PVN Movie Channel 22: March 2014 Descriptions

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

The complete March 2014 Movie Channel schedule is available.

ABOUT TIME
Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy; directed by Richard Curtis.
Drama, fantasy, romance, 2013, R, 123 min.
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. [imdb]

ALL IS LOST
Starring Robert Redford; directed by JC Chandor.
Action, adventure, drama, 2013, PG-13, 106 min.
After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face. [imdb]

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS
Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman; directed by Paul Greengrass.
Biography, drama, thriller, 2013, PG-13, 134 min.
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. [imdb]

CARRIE (2013)
Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde; directed by Kimberly Peirce.
Drama, horrow, 2013, R, 100 min.
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. [imdb]

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto; directed by Jean-Marc Vallee.
Biography, drama, history, 2013, R, 117 min.
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease. [imdb]

EMMA (1932)
Starring Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt; directed by Clarence Brown.
Comedy, drama, romance, 1932, Passed, 72 min.
After decades of raising the motherless Smith children, housekeeper Emma Thatcher is faced with resentment when she marries their father. [imdb]

EMMA (1996)
Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi; directed by Douglas McGrath.
Comedy, drama, 1996, PG, 121 min.
In rural 1800s England things go bad for a young matchmaker after she finds a man for another woman. [imdb]

ENDER'S GAME
Starring Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld; directed by Gavin Hood.
Action, adventure, sci-fi, 2013, PG-13, 114 min.
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion. [imdb]

ESCAPE PLAN
Starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent; directed by Mikael Håfström.
Action, mystery, thriller, 2013, R, 115 min.
When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. [imdb]

IN A WORLD
Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Michaela Watkins; directed by Lake Bell.
Comedy, 2013, R, 93 min.
An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé. [imdb]

IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie; directed by Jim Sheridan.
Biography, drama, thriller, 1993, R, 133 min.
A man's coerced confession to an I.R.A. bombing he didn't commit imprisons his father as well; a British lawyer helps fight for their freedom. [imdb]

JURASSIC PARK
Starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum; directed by Steven Spielberg.
Adventure, sci-fi, 1993, PG-13, 127 min.
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. [imdb]

LIFE OF A KING
Starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Dennis Haysbert, LisaGay Hamilton; directed by Jake Goldberger.
Drama, 2013, PG-13, 100 min.
Ex-felon, Eugene Brown, establishes a Chess Club for inner city teenagers in Washington, D.C. [imdb]

LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK
Starring Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite; directed by Steven Spielberg.
Action, adventure, sci-fi, 1997, PG-13, 129 min.
A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda. [imdb]

MAD MAX
Starring Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne; directed by George Miller.
Action, adventure, thriller, 1979, R, 188 min.
A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son whom were murdered by a motorcycle gang in retaliation for the death of their leader. [imdb]

MAGDALENE SISTERS
Starring Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone; directed by Peter Mulan.
Drama, 2002, R, 119 min.
Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum. [imdb]

MEAN STREETS
Starring Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval; directed by Martin Scorsese.
Crime, drama, 1973, R, 112 min.
A small-time hood struggles to succeed on the "mean streets" of Little Italy. [imdb]

MIDNIGHT COWBOY
Starring Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles; directed by Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles.
Drama, 1969, X, 113 min.
A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City. [imdb]

MOTHER OF GEORGE
Starring Danai Gurira, Isaach De Bankolé, Anthony Okungbowa; directed by Andrew Dosunmu.
Drama, 2013, R, 107 min.
Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family. [imdb]

SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT
Starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed; directed by Hal Needham.
Action, comedy, 1977, PG, 96 min.
The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff. [imdb]

TAXI DRIVER
Starring Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd; directed by Martin Scorsese.
Drama, comedy, 1976, R, 113 min.
A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. [imdb]

THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY
Starring Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa; directed by Malcom D Lee.
Comedy, drama, 2013, R, 123 min.
When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited. [imdb]

THE CRYING GAME
Starring Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker; directed by Neil Jordan.
Crime, drama, romance, 1992, R, 112 min.
A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. [imdb]

THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE
Starring Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Jordin Sparks; directed by George Tillman Jr..
Drama, 2013, R, 108 min.
A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. [imdb]

THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING (1975)
Starring Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer; directed by John Huston.
Action, adventure, 1975, PG, 129 min.
Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander. [imdb]
























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