Sky Select

December 7 to December 13



Satellite: Astra
Position: 19 east
Frequency: 11719H, 11758H, 11797H, 12031H & 12070H
Programming hours: 24 hour



Act Of Valor

Starring Roselyn Sanchez, Alex Veadov, Jason Cottle and Nestor Serrano.
A team of Navy SEALs is dispatched on an international manhunt after discovering a deadly terrorist plot against the United States. The men of Bandito Platoon must stop the attack before its execution kills and injures thousands of innocent American civilians, including their own families. Act of Valor tells the very real stories of how soldiers are forced to balance their duty to their country with the their commitment to their families at home.

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A Fantastic Fear Of Everything (Die fürchterliche Furcht vor dem Fürchterlichen)

Starring Simon Pegg, Clare Higgins, Amara Karan, Sheridan Smith, Kerry Shale, Jay Taylor, Mo Idriss and Tuyet Le.
Jack (Simon Pegg) is a children’s author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his 'big break' rapidly turns into his 'big breakdown', as Jack is forced to confront his worst demons; among them his love life, his laundry and the origin of all fear.

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen and Sally Field.
When his parents leave young Peter Parker to stay with his Uncle Ben and Aunt May, little does he realize he'll never see them again. As he grows older, despite being a social outcast at high school, Peter (Andrew Garfield) develops a crush on his beautiful classmate, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), with whom he shares a love of science. Peter discovers a briefcase that belonged to his father, which inspires him to find out more about his parents and why they left him. His investigation leads him to Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner, whose villainous alter-ego is The Lizard. When Peter is accidentally bitten by a radioactive spider in a lab, he discovers he has super human abilities and decides to put them to good use.

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Arthur Christmas (Arthur Weihnachtsmann)

Starring James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton and Ashley Jensen. Arthur (voiced by James McAvoy), part of the now hi-tech operation that delivers two billion presents to children around the world in one night, gets Grandsanta (voice of Bill Nighy) involved when he discovers that a child has been left off Santa's list. Together, they use the old fashioned methods to try to save the holiday.

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The Baytown Outlaws

Starring Billy Thornton, Eva Longoria, Thomas Sangster, Daniel Cudmore, Michael Rapaport, Zoe Bell and Andre Braugher.
After her ex-husband shoots Celeste three times in the gut and kidnaps her godson, it's time to play dirty. She hires three outlawed, redneck brothers to bring him back to her. What begins as a small rescue mission rises to a Southern battle royale.

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Brave (Merida - Legende der Highlands)

Starring Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly, Julie Walters, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson and Robbie Coltrane.
Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the generations across the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. In Brave, a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida (voice of Kelly Macdonald) confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts. Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus (voice of Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (voice of Emma Thompson). Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land: massive Lord MacGuffin (voice of Kevin McKidd), surly Lord Macintosh (voice of Craig Ferguson) and cantankerous Lord Dingwall (voice of Robbie Coltrane). Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old Witch (voice of Julie Walters) for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in order to undo a beastly curse before it's too late.

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Chronicle

Starring Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan and Michael Kelly.
Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over.

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The Dark Knight Rises

Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Morgan Freeman, Nestor Carbonell and Matthew Modine.
Eight years ago, Batman (Christian Bale) vanished into the night. He took the blame for the death of Harvey Dent, going from hero to fugitive, sacrificing everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman) hoped was the greater good. Millionaire Bruce Wayne is now keeping a low profile and is in a sick and fragile state, hardly leaving his home. Depressed and empty, it is unclear whether he can recover from his losses. For a while, criminal activity in Gotham City was kept to a minimum due to the anti-crime Dent Act, and it seemed as if Batman had disappeared for good and there was no longer any need for him. However everything begins to change when a cunning cat burglar (Anne Hathaway) with a mysterious agenda arrives on the scene. Things turn for the worse when a terrifying masked terrorist by the name of Bane emerges in Gotham City. He's powerful, ruthless, and has an army that will stop at nothing - it seems like Gotham is doomed to burn to the ground. Batman must return to save Gotham City, however he's not in tip-top shape and the task is much harder than it seems. Can he save the day with the help of Police Detective Blake (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)? Will he escape capture? Will he have to sacrifice everything for the city he swore to protect?

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Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark

Starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce and Bailee Madison.
Sally Hurst (Bailee Madison), a lonely, withdrawn child, has just arrived in Rhode Island to live with her father Alex (Guy Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Katie Holmes) at the 19th-century mansion they are restoring. While exploring the sprawling estate, the young girl discovers a hidden basement, undisturbed since the strange disappearance of the mansion's builder a century ago. When Sally unwittingly lets loose a race of ancient, dark-dwelling creatures who conspire to drag her down into the mysterious house's bottomless depths, she must convince Alex and Kim that it's not a fantasy - before the evil lurking in the dark consumes them all.

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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Starring Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate and Betty White.
Dr. Seuss's classic story about the power of hope is brought to life on the big screen. A 12-year-old boy yearns for the affection of the girl of his dreams but in order to get what it takes, he'll first have to discover the story of the Lorax, a grumpy but charming forest creature who fights to protect his little world.

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The Grey

Starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie and James Badge Dale.
A team working on an oil drilling station in the Arctic gets word that the company is flying them back to Anchorage for a break. Less than an hour into the flight, they fly into a blizzard and the plane goes down. The are only a handful of survivors, one of whom is Ottway (Liam Neeson), who wants nothing more but to get back home to the woman he loves. He takes charge and leads the men in an attempt to survive the bitter cold. They start a fire for warmth but soon notice they're surrounded by a pack of huge wolves, who are closing in on them.

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Ice Age: Continental Drift

Starring Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Peter Dinklage, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Lopez and Queen Latifah.
Manny (Ray Romano), Diego (Denis Leary), and Sid (John Leguizamo) set out on their greatest adventure when an entire continent is set adrift. Before the continent splits, Manny and his daughter Peaches (Keke Palmer) have a falling out. Although Manny tells Peaches she's not allowed to hang out with her crush Ethan, Manny catches her with him anyway and embarrasses her in front of all her friends. Soon after, the continent separates and Manny, Diego, and Sid are left stranded on an iceberg floating away from their loved ones. After surviving a large sea storm, the three friends find Granny (Wanda Sykes), Sid's grandmother, who was asleep in a tree trunk on the same iceberg. But just as soon as they discover her, they are captured by a group of pirates led by Captain Gutt (Peter Dinklage) and his first mate Shira (Jennifer Lopez). Making a daring escape, the gang gets away from the pirates, only to encounter exotic sea creatures, explore a brave new world, and again come face-to-face with the wrath of Captain Gutt.

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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (Die Reise zur geheimnisvollen Insel)

Starring Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Luis Guzmán, Vanessa Hudgens and Kristin Davis.
Sean (Josh Hutcherson) goes on a new journey when he receives a distress signal from an island where none is known to exist. Thinking it might be the "Mysterious Island" Jules Verne wrote about, and that the signal may have come from Sean's grandfather, the boy and his new stepdad (Dwayne Johnson) decide to travel halfway around the world to find the island, with the help of a helicopter pilot (Luis Guzman) and his daughter (Vanessa Hudgens).

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Lockout

Starring Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Vincent Regan, Joseph Gilgun, Lennie James, Peter Stormare and Jacky Ido.
In return for his freedom, a falsely convicted ex-government agent (Guy Pearce) accepts a dangerous mission - to rescue the President's daughter (Maggie Grace), taken hostage by the rioting convicts at a maximum security prison in outer space.

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Magic Mike

Starring Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Cody Horn, Olivia Munn, Matt Bomer, Riley Keough, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez and Gabriel Iglesias.
Adam (Alex Pettyfer) is in a rut. He just moved in with his sister in a new town and takes on a construction job to make end meet. Everything seems hopeless - until he meets Mike (Channing Tatum). Mike works construction by day but by night he's something much more exciting - a stripper. Set in the seedy world of male strippers, the film follows the veteran performer Magic Mike as he takes the young Adam under his wing, nicknames him The Kid, and schools him the art of stripping, partying and picking up women all while working for their eccentric boss, former exotic dancer Dallas (Matthew McConaughey) at the Xquisite nightclub. The two, along with their stripper friends, have a good run; however, things turn complicated when Mike falls for The Kid's sister. Now, Mike must figure out what he wants - the stripping and fun or the girl of his dreams and a different career.

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Men In Black 3

Starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alice Eve, Bill Hader, David Rasche, Emma Thompson and Nicole Scherzinger.
Agent J (Will Smith) and Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) are assigned the task of monitoring extra-terrestrial activity on Earth. Things get strange when J can't find K, then finds out his friend has been dead for over 40 years. In an attempt to save young Agent K's (Josh Brolin) life, Agent J travels back in time to 1969 to stop his murder.

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Moonrise Kingdom

Starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward and Bob Balaban.
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of a 12-year-old boy (Jared Gilman) at scout camp who falls in love with a local 12-year-old girl (Kara Hayward). When the two make a secret pact and run away together into the wilderness, the camp staff and their parents are thrown into a panic. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore - and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

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One For The Money (Einmal ist keinmal)

Starring Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara, Daniel Sunjata, John Leguizamo, Sherri Shepherd and Debbie Reynolds.
Stephanie Plum (Katherine Heigl) is a proud city girl with plenty of attitude. She's also newly-divorced with no prospective employment. The only way for her to turn things around is to accept a job at her sleazy cousin's bail bonding company, just long enough to make some fast cash. Her first assignment? Former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli (Jason O'Mara), the same Joe Morelli who broke her heart in high school. Stephanie thinks she's hit the jackpot - not only will catching him be the sweet revenge she's been waiting for but she'll also get a hefty pay cheque out of it. As she learns the ropes of what it takes to be a recovery agent, she also realizes that her new job might not be as easy as she planned.

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Prometheus

Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron.
A rare star map is discovered and scientists believe it holds the answer to the ultimate mystery - the origins of mankind on Earth. A team of explorers on board the spaceship Prometheus set off into the depths of the universe to uncover the truth. The mission is being led by ship captain Janek (Idris Elba) and overseen by Weyland Corporation (the same company responsible for the expedition in Alien) employee Meredith Vickers (Charlize Theron), whose suspicious actions lead others on board to question her real agenda. Upon embarking on the mission, the crew discovers an advanced civilization of extraterrestials. Although the team's goal had been to unlock the secrets of humanity, they soon come face to face with the one thing that threatens to destroy it forever.

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The Raven

Starring John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans and Brendan Gleeson.
It is up to none other than famed writer Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack) to solve the mystery behind gruesome murders inspired by his own work. Teaming up with detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans), together they will put a stop to the murderer trying to make Poe's fiction a reality.

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Shark Knight 3D

Starring Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack, Katharine McPhee, Chris Zylka, Alyssa Diaz, Joel Moore and Sinqua Walls.
A sexy summer weekend turns into a blood-soaked nightmare for a group of college students trapped on an island surrounded by voracious underwater predators in Shark Night 3D, a terrifying thrill ride from director David Ellis. Arriving by boat at her family's Louisiana lake island cabin, Sara (Sara Paxton) and her friends quickly strip down to their swimsuits for a weekend of fun in the sun. But when star football player Malik (Sinqua Walls) stumbles from the salt-water lake with his arm torn off, the party mood quickly evaporates. Assuming the injury was caused by a freak wake-boarding accident, the group realizes they have to get Malik to a hospital on the other side of the lake, and fast. But as they set out in a tiny speedboat, the college friends discover the lake has been stocked with hundreds of massive, flesh-eating sharks! As they face one grisly death after another, Sara and the others struggle desperately to fend off the sharks, get help and stay alive long enough to reach the safety of dry land.

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Snow White And The Huntsman

Starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Ian McShane, Eddie Izzard, Sam Claflin, Ray Winstone, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, Bob Hoskins, Lily Cole and Eddie Marsan.
When the Evil Queen (Charlize Theron) is told by her mirror that in order to remain the fairest in the land, she needs to eat Snow White's (Kristen Stewart) heart, she orders the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) to kill the girl. Instead, he winds up becoming her protector and mentor as they team up to vanquish the queen.

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Stolen

Starring Nicolas Cage, Danny Huston, Malin Akerman, M.C. Gainey, Sami Gayle, Mark Valley and Josh Lucas.
When his estranged daughter is kidnapped, a former master thief (Nicolas Cage) is given just one day to deliver the $10 million ransom. He joins forces with an old partner in crime (Malin Akerman), and together they must pull off one last heist so he can get his daughter back... before it's too late.

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Storage 24

Starring Noel Clarke, Colin O'Donoghue and Antonia Campbell-Hughes.
London is in chaos. A military cargo plane has crashed leaving its highly classified contents strewn across the city. Completely unaware London is in lockdown, Charlie (Noel Clarke) and Shelley (Antonia Campbell-Hughes), accompanied by best friends Mark (Colin O‘Donoghue) and Nikki (Laura Haddock), are at Storage 24 dividing up their possessions after a recent break-up. Suddenly, the power goes off. Trapped in a dark maze of endless corridors, a mystery predator is hunting them one by one. In a place designed to keep things in, how do you get out?

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Ted

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel McHale and Seth MacFarlane.
John Bennett's (Mark Wahlberg) Christmas miracle happened at the age of eight when he made a wish and his best (and only) childhood friend - his cherished teddy bear named Ted - came to life. Ted gains fame and is even interviewed by Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show. Years later, John is an adult and he lives with his longtime girlfriend, Lori Collins and of course, Ted. Lori gets tired of Ted's filthy behaviour and when she comes home to find him with four prostitutes, she decides to finally put her foot down. John loves Lori, so he asks Ted to find a job and get an apartment. Meanwhile, a creepy guy who has adored Ted since seeing him on television, wants Ted to join his family to be his son's teddy bear, but Ted wants nothing to do with them. He gets a job in a grocery store and falls for the trash-talking new casher, Tammi-Lynn. However, John continues to make up excuses and skips out on work just so that he can hang out with Ted. When Lori finds out how irresponsible John is being, she gives him one last ultimatum.

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The Three Musketeers (Die drei Musketiere)

Starring Logan Lerman, Milla Jovovich, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans, Mads Mikkelsen, Orlando Bloom and Christoph Waltz.
The hot-headed young D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) joins forces with the three rogue Musketeers (Matthew Macfadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson) in this reboot of Alexandre Dumas' story. They must stop the evil Richlieu (Christoph Waltz) and face off with Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) and the treacherous Milady (Milla Jovovich).

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Transit

Starring Jim Caviezel, James Frain, Diora Baird, Elisabeth Rohm, Ryan Donowho, Sterling Knight, Harold Perrineau and Jake Cherry.
A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.

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Wrath Of The Titans (Zorn der Titanen)

Starring Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Edgar Ramirez, Toby Kebbell, Danny Huston and John Bell.
A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus (Sam Worthington) - the demigod son of Zeus (Liam Neeson) - is attempting to live a quiet life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year-old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity's lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades and Poseidon. The triumvirate had overthrown their powerful father long ago, leaving him to rot in the gloomy abyss of Tartarus, a dungeon that lies deep within the cavernous underworld. Perseus cannot ignore his true calling when Hades, along with Zeus' godly son, Ares, switch loyalty and make a deal with Kronos to capture Zeus. The Titans' strength grows stronger as Zeus' remaining godly powers are siphoned.