PVN Movie Channel 11: December 2013 Descriptions

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

The complete December 2013 Movie Channel schedule is available.

A THOUSAND WORDS
Starring Eddie Murphy, Cliff Curtis, Kerry Washington; directed by Brian Robbins.
Comedy, 2012, PG-13, 91 min.
After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack; directed by Lee Daniels.
Biography, 2013, PG-13, 132 min.
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

JEFF WHO LIVES AT HOME
Starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer; directed by Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass.
Comedy, 2011, R, 83 min.
Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.

ON GOLDEN POND
Starring Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg; directed by Rama Burshtein.
Drama, 2012, PG, 90 min.
A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arranged levirate marriage to an older widower.

PAIN AND GAIN
Starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick; directed by Richard Linklater.
Romance, 2013, R, 109 min.
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

THE EAST
Starring F. Murray Abraham, Lauren Bacall, Elizabeth Banks; directed by Liz Garbus.
Documentary, 2012, Not Rated, 107 min.
Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.

THE LAST KISS
Starring Zach Braff, Jacinda Barrett, Rachel Bilson; directed by Tony Goldwyn.
Comedy, 2006, R, 104 min.
Michael and Jenna, having been a couple for three years, want to get married and start a family. These plans seem to be well on their way when Jenna announces that she's pregnant. But Michael is worried that his life and his youth will be over for good. At a wedding of a friend, he meets a free-spirited college co-ed, Kim, who opens his eyes and leads him on a dangerous path away from Jenna. Meanwhile, none of the relationships of the people surrounding Michael and Jenna are happy and stable. Michael's friend Izzy is unwilling to let go of his childhood sweetheart Arianna; Kenny is a handsome stud who fears commitment to his latest conquest Danielle; and Chris is a co-worker who is dominated by his neurotic and overbearing wife over raising their newborn son. Even Jenna's parents, Stephen and Anna, are experiencing problems in their long-suffering marriage.

THE LOVED ONES
Starring Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Victoria Thaine; directed by Sean Bryne.
Crime, 2009, R, 84 min.
When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge.

THE WAY WAY BACK
Starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, Nat Faxon; directed by Jim Rash.
Comedy, 2013, PG-13, 103 min.
Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

TRANCE
Starring James McAvoy, Mark Strong, Andrea Riseborough; directed by Eran Creevy.
Action, 2013, R, 99 min.
Ex-criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London when his son is involved in a heist gone wrong. This gives his nemesis, detective Max Lewinsky, one last chance to catch the man he's always been after.
























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