PVN Movie Channel 11: January 2014 Descriptions

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

The complete January 2014 Movie Channel schedule is available.

BROKEN CITY
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones; directed by Allen Hughes.
Crime, drama, thriller, 2013, R, 109 min.
In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler. / [imdb]

MY COUSIN VINNY
Starring Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio; directed by Jonathan Lynn.
Comedy, 1992, R, 120 min.
Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them. Supporting Frank Pellicone's ITAL 288. [imdb]

PARENTAL GUIDANCE
Starring Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei; directed by Andy Fickman.
Comedy, 2012, PG, 105 min.
Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods. [imdb]

RICHARD III PART 1
Starring Ron Cook, Rowena Cooper; directed by Jane Howell.
Drama, 1983, Not Rated, 89 min.
BBC Production of the tragic Shakespeare history play (presented with a 3-minute intermission between parts). Supporting Margo Todd's HIST 341. [imdb]

RICHARD III PART 2
Starring Ron Cook, Rowena Cooper; directed by Jane Howell.
Drama, 1983, Not Rated, 140 min.
BBC Production of the tragic Shakespeare history play. Supporting Margo Todd's HIST 341. [imdb]

THE HEAT (2013)
Starring Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy; directed by Paul Feig.
Action, comedy, 2013, R, 117 min.
An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord. [imdb]

THE INTERNSHIP (2013)
Starring Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Rose Byrne; directed by Shawn Levy.
Comedy, 2013, PG-13, 119 min.
Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment. [imdb]

THE SESSIONS
Starring John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy; directed by Ben Lewin.
Comedy, drama, 2012, R, 95 min.
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest. [imdb]

THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY
Starring Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham; directed by Ken Loach.
Drama, history, war, 2006, Not rated, 127 min.
A sympathetic look at Republicans in early 20th century Ireland, and two brothers who are torn apart by anti-Brit rebellion. [imdb]

THE WOLVERINE
Starring Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Tao Okamoto; directed by James Mangold.
Action, adventure, fantasy, 2013, PG-13, 126 min.
When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. [imdb]

TURBO
Starring Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph; directed by David Soren.
Animation, adventure, comedy, 2013, PG, 96 min.
A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500. [imdb]

WORLD WAR Z
Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz; directed by Marc Forster.
Action, adventure, horror, 2013, PG-13, 116 min.
United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. [imdb]
























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