PVN Movie Channel 22: January 2013 Descriptions

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

The complete January 2013 Movie Channel schedule is available.

Starring various; directed by Spike Lee.
Documentary, 1997, NR, 102 min.
A documentary of the notorious racial terrorist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement. [imdb]

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson; directed by Joel Schumacher.
Drama, 1996, R, 149 min.
A lawyer and his assistant fight to save a father on trial for murder. [imdb]

Starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Brit Marling; directed by Nicholas Jarecki.
Drama, 2012, R, 107 min.
A troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help. [imdb]

Starring Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon; directed by Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski.
Drama, 1996, R, 109 min.
Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend Caeser. Supporting Dr. Hannabach's GSWS 322: Queer and Feminist Film. [imdb]

Starring Jeffrey Wright, Terrence Dashon Howard; directed by Clark Johnson.
Not Rated, 2001, Not Rated, 118 min.
When Rosa Parks decided to take a seat on a public bus, she inspired people all over the nation to take a stand against racism. This docu-drama that includes actual Civil Rights footage from the 1950s chronicles the Montgomery Bus Boycott led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [imdb]

Starring James Blackwell, Steve Williams; directed by Alex Kendrick.
Drama, 2006, PG, 111 min.
A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results. [imdb]

Starring Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi; directed by Joel Coen.
Drama, 1996, R, 97 min.
A soft-spoken car salesman arranges for his wife to be kidnapped with the idea of keeping most of the ransom provided by her wealthy father. [imdb]

Starring Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford and George Macready; directed by Charles Vidor.
Drama, 1946, Not Rated, 110 min.
The sinister boss of a South American casino finds that his right-hand man Johnny and his sensuous new wife Gilda already know each other. Supporting Dr. Hannabach's GSWS 322: Queer and Feminist Film. [imdb]

Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell; directed by David Frankel.
Comedy, 2012, PG-13, 100 min.
After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. New release! [imdb]

Starring Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker and Leslie Mann; directed by Elgin James.
Drama, 2011, R, 94 min.
Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles. [imdb]

Starring James Stewart, John Dall and Farley Granger; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Drama, 1948, PG, 80 min.
Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime. Supporting Dr. Hannabach's GSWS 322: Queer and Feminist Film. [imdb]

SPARKLE (2012)
Starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo and Whitney Houston; directed by Salim Akil.
Drama, 2012, PG-13, 116 min.
Set in the 1960s, three sisters form a girl group and soon become local sensations with major label interest, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart. New release! [imdb]

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane; directed by Seth MacFarlane.
Comedy, 2012, R, 106 min.
As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship. New release! [imdb]

Starring Ashley Greene, Sebastian Stan and Tom Felton; directed by Todd Lincoln.
Horror, 2012, PG-13, 82 min.
A couple is haunted by a supernatural presence that is unleashed during a college experiment. New release! [imdb]

Starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton; directed by Tony Gilroy.
Action, 2012, PG-13, 135 min.
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films. New release! [imdb]

Starring Christian Bale, Tom Hardy and Anne Hathaway; directed by Christopher Nolan.
Action, 2012, PG-13, 165 min.
Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham's finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy. New release! [imdb]

Starring Rob Brown, Dennis Quaid; directed by Gary Fleder.
Drama, 2008, PG, 130 min.
Drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. [imdb]

Starring Kevin Durant, Taylor Gray and James Belushi; directed by John Whitesell.
Comedy, 2012, PG, 88 min.
A basketball star switches talent with a klutzy 16-year-old fan. New release! [imdb]

Starring Dermot Mulroney, Mira Sorvino and John Billingsley; directed by Christopher Bessette.
Drama, 2012, PG-13, 90 min.
A couple grieving the loss of their own daughter set out to rescue young girls sold into the sex slave trade. New release! [imdb]

Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and John Goodman; directed by Robert Lorenz.
Drama, 2012, PG-13, 111 min.
An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip. New release! [imdb]

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