Sky Select

April 19 to April 26




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





Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Starring Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell, Marton Csokas and Joseph Mawle.
America's 16th president is brought to life on the big screen for a story never-before told. When his mother is killed by a supernatural creature, Lincoln makes it his mission to exterminate the undead, training to become the ultimate hunter. However, his skills become all the more necessary when a team of vampires try to take over the United States.

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American Mary

Starring Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Tristan Risk, David Lovgren, Paula Lindberg, Clay St. Thomas and John Emmet Tracy.
Medical student Mary Mason (Katharine Isabell) becomes increasingly broke and disenchanted with the surgical world she once admired. The allure of easy money sends Mary into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called 'freakish' clientele.

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Anna Karenina

Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson and Kelly Macdonald.
Late 19th century, Russian high society. At the age of 18, demure and elegant socialite Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley) has been promised to marry senior statesman Count Alexei Alexandrovich Karenin (Jude Law). Her new husband is 20 years Anna's senior and although the young woman doesn't love her rather dull and unemotional spouse, she bears him a son. While at a ball, Anna finds herself attracted to a young, wealthy cavalry officer named Count Vronsky (Aaron Johnson). Vronsky is captivated by Anna's beauty and grace and it doesn't take long for the young man to profess his unyielding love and desire to wed this already-married woman. Anna cannot deny feeling a strong connection to Vronsky, but when her husband finds about about the two of them, he threatens to deny Anna access to her young son. Despite the handsome young aristocrat's passionate bid for her love, Anna struggles to accept the Count's conditions whilst abiding by the guidelines put in place by her blueblood upper class society.

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Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (Gregs Tagebuch - Ich war's nicht)

Starring Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn, Devon Bostick and Grayson Russell.
School is out and Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) is excited to get started on his summer plans. His idea of a great holiday is spending every day playing video games, but his father Frank (Steve Zahn) would prefer him to be outdoors. Greg is banned from television and video games for the whole summer when he fails in his attempt to trick his father into thinking he's getting all the fresh air and exercise a growing boy needs. Meanwhile, Greg's mom Susan (Rachael Harris) encourages Frank to spend more time with his son. In an attempt to do so, Frank tries to share some of his interests with Greg, like fishing and re-enacting the Civil War. Greg's best friend Rowley Jefferson (Robert Capron) invites him to spend the summer at the country club. Excited about the free food, swimming pools, and the fact that his crush Holly works there, Greg accepts. Unfortunately, his plans are soon foiled when he gets kicked out of the club.

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Dredd

Starring Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Wood Harris and Domhnall Gleeson.
Set in the future, the world is depicted as nothing but a wasteland. Off an eastern coast lies Mega City One - a metropolis where criminals rule the streets and the only form of order is in a police force known as the "Judges." They hold the combined powers of judge, jury, and executioner. Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) is a law enforcement officer who belongs to this elite corps. He is well-known and feared throughout the city as he faces the everyday challenge of getting rid of the latest scum. His latest assignment is to take down a gang at the heart of a dangerous drug epidemic called SLO-MO, which alters reality by making time feel like it's passing at a fraction of its real speed. In order to stop the gang that is producing and dealing the drug, Dredd teams up with Anderson (Olivia Thirlby), a trainee with powerful psychic abilities. Together they learn that Ma-Ma (Lena Headey) - a prostitute turned drug lord - controls the ruthless clan and has waged a war against the Judges. What results is a vicious battle between Ma-Ma's clan and the Judges in a fight to the death.

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End Of Watch

Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Pena, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera and Cody Horn.
Two young police officers, Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Zavala (Michael Pena), patrol the mean streets of Los Angeles. During a routine traffic stop, the partners confiscate a small cache of money and firearms from a notorious cartel. However, upon further investigation of its members, the two cops become the cartel's most wanted and are marked for death. In a powerful story of friendship, love, and honor, this is about the cops who risk their lives each day and the price they and their families must pay for it.

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The Expatriate (Die Logan Verschwörung)

Starring Aaron Eckhart, Liana Liberato, Olga Kurylenko, Neil Napier, Alexander Fehling, Debbie Wong and Garrick Hagon.
Recently widowed Ben Logan (Aaron Eckhart) has quit his job as a top CIA agent and moved to Cologne to raise his teenage daughter, from whom he has been estranged for the past 14 years. While trying to rebuild his relationship with his daughter, he takes a job for a security systems arm of a multi-national corporation, where he is paid to expose weaknesses in their security technology so they can make a better product. Or so he thinks. When Ben’s colleague points out something strange about a patent number on a security device she is testing, he relays her concern to his supervisor. The next day when Ben arrives at the office it is completely empty. All people and traces of the business are gone. Ben soon learns that the parent corporation never had a security solutions arm, let alone an office in Cologne. As Ben pieces together what has happened, he realizes that he is a marked man running on borrowed time. He and his daughter must learn to trust each other and work together if they are to survive on the run, while also trying to unearth and foil the conspiracy that threatens their lives.

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Here Comes The Boom (Das Schwergewicht)

Starring Kevin James, Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler.
Wren (Victoria Justice), a high school senior, gets invited to a Scott Voss (Kevin James) is a biology teacher who's become bored. Although he was named Teacher of the Year 10 years earlier, he couldn't care less about his job and frequently shows up late at the high school where he works. The school, which is operating at a deficit, cuts all extra-curricular activities in a bid to save $48,000. The cutbacks put the music teacher's (Henry Winkler) job in jeopardy, but Scott has a plan to raise the money. A former college wrestler, he decides to become a mixed martial arts fighter after hearing that they can make $10,000 per fight. Most of his colleagues think he is crazy, especially the school nurse Bella (Salma Hayek), on whom he has a crush. Despite many setbacks, Scott manages to rally the entire school around him.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy and Barry Humphries.
Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) must go on a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was conquered by the dragon Smaug. Unexpectedly approached by the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Bilbo agrees to join a company of dwarves led by legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. The journey takes them through treacherous lands swarming with goblins and orcs, deadly wargs and giant spiders, shapeshifters and sorcerers and ultimately leads Baggins to find a magical gold ring tied to the fate of all Middle-earth.

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Hotel Transylvania

Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade and Cee Lo Green.
Sometimes monsters need a break too. That's why Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) opened Hotel Transylvania, a five-star resort where monsters and their families - including Frankenstein (voiced by Kevin James) and his bride, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, and a family of werewolves - can live it up without worrying about frightening or offending anyone in the human world. Although he's a monster, Dracula is much like any other overprotective dad when it comes to his teenage daughter, Mavis (voiced by Selena Gomez). He makes up stories about terrible dangers in order to keep her from wanting to venture outside of the hotel. But that doesn't stop dangers from coming in. Dracula's world starts crumbling when an ordinary human guy (voiced by Andy Samberg), manages to find his way into the hotel and happens to fall for Mavis.

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Life Of Pi

Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Tabu , Adil Hussain, Gérard Depardieu and Rafe Spall.
A man named Pi tells a story that occurred when he was 16. When his family decides to move their zoo from India to Canada, Pi winds up as the only human survivor of the tragic sinking of a cargo ship. On the sea in a lifeboat, he's accompanied by the other survivors - a zebra, a hyena, a female orangutan and a 450-pound aggressive Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Pi tries catching fish to feed the tiger so he won't get eaten himself. When officials from the Maritime department don't believe his story, Pi tells them another one but this time with a slightly different angle.

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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Starring Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Frances McDormand, Jessica Chastain and Martin Short.
New York Zoo escapees Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippopotamus decide to go on a quest to return home in a scheme dreamed up by their crafty penguin and chimpanzee friends. Unfortunately, the plan doesn't go quite as anticipated when they find themselves stranded in Monte Carlo. In order to escape a tenacious animal control captain, the group catches a ride with a rundown travelling circus. When they find out the circus is headed for America, they come up with an act so they can pose as part of the show.

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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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Nitro Circus: The Movie

This big-screen edition of the popular series features Travis Pastrana and his team of talented stunt drivers performing a number of death-defying feats - including a back-flip on a motorcycle as it flies between a pair of skyscrapers - behind the wheels of various vehicles.

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Paranormal Activity 4

Starring Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively and Brady Allen.
The fourth installment of the bone-chilling series, Paranormal Activity 4 begins in October 2006 in Carlsbad, California as a family deals with being terrorized by a supernatural presence in their home. This time around Katie and Hunter are nowhere to be found. Fast forward to November 2011 in Henderson, Nevada. A suburban family takes in a little boy named Robbie who lives across the street when something strange happens in his house. Shortly after, frightening things begin to happen. A chandelier inexplicably crashes to the floor in the middle of the night. Robby gets out of his bed when everyone is asleep and seems to be talking to someone, but when asked who, he denies it. Teenagers Alice and Alex try to investigate, especially when a strange symbol shows up, but their parents refuse to believe that there's a presence in the house.

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Pitch Perfect

Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Anna Camp, Adam DeVine, Alexis Knapp, Skylar Astin, Jacob Wysocki and Elizabeth Banks.
Beca (Anna Kendrick), freshman at Barden University, has never been one to follow the pack, always marching to the beat of her own rebellious drum. Struggling to fit in with any one group, she winds up joining The Bellas, an all-girls singing group in her school. The only thing any of these girls have in common is how good they sound when they sing together. Beca takes it upon herself to revamp the group's sound, giving them the edge they need to take on their rival boys group in a head-to-head campus competition.

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Premium Rush

Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Jamie Chung, Dania Ramirez and Nick Damici.
It takes a special breed to be a bike messenger in New York - dodging speeding cars, crazed cabbies, open doors, and eight million cranky pedestrians. Each day, riders who are equal part skilled cyclists and suicidal nutcases, risk becoming a smear on the pavement when they hit the streets with another delivery. But it's all in a day's work for Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a law school drop-out who became a messenger for the simple pleasure of doing something he loves, and getting paid for it. Wilee makes a name for himself as one of the city's best messengers, known for his agile and aggressive riding skills and prompt deliveries - and he does it all on a fixie, a super lightweight, single-gear bike with no brakes. But a guy who's used to putting his life on the line is about to get more than even he is used to when a routine delivery turns into a life or death chase through the streets of Manhattan. When Wilee picks up his last envelope of the day on a "premium rush" run, he discovers this package is different. This time, there's a dirty cop who will do anything it takes to get his hands on it, even if it means getting rid of Wilee.

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Rise Of The Guardians (Die Hüter des Lichts)

Starring Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Jude Law and Dakota Goyo.
When an evil spirit known as Pitch the Bogeyman (Jude Law) tries to take over the world by inspiring fear in the hearts of children, the immortal Guardians, aka heroes from different childhood stories - Jack Frost (Chris Pine), Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman), Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher), Sandman and Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin) - must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

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Ruby Sparks

Starring Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Steve Coogan, Elliott Gould and Chris Messina.
After achieving great success at the age of 19 when his first novel became a bestseller, Calvin is experiencing writer's block, mixed with the lack of any inspiration that might come from having a love life. He surprises himself when he creates a loving character named Ruby and begins to write nonstop about her, picturing her as his girlfriend. He's taken by surprise when she suddenly appears in his home. After initial trepidation, he begins to enjoy his newfound love but when Ruby wants to meet other people, it introduces stress into their relationship.

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Seven Psychopaths (7 Psychos)

Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson, Tom Waits, Olga Kurylenko, Abbie Cornish and Gabourey Sidibe.
Marty's (Colin Farrell) deadline on his latest screenplay has passed and as he struggles to find the inspiration to complete it, his girlfriend Kaya (Abbie Cornish) has reached the end of her patience. She's tired of his drinking, his laziness, and the fact that he spends his time with his friends instead of with her. His best friends Billy (Sam Rockwell) and Hans (Christopher Walken) come to his rescue with the best of intentions, but when Billy and Hans steal a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu for ransom, Marty finds himself regretting his involvement with them. The gangster, Charlie Costello (Woody Harrelson), is devoted to his dog and vows to kill whoever stole Bonny.

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Silent Hill: Revelation

Starring Adelaide Clemens, Kit Harington, Deborah Kara Unger, Martin Donovan, Malcolm McDowell, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sean Bean and Radha Mitchell.
Heather Mason (Adelaide Clemens) and her father, Christopher Da Silva (Sean Bean) have been on the run for years. On the eve of her 18th birthday, Christopher disappears. Heather discovers her life has all been a lie and travels to an alternative dimension in Silent Hill, where a cult ruled by Claudia Wolf (Carrie-Anne Moss) and Leonard Wolf (Malcolm McDowell) holds power. She must try and escape from the demonic world or be trapped there forever.

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Skyfall

Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Ben Whishaw, Albert Finney and Judi Dench.
Skyfall reintroduces Daniel Craig as James Bond. The British Secret Intelligence Service have assigned him the task of nabbing a dangerous criminal and Bond finds himself chasing the assailant through crowded streets by foot, in car and even on dirt bike. Covered by a junior agent named Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris), Bond eventually traps the man on top of a moving train but when a last minute order from M (Judi Dench) comes in, Bond is accidentally shot and presumably left for dead. After months of being off the radar, 007 is forced to come out of hiding when a top secret hard drive is accidently leaked from one their operatives, leaving M and the entire MI6 force facing closure. Bond learns that the information on the drive includes the identities of hundreds of secret agents posing as terrorists in various insurgent outputs around the world. Not only are the lives hundreds of these operatives in danger, but after a string of bombings and close calls it becomes clear who the real target of these attacks is.The mission to find the threat and destroy it leads Bond to Shanghai, where he meets the gorgeous but troubled show girl Sévérine (Bérénice Marlohe). She winds up being the link to finding the mastermind (Javier Bardem) behind the attacks and when the men come face to face, 007 is forced to prove once and for all how true his loyalty to M and the secret service really is.

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Taken 2

Starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen>
Two years ago, former CIA operative Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) was forced to take extreme measures to save his kidnapped daughter, making sure her takers paid the ultimate price. But the story didn't end there. Fast forward two years. While on a trip to Istanbul, Bryan gets a visit from his daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) and ex-wife Lenore (Famke Janssen). What would have been a happy reunion turns deadly when Lenore is kidnapped. Bryan realizes that his past has finally caught up with him - the crimelord whose family Bryan destroyed is now seeking vengeance with an army of killers after Bryan's family. With Lenore held hostage and their daughter on the run, Bryan must rediscover all of his lethal skills, not to mention every ounce of courage, to get to his family before it's too late.

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Trouble With The Curve (Back In The Game)

Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Matthew Lillard, Robert Patrick and Joe Massingill.
Gus Lobel (Clint Eastwood) has made a name for himself as one of the greatest baseball scouts of the past decade - he can even tell a pitch just by the crack of the bat. But as his age starts to catch up with him, he realizes he could be coming up to the final innings of his career. The front office of the Atlanta Braves begins questioning his judgement. With a hot new batter up for grabs, Lobel turns to the one person who might be able to help, his daughter Mickey (Amy Adams), an associate at a high-powered Atlanta law firm. The only problem is the two have never been close and Mickey blames baseball for her father not being there as much as he should have when her mother died. Nonetheless, Mickey puts her career on the line and joins her father on his latest scouting trip to North Carolina. In spending more time together than they have in years, they each make startling discoveries about their past and present, discoveries that could change both of their futures forever.

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, Michael Sheen and Dakota Fanning.
Bella (Kristen Stewart) has given birth to a baby girl she names Renesmee, after her mother Renée, and Edward's (Robert Pattinson) adopted mother, Esme. Jacob (Taylor Lautner) bonds with the child and helps the new parents keep the girl safe from his former wolf pack. When the Volturi hear about the child, they assume the Cullens have broken vampire laws and have created a newborn by turning a human child into a vampire child. Alice has a vision showing her that the Volturi are coming to kill them all, and no explanation will be good enough for them. The Cullens summon their vampire friends from around the world to get to know Renesmee so they can prove she's a human/vampire hybrid. When Alice and Jasper disappear, the Cullens fear the worst and try to prepare themselves for an all-out war.

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Universal Soldier: Day Of Reckoning

Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme , Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins, Kristopher Van Varenberg and James Rawlings.
John wakes up from a coma after his wife and daughter were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Haunted by images of the attack, he vows to kill the man responsible, Luc Deveraux (Van Damme). While John tries to piece his reality back together, things get more complicated when he is pursued by a relentless UniSol (Arlovski). As John gets closer to Deveraux and the rouge army of genetically enhanced warriors led by back-from-the-dead leader Andrew Scott (Lundgren), John discovers more about himself and begins to call into question everything he believed to be true.

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Wreck-It Ralph (Ralph reicht's)

Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Mindy Kaling, Joe Lo Truglio, Ed O'Neill, Dennis Haysbert, Adam Carolla, Rachael Harris, Edie McClurg and Horatio Sanz.
Wreck-It Ralph (John C. Reilly) longs to be as beloved as his game's perfect Good Guy, Fix-It Felix (Jack McBrayer). Problem is, nobody loves a Bad Guy. But they do love heroes ... so when a modern, first-person shooter game arrives featuring tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun (Jane Lynch), Ralph sees it as his ticket to heroism and happiness. He sneaks into the game with a simple plan - win a medal - but soon wrecks everything, and accidently unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens every game in the arcade. Ralph's only hope? Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman), a young troublemaking "glitch" from a candy-coated cart racing game, might just be the one to teach Ralph what it means to be a Good Guy. But will he realize he is good enough to become a hero before it's "Game Over" for the entire arcade?