PVN Movie Channel 11: April 2014 Descriptions

Movie descriptions are reprinted from promotional materials provided by the film distribution companies and the Internet Movie Database.

The complete April 2014 Movie Channel schedule is available.

12 YEARS A SLAVE
Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender; directed by Steve McQueen.
Biography, drama, history, 2013, R, 134 min
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. [imdb]

BIG NIGHT
Starring Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony; directed by Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci.
Drama, 1996, R, 107 min.
A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]

BREAKFAST ON PLUTO
Starring Cillian Murphy, Morgan Jones, Eva Birthistle; directed by Neil Jordan.
Comedy, drama, 2005, R, 128 min.
In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]

INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
Starring Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan; directed by Steven Spielberg.
Action, adventure, 1984, PG, 118 min.
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]

INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS
Starring Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates; directed by Don Siegel.
Horror, sci-fi, 1956, Approved, 80 min.
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]

MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD
Starring Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd; directed by Peter Weir.
Action, adventure, drama, 2003, PG-13, 128 min.
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]

MINORITY REPORT
Starring Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton; directed by Steven Spielberg.
Action, mystery, sci-fi, 2002, PG-13, 145 min.
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]

THE WARRIORS
Starring Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright; directed by Walter Hill.
Action, thriller, 1979, R, 92 min.
In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]

WAR OF THE WORLDS
Starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins; directed by Steven Spielberg.
Adventure, sci-fi, thriller, 2005, PG-13, 116 min.
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival. Presented as a class supplement. [imdb]
























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