Movies on Showtime 16th / 23rd November
Satellite: Nilesat 101 at 7.0 west Frequency: 11977V Encryption: Irdeto 2
November 16 to November 23
C/S or when available
Cinema 1 and 2
Epic Movie (2007) Adventure / Comedy
Starring Kal Penn, Adam Campbell, Jennifer Coolidge, Jayma Mays and Faune Chambers.
Directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer.
In the spirit of "Scary Movie" and "Date Movie, a parody that spoofs recent mega-blockbusters. The comedy centers itself around four orphans who visit a chocolate factory and are transported to the wonderful land of Gnarnia, after stumbling upon an enchanted wardrobe. There they battle pirates, encounter earnest wizards and attempt to defeat Gnarnia's dastardly White Bitch.
Monster House (2006) Animation / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Mystery
Starring Steve Buscemi, Nick Cannon, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jon Heder and Kevin James. Directed by Gil Kenan.
Little DJ has suspicions about the house across the street and the cranky old man who lives there. When the old man has a heart attack and is carried away by an ambulance, DJ thinks the danger is over. Unfortunately, as he, his friend Chowder, and a candy-selling prep-school girl named Jenny discover, the house itself has plans--plans that include eating all the kids who'll be trick-or-treating that Halloween night!
Right at Your Door (2006) Thriller
Starring Mary McCormack, Rory Cochrane, Tony Perez, Scotty Noyd Jr and Jon Huertas. Directed by Chris Gorak.
After multiple dirty bombs are detonated, spreading deadly toxic ash across Los Angeles, Brad inadvertently quarantines his wife, Lexi outside their new home by safely sealing himself inside. With the city under siege and Martial Law in effect, Brad and Lexi struggle to survive with little supplies, limited time and no information--all the while separated by thin doors and thinner sheets of plastic....
The Butcher (2006) Horror
Starring Myiea Coy, Hazel Dean, Bill Jacobson and Tiffany Kristensen. Director Edward Gorsuch.
After surviving a tragic car accident, six students en route to Las Vegas seek refuge inside a remote farmhouse. Unbeknownst to them, it's home to a serial killer.
Griffin & Phoenix (2006) Comedy / Drama / Romance
Starring Amanda Peet, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Paulson and Blair Brown. Director Ed Stone.
Griffin is divorced, living in a flat in Manhattan while his sons and ex live in the family home in Westchester. He gets bad news from his oncologist: cancerous lesions have spread through his chest, and he has only a year or so to live. He audits a psychology class on death and dying at a nearby college where he chats up a woman who turns out to be an assistant dean. She's Phoenix; she smiles but keeps her distance, warming to him slowly. He tells her nothing of his situation. At his apartment a few days later, she finds a stash of books on death, dying, and terminal illness: will she put two and two together, and what will she do about it?