Sky Select

December 28 to January 3




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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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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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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Chernobyl Diaries

Starring Devin Kelley, Jonathan Sadowski, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Jesse McCartney, Nathan Phillips and Dimitri Diatchenko.
Six young tourists vacationing in the Ukraine hire an "extreme" tour guide. Despite warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, where the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor once lived. Since the disaster more than 25 years ago, it's been deserted. The tourists find themselves in a dangerous predicament after exploring the abandoned city and discovering that they're not alone.

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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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Dark Shadows

Starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jonny Lee Miller, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jackie Earle Haley and Bella Heathcote.
In 1752, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) was living the good life as a wealthy English playboy, master to Collinwood Manor. However, when he broke the heart of vindictive witch, Angelique (Eva Green), he was turned into a vampire and imprisoned in a tomb for nearly 200 years. When he's accidentally freed in 1972, he finds the world a much different place. His Maine manor is now in ruins and inhabited by his dysfunctional descendants, all harboring twisted family secrets. Can Collins adust to the times and his new family?

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The Dicatator (Der Diktator)

Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley and Jason Mantzoukas.
Admiral General Shabazz Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) is the fiercest dictator in all of North Africa, ruling the great Republic of Wadiya and risking his life to ensure that democracy never reaches the nation he so lovingly oppressed. However, he faces the ultimate culture clash when he decides to pay a visit to the United States. The film lifts actual newscasts from real-life world leaders and is inspired by the bestselling novel Zabibah and The King, written by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

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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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Five-Year Engagement (Fast verheiratet)

Starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Rhys Ifans, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie and Kevin Hart.
A year after Tom Solomon (Jason Segel) and Violet Barnes (Emily Blunt) begin dating, he proposes. They start planning the wedding, but when Violet receives the opportunity to work at the the University of Michigan, she has to relocate for two years and they put off their marriage for the time being. Tom leaves his job as a sous chef to go with her, but in Michigan, he can only land a job in a deli while his best friend Alex (Chris Pratt) not only gets the promotion that should have been Tom's, but gets married. When Violet is offered a promotion, meaning she'll need to stay at the university for a few more years, the wedding is put off again. The five-year period gives Tom and Violet time to question whether they are really meant to be married after all.

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Grabbers

Starring Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy, David Pearse, Bronagh Gallagher, Pascal Scott and Clelia Murphy.
The story of Ciaran O'Shea, a charming but heavy-drinking local Garda who is tasked with greeting Lisa Nolan, a straight-laced young officer who has just arrived to a small fishing village off the West coast of Ireland. Not that there's much for them to do, aside from dealing with the occasional drunk, and that's usually O'Shea himself. But strange doings are afoot: the crew of a fishing boat disappears, whales start appearing dead on the shore, a local lobsterman catches a strange tentacled creature in his trap. Soon it becomes clear to Garda O'Shea and Nolan that there's something big out there, and that it's hungry. It's time to rally the villagers, arm the troops ... and head to the pub!

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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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Iron Sky

Starring Julia Dietze, Gotz Otto, Christopher Kirby, Peta Sergeant, Stephanie Paul, Tilo Prückner and Udo Kier.
In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers. When American astronaut James Washington (Christopher Kirby) puts down his Lunar Lander a bit too close to the secret Nazi base, the Moon Führer (Udo Kier) decides the glorious moment of retaking the Earth has arrived sooner than expected. Washington claims the mission is just a publicity stunt for the President of the United States (Stephanie Paul), but what else could the man be but a scout for the imminent attack by Earth forces? The Fourth Reich must act! Two Nazi officers, ruthless Klaus Adler (Götz Otto) and idealistic Renate Richter (Julia Dietze), travel to Earth to prepare the invasion. In the end when the Moon Nazi UFO armada darkens the skies, ready to strike at the unprepared Earth, every man, woman and nation alike, must re-evaluate their priorities.

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Katy Perry: Part Of Me

Both concert and behind-the-scenes footage is featured in this documentary showing Katy Perry's rise to fame from a small girl in a Christian household who was given her first guitar through the church.

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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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Project X

Starring Thomas Mann, Jonathan Daniel Brown, Oliver Cooper, Dax Flame, Miles Teller, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Nichole O'Connor and Alexis Knapp.
A group of high school buddies try to throw, what will go down as, the most epic 17th birthday party ever. Shot from the perspective of their handheld digital cameras, the party slowly goes from normal to way out of control.

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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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Safe

Starring Jason Statham, Anson Mount, Chris Sarandon, Catherine Chan, James Hong and Robert John Burke.
A second-rate cage fighter on the mixed martial arts circuit (Jason Statham) sets out to protect a 12-year-old math prodigy who has been targeted by the Triads, the Russian mob and a corrupt faction of the NYPD.

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The Sitter (Bad Sitter)

Starring Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor, Sam Rockwell, Erin Daniels, Max Records and Method Man.
When his single mom pressures him to get a job, a college student (Jonah Hill), suspended for the semester and living back at home, goes against his better judgement and takes on a babysitting job taking care of the eccentric kids next door - two boys and a wild eight-year-old girl. When a girl he's attracted to gives him an invite to a party, he takes the kids along for a night they'll never forget.

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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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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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Total Recall

Starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho and Bill Nighy.
The devastation of chemical war has divided Earth into two superpowers at the end of the 21st Century - the United Federation of Britain and the Colony. While the UFB and the Colony struggle for supremacy, a simple factory worker, Doug Quaid (Colin Farrell), dreams of going to the planet Mars. Tired of his tedious life, Quaid visits Rekall - a company that implants artificial memories. Rekall employee McClane (John Cho) persuades Quaid to be implanted with memories of a secret agent, rather than with memories of traveling to Mars. When Quaid undergoes a compatibility test for the system and fails, McClane accuses him of being an actual spy. Fearing he may be a secret agent whose cover has just been blown, Quaid quickly finds himself on the run and in search of answers.

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The Watch

Starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Rosemarie DeWitt, Nicholas Braun, Doug Jones, Billy Crudup and Richard Ayoade.
Evan Trautwig (Ben Stiller) is an active member of the small town of Glenview and the senior manager at the local Costco. One night when a Costco security guard is murdered, Evan decides to form a Neighborhood Watch and makes it his duty to protect his community. Unfortunately, Evan is only able to recruit three members: construction worker Bob (Vince Vaughn), high school dropout Franklin (Jonah Hill), and recently divorced Jamarcus (Richard Ayoade). Together, this group of overworked, exhausted suburban fathers uses the neighborhood watch as a way to escape their families and get in some male bonding time. However, while on duty one night, the Watch discovers a highly dangerous metallic orb and deduces that they are in for a real alien invasion. The men are then forced to protect their neighborhood, and themselves, against these dangerous extraterrestrial creatures.