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Black Swan

25/09/2014

9:40pm

Eleven

Movie

 

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

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

 

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Scream

01/10/2014

8:30pm

SBS TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scream_%281996_film%29

A masked killer begins murdering teenagers in a small town, and as the body count rises, one girl and her friends contemplate the "rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

 

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Child's Play

01/10/2014

10:30pm

SBS TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child%27s_Play_%281988_film%29

A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

 

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Some great movies on tonight. Starting with one of my top 5 movies of all time.

 

 

No Country for Old Men

08/10/2014

9:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

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

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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Night of the Living Dead

09/10/2014

1:00am

ABC

Movie

 

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

A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.

 

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Saw

22/10/2014

9:00pm

SBS TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw_%282004_film%29

With a dead body lying between them, two men wake up in the secure lair of a serial killer who's been nicknamed "Jigsaw". The men must follow various rules and objectives if they wish to survive and win the deadly game set for them.

 

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Saving Private Ryan

22/10/2014

9:30pm

ONE

Movie

 

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

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

 

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The Thomas Crown Affair

28/10/2014

1:30am

ABC

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thomas_Crown_Affair_%281968_film%29

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.

 

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John Q

07/11/2014

8:30pm

GEM

Movie

 

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

A down-on-his luck father, whose insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant, takes the hospital's emergency room hostage until the doctors agree to perform the operation.

 

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The Wicker Man

08/11/2014

12:50am

Nine Adelaide

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wicker_Man_%281973_film%29

A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.

 

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V for Vendetta

10/11/2014

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

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

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

 

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Blackfish

10/11/2014

10:05pm

ABC2

Documentary

 

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

A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.

 

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Edited by steveP

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Falling Down

12/11/2014

11:10pm

GO!

Movie

 

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

An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

 

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Edited by steveP

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Looper

13/11/2014

9:35pm

Nine Adelaide

Movie

 

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

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

 

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Moon

26/11/2014

1:00pm (lunch time)

Nine Adelaide

Movie

 

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

Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.

 

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District 9

9/12/2014

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/District_9

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.

 

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Raging Bull

10/12/2014

12:05pm

ABC

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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American Gangster

12/12/2014

9:30pm

7 Digital

Movie

 

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

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

 

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A Fistful of Dollars

12/12/2014

11:30pm

GEM

Movie

 

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

A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.

 

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Mulholland Drive

16/01/2015

11:20pm

SBS ONE

Movie

 

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

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

 

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Deliverance

16/01/2015

11:50pm

Nine Adelaide

Movie

 

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

Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

 

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Fight Club

20/01/2015

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Fight_Club

An insomniac office worker looking for a way to change his life crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker and they form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more...

 

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Edited by steveP

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Red Dawn

28/01/2015

8:30pm

SBS TWO

Movie

 

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

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.

 

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Blue Velvet

13/02/2015

11:00pm

SBS ONE

Movie

 

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

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.

 

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The Outlaw Josey Wales

20/02/2015

11:30pm

GEM

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Outlaw_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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Diner

21/02/2015

1:40am

Nine Adelaide

Movie

 

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

A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore.

 

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