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Blade

14/05/2013

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Blade_(film)

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

 

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The Sting

14/05/2013

9:50pm

7TWO

Movie

 

https://en.wikipedia.../wiki/The_Sting

In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

 

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Jamie Foxx as Electro in the upcoming Amazing Spiderman 2. Was kinda hoping for the classic green an yellow uniform so i wait in hope. Kinda bugs me how the enemies usually are dressed down from there actual costumes.

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Carrie

17/05/2013

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....rrie_(1976_film)

A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

 

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The Goonies

18/05/2013

6:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....iki/The_Goonies

A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map.

 

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Brüno

19/05/2013

10:30pm

7Mate

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Br%C3%BCno

Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno takes his show to America.

 

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Brick

22/05/2013

11:10pm

SBS ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Brick_(film)

A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.

 

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The Chronicles of Riddick

24/05/2013

8:30pm

7MATE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....cles_of_Riddick

5 years after Pitch Black, the wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a planet called Helion Prime, and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.

 

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Event Horizon

24/05/2013

9:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....t_Horizon_(film)

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

 

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

24/05/2013

11:00pm

GEM

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....law_Josey_Wales

A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

 

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Limbo

24/05/2013

11:30pm

7TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....imbo_(1999_film)

Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.

 

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Rosemary's Baby

27/05/2013

12:40am

ABC1

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosemary's_Baby_(film)

A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbours and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.

 

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Batman Begins

05/06/2013

9:30pm

Nine Digital

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman_Begins

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his war on crime to free the crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption that the Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

 

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The Queen of Versailles

09/06/2013 (Sunday)

8:30pm

ABC2

Documentary

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Queen_of_Versailles

A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.

 

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The Green Mile

07/06/2013

8:30pm

7Mate

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....reen_Mile_(film)

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

 

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The Prestige

07/06/2013

8:30pm

Nine Digital

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia...._Prestige_(film)

The rivalry between two magicians is exacerbated when one of them performs the ultimate illusion.

 

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American Beauty

07/06/2013

9:30pm

ELEVEN

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....an_Beauty_(film)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

 

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The Dead Pool

07/06/2013

9:30pm

GEM

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....i/The_Dead_Pool

Dirty Harry Callahan must stop a sick secret contest to murder local celebrities, which includes himself as a target.

 

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Oldboy

14/06/2013

11:30pm

SBS TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....dboy_(2003_film)

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.

 

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Sleepers

18/06/2013

9:40pm

7TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia..../Sleepers_(film)

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge.

 

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The Wrestler

01/07/2013

8:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....tler_(2008_film)

A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.

 

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Catfish

01/07/2013

10:30pm

ABC2

Documentary

 

http://en.wikipedia....i/Catfish_(film)

Young filmmakers document their colleague's budding online friendship with a young woman and her family which leads to an unexpected series of discoveries.

 

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Amélie

09/07/2013

12:00am (tonight midnight)

SBS ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am%C3%A9lie

Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice, decides to help those around her and along the way, discovers love.

 

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Street Kings

24/07/2013

10:45pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_Kings

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

 

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A movie that needed its own post. Hide your kids, hide your wife, and set this to record Saturday night. Quite possibly one of my favourite movies of all time.

 

 

No Country for Old Men

27/07/2013

9:30pm

SBS ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....r_Old_Men_(film)

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

 

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If you haven't seen this, it's a treat. There are a lot of great war movies, but this stands above them all.

 

 

Platoon

08/08/2013

12:30am (tonight)

ABC1

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....i/Platoon_(film)

A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

 

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127 Hours

09/08/2013

9:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/127_Hours

A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

 

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28 Weeks Later

16/08/2013

9:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/28_Weeks_Later

Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.

 

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Pleasantville

29/08/2013

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....santville_(film)

Two 1990's teenagers find themselves in a 1950's sitcom where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

 

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The Departed

09/09/2013

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Departed

An undercover state cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat.

 

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Hot Rod

16/09/2013

8:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_Rod_%28film%29

Self-proclaimed stuntman Rod Kimble is preparing for the jump of his life - to clear fifteen buses to raise money for his abusive stepfather Frank's life-saving heart operation.

 

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Raging Bull

17/09/2013

1:10am

ABC1

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raging_Bull

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.

 

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Borat

4/10/2013

9:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borat

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

 

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