

01:00 Extraordinary Measures

Prod Year 2010 - Supported by his beautiful wife Aileen and their three children, John is on the fast track. But just as his career is taking off, Crowley walks away from it all when his two youngest children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with a fatal disease. Crowley teams up with scientist, Dr. Robert Stonehill. Together they form a bio-tech company focused on developing a life-saving drug. One driven to prove himself and his theories, the other by a chance to save his children, this unlikely alliance eventually develops into mutual respect as they battle the medical and business establishments in a fight against the system -- and time.

03:00 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Prod Year 2004 - Jim Carrey stars as Joel Barish, a man who is informed that his ex-girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet) has had her memories of their relationship erased from her brain via an experimental procedure performed by Dr. Mierzwiak (Tom Wilkinson). Not to be outdone, Joel decides to have the same procedure done to himself. As Mierzwiak's bumbling underlings Stan (Mark Ruffalo) and Patrick (Elijah Wood) perform the operation on Joel -- over the course of an evening, in his apartment -- Joel struggles in his own mind to save the memories of Clementine from being deleted.

05:00 Eva

Prod Year 2009 - Pre WWII, Eva falls in love with a man who mysteriously departs and reappears. Over the years Eva goes on with her life, until he re-emerges during the war, wanted by the Gestapo and asks for her help to leave the country.

07:00 Cars

Prod Year 2006 - Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters--including Sally, a snazzy 2002 Porsche, Doc Hudson, a 1951 Hudson Hornet with a mysterious past, and Mater, a rusty but trusty tow truck, who help him realize that there are more important things than trophies, fame and sponsorship.

09:00 Frenemies

Prod Year 2012 - What happens when three sets of BFF's become enemies? The film follows three pairs of friends that go from friends to enemies and back again.

10:30 Dick Tracy

Prod Year 1990 - 1938 Chicago - The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.

12:30 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Prod Year 2004 - Writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber makes his feature film debut with the sports comedy Underdogs. When a group of friends learn that their beloved gym is getting absorbed by a major corporation, they join together to form a rag-tag dodgeball team. The group of wacky misfits challenges the major corporation to a big dodgeball competition to determine the fate of their gym.

14:30 Dolphin Tale

Prod Year 2011 - Family heart-warmer inspired by the true story of Winter the dolphin who lost her own tail but learned to swim with a new one created by her kindly rescuers. Nathan Gamble is the boy who befriends her, Harry Connick Jr the marine biologist whose team nurses her back to health, and Morgan Freeman the prosthetics doctor with some flippering great ideas. Winter, meanwhile, is played by herself. Ashley Judd and Kris Kristofferson do their bit to make sure everything clicks.

16:30 Captain America: The First Avenger

Prod Year 2011 - After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals.

19:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Prod Year 2014 - Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

21:30 Admission

Prod Year 2013 - 30 Rock comedy queen Tina Fey and the ever-affable Paul Rudd head up this likeable romantic drama from About A Boy director Paul Weitz. Fey is Portia Nathan, a Princeton admissions officer whose routine life gets spun upside down when she meets Rudd's John Pressman, a former college classmate now running an offbeat school. Fizzy chemistry from the leads gets quality support from an engaging cast including Michael Sheen, Wallace Shawn and Lily Tomlin.

23:30 Fast & Furious

Prod Year 2009 - Fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto (Diesel) is back in Los Angeles to seek out the truth behind a high-profile crime, but his presence in town doesn't sit well with Agent Brian O'Conner (Walker). These two rivals are forced to unite in the cause of fighting a common enemy, however, when convoy heists and precision tunnel crawls lead them out of Los Angeles and into the Mexican desert. Now, in order to take down a formidable opponent with some serious skills behind the wheel, Dom and Brian forge an uncertain partnership while exploring thrilling new frontiers in the fine art of racing.

Sunday February 1

01:00 Contraband

Prod Year 2012 - To save his brother-in-law from a New Orleans drug dealer (Giovanni Ribisi), reformed smuggler Mark Wahlberg heads to Panama to score a massive shipment of counterfeit cash. With the authorities breathing down his neck and his wife (Kate Beckinsale) under constant threat, the plan must go without a hitch. It doesn't. Director Baltasar Kormakur brings bags of Nordic grit to an industrial strength thriller that moves fast and plays rough.

03:00 Exploding Sun

Prod Year 2013 - The first ever commercial space shuttle is struck by a solar storm. The disaster hyper-charges the engine and catapults the ship on a direct course for the sun. But the danger becomes more universal when it's discovered the event will trigger an infinitely larger solar storm that could send Earth back into the Stone Age.

05:00 Evan Almighty

Prod Year 2007 - Shortly after television anchorman-turned-U.S. congressman Evan Baxter (Carell) relocates his family from Buffalo to Northern Virginia, God (Morgan Freeman) reveals to him that a devastating flood is coming and the planet is about to be cleansed once again. Later, when Baxter accepts the responsibility of building a great ark and his rapidly changing physical appearance begins to draw media attention, his skeptical family attempts to discern if his actions are driven by delusion or divine intervention.

07:00 Cars 2

Prod Year 2011 - Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

09:00 Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Prod Year 2005 - C.S. Lewis' timeless adventure "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" follows the exploits of the four Pevensie siblings -- Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter -- in World War II England who enter the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe while playing a game of 'hide-and-seek' in the rural country home of an elderly professor. Once there, the children discover a charming, peaceful land inhabited by talking beasts, dwarfs, fauns, centaurs and giants that has become a world cursed to eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Under the guidance of a noble and mystical ruler, the lion Aslan, the children fight to overcome the White Witch's powerful hold over Narnia in a spectacular, climactic battle that will free Narnia from Jadis' icy spell forever.

11:30 Duplex

Prod Year 2003 - A young couple has a chance to move into a gorgeous duplex in the perfect New York neighborhood. All they have to do is bump off the current tenant.

13:00 District 9

Prod Year 2009 - An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

15:00 Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Prod Year 2009 - In New York City, an estranged couple who witnesses a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.

17:00 Downton Abbey

May 1924 - Mary and Lord Gillingham's love is tested; and Bates also faces a trial. In other events, Cora makes a new friend while Violet is reunited with an old one.

18:00 Downton Abbey

Late May 1924 - Lord Merton stuns Isobel; Mary has bad news for Tony; the police continue their investigation; and Robert and Sarah lock horns.

19:00 Fast & Furious 6

Prod Year 2013 - Since Dom (Diesel) and Brian's (Walker) Rio heist toppled a kingpin's empire and left their crew with $100 million, our heroes have scattered across the globe. But their inability to return home and living forever on the lam have left their lives incomplete. Meanwhile, Hobbs (Johnson) has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled mercenary drivers across 12 countries, whose mastermind (Evans) is aided by a ruthless second-in-command revealed to be the love Dom thought was dead, Letty (Rodriguez). The only way to stop the criminal outfit is to outmatch them at street level, so Hobbs asks Dom to assemble his elite team in London. Payment? Full pardons for all of them so they can return home and make their families whole again.

21:30 Malavita (AKA The Family)

Prod Year 2013 - In the off-beat action comedy "The Family," a mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of Agent Stansfield (Tommy Lee Jones) to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni (Robert DeNiro), his wife Maggie (Michelle Pfeiffer) and their children Belle (Dianna Agron) and Warren (John D'Leo) can't help but revert to old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the "family" way, enabling their former mafia cronies to track them down. Chaos ensues as old scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings in this darkly funny film by Luc Besson.

23:30 Groundhog Day

Prod Year 1993 - A weatherman relives the same February 2nd over and over, and over, and over again.

Monday February 2

01:30 The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson

Prod Year 1990 - True story of a little known chapter in the life of the famous athlete. During his stint in the Army, Robinson refused to take a back seat on a bus and subsequently faced the possibility of court-martial.

03:30 Boys Don't Cry

Prod Year 1999 - Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.

05:00 El Mariachi

Prod Year 1993 - A guitar toting Mariachi musician arrives in a small Mexican village, only to discover that nearly everybody he meets is out to kill him, thinking he is a notorious hit man wanting revenge on the local drug dealer.

06:30 Doggie Boogie

Prod Year 2011 - After Cassie's wish to become a Vet is crushed by her mother, her dog, Pijo, decides to help. Also, all her uncle Peter dreams about is winning a national dog dance championship but Gertrude Spinner, a ten-time dog-dance champion and keeper of the legendary Dog Dance Bible, will do anything to stop Peter from winning.

08:00 The Entertainers

09:00 The Memory Book

Prod Year 2014 - A photographer who no longer believes in the possibility of True Love discovers a swap-meet scrapbook documenting the seemingly-perfect courtship of a couple forty years earlier. Hoping to find the pair and return it, she enlists the help of a one-time boyfriend to track them down through clues in the photos, cards, ticket stubs, and love letters in the book. In the process, she not only reunites the long-ago couple who had since drifted apart, but finds an ideal romance of her own when she gives herself over to the magic of love.

10:30 The Trip To Bountiful

Prod Year 2014 - Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish - just once before she dies - is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth which she still refers to as "home." The trouble is her son, Ludie, is too concerned for her health to allow her to travel alone and her petty daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae, insists they don't have money to squander on bus tickets. This prompts "escape" attempts each month which coincide with the arrival of Mrs. Watts' Social Security check. Then, Mrs. Watts makes a successful escape and last trip home.

12:00 Saving Mr. Banks

Prod Year 2013 - Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

14:30 In Love and War

Prod Year 1996 - Reporter Ernest Hemingway is an ambulance driver in Italy during World War I. While bravely risking his life in the line of duty, he is injured and ends up in the hospital, where he falls in love with his nurse, Agnes von Kurowsky.

16:30 August: Osage County

Prod Year 2013 - A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

19:00 Philomena

Prod Year 2013 - A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

21:00 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.

23:00 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.

Tuesday February 3

01:00 Far From Heaven

Prod Year 2002 - Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank kissing another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond - a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it. Despite Cathy and Frank's struggle to keep their marriage afloat, the reality of his homosexuality and her feelings for Raymond open a painful, if more honest, chapter in their lives.

03:00 Fun with Dick and Jane

Prod Year 2005 - Dick and Jane are living the good life, until Dick loses his job, and decides to turn to a life of crime to pay the bills with his lovely wife by his side.

04:30 Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters

Prod Year 2014 - Jennifer Shannon has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches. But her keen eye for finding valuables also gets her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand sales she frequents. When Jennifer's friend and self-storage facility owner Martin turns up murdered, Jennifer is immediately pulled on the case as a key eyewitness. As her husband Jason worries about her safety, Jennifer starts to get over her head when there is a break-in at her store. Then, Jennifer and her business partner Danielle discover their new merchandise contains the sparkly evidence they needed all along to nail the surprising real culprit, and they must race to save a life and put their own on the line.

06:00 Frailty

Prod Year 2001 - A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."

08:00 Hollywood's Best Directors: Jim Mangold

08:30 Access Hollywood

09:00 Downton Abbey

May 1924 - Mary and Lord Gillingham's love is tested; and Bates also faces a trial. In other events, Cora makes a new friend while Violet is reunited with an old one.

10:00 Downton Abbey

Late May 1924 - Lord Merton stuns Isobel; Mary has bad news for Tony; the police continue their investigation; and Robert and Sarah lock horns.

11:00 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

Prod Year 2013 - Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

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