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August, 2009
Saturday, 8 ·1
7:05a Bounce
9:00a The Private Files Of J. Edgar...
11:05a The War
1:20p Norma Rae
3:20p Khartoum
5:40p Invincible
8:00p Bounce
9:50p Norma Rae
11:50p Scorched
1:30a Miracle On Ice
4:00a Cherry Crush
5:35a Norma Rae
Sunday, 8 ·2
7:35a The Diving Bell And The...
9:30a Flatliners
11:30a Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to...
12:50p Extreme Measures
2:50p The Diving Bell And The...
4:45p Cherry Crush
6:20p Alien Nation
8:00p Extreme Measures
10:00p Flatliners
12:00a Leather Jackets
1:35a Alien Nation
3:10a Chattahoochee
4:50a Rosewood
Monday, 8 ·3
7:20a A Civil Action
9:20a Jerry Maguire
11:45a Crooked Hearts
1:40p The Edge
3:40p Toy Soldiers
5:35p Jerry Maguire
8:00p A Civil Action
10:00p The Edge
12:00a Crooked Hearts
2:00a Toy Soldiers
4:00a Last Of The Mississippi Jukes
5:30a The Derby Stallion
Tuesday, 8 ·4
7:10a Daddy's Dyin' ... Who's Got The...
8:50a The Aviator
10:30a Somewhere In Time
12:15p Her Majesty
2:00p In Love And War
4:00p Will There Really Be A Morning?
6:20p The Aviator
8:00p Somewhere In Time
9:45p In Love And War
11:45p Her Majesty
1:35a Will There Really Be A Morning?
4:00a Barton Fink
Wednesday, 8 ·5
6:00a Vitus
8:05a 2001: A Space Odyssey
10:35a Conrack
12:30p Point Break
2:35p Blood Crime
4:05p Uncounted
5:30p 2001: A Space Odyssey
8:00p Sweet Hearts Dance
9:45p Point Break
12:00a Sleuth
1:35a Adrift In Manhattan
3:15a Black Caesar
5:00a The Last Married Couple In...
Thursday, 8 ·6
6:45a Memories Of Me
8:35a 2010
10:35a Sweet Hearts Dance
12:20p The Invisible Circus
2:00p Trenchcoat In Paradise
3:35p Rosewood
6:00p 2010
8:00p The Invisible Circus
9:35p Heaven's Gate
1:15a Criminal
2:45a Miracle Mile
4:15a Americano
5:45a Blue Butterfly
Friday, 8 ·7
7:30a A Matter Of Sex
9:10a Mercy Or Murder?
10:50a Resurrecting The Champ
12:45p Backdraft
3:05p Pittsburgh
4:30p Miracle Mile
6:00p A Civil Action
8:00p Backdraft
10:20p Resurrecting The Champ
12:15a The Counterfeiters
2:00a Goya's Ghosts
4:00a Lois Gibbs And The Love Canal
5:40a Gandhi
Saturday, 8 ·8
8:50a Little Women
10:50a Mermaids
12:45p A Civil Action
2:45p Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder...
4:50p Gandhi
8:00p Mermaids
10:00p Little Women
12:00a Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder...
2:05a Conrack
4:00a The World According To Garp
Sunday, 8 ·9
6:20a Will There Really Be A Morning?
8:45a The Edge
10:50a In Love And War
12:50p Jerry Maguire
3:15p The World According To Garp
5:35p Howard's End
8:00p The Edge
10:00p Jerry Maguire
12:20a Puffball: The Devil's Eyeball
2:30a Heaven's Gate
Monday, 8 ·10
6:15a In Love And War
8:15a Howard's End
10:40a Flatliners
12:40p We Shall Not Be Moved
1:35p Clean And Sober
3:45p Rush
5:50p Moll Flanders
8:00p Flatliners
10:00p Clean And Sober
12:10a The Last Stand
2:10a Investigating Sex
4:00a The Playboys
Tuesday, 8 ·11
6:00a A Night To Remember
8:05a The Great Escape
11:00a The Burning Bed
12:40p The Private Files Of J. Edgar...
2:40p A Civil Action
4:40p Blue Butterfly
6:20p The Burning Bed
8:00p Jack The Bear
9:45p A Civil Action
11:45p The Great Escape
2:40a Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to...
5:00a Americano
Wednesday, 8 ·12
6:30a Last Of The Mississippi Jukes
8:00a A Civil Action
10:00a Firestarter
12:00p Desperate Hours
1:50p This Girl For Hire
3:30p Khartoum
5:40p Henry V
8:00p Desperate Hours
9:50p Firestarter
11:50p Goya's Ghosts
1:50a Henry V
4:10a The Boost
5:45a Vitus
Thursday, 8 ·13
7:50a Will There Really Be A Morning?
10:20a Youth Without Youth
12:35p Blood Crime
2:05p Vitus
4:10p Preston Tylk: Bad Seed
5:45p In The Bedroom
8:00p Blood Crime
9:30p Summer of Sam
12:00a Heaven's Gate
3:40a Youth Without Youth
5:50a Bobby Deerfield
Friday, 8 ·14
8:00a The Whales Of August
9:35a Die Hard
12:00p Rosewood
2:30p Alien Nation
4:00p Bobby Deerfield
6:10p Chrystal
8:00p Die Hard
10:15p Alien Nation
11:50p Poor Boy's Game
1:40a Brubaker
4:00a The Great Escape
Saturday, 8 ·15
7:00a The Winds Of Kitty Hawk
8:50a The Power Of One
11:00a Rockin' The House
12:35p Uncounted
2:00p In Love And War
4:00p The Playboys
5:50p Moll Flanders
8:00p The Power Of One
10:10p In Love And War
12:10a Invincible
2:30a For Us, The Living: The Story...
4:00a Adrift In Manhattan
5:35a Golden Door
Sunday, 8 ·16
7:35a Guilty Of Innocence: The...
9:15a Norma Rae
11:15a Scorched
1:00p Clean And Sober
3:10p Pittsburgh
4:35p Americano
6:00p Norma Rae
8:00p The English Patient
10:45p Clean And Sober
12:50a Dead Calm
2:30a Goya's Ghosts
4:30a Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is...
Monday, 8 ·17
6:10a A Love Affair: The Eleanor And...
7:50a Little Women
9:50a Last Of The Mississippi Jukes
11:20a Pittsburgh
12:45p Extreme Measures
2:45p Blood Red
4:20p Mentor
6:00p Little Women
8:00p Extreme Measures
10:00p Cherry Crush
11:35p Red Rock West
1:15a Pittsburgh
2:40a Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to...
4:00a To Gillian On Her 37th Birthday
5:35a Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder...
Tuesday, 8 ·18
7:35a Gandhi
10:45a 2010
12:50p Son-Rise: A Miracle Of Love
2:30p Henry V
4:50p Gandhi
8:00p 2001: A Space Odyssey
10:30p 2010
12:30a Mary And Tim
2:05a The Private Files Of J. Edgar...
4:00a Timebomb
5:40a Toughlove
Wednesday, 8 ·19
7:20a Norma Rae
9:15a Henry V
11:35a Jack The Bear
1:20p The Invisible Circus
3:00p Murder By The Book
4:35p Twelve and Holding
6:15p Jack The Bear
8:00p Norma Rae
10:00p The Invisible Circus
11:35p Twelve and Holding
1:15a Miracle Mile
2:45a Puffball: The Devil's Eyeball
4:50a The Diving Bell And The...
Thursday, 8 ·20
6:50a The Winds Of Kitty Hawk
8:40a Broken Promises: Taking Emily...
10:15a Alien Nation
11:50a Backdraft
2:10p Premium
3:50p The Diving Bell And The...
5:50p Bobby Deerfield
8:00p Backdraft
10:20p Alien Nation
12:00a Salvador
2:05a Brubaker
4:20a The World According To Garp
Friday, 8 ·21
6:45a Mermaids
8:40a We Shall Not Be Moved
9:35a Flatliners
11:40a This Girl For Hire
1:20p Jerry Maguire
3:45p The World According To Garp
6:05p Mermaids
8:00p Flatliners
10:00p Jerry Maguire
12:30a The Last Good Time
2:00a Barton Fink
4:00a Victims For Victims: The...
5:40a This Girl For Hire
Saturday, 8 ·22
7:20a Memories Of Me
9:05a Her Majesty
11:00a The Diary Of Anne Frank
1:00p Mermaids
2:50p Victims For Victims: The...
4:35p Fandango
6:10p Her Majesty
8:00p A Civil Action
10:00p Memories Of Me
11:50p Fandango
1:30a Will There Really Be A Morning?
4:00a Youth Without Youth
Sunday, 8 ·23
6:10a 2010
8:10a Resurrecting The Champ
10:05a Firestarter
12:00p In The Bedroom
2:15p Sweet Hearts Dance
4:05p Resurrecting The Champ
6:00p 2010
8:00p Firestarter
10:00p Sweet Hearts Dance
11:45p In The Bedroom
2:00a Nine Lives
4:00a Watermelon Man
5:45a Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney...
Monday, 8 ·24
7:30a Uncounted
8:50a For Us, The Living: The Story...
10:20a Teachers
12:15p Sleuth
1:50p Backdraft
4:15p The Last Stand
6:10p Teachers
8:00p Summer of Sam
10:30p Backdraft
12:50a The Invisible Circus
2:30a Last Of The Mississippi Jukes
4:00a Miracle On Ice
Tuesday, 8 ·25
6:30a Mermaids
8:30a The Power Of One
10:40a Bounce
12:30p Mary And Tim
2:05p Norma Rae
4:00p Enemy Mine
5:50p The Power Of One
8:00p Mermaids
10:00p Bounce
11:50p Conrack
1:40a Invincible
4:00a The Last Married Couple In...
5:50a Jerry Maguire
Wednesday, 8 ·26
8:10a She Knows Too Much
9:50a Jerry Maguire
12:10p Barton Fink
2:10p Extreme Measures
4:10p Preston Tylk: Bad Seed
5:45p In The Bedroom
8:00p Jerry Maguire
10:30p Extreme Measures
12:30a Barton Fink
2:30a In The Bedroom
4:45a Cherry Crush
Thursday, 8 ·27
6:20a For Us, The Living: The Story...
7:50a To Gillian On Her 37th Birthday
9:30a The Last Winter
11:15a Clean And Sober
1:20p Son-Rise: A Miracle Of Love
3:00p The Counterfeiters
4:40p To Gillian On Her 37th Birthday
6:15p Dance With A Stranger
8:00p Clean And Sober
10:10p The English Patient
1:00a Summer of Sam
3:30a Puffball: The Devil's Eyeball
5:35a Golden Door
Friday, 8 ·28
7:35a Rockin' The House
9:10a Point Break
11:15a Toughlove
1:00p Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to...
2:20p The Edge
4:20p Power
6:20p Dead Calm
8:00p Point Break
10:05p The Edge
12:05a A Small Circle Of Friends
2:00a The Last Stand
4:00a Henry V
Saturday, 8 ·29
6:20a A Night To Remember
8:30a Howard's End
11:00a Khartoum
1:10p Jack The Bear
3:00p Will There Really Be A Morning?
5:30p Henry V
8:00p Howard's End
10:30p Jack The Bear
12:15a Khartoum
2:30a Last Of The Mississippi Jukes
4:00a Salvador
Sunday, 8 ·30
6:05a Bounce
8:00a Terror At London Bridge
9:40a Little Women
11:40a The Great Escape
2:35p Alien Nation
4:10p Bounce
6:00p Little Women
8:00p Die Hard
10:15p Chrystal
12:05a Alien Nation
1:40a Youth Without Youth
3:50a Die Hard
Monday, 8 ·31
6:05a Her Majesty
7:50a Mary And Tim
9:30a Sweet Hearts Dance
11:15a Americano
12:40p Resurrecting The Champ
2:35p Premium
4:15p A Civil Action
6:15p Sweet Hearts Dance
8:00p Resurrecting The Champ
10:00p Ted Bundy
11:45p The Last Good Time
1:20a The Hurricane
4:00a Rear Window
5:35a Having Our Say: The Delany...
Tuesday, 9 ·1
7:15a She Knows Too Much
8:50a Awakenings
11:00a My Life
1:00p Mask
3:00p She Knows Too Much
4:35p Miracle At Sage Creek
6:05p Family Prayers
8:00p My Life
10:00p Awakenings
12:05a Operation Thunderbolt
2:20a She Knows Too Much
4:00a Golden Door
Wednesday, 9 ·2
6:00a Across The Universe
8:15a Operation Thunderbolt
10:30a Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style
11:45a The Remains Of The Day
2:00p Oscar And Lucinda
4:15p Across The Universe
6:30p My Kid Could Paint That
8:00p Duets
10:00p The Remains Of The Day
12:20a Ash Wednesday
2:00a We Don't Live Here Anymore
3:40a Once Were Warriors
5:30a Tap
Thursday, 9 ·3
7:30a Canvas
9:15a Scent Of A Woman
12:00p The Mambo Kings
1:45p Danika
3:10p My Family
5:20p Scent Of A Woman
8:00p The Mambo Kings
9:45p Dead Ringers
11:45p My Family
2:00a Hoodlum
4:15a A Very Long Engagement
Friday, 9 ·4
6:35a Jimmy Carter Man From Plains
8:45a Erin Brockovich
11:05a City Of Joy
1:30p A Perfect World
3:50p A Very Long Engagement
6:10p The Jane Austen Book Club
8:00p Erin Brockovich
10:15p A Perfect World
12:35a Alamo Bay
2:15a Article 99
4:00a Separated By Murder
5:40a Lois Gibbs And The Love Canal
Saturday, 9 ·5
7:20a Not Without My Daughter
9:20a Alaska
11:15a Iceman
1:00p Oh, God!
2:40p Not Without My Daughter
4:40p A Time For Drunken Horses
6:05p Alaska
8:00p Iceman
9:45p Not Without My Daughter
11:45p Oh, God!
1:30a LBJ: The Early Years
4:00a Oscar And Lucinda
Sunday, 9 ·6
6:15a A Matter Of Sex
8:00a Moliere
10:10a Gladiator
12:00p A Time For Drunken Horses
1:30p The Hurricane
4:00p Oscar And Lucinda
6:15p Constellation
8:00p Gladiator
9:45p The Hurricane
12:15a The Final Season
2:20a Othello
4:30a Closure

Monday, 9-28
7:40a The Band's Visit
Other zones: CT·6:40a•MT·5:40a
s C 2 (1:27)·PG13
9:20a My Life
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s C E (1:57)·PG13
11:20a This Boy's Life
Other zones: CT·10:20a•MT·9:20a
s C E (1:55)·R
1:20p Even Money
Other zones: CT·12:20p•MT·11:20a
s C (1:53)·R
3:15p The Jane Austen Book Club
Other zones: CT·2:15p•MT·1:15p
s C E (1:46)·PG13
5:05p Lost
Other zones: CT·4:05p•MT·3:05p
s C (1:25)·R
6:35p Before Sunset
Other zones: CT·5:35p•MT·4:35p
s C E (1:20)·R
8:00p This Boy's Life
Other zones: CT·7:00p•MT·6:00p
s C E (1:55)·R
10:00p The Jane Austen Book Club
Other zones: CT·9:00p•MT·8:00p
s C E (1:46)·PG13
11:50p Haunted
Other zones: CT·10:50p•MT·9:50p
s C (1:48)·R
1:45a Wall Street
Other zones: CT·12:45a•MT·11:45p
s C E (2:06)·R
4:00a Vatel
Other zones: CT·3:00a•MT·2:00a
s C E (1:43)·PG13
5:45a Mask
Other zones: CT·4:45a•MT·3:45a
M C E (2:00)·PG13
Tuesday, 9 —29
7:50a Just Between Friends
Other zones: CT·6:50a•MT·5:50a
M C (1:51)·PG13
9:45a Miracle On Ice
Other zones: CT·8:45a•MT·7:45a
M C (2:24)·TVPG
12:15p Mask
Other zones: CT·11:15a•MT·10:15a
M C E (2:00)·PG13
2:20p The Year Of Living Dangerously
Other zones: CT·1:20p•MT·12:20p
M C E (1:55)·PG
4:20p Vatel
Other zones: CT·3:20p•MT·2:20p
s C E (1:43)·PG13
6:05p Just Between Friends
Other zones: CT·5:05p•MT·4:05p
M C (1:51)·PG13
8:00p Iceman
Other zones: CT·7:00p•MT·6:00p
s C E (1:41)·PG
9:45p Mask
Other zones: CT·8:45p•MT·7:45p
M C E (2:00)·PG13
11:50p Cry For The Strangers
Other zones: CT·10:50p•MT·9:50p
M C (1:35)·TVPG
1:30a LBJ: The Early Years
Other zones: CT·12:30a•MT·11:30p
s C (2:25)·TVPG
4:00a Always
Other zones: CT·3:00a•MT·2:00a
s C E (2:02)·PG
Wednesday, 9 —30
6:05a Gorillas In The Mist
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s C E (2:09)·PG13
8:20a Come On, Get Happy
Other zones: CT·7:20a•MT·6:20a
s C E (1:28)·TVG
9:50a A Perfect World
Other zones: CT·8:50a•MT·7:50a
s C E (2:18)·PG13
12:10p Inventing The Abbotts
Other zones: CT·11:10a•MT·10:10a
s C E (1:47)·R
2:00p Fearless
Other zones: CT·1:00p•MT·12:00p
s C E (2:02)·R
4:05p P2
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s C (1:38)·R
5:45p Gorillas In The Mist
Other zones: CT·4:45p•MT·3:45p
s C E (2:09)·PG13
8:00p A Perfect World
Other zones: CT·7:00p•MT·6:00p
s C E (2:18)·PG13
10:20p Fearless
Other zones: CT·9:20p•MT·8:20p
s C E (2:02)·R
12:30a Battle In Seattle
Other zones: CT·11:30p•MT·10:30p
s C (1:39)·R
2:15a Last Rites
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s C E (1:43)·R
4:00a Leather Jackets
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s C (1:30)·R
5:35a The Madness Of King George
                                         Movie descriptions:

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE [PG13]·Drama·2007·(2:13)
An eye-popping fantasy set to the music of The Beatles
follows star-crossed lovers Jude and Lucy as they make their
way through the turbulent counterculture of the 1960s. 9/2

ADRIFT IN MANHATTAN [R]·Drama·2007·(1:30)
The lives of three people, each floating through a personal
crisis, intersect in surprising and dramatic ways in this
thoughtful, intriguing story. 8/5,15.

ALAMO BAY [R]·Drama·1985·(1:39)
Based on true incidents, this film depicts Vietnamese citizens
who settled in Texas after the Vietnam war. Local tensions
over their relative success simmered and boiled over into an
explosive controversy, aided by the KKK. 9/4.

ALASKA [PG]·Adventure·1996·(1:49)
A 13-year-old boy and his 9-year-old sister journey into the
Alaskan wilderness to rescue their father, whose plane has
crashed. 9/5.

ALIEN NATION [R]·Action·1988·(1:30)
In the future, a race of humanoids from outer space takes
refuge on earth as immigrants - one of the aliens joins the
L.A. police and helps a detective in find the alien who
murdered his partner. 8/2,14,20,30.

AMERICANO [R]·Comedy·2006·(1:24)
A new college grad, set to start his new job back home,
spends his last 3 days of freedom in Pamplona for the
running of the bulls - but will falling for an alluring Spanish
beauty change his plans, and his life? With Dennis Hopper.

THE ANNIVERSARY PARTY [R]·Comedy·2001·(1:55)
An all-star cast propels this winning comedy-drama about a
reconciled Hollywood couple throwing an anniversary party
with their friends and movie-land colleagues. With Kevin
Kline, Gwyneth Paltrow, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Beals. 7/30.

ARTICLE 99 [R]·Comedy·1992·(1:40)
A compassionate surgeon is fired after protesting his VA
hospital's policy of refusing to help veterans not injured in the
military. 7/27,9/4.

ASH WEDNESDAY [R]·Crime·2002·(1:38)
In 1980s NYC, a man dies while killing three crooks who were
planning to murder his brother. Years later, word that the
man might still be alive revives the feud. A gritty drama, with
Elijah Wood, Oliver Platt. 9/2.

THE AVIATOR [PG]·Adventure·1985·(1:37)
A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's spoiled daughter take off
- bickering all the way - but are forced to crash-land on a
desolate mountain full of hungry wolves. 8/4.

AWAKENINGS [PG13]·Drama·1990·(2:01)
Based on a true story: experimenting with a new drug, a shy
research physician is able to revive patients who have been
catatonic for years - but what are the side effects? Riveting
and heartwarming, with Julie Kavner, John Heard. 9/1.

BACKDRAFT [R]·Action·1991·(2:17)
Explosive special effects highlight director Ron Howard's
action-packed story of battling fire-fighting brothers and the
hunt for a psychotic arsonist. With Robert DeNiro, Donald
Sutherland. 8/7,20,24.

BARTON FINK [R]·Dark Comedy·1991·(1:57)
A serious Broadway playwright moves to a Hollywood hotel to
write a B-movie script - but the eccentric residents and a
series of bizarre events distracts him in this darkly comic
Coen Brothers (Fargo) tale. 8/4,21,26.

BECOMING JANE [PG]·Biography·2007·(2:01)
Young novelist Jane Austen, struggling to get published,
begins a secret romance with a handsome but poor Irish
lawyer in early 19th century Britian. An engaging romantic
drama, co-starring Maggie Smith, James Cromwell. 7/27,31.

BLACK CAESAR [R]·Action·1973·(1:35)
Black man involved in murder and payoffs as a boy gradually
acquires more territory from the Mafia. 8/5.

BLOOD CRIME [R]·Thriller/Suspense·2002·(1:28)
A Seattle detective with a short temper finds a camping trip
with his wife ruined by a senseless assault - but more
surprises await when he joins a tense investigation with the
local sheriff. 8/5,13.

BLOOD RED [R]·Drama·1989·(1:31)
A local railroad baron tries to buy a family's land in old
California - when they refuse, the tycoon's thugs kill the
patriarch. Now the dead man's son seeks an explosive
revenge! Earlysupporting role for Julia Roberts. 8/17.

BLUE BUTTERFLY [PG]·Adventure·2004·(1:38)
Academy Award winner William Hurt stars in this
heart-warming story based on true events in which a
renowned entomologist agrees to make a dying boy's wish
come true by taking him on a journey in search of a rare blue
butterfly. 8/6,11.

BOBBY DEERFIELD [PG]·Drama·1977·(2:04)
An international race car driver falls for a woman whose
carefree attitude towards life conceals a dark secret. Directed
by Sydney Pollack. 8/13,14,20.

THE BOOST [R]·Drama·1988·(1:35)
A hotshot investment specialist and his girlfriend move to L.A.
where his business and their cocaine-fueled lifestyle booms.
But when the finances crumble, staying high drags the couple
down in this honest, convincing drama. 8/12.

BOUNCE [PG13]·Drama·2000·(1:46)
In this stellar romantic drama, an ad exec who gave up his
seat to another man on a doomed airline flight falls into
alcoholism, and his recovery includes meeting the widow -
and both are wary of the feelings that arise. 8/1,25,30.

A couple who cannot have a child find themselves unwitting
pawns in an adoption-extortion game when they refuse to
give up a little girl they got from a homeless couple. A
three-hanky story based on actual events. 8/20.

A BROTHER'S KISS [R]·Drama·1997·(1:33)
Two brothers abandoned by an abusive father and raised by
an alcoholic mother grow up to become different men. Lex
end up a drug-addict, while his brother Mick grows up to be a
detective. Their paths cross with grave consequences. 7/28.

BRUBAKER [R]·Black·1980·(2:10)
Based on a true story: When the new warden enters the
prison as an inmate and sees the violence and corruption, he
becomes dedicated to reform. A stirring drama, with Morgan
Freeman. 8/14,20.

THE BURNING BED [TV14]·Drama·1984·(1:36)
A battered wife with three children sets her marital bed on
fire with her drunken husband in it. 8/11.

CALL OF THE WILD [TV14]·Adventure·1993·(1:37)
Jack London's tale of young man who turns his back on a
comfortable yet stifling middle-class life and plunges
headlong into the great Yukon gold rush.

CANVAS [PG13]·Drama·2007·(1:41)
In this award-winning drama, a mother is torn away from her
family due to mental illness, and her husband and son cope
with her schizophrenia in different ways. An uncompromising
and perceptive film. 9/3.

CHATTAHOOCHEE [R]·Drama·1990·(1:38)
Based on true events: a depressed Korean War vet hopes to
commit "suicide-by-cop" by shooting up his neighborhood;
instead, he is placed in a brutal mental asylum, where he
struggles to alert the outside world about its horrors. 8/2.

CHERRY CRUSH [R]·Drama·2006·(1:29)
A teen photographer - thrown out of a prep school for taking
provovative pics - breaks all the rules when he falls for one of
his models. But this femme fatale has secrets she will
murder to keep in this steamy mystery! 8/1,2,17,26.

CHRYSTAL [R]·Drama·2005·(1:47)
During a police chase in rural Arkansas, a pot merchant
drives his car off the road, killing his young son and crippling
his beautiful young wife. Sixteen years later and out of prison,
he attempts to put his life back together. 8/14,30.

CITY OF JOY [PG13]·Drama·1992·(2:15)
A disenchanted American surgeon arrives in Calcutta seeking
enlightenment - instead he's mugged and taken to a free
clinic in the slums, where he finds a new purpose for his life.

A CIVIL ACTION [PG13]·Drama·1998·(1:55)
Based on a true story: an ambulance-chasing attorney finds
his conscience when he takes on a major corporation
accused of polluting a Massachusetts town's drinking water.
With William H. Macy and Tony Shalhoub.

CLEAN AND SOBER [R]·Drama·1988·(2:04)
An obnoxious drug-addicted real estate broker - whose habit
is quickly destroying his life - hides in a rehab center and
unwittingly gets treated by a counselor bent on helping him.
With Morgan Freeman.

CLOSURE [R]·Drama·2007·(1:20)
A couple on a one-night stand are viciously attacked by a
wandering gang - and after a month of mulling it over, the
battered couple decide eye-for-an-eye revenge is their only
option! A taut, violent thriller. 9/6.

CONRACK [PG]·Black·1974·(1:45)
The true story of an idealistic young white teacher and his
adventures as a grade-school instructor for a group of poor
black children in an isolated South Carolina school - are they
ready for yoga and Beethoven? 8/5,8,25.

CONSTELLATION [PG13]·Black·2007·(1:36)
An unrequited romance from the past comes back to haunt
the present when a woman's funeral brings together the
far-flung members of an African-American family in this rich
drama. With Billy Dee Williams, Rae Dawn Chong. 9/6.

THE COUNTERFEITERS [R]·Drama·2007·(1:39)
Oscar-winner for Best Foreign Language Film is the true story
of Nazi Germany's counterfeiting operation, creating fake
dollars and pound notes during WWII - but the gifted Jewish
prisoner forgers face intense moral challenges. 8/7,27.

CRIMINAL [R]·Crime·2004·(1:27)
An experienced con man takes on a young novice when a
chance to score major money in a forged document scam
unfolds - but who exactly is getting taken for a ride? An
arresting drama, with Maggie Gyllenhaal. 7/31,8/6.

CROOKED HEARTS [R]·Drama·1991·(1:52)
A college dropout returns home to his dysfunctional family.

DADDY'S DYIN' ... WHO'S GOT THE WILL? [PG13]·Comedy·1990·(1:36)
The members of a dysfunctional family return to the home of
their dying father to hear the will. 8/4.

DANCE WITH A STRANGER [R]·Biography·1985·(1:41)
Lust, sex, drunken rages and murder - the true story of Ruth
Ellis, a lower class barmaid who falls for a charming rogue
and becomes the last woman executed in Great Britian.
Directed by Mike Newell ("Donnie Brasco"). 8/27.

DANIKA [R]·Drama·2006·(1:19)
Is mom going mad? A woman's hallucinations evolve into
dreams that predict death and disaster - she obsessively
clings to her kids, increasingly unable to identify reality. A
mind-bending thriller, with Regina Hall. 9/3.

DEAD CALM [R]·Horror·1989·(1:36)
A couple sailing their yacht pick up the sole survivor of a
sinking schooner - only his story of a food-poison outbreak
doesn't ring true, especially when he kidnaps the wife and
leaves the husband to drown! Nail-biting suspense! 8/16,28.

DEAD RINGERS [R]·Drama·1988·(1:55)
The story of the demise of twin gynecological surgeons. 9/3.

THE DERBY STALLION [TVPG]·Drama·2005·(1:38)
Patrick's dad is pressuring him to play baseball, but the
teenager wants to follow his own dream--to be a champion
steeplechase rider. Does he have what it takes to win the
Derby Cup? Starring Zac Efron of "High School Musical" fame.

DESPERATE HOURS [R]·Crime·1990·(1:45)
A psycho convict and two other felons escape prison and
invade the home of an innocent suburban family - where their
increasingly violent actions spur the quiet man of the house
into action! With Mimi Rogers, Kelly Lynch. 8/12.

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK [TVPG]·Biography·1980·(1:49)
Autobiographical account of Anne Frank's two-year ordeal
spent hiding from the Nazis in a crowded attic. 8/22.

DIE HARD [R]·Action·1988·(2:12)
Yippie-kay-yay! Hard-nosed NY cop John McClane wages a
one-man war against a band of cold-blooded thieves in L.A.
in the contemporary action classic. 8/14,30.

"The Diving Bell & The Butterfly" is the incredible true story of
a paralyzed man who could only control one muscle - his
eyelid - and how he used that to write his wildly imaginative
inner life story. A life-affirming award-winner! 8/2,19,20.

DO THE RIGHT THING [R]·Black·1989·(2:00)
Director Spike Lee's seminal exploration of race and violence
takes place in a Brooklyn neighborhood anchored by Sal's
Pizzeria - where the heat of summer is boiling over! Biting
humor and riveting drama with Ruby Dee, John Turturro.

DUETS [R]·Comedy·2000·(1:52)
A Vegas showgirl, an unhinged businessman, a crook on the
run, a part-time hooker and more sing up a storm at a
karaoke competition in Omaha. With Paul Giamatti, Maria
Bello, Huey Lewis. 9/2.

THE EDGE [R]·Action·1997·(1:57)
A billionaire thinks his supermodel wife might be having an
affair with a photographer - and when a plane carrying the
men crashes in the mountains, they find themselves battling
each other and a killer grizzly bear! 8/3,9,28.

An exclusive collection of rare video clips, photos, and
recollections of The King as recounted by one of his closest
friends and managers, Joe Esposito. 7/27.

ENEMY MINE [PG13]·Action·1985·(1:48)
In the distant future, humans and aliens battle for supremacy
of the universe. On one lonely uninhabited planet, an
American and a reptilian Drac find themselves uneasily
joining together to survive - and learn. It's another
Robinson Crusoe on Mars. 7/31,8/25.

THE ENGLISH PATIENT [R]·Art House·1996·(2:42)
During WW II, a pilot suffering from massive burns is cared
for by a military nurse in rural Italy, and slowly his story of
lost love and tragedy is revealed. Winner of 9 Oscars,
including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress. 8/16,27.

ERIN BROCKOVICH [R]·Biography·2000·(2:11)
Julia Roberts won the Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of
a flamboyant law firm secretary who worked tirelessly to gain
justice for a small town wrecked by a utility company's
pollution. Based on a true story. 7/31,9/4.

EXTREME MEASURES [R]·Literary/Book Based·1996·(1:58)
A mysterious emergency-room death, a cryptic piece of
advice, and a missing body focus the attentions of a young
doctor - but solving the mystery may have dangerous
consequences! With Sarah Jessica Parker. 8/2,17,26.

FAMILY PRAYERS [PG]·Drama·1993·(1:49)
Bickering parents and the Vietnam War distract a Los Angeles
boy preparing for his bar mitzvah. Featuring Joe Mantegna
and Anne Archer. 9/1.

FANDANGO [PG]·Comedy·1985·(1:31)
Five college roommates take a wild weekend drive across the
Texas Badlands for one last fling before graduation.

THE FILTH AND THE FURY [R]·Documentary·2000·(1:48)
1976: As the UK suffers through devastating economic
decline, London's youth react by creating punk and the Sex
Pistols. Gripping, inventive, humorous documentary account
of the volatile band's short but memorable history. 7/29.

THE FINAL SEASON [PG]·Drama·2007·(1:59)
Tiny Norway (Iowa) High School is being shut down while the
baseball team is shooting for their 20th straight title - but
they must do it without their legendary coach. An inspiring
true story, with Rachel Leigh Cook, Tom Arnold. 9/6.

FIRESTARTER [R]·Horror·1984·(1:54)
Drew Barrymore's first starring role - a 9-year old possesses
pyrotechnic powers that threaten a fiery end to those who
make her mad! From the Stephen King novel, with George C.
Scott, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen. 8/12,23.

FLATLINERS [R]·Science-Fiction·1990·(1:54)
A group of brilliant medical students decide to literally play
with life and death as they place themselves in various states
of suspended animation - what could go wrong? With Kevin
Bacon, Oliver Platt. 8/2,10,21.

Biography of the life and assassination of Medgar Evers, civil
rights activist and leader. 7/29,8/15,24,27.

GACY [R]·Crime·2003·(1:28)
The true story of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, murderer of 30
young men-- most of whom were found buried in the crawl
space under Gacy's home. 7/27.

GANDHI [PG]·Biography·1982·(3:08)
The epic story of the Indian lawyer who battled British
imperialism and became a worldwide symbol of peace and
understanding. Winner of eight Academy Awards including
Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. 8/7,8,18.

GLADIATOR [R]·Action·1992·(1:42)
Two young men - both talented with their fists - find
themselves trying to survive in the brutal, no-rules world of
underground prize fighting. A primal, jaw-shattering story,
with Brian Dennehy, Robert Loggia. 9/6.

GLORY [R]·Drama·1989·(2:02)
The stirring true story of the first all-black U.S. Army regiment
and its battles during the Civil War. Best Supporting Actor
Oscar for Denzel Washington, co-starring Morgan Freeman.

GOLDEN DOOR [TV14]·Drama·2007·(1:58)
A struggling rural family in 1913 Sicily hears tales of a
promised land called America - and so their journey begins,
as they leave the countryside and board a ship bound for Ellis
Island. A beautiful, dream-like tale from Italy. 8/15,27,9/1.

THE GOOD WIFE [R]·Drama·1987·(1:38)
A wife deadened by routine becomes infatuated with a
handsome newcomer - but after she first rejects him, her
sensual obsession becomes the talk of the small town. With
Sam Neill. 7/29.

GOYA'S GHOSTS [R]·Biography·2007·(1:54)
Director Milos Forman (Amadeus) spins a tale of palace
intrigue, the Spanish Inquisition, class revolution, Napoleon
and celebrated artist Francisco Goya in this impressively
mounted epic. With Stellan Skarsgard. 8/7,12,16.

THE GREAT ESCAPE [TVPG]·Action·1963·(2:52)
Based on true World War II events: deep inside Germany,
Allied prisoners plot an intricate plan to break out of the
Nazi's "escape-proof" prison. A contemporary classic, with
Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Richard Attenborough.

The true story of a young black engineer wrongly convicted of
armed robbery despite plentiful evidence of his innocence -
until a bold lawyer and a 60 Minutes report expose the case.

THE HANGING GARDEN [R]·Drama·1998·(1:31)
"The Hanging Garden" tells the elliptical tale of a 25 year-old
gay man, Sweet William, who returns to his family in Nova
Scotia after a 10-year absence, only to discover that his
family is just as dysfunctional as ever. 7/27.

Story of Bessie and Sadie Delaney, African-American sisters
who both lived past the age of 100. 8/31.

HEAVEN'S GATE [R]·Western·1980·(3:37)
An Ivy League marshal defends immigrant settlers against
cattle barons in 1890s Wyoming. Directed by Michael Cimino.

HENRY V [PG13]·Drama·1989·(2:18)
Oscar-winning, gritty adaptation of Shakespeare's story about
the burdens of leadership, spiced with violent battle scenes
and comic romantic wordplay. Directed by Kenneth Branagh,
with Paul Scofield, Emma Thompson, Ian Holm.

HER MAJESTY [PG]·Family·2001·(1:45)
In a small New Zealand town in 1953, a young woman's
letters convince Queen Elizabeth II to visit her small town and
meet with a local Maori woman - although others in the
village plot to prevent the meeting. 8/4,22,31.

HOODLUM [R]·Black·1997·(2:10)
Two gangs in 1930s Harlem - one headed by black godfather
Bumpy Johnson and another by white hothead Dutch Schultz
- fight for control of the numbers racket. With Vanessa
Williams, and an early role for Queen Latifah.

HOWARD'S END [PG]·Drama·1992·(2:22)
The barriers of class and the dangers of repressing true
feelings power this elegant, rewarding drama set in early 20th
century England. Winner of three Oscars, including Best
Actress (Thompson). With Helena Bonham Carter.

THE HURRICANE [R]·Biography·1999·(2:26)
Wrongfully imprisoned for murder, boxer Rubin "Hurricane"
Carter battles his demons and despair while waging a
twenty-year battle to clear his name. An inspirational,
powerful true story. 8/31,9/6.

I WITNESS [R]·Crime·2003·(1:39)
The discovery of 27 bodies in a collapsed Tijuana tunnel
causes a human rights activist to start his own investigation
- he's sure that corrupt Mexican officials are involved, but
surprises await! Tightly-paced, with James Spader. 7/29.

THE ICE STORM [R]·Art House·1997·(1:53)
A potent combo of suburban sexual hijinks, wife-swapping
parties and middle class angst propels this story of a
dysfunctional Connecticut family. With Tobey Maguire,
Sigourney Weaver, Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci. 7/30.

ICEMAN [PG]·Drama·1984·(1:41)
A modern man meets the primitive past when scientists thaw
and bring back to life a Neanderthal man found in the frozen
North. With Danny Glover. 9/5.

IN LOVE AND WAR [PG13]·Drama·1996·(1:54)
In this fictionalized account, a young Ernest Hemingway is
wounded in Italy and falls in love with his nurse during World
War I - inspiring his classic novel "A Farewell To Arms."

IN THE BEDROOM [R]·Drama·2001·(2:11)
A married couple is quietly shattered by the murder of their
son - and when the killer gets a light sentence and flaunts his
freedom, they react in ways never thought possible. A
riveting, award-winning drama, with Marisa Tomei.

INVESTIGATING SEX [R]·Comedy·2001·(1:47)
In 1920's Paris, a young intellectual convinces his friends to
speak openly about sex, and hires two striking young women
- dressed provocatively - to record the conversations. With
Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney. 8/10.

INVINCIBLE [PG13]·Art House·2002·(2:13)
True story of a Jewish strongman becoming a sensation,
performing in Berlin at Hanussen's Theatre of the Occult - just
as the gathering storm of Nazi Germany takes hold. A
powerful drama from director Werner Herzog. 8/1,15,25.

THE INVISIBLE CIRCUS [R]·Drama·2001·(1:33)
Seeking answers about her older sister's suicide, a young
woman goes to Europe and discovers her sibling's ties to a
shadowy political underground - and begins to fall for her
sister's old boyfriend. With Blythe Danner. 8/6,19,24.

JACK THE BEAR [PG13]·Drama·1993·(1:39)
Two young boys come to live with their local tv personality
dad in 1972 California, but the adjustment is difficult as the
sons must face dark challenges. A stellar story, with Gary
Sinise, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. 8/11,19,29.

THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB [PG13]·Comedy·2007·(1:46)
In "The Jane Austen Book Club," six Californians start a group
devoted to the English author's intricate, romantic novels -
and soon find their lives mirroring the 19th century stories
they are reading! With Jimmy Smits. 9/4.

JERRY MAGUIRE [R]·Romantic Comedy·1996·(2:19)
A successful young sports agent awkwardly embarks on a
new life when he jettisons his comfy agency job in this
hilarious & touching romantic comedy. Cuba Gooding Jr. won
an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. 8/3,9,21,25,26.

JIMMY CARTER MAN FROM PLAINS [PG]·Biography·2007·(2:06)
Director Jonathan Demme's intimate portrait of President
Jimmy Carter as he undertakes a 2006 book tour presents a
complicated, intelligent, and engaged humanitarian who has
set a new standard for ex-presidents. 9/4.

Based on his own life, Richard Pryor directs and stars in the
story of a superstar stand-up comedian whose near-death
accident while using drugs causes him to reflect on his past.

KHARTOUM [TV14]·Drama·1966·(2:08)
An exhilirating military spectacle that chronicles Britain's
1883 crisis in the Sudan and the siege of Khartoum.
Featuring powerful performances from Laurence Olivier and
Charlton Heston. 8/1,12,29.

THE LAST GOOD TIME [R]·Comedy·1995·(1:30)
An elderly widower takes in a young woman on the run from
her abusive boyfriend. 8/21,31.

A Beverly Hills architect and his wife can't understand why all
their friends are separating and divorcing - is there
something wrong with their marriage, or are they the only
sane couple left? 8/5,25.

A close look at the disappearing venues where rural blues
originated. A Starz Original Production. 8/3,12,17,24,29.

THE LAST STAND [TVMA]·Black·2006·(1:49)
The fast-lane lives of four performers seeking Hollywood fame
intersect and bond at The Last Stand comedy club - the
stresses, the successes and the drama of comedy. Directed
by Russ Parr. 8/10,24,28.

THE LAST WINTER [TVMA]·Horror·2007·(1:41)
At a remote oil company outpost in pristine north Alaska,
crew members start to mysteriously die - the disturbing
accidents and sudden health problems begin to crack the
sanity of the survivors in this slow burning thriller. 8/27.

LBJ: THE EARLY YEARS [TVPG]·Biography·1987·(2:25)
Texan Lyndon Baines Johnson rises from congressman's aide
to 36th president of the United States. 9/5.

LEATHER JACKETS [R]·Action·1992·(1:30)
A newly-engaged couple (D.B. Sweeney and Bridget Fonda)
accidentally gets caught up in murderous gangster intrigue.

LITTLE MAN TATE [PG]·Drama·1991·(1:39)
The mother of a seven-year-old genius struggles to decide
what is best for her son after he moves in with a child
psychologist - who has big plans for his future. With Harry
Connick, Jr., directed by Jodie Foster. 7/28.

LITTLE WOMEN [PG]·Drama·1994·(1:58)
The classic coming-of-age novel comes to the screen in a
sterling, energetic presentation - the life and times of the four
March sisters as they navigate the travails of growing up.
With Kirsten Dunst, Clare Danes, Christian Bale. 8/8,17,30.

LOIS GIBBS AND THE LOVE CANAL [TV14]·Docu-Drama·1982·(1:36)
Fact-based film tells story of the celebrated
housewife/activist who spearheaded her community's fight to
force the government to relocate families threatened by toxic
chemicals in the Love Canal area at Niagara Falls, N.Y.

The early years of Louis Armstrong as he struggles through a
broken marriage and fights the mob for his musical freedom.

Story of Mrs. Lou Gehrig's life with her husband, the late great
New York Yankee immortal. Blythe Danner, Edward
Herrmann. 8/17.

THE MAMBO KINGS [R]·Drama·1992·(1:42)
The lives, loves and adventures of two brothers who leave
their native Cuba and take their musical dreams to America,
starting their own band in 1950s New York City. 9/3.

MANDELA AND DE KLERK [PG13]·Documentary·1997·(1:54)
Civil rights activist Nelson Mandela and South African
President F.W. De Klerk -- onetime ideological enemies -- see
their nation through the potentially explosive transition from
apartheid to racial equity. 7/28.

MARY AND TIM [TVPG]·Drama·1996·(1:31)
From the Colleen McCullough novel, a bittersweet love story
between two outcasts, a physically beautiful but mentally
retarded young man and a spinster who has closed the door
on life. 8/18,25,31.

MASK [PG13]·Drama·1985·(2:00)
Based on a true story: Rocky has the typical all-American
teenage boy's hopes and dreams - but his facial deformities
and his biker mom's drug issues make every day a battle.
Moving and inspirational, Oscar-winner for Best Makeup. 9/1.

A MATTER OF SEX [TV14]·Docu-Drama·1984·(1:36)
True-life drama centers on eight women who battled a
two-year struggle against their employer regarding sexual
discrimination. 8/7,9/6.

MEMORIES OF ME [PG13]·Comedy·1988·(1:43)
N.Y. doctor visits L.A. to spend time with his estranged father,
a career movie extra dying of cancer. Directed by Henry
Winkler. 8/6,22.

MENTOR [R]·Drama·2006·(1:30)
A celebrated university professor and author weaves a spell
over two of his students - leading to a combustible sexual
relationship from which all three will forever be scarred! 8/17.

MERCY OR MURDER? [TVPG]·Docu-Drama·1987·(1:36)
Based on the case of Rosewell Gilbert, a senior citizen who
took the life of his incurably ill wife and was later tried for her
murder. 7/28,8/7.

MERMAIDS [PG13]·Drama·1990·(1:50)
The story of an unconventional mother, her two daughters - a
quirky teen and an imaginative 9-year-old - and the unlikely
suitor who comes into their lives. Film debut of Christina
Ricci, with Bob Hoskins. 8/8,21,22,25.

MIRACLE AT SAGE CREEK [PG]·Drama·2005·(1:24)
The satisfying, heartwarming drama of two families who
overcome prejudice and tragedy in 1888 Wyoming when a
small boy is in need of a Christmas miracle to save his life.

MIRACLE MILE [R]·Drama·1989·(1:27)
If you had just met your potential true love, and then found
out that nuclear war was about to begin - what would you
do? That's the problem for a luckless jazz musican in this
taut suspense thriller. 8/6,7,19.

MIRACLE ON ICE [TVPG]·Docu-Drama·1981·(2:24)
The story of the young, but dedicated United States hockey
team and their coach, whose scrappy performance at the
1980 Winter Olympics captured the Gold Medal and won the
hearts of all Americans. 8/1,24.

MOLIERE [PG13]·Comedy·2007·(2:01)
The famous French playwright Moliere coaches a nobleman in
search of love in this delightfully witty comedy of manners.

MOLL FLANDERS [PG13]·Drama·1996·(2:03)
The unwavering hope and determination of a poverty-stricken
young girl is the focus of this romantic adventure that stars
Robin Wright as literature's irrepressible 18th-Century
heroine. Morgan Freeman also stars. 8/10,15.

MURDER BY THE BOOK [TVPG]·Mystery·1987·(1:35)
The author of detective novels, a young man yearns to
forsake his lucrative creation and attempt a more "cerebral"
novel. But then he gets involved in a bizarre real-life case,
which is oddly identical to the plot of his next novel. 8/19.

MY FAMILY [R]·Drama·1995·(2:07)
An epic saga of one Mexican-American family in the growing
Los Angeles Latino community of the 20th century. 9/3.

MY KID COULD PAINT THAT [PG13]·Documentary·2007·(1:24)
"My Kid Could Paint That" is a fascinating documentary about
a gifted 4-year old whose paintings get rave reviews and
command top prices - until a 60 Minutes story casts a
shadow on the art, the process, and the family. 9/2.

MY LIFE [PG13]·Drama·1993·(1:57)
While searching for a cure for his terminal cancer, a man
leaves his legacy of life lessons on videotape for his unborn
son. With Bradley Whitford, Queen Latifah. 9/1.

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER [TVPG]·Disaster·1958·(2:03)
A ship's officer sees disaster as the Titanic hits an iceberg
and slowly sinks on its 1912 maiden voyage. Directed by Roy
Ward Baker. 8/11,29.

NINE LIVES [R]·Drama·2005·(1:52)
An all-star cast tells the stories of nine L.A. women whose
emotional battles with family and friends dominate their lives.
With Sissy Spacek, Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Robin
Wright Penn and more. 8/23.

NORMA RAE [PG]·Drama·1979·(1:55)
Sally Field collected the Best Actress Oscar for her vibrant
portrayal of a single mom who reluctantly becomes the leader
of an effort to unionize the workers at her cotton mill. Based
on a true story, with Beau Bridges. 8/1,16,19,25.

NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER [PG13]·Drama·1991·(1:56)
After 20 years of living in America, a wife and daughter travel
to Iran with her husband, only to be told that they will stay -
the woman decides she must take their child and escape in
this riveting true story. 9/5.

OH, GOD! [PG]·Comedy·1977·(1:38)
A divine George Burns calls on John Denver to let the world
know He's still around. 9/5.

ONCE WERE WARRIORS [R]·Black·1995·(1:43)
A mother and daughter hold together a New Zealand family
beset by a violent, drunken father. 9/2.

OPERATION THUNDERBOLT [PG]·Disaster·1977·(2:08)
The true story of the 1976 terrorist kidnapping - an airliner is
diverted to Uganda, where hijackers separate and hold the
Jewish passengers. But Israeli commandos storm the airport
in a daring rescue mission. 9/1,2.

OSCAR AND LUCINDA [R]·Drama·1997·(2:12)
Two Victorian-era English misfits - a rogue minister who sees
proof of his religious beliefs in poker hands, and a beautiful
young woman raised in a pro-feminist world - share a
passionate love of gambling and big risks. 9/2,5,6.

OTHELLO [R]·Drama·1995·(2:04)
The Moor of Venice (Laurence Fishburne) learns from his
faithful servant Iago (Kenneth Branagh) that his wife has
been unfaithful. 9/6.

OUT OF AFRICA [PG]·Drama·1985·(2:41)
The lush, sweeping true story of a Danish writer living in
Kenya and her romantic affair with a dashing adventurer was
the winner of seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best
Director (Sydney Pollack). 7/29.

A PERFECT WORLD [PG13]·Crime·1993·(2:18)
An escaped convict forms an unlikely bond with a young boy
kidnapped as a hostage, while a laid-back lawman pursues
them across 1960s Texas. Directed by Clint Eastwood. 9/4.

PITTSBURGH [TVMA]·Comedy·2006·(1:24)
When Jeff Goldblum's new found love is cast in The Music
Man and must move to Goldblum's hometown of Pittsburgh,
he decides to put his Hollywood life on hold and audition for
the lead role so he can be with his girlfriend. 8/7,16,17.

THE PLAYBOYS [PG13]·Art House·1992·(1:49)
Unwed mother won't identify the father of her new baby in
1950's Ireland. 8/10,15.

POINT BREAK [R]·Action·1991·(2:02)
An FBI agent goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of crazed
surfers who rob banks - while disguised as presidents - to
support their free-spirited lifestyle in this action-packed crime
drama. With Gary Busey. 8/5,28.

POOR BOY'S GAME [R]·Black·2008·(1:44)
A white boxer is released from prison after serving time for
nearly killing his black opponent. But even after ten years, the
cries for revenge force the boxer to re-enter the ring - this
time with a surprise black coach. 8/14.

POWER [R]·Drama·1986·(1:51)
An savvy, expert political strategist juggles three separate
campaigns, an ex-wife and girlfriend, and a growing sense of
unease in this expertly rendered drama. With Denzel
Washington, Gene Hackman. 8/28.

THE POWER OF ONE [PG13]·Drama·1992·(2:07)
In racially segregated South Africa, a bullied white boy fights
his own battle against apartheid with the help of two mentors
- one white, one black. A stirring drama, with Morgan
Freeman and a very early role for Daniel Craig.

PREMIUM [R]·Drama·2007·(1:38)
Embarking on a last-ditch effort to win back his one true love,
a struggling actor takes on the biggest role of his life and
learns the secret to mastering his craft in the process.

PRESTON TYLK: BAD SEED [R]·Mystery·2000·(1:32)
His wife is found murdered shortly after she revealed an
adulterous affair - the husband tracks down the lover with
the intent to kill him, but accidentally takes out the wrong
man. Now a deadly cat-and-mouse game begins. 8/13,26.

PRIVATE FILES OF J. EDGAR HOOVER [PG]·Docu-Drama·1978·(1:53)
The celebrated and reviled FBI director in all in his guises.
Boderick Crawford, Dan Dailey. 8/1,11,18.

PUFFBALL: THE DEVIL'S EYEBALL [R]·Literary/BookBased·2007·(2-hr)
A young architect and her husband relocate to an Irish town
and begin to makeover a farm house - but when she
becomes pregnant, the strange family next door begins
spinning supernatural spells in this sexy, disturbing thriller.

RANSOM [R]·Action·1996·(2:01)
When his son is kidnapped, a mullti-millionaire goes on
television and ups the ante - not only does he refuse to pay
their ransom, he offers his own massive reward! An intense
thriller with Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo. 7/30.

REAR WINDOW [TV14]·Thriller/Suspense·1998·(1:29)
A quadriplegic confined to his apartment passes the long
hours by spying on his neighbors. His innocent pastime takes
a deadly turn when he thinks he witnesses a murder. 8/31.

RED ROCK WEST [R]·Crime·1993·(1:38)
Passion, revenge, murder - and a quirky sense of humor -
spark this story of a drifter who is mistaken for the hitman
hired by a small town bar owner to kill his wife. With Laura
Flynn Boyle. 8/17.

REDEMPTION OF THE GHOST [PG13]·Drama·2000·(1:51)
An escaped prisoner takes refuge in a barn and is befrended
by the children who live on the farm. 7/28.

THE REMAINS OF THE DAY [PG]·Art House·1993·(2:14)
Engaging study of the life of an English butler - a man who
sacrifices anything resembling a personal life in his total
dedication to his master's needs. With Christopher Reeve,
Hugh Grant, a Merchant-Ivory film. 9/2.

RESURRECTING THE CHAMP [PG13]·Drama·2007·(1:52)
A struggling young sportswriter stumbles into a winning story
when he meets a homeless man who once was a
championship boxing contender. But getting the tale told
becomes its own journey in this surprising drama. With Alan
Alda. 8/7,23,31.

THE RIVER [PG13]·Drama·1984·(2:04)
A young couple, despite the economic challenges, have
continued their family's farming tradition - until they find
themselves battling a giant corporation and a terrifying flood!

ROCKIN' THE HOUSE [PG13]·Comedy·2004·(1:32)
A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano
player, and together they transform a group of reluctant
halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.

ROSEWOOD [R]·Black·1997·(2:22)
Spurred by a white woman's lie, vigilantes destroy a black
Florida town and slay inhabitants in 1923. Ving Rhames, Jon
Voight. 8/2,6,14.

The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her
marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her eventual nervous breakdown.

RUSH [R]·Crime·1991·(2:00)
Two Texas cops - an experienced narcotics detective and a
rookie female - go undercover to nab a big dealer, but find
themselves in deep trouble when the drug lifestyle overtakes
them. Intense, with a bluesy Eric Clapton score. 8/10.

SALVADOR [R]·Drama·1986·(2:03)
Based on a true story: a vagabond freelance American
photojournalist heads to the latest international hot spot - El
Salvador - but gets deeply involved in a conflict much more
brutal than expected. 8/20,29.

True story of a Washington D.C. man's indefatigable efforts on
behalf of the homeless. 8/8,17.

SCENT OF A WOMAN [R]·Drama·1992·(2:36)
A prep school student lands a job escorting a blind retired
military man on an upscale holiday weekend - but the
colonel's abrasive manner alienates almost everyone he
meets. Pacino won the Best Actor Oscar. 9/3.

SCORCHED [PG13]·Comedy·2003·(1:34)
Alicia Silverstone, Rachel Leigh Cook and Woody Harrelson
star in this comedy caper that has three bank employees
planning to rob the bank unaware of the others intentions.

SELENA [PG]·Biography·1997·(2:07)
The true story of Latin music superstar Selena is told in
winning fashion, from her family-band origins to her fast rise
to the brink of mainstream success - and the senseless
murder that ended it all. Lopez's first starring role. 7/27,28.

SEPARATED BY MURDER [TV14]·Drama·1994·(1:36)
Twin sisters (played by Sharon Gless) are accused of
conspiring to murder the husband of one. 9/4.

SHE KNOWS TOO MUCH [TV14]·Comedy·1989·(1:34)
An ex-burglar is released from prison so that she can help a
bumbling detective solve a series of mysterious murders.

SLEUTH [R]·Dark Comedy·2007·(1:29)
A young actor has stolen the heart of an aging writer's wife -
and when he arrives in disguise at the author's plush country
estate, he has no idea he's stepped into an elaborate revenge
plot. 8/5,24.

A SMALL CIRCLE OF FRIENDS [R]·Drama·1980·(1:52)
A love triangle emerges between a Harvard coed, a wild
campus activist, and a clean-cut premed student. 8/28.

SOMEWHERE IN TIME [PG]·Drama·1980·(1:43)
A successful young playwright, obsessed with the woman in
an antique photo, realizes he met her years earlier when she
asked him to "come back with me." And so he does, travelling
back in time in this engaging romantic fantasy. 7/27,8/4.

SON-RISE: A MIRACLE OF LOVE [TV14]·Docu-Drama·1979·(1:38)
A fact-based story about dedicated parents who succeeded
in bringing their infant son out of the labyrinth of autism
despite gloomy medical prognoses. 8/18,27.

THE SPANISH PRISONER [PG]·Crime·1998·(1:50)
He's invented a high-tech formula that could be worth
billions. But the puzzling twists and turns that become his life
suggests somebody - or everybody - is setting him up. An
elaborate, mesmerizing mystery from writer David Mamet.

STARCROSSED [TVPG]·Science-Fiction·1985·(1:35)
An alien and a car mechanic fall in love while fleeing
scientists and intergalactic hit men. 7/30.

SUMMER OF SAM [R]·Crime·1999·(2:22)
New York City, 1977: a sweltering heat wave and the
emergence of a serial killer - Son Of Sam - create angry
paranoia in a Bronx neighborhood in director Spike Lee's
riveting, hard-edged drama. 8/13,24,27.

SWEET HEARTS DANCE [R]·Comedy·1988·(1:41)
Feeling stunted at the 15-year mark of his marriage to his
high-school sweetheart, a man in a small New England town
falls for a new grade-school teacher - but he doesn't want to
lose his family in this warm comedy/drama. 8/5,6,23,31.

TAP [PG13]·Crime·1989·(1:51)
A frustrated dancer who turned to crime is getting out of
prison with a choice to make - return to the thug life or try to
make it as a tap dancer. Plenty of expert hoofing and bracing
drama, with Joe Morton. 9/2.

TEACHERS [R]·Comedy·1984·(1:47)
An out-of-control big city high school is sued for graduating
students who can't read or write, and the shell-shocked
teachers struggle to survive the daily grind. Co-starring Ralph
Macchio, Laura Dern, and Crispin Glover. 8/24.

TED BUNDY [R]·Biography·2001·(1:39)
The story of serial killer Ted Bundy and his blood-soaked rise
to notoriety. 8/31.

TERROR AT LONDON BRIDGE [TV14]·Horror·1985·(1:36)
Completion of London Bridge in Arizona coincides with series
of Jack the Ripper-like slayings. 8/30.

THIS BOY'S LIFE [R]·Drama·1993·(1:55)
Based on a true story - an authoritarian stepfather is
determined to get the "hotshot" out of his sensitive yet strong
teenage stepson in increasingly harrowing fashion. A tense
drama, with Ellen Barkin. 7/30.

THIS GIRL FOR HIRE [TV14]·Comedy·1983·(1:36)
A Hollywood private investigator tries to solve the murder of a
famous mystery writer. 8/12,21.

A TIME FOR DRUNKEN HORSES [TVPG]·Children·2000·(1:20)
A twleve year-old Kurdish boy, forced by harsh circumstances
to support his entire family, must somehow get the money for
his crippled brother's life-saving operation. 9/5,6.

TIMEBOMB [R]·Action·1991·(1:36)
An action-packed story of a watch repairman whose rescue
of a family from a burning building leads to weird flashbacks
mysterious attempts on his life - and soon he's on the run
with a therapist, attempting to unravel his past! 8/18.

TO GILLIAN ON HER 37TH BIRTHDAY [PG13]·Drama·1996·(1:33)
A man whose wife died accidentally two years ago refuses to
let her go - even though he's losing his daughter and others to
his obsessive loyalty. With Clare Danes, Kathy Baker, Wendy
Crewson, Freddie Prinze, Jr. 8/17,27.

A one-night benefit tribute to one of the founding fathers of
punk: Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Johnny Ramone. With Rob
Zombie, Deborah Harry, Henry Rollins, X, Eddie Vedder, and
The Red Hot Chili Peppers. 8/2,11,17,28.

TOUGHLOVE [TV14]·Drama·1985·(1:36)
Distraught suburban parents are forced by their rebellious
teenaged children to resort to extreme measures - even at the
risk of losing them forever. 8/18,28.

TOY SOLDIERS [R]·Action·1991·(1:52)
A prep school is taken over by Colombian terrorists - but they
didn't count on the unexpected ingenuity and determination of
the young student hostages! 8/3.

TRENCHCOAT IN PARADISE [TV14]·Crime·1989·(1:34)
Small-time private eye from New Jersey hightails it to Hawaii
after crossing the Mob; he gets sucked into a murder case
there involving a real estate scam and a couple of hot
tomatoes. 8/6.

TWELVE AND HOLDING [R]·Drama·2006·(1:35)
After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies,
a disfigured twelve-year-old boy and his friends face the
harsh realities of death, hormones, and family dysfunction in
this top-notch drama. 8/19.

UNCOUNTED [G]·Documentary·2007·(1:20)
Was the 2004 U.S. Presidential election on the level? This
revealing documentary lays out a compelling case of how
suppression tactics, voting machine security breaches, and
vote count manipulation threaten our democracy.

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL [PG13]·Drama·1996·(2:04)
A veteran television newsman and producer grooms an
ambitious but naive young beauty for network stardom - and
romance. Co-starring Stockard Channing, directed by John
Avnet ("Fried Green Tomatoes"). 7/29.

A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT [R]·Foreign·2004·(2:13)
A young French woman relentlessly searches for the truth
about the disappearance of her fiance in the trenches of
World War I - an intriguing, gripping quest told in a stunning
visual style from the director of "Amelie." 9/3,4.

Forming a therapy group that helps victims of violent crimes,
Theresa Saldana portrays herself in this true story of how she
survived the severe emotional and physical wounds inflicted
during a near-fatal attack by a crazed admirer. 8/21,22.

VITUS [PG]·Drama·2007·(2:03)
A boy with genius piano skills becomes increasing aware of
his parents ambitious plans, as well as his difference from
other kids. With his grandfather, he hatches a plan to shelve
his talent in this solid family drama from Germany. 8/5,12,13.

WALL STREET [R]·Drama·1987·(2:06)
A young stockbroker hooks up with a shady, sinister Wall
Street mover and shaker, and finds himself knee-deep in an
insider trading scandal. Best Actor Oscar for Michael
Douglas, directed by Oliver Stone. 7/30.

THE WAR [PG13]·Drama·1994·(2:05)
An emotionally fractured Vietnam vet returns to his family in
rural Mississippi, counseling his kids when they have to fight
their own neighborhood battle. With Mare Winningham, from
the director of Fried Green Tomatoes. 7/31,8/1.

WATERMELON MAN [R]·Black·1970·(1:40)
Landmark comedy-drama throws a white man's life into
complete chaos and despair when he suddenly turns black.

WE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE [R]·Drama·2004·(1:39)
Two married couples in idyllic suburbia have affairs with one
another's spouses and try to figure out what went wrong in
their respective marriages. 9/2.

WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED [TV14]·Black·2004·(:44)
For the first time, the American Civil Rights Movement is
explored from the perspective of African-American churches
and the role they played in advancing the cause of equality
under the law for all people. 8/10,21.

THE WHALES OF AUGUST [TVPG]·Drama·1987·(1:30)
Set on the coast of Maine, an elderly blind woman fears
losing her sister to a charming Russian emigre. 7/31,8/14.

WILL THERE REALLY BE A MORNING? [TV14]·Biography·1983·(2:19)
Drama based on autobiography of Hollywood star Frances
Farmer. 8/4,9,13,22,29.

THE WINDS OF KITTY HAWK [TVPG]·Drama·1978·(1:41)
The Wright Brothers' story of their efforts to fly, stunningly
filmed and first shown on the seventy-fifth anniversary of
their fateful flight. 7/27,28,8/15,20.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP [R]·Comedy·1982·(2:16)
"The World According To Garp" follows the life of a young boy
to manhood: grappling with his writing, his family, the radical
feminists drawn to his mother's work, and a battle with a
dread called "the undertoad." With John Lithgow. 8/8,9,20,21.

YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH [R]·Literary/Book Based·2007·(2:05)
An elderly professor is struck by lightning - instead of dying,
he begins to grow younger, making him the object of intense
medical study. Then he meets a young woman from his past
in this romantic mystery from Francis Ford Coppola.

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY [G]·Literary/Book Based·1968·(2:26)
Director Stanley Kubrick's timeless sci-fi film classic - an
alien monolith on prehistoric Earth, deep space mysteries and
a homicidal computer named HAL. Oscar-winner for landmark 
Visual Effects (see below) 8/5,18.

2010 [PG]·Literary/Book Based·1984·(1:56)
The sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey - A joint
American-Russian expedition travels to Jupiter to investigate
the fate of the USS Discovery and its mutinous computer HAL,
and uncover the mystery of the monoliths. With Helen Mirren.

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2001: A Space Odyssey

A science-fiction narrative, produced in 1968 as both a film (directed by Stanley Kubrick) and a novel (written by Arthur C. Clarke). Both projects are based on a screenplay developed by Clarke and Kubrick in collaboration, which was loosely based on Clarke's 1950 short story "The Sentinel" and incorporated elements from various other Clarke stories. Although the film has become more famous due to its groundbreaking visual effects and ambiguous, abstract nature, the movie and book were intended to complement each other. Clarke says Kubrick told him roughly what type of story he wanted, then the two phoned each other with various ideas which were incorporated into both the novel and screenplay. The story is based in part on various short stories by Clarke, most notably "The Sentinel" (written in 1948 for a BBC competition but first published in 1951 under the title "Sentinel of Eternity"). The first part of the novel (in which aliens assist the evolution of human ancestors) is similar to the plot of an earlier Clarke story, Encounter at Dawn.

Stanley Kubrick commissioned Alex North to write the score for his film, but decided not to use it in favor of previously recorded classical music. North, unaware that Kubrick had decided not to use the score in his film, was "devastated" at the 1968 New York City premiere screening of 2001 not to hear his work, and later offered this account of his experience: "Well, what can I say? It was a great, frustrating experience, and despite the mixed reaction to the music, I think the Victorian approach with mid-European overtones was just not in keeping with the brilliant concept of Clarke and Kubrick." On hearing the score as it might have been in the film, film scholar Gene Phillips argued that "it is difficult to see how North's music would have been an improvement on the background music that Kubrick finally chose for the film." In his notes for the Jerry Goldsmith recording, however, Kevin Mulhall argues that "there is no doubt that 2001 would have been better if Kubrick had used North's music. Even if one likes some of the choices Kubrick made for certain individual scenes, the eclectic group of classical composers employed by the director... resulted in a disturbing melange of sounds and styles overall." This theme music made its public debut in early 1993 as part of the Telarc compilation CD "Hollywood's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2" by Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, and there it was titled "Fanfare for 2001". It would eventually be used by North for his later score to "The Shoes of the Fisherman."
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The sequel novel "2010" was written by Clarke alone, and adapted as a movie by someone else. Arthur C. Clarke (90) died March 18, 2008. President Mahinda Rajapakse mourned the death of Clarke and paid tribute to him as a "great visionary." His death was a loss to Sri Lanka, the author's adopted home since 1956, Rajapakse said. A few days ago, Clarke reviewed the manuscript of his last novel, "The Last Theorem" co-written with American author Frederik Pohl. The book will be published later this year. The Sri Lanka President had attended Clarke's 90th birthday party, which he refered to as "90 orbits around the sun." Clarke, who in 1945 predicted the establishment of communication satellites (he correctly predicted that as few as 3 satellites would make global wireless communication possible), wrote more than 80 books. He was Sri Lanka's best-known resident guest and has a scientific academy named after him.

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