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Tuesday September 30
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.
12:30 Deadly Honeymoon
Prod Year 2009 - After her husband goes missing during their honeymoon while on a cruise ship, the new wife becomes a suspect in his murder.
14:00 What a Girl Wants
Prod Year 2003 - An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.
16:00 La Bamba
Prod Year 1987 - Ritchie Valens - the 1950s Mexican/Indian rock'n'roll prodigy - is the subject of this finger-clickingly good music biopic. Lou Diamond Phillips plays the singer who rose from poverty to live the American dream until the inevitably premature death (aged 18 in a plane crash alongside Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper). Veteran musos Los Lobos lend a hand to provide a splendid soundtrack to an unfulfilled young life.
18:30 Access Hollywood
19:00 Red Dawn
Prod Year 2012 - Chris 'Thor' Hemsworth plays the high school football star-turned-marine who leads a bunch of adolescent guerrillas including his bolshie younger brother (Josh Peck) and The Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson when North Korea invades America. Never mind the politics, feel the action in this gung-ho update of the 1984 battlefest that saw Patrick Swayze fend off a hostile Soviet Union.
21:00 Fast Five
Prod Year 2011 - The world’s most environmentally unfriendly franchise hits fifth gear with car-thieving fugitives Vin Diesel and Paul Walker planning the heist to end them all in Rio de Janeiro. With FBI super-agent Dwayne Johnson out to clamp them down for good, the fearless duo assemble a crew of old buddies to steal $100m of dirty money - from the city’s biggest police station. It’s Ocean’s Eleven with fuel injection as the bad boys and hot babes hit the action accelerator for another round of spectacular auto-carnage.
23:30 Madea Goes To Jail
Prod Year 2009 - Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters.
Wednesday October 1
Prod Year 1986 - A journalist, down on his luck in the US, drives to El Salvador to chronicle the events of the 1980 military dictatorship, including the assasination of Archbishop Oscar Romero. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. Meanwhile he has to find a way of protecting his Salvadorean girlfriend and getting her out of the country.
04:00 Lost In Love
Prod Year 2009 - In the magical Greek island of Patmos, a young couple gets lost in their love for one another.
06:00 Marley & Me
Prod Year 2008 - Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston play the Florida newlyweds who pick a labrador puppy little realising it's a furniture-chewing, necklace-swallowing, turkey-stealing commitment for life. Based on the bestselling novel by John Grogan, it's a story that charts the highs (fun-filled frolics in the pool) and lows (nothing good lasts forever) of a growing family with man's best friend for company.
08:30 Access Hollywood
09:00 The Maldonado Miracle
Prod Year 2003 - Drama directed by Salma Hayek, starring Peter Fonda and Rubén Blades. The popularity of a small, run-down town in California is suddenly revived when a local parishioner claims to have seen blood dripping from the eyes of the statue of Jesus.
Prod Year 1994 - Passed over for a top job at his computer firm, Michael Douglas finds his new boss - and ex-lover - is Demi Moore, who soon swoops on him for sexual satisfaction. Resisting, he's accused of sexual harassment the next day, so countersues. Both on good form, Douglas and Moore work well together, while Donald Sutherland oozes odious charm as the firm's wolfish MD.
13:30 There's Something About Mary
Prod Year 1998 - Ted is so obsessed with his high school prom date that 13 years later he hires a private detective to track her down.
15:30 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Prod Year 2001 - Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The first step into almost twenty hours of Potter cinema magic began with the first introduction to the boy who learns learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. Invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry first meets loyal allies Ron Weasley and Hermione Grainger and embarks on the adventure that will bring him into a titanic struggle with his arch-nemesis Lord Voldermort. It all starts here.
18:00 Mark at the Movies
18:30 Access Hollywood
19:00 Dark Shadows
Prod Year 2012 - Johnny Depp and Tim Burton reteam to resurrect one of the campest TV cults of the 60s in this fang-in-cheek gothic romp. Depp hams it to perfection as Barnabas Collins, a 200-year-old vampire who emerges from his tomb in 1972 to find his once-proud family in decline and the town they built now run by the witch who cursed him to eternal undeath (Eva Green). Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloe Grace Moretz and Jonny Lee Miller are the descendants whose fortunes Barnabas seeks to revive, while Helena Bonham Carter offers sozzled insight as their live-in shrink and Bella Heathcote adds a sweet air of mystery as the new governess. Take your partners for a surprisingly bawdy and delightfully ditzy danse macabre.
21:00 The Da Vinci Code
Prod Year 2006 - All-purpose director Ron Howard brings the requisite cinematic flash to novelist Dan Brown's twistacular tale of Catholic intrigue, killer monks and mythical relics. Tom Hanks plays Robert Langdon, the tenacious Harvard professor who hooks up with Audrey Tautou's cryptologist to discover the whereabouts of the Holy Grail. The oddly un-Christian attitude of Paul Bettany's murderous monk is just one intriguing part of the byzantine riddle.
Thursday October 2
00:00 Ghost Rider
Prod Year 2007 - Stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to fight against power hungry Blackheart, the son of the devil himself.
02:00 Rocky Horror Picture Show
Prod Year 1975 - A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter a transvestite. A place to stay is offered, but will Brad and Janet want to remain there.
04:00 The Maltese Falcon
Prod Year 1941 - A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
06:00 Race to Witch Mountain
Prod Year 2009 - A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans.
08:00 Mark at the Movies
08:30 Access Hollywood
09:00 The Legend of Zorro
Prod Year 2005 - Depite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega and his wife to take action.
11:30 Pearl Harbor
Prod Year 2001 - Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.
15:00 Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
Prod Year 2002 - Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.
18:00 EP Daily
18:30 Access Hollywood
19:00 The Good Witch
Prod Year 2008 - Cassie Nightingale is a raven-haired enchantress with a hint of magic who moves into the town of Middleton's haunted Grey House. As if that weren't enough, she also opens ""Bell, Book and Candle,"" a wondrous shop full of unique items. For some, including the captivated Police Chief Jake Russell, Cassie is a breath of fresh air. But before she can truly become part of the town, she will need to win over some of the more skeptical neighbors.
20:30 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Prod Year 2013 - The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.
22:30 The Watch
Prod Year 2012 - Four men who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion.
Friday October 3
00:30 Married Life
Prod Year 2007 - A 1940s-set drama where an adulterous man plots his wife's death instead of putting her through the humiliation of divorce.
02:30 Magnum Force
Prod Year 1973 - San Francisco homicide detective investigating a rash of gangster murders discovers that they are the work of a police assassination squad whose members have been frustated by red tape and civil liberties.
04:30 Love Story
Prod Year 1970 - Flashback: Shortly after his wife's death, a young man reminisces about their first meeting, courtship and their hard but happy years getting him through law school. Just when things are improving they learn she has a fatal disease.
06:30 Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost
Prod Year 2011 - Ex-New England police chief Jesse Stone investigates the apparent suicide of a teen girl he once tried to help. Her body is found in her car near Jesse's house, but Jesse doesn't believe she took her own life. Meanwhile, a new chief arrives, much to the dismay of Jesse's former colleagues.
08:00 EP Daily
08:30 Access Hollywood
09:00 Notes from Dad
Prod Year 2013 - Trumpet player Clay Allen starts anew as a music teacher in a school full of kids with little exposure to music. Roy connects with a talented virtuoso in need of a father figure. Through the journey of launching a school band and learning to reach kids on their own terms, he reconnects with his own estranged son, becoming the father he always wanted to be.
10:30 The Game Plan
Prod Year 2007 - An NFL quarterback living the bachelor lifestyle discovers that he has a 8-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.
12:30 Meddling Mom
Prod Year 2013 - Carmen, a widow, is happier to intrude on her daughter's love lives than start one of her own, but Yolanda and Ally are tired of their mother's meddling and start scheming to set Carmen up with Luis, a handsome ballroom dance teacher who's crush on Carmen is no secret. Can Carmen finally stop meddling and get a life of her own?
14:00 Geography Club
Prod Year 2013 - At Goodkind High School, a group of students of varying sexual orientation form an after-school club as a discreet way to share their feelings and experiences.
15:30 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Prod Year 2004 - It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new ""Defense Against the Dark Arts"" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
18:00 Hollywood Buzz
18:30 Access Hollywood
19:00 No Boundaries
Prod Year 2009 - Hoping to earn money for an operation for her ailing mother, Isabel Moreno leaves South America and enters the United States illegally. Staying with her cousin Martin in Philadelphia, she finds employment and an extended family with Martin's landlords Gloria and Maurice. She also quite unexpectedly falls in love with a handsome American, Christopher, who unbeknownst to Isabel is an immigration officer.
Prod Year 2006 - A journalist investigates a series of murders near American-owned factories on the border of Juarez and El Paso.
23:00 The Omen
Prod Year 2006 - Grieving American ambassador Robert Thorn brings home another baby to soften the blow when his wife, Katherine, loses their first child during labor. But as young Damien grows up, horrific things begin to happen as his devilish lineage asserts itself.
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