Multivision TV Listing
March 23 to March 30
Satellite: Hotbird 6
Position: 13.0 East
Encryptions: Viacc*ss 2 & TPScr*pt
(Multi 2 & 7)
Starring Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan and Michael Fassbender.
Based on the epic graphic novel by Frank Miller, "300" is a ferocious retelling of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae in which King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and 300 Spartans fought to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army. Facing insurmountable odds, their valor and sacrifice inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian enemy, drawing a line in the sand for democracy. The film brings Miller's (Sin City) acclaimed graphic novel to life by combining live action with virtual backgrounds that capture his distinct vision of this ancient historic tale.
Black Snake Moan
(Multi 2, 6 & 7)
Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, Justin Timberlake, Craig Brewer and Kim Richards.
In a small Tennessee town, two unlikely souls are about to be lured together at the sticky crossroads between rage and love. Found lying on the side of the road, beaten and nearly dead, is Rae (Christina Ricci), a 22-year-old who has developed a reputation around town for having an insatiable "itch" for sex. Her rescuer is Lazarus (Samuel L. Jackson), an ex-blues guitarist who has grown used to life's relentless strains of trouble and sorrow. Desperate for a change himself, Lazarus holds Rae prisoner, and sets out to "cure" her of her wicked ways. But to get to the deep, dark bottom of Rae's mystery, Lazarus will first have to face the demons that reside in both their hearts, especially when Rae's one true love Ronnie (Justin Timberlake), a Guardsman who was supposed to be headed for Iraq, comes looking for her.
Death Proof (Boulevard De La Mort)
(Multi 2 & 5)
Starring Kurt Russell, Rosario Dawson, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Rose McGowan, Jordan Ladd and Vanessa Ferlito.
Kurt Russell stars as an engine-revving psychopath who prefers to take out his beautiful victims at 200 mph. Originally released into theaters on a double bill with Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror under the Grindhouse banner, this Quentin Tarantino directed movied finds a group of ladies out on the town pitted against a mysterious figured named Stuntman Mike (Russell), whose vintage Dodge Charger has been partially modified to withstand even the most extreme auto collision. Though the maniacal driver himself always comes out relatively unscathed, the same certainly can't be said for the poor young lass in his passenger seat - or anyone unfortunate enough to be on the road when the urge to kill strikes for that matter.
Epic Movie (Big Movie)
Starring Jennifer Coolidge, Adam Campbell, Kal Penn, Jayma Mays, Faune Chambers, Crispin Glover, Tony Cox and Fred Willard.
Four not-so-young orphans - one raised by a curator at the Louvre (where an albino assassin lurks), another a refugee from Mexican "libre" wrestling, the third a recent victim of snakes on her plane, and the fourth a "normal" resident of a mutant "X" community - visit a chocolate factory, where they stumble into an enchanted wardrobe that transports them to the land of Gnarnia (with a "G"). There they meet a flamboyant pirate captain and earnest students of wizardry ... and join forces with, among others, a wise-but-horny lion to defeat the evil White Bitch of Gnarnia.
Starring Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall and Debra Messing.
Huck Cheever (Eric Bana) is a blaster - a player who goes all out, all the time. But in his personal relationships, Huck plays it tight, expertly avoiding emotional commitments and long-term expectations. When Huck sets out to win the main event of the 2003 World Series of Poker—and the affections of Billie Offer (Drew Barrymore), a young singer from Bakersfield - there is one significant obstacle in his path: his father, L.C. Cheever (Robert Duvall), the poker legend who abandoned Huck's mother years ago. As these two rivals progress toward a final showdown at the poker table, Huck learns that to win in the games of life and poker, he must try to play cards the way he has been living his life and live his life the way he has been playing cards.
(Multi 3 & 4)
Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, Elliott Gould, Ellen Barkin, Al Pacino and David Paymer.
Third installment of director Steven Soderbergh's popular series of glitzy crime comedies. The only hotelier in Las Vegas who can claim that each and every one of his establishments has earned the Royal Review Board's Five Diamond Award, Willy Bank (Pacino) has made more than his share of enemies during his impressive ascent. While most of Bank's adversaries amount to little more than the occasional nuisance, however, this powerful player is about to find out that picking your enemies in Las Vegas can be a true gamble. In betraying Reuben Tishkoff (Elliott Gould), Bank has finally crossed the one man who could bring his entire empire crumbling to the ground - Danny Ocean (Clooney). Now Reuben is in critical condition, and Ocean is determined to strike back at the man who nearly murdered his mentor. Bank may have taken down one of the original Ocean's Eleven, but his efforts only managed to unite the remaining ten closer than ever before. As the opening of Bank's newest casino draws near, Danny and the crew set into motion a bold plan to humiliate the cocksure casino owner and forever tarnish his spotless reputation. It won't be easy, but if Ocean and his team can get their elaborate plan together in time for the opening of The Bank, they just might be able to deliver some serious Las Vegas justice.
(Multi 3 & 6)
France, 2007. Avec Kad Merad, Valérie Benguigui, Bruno Solo, Arnaud Henriet, Philippe Lefebvre, Jean-Noël Brouté, Anne Marivin et François Berléand.
Frédéric Alvaro, tuteur de David Watteau qu'il connaît depuis l'enfance, emmène son protégé en week-end avec ses proches. David, qui est en prison, mais qui a bénéficié d'une permission, refuse toutefois de retourner en détention. Son absence se cumule avec l'évasion de son compagnon de cellule. Le commandant Papan, chargé de retrouver les deux fuyards, hésitent à croire qu'il s'agit d'un plan coordonné par les détenus. Son capitaine, une gachette facile, pense tout le contraire. Pendant ce temps, le couple Alvaro et ses amis s'enfoncent dans les vallées alpines pour tenter de rejoindre l'Italie. Confrontés à la faim et à la peur, les rancoeurs refont surface.
The Reaping (Les Châtiments)
(Multi 3 & 5)
Starring Hilary Swank, AnnaSophia Robb, David Morrissey, Idris Elba and Manolo Cardona.
Hilary Swank plays a former Christian missionary who lost her faith after her family was tragically killed, and has since become a world-renowned expert in disproving religious phenomena. But when she investigates a small Louisiana town that is suffering from what appear to be the Biblical plagues, she realizes that science cannot explain what is happening and she must regain her faith to combat the dark forces threatening the community.
(Multi 3, 5 & 6)
Starring Danny Glover, Mark Walhberg, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Rade Sherbedgia and Ned Beatty
A top Marine sniper who previously abandoned the military after a routine mission gave way to tragedy is double-crossed by the government after reluctantly being pressured back into service in Training Day director Antoine Fuqua's adaptation of Stephen Hunter's novel Point of Impact. There was a time when Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg) was the best trigger-man in the military, but after growing disillusioned with the system, he disappeared without a trace. After being located at his remote mountain retreat by high-profile government officials following an extensive search, Swagger is coerced back into service in order to stop a determined assassin from taking out the President of the United States. In the process of carrying out his mission, however, Swagger suddenly realizes that he has been betrayed when he becomes the subject of a nationwide manhunt. Now wounded and desperate to reveal the culprits behind the conspiracy before it's too late, Swagger sets into motion a revenge plan that will send shockwaves rippling to some of the most powerful and corrupt leaders in the free world.
(Multi 2, 5 & 7)
France, 2006. Avec Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Emma Wyklund, Bernard Farcy, Edouard Montoute, Jean-Christophe Bouvet et Jean-Luc Couchard.
Le commissaire Gilbert est sous pression. Marseille vit depuis peu dans la peur d'un dangereux criminel qui se fait appeler Le Belge. Et le ministère a fait savoir qu'il était urgent qu'il soit rapidement mis sous les verrous. Ses méthodes brutales et immorales ont même déstabilisé la pègre locale. Les hommes de Gilbert parviennent à trouver un motif permettant de mettre Le Belge en garde à vue. Or, le malfrat réussit à s'évader. Emilien et Daniel vont devoir coopérer à nouveau pour neutraliser ce malfrat sans principes. Mais les années ont passé, depuis leurs dernières aventures. Tous deux sont pères de famille et entendent avant tout passer du temps avec leurs enfants respectifs. Mais rien ne se passe comme prévu.
Starring Chris Evans, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Mako, Kevin Smith, Patrick Stewart, Ziyi Zhang and Mitchell Whitfield.
After the defeat of their old arch enemy The Shredder, the Turtles have gone their separate ways and strayed apart. Their rate sensei, Zen Master Splinter (Mako), is faced with the task of restoring unity and ninja discipline to the Turtles in a battle against time to save the city when strange incidents begin happening in New York City. Industrialist Maximillian J Winters (Patrick Stewart) is reincarnating an army of ancient monsters and only one fighting team can stop him. But the Turtles are disorganised and unable to help as Raphael (Nolan North), Donatello (Michael Whitfield) and Michelangelo (Mikey Kelley) appear lost and directionless without Leonardo (James Arnold Taylor) who is on a training sabbatical. When Leonardo returns from his training there is friction and resentment in the Turtle camp. However with the help of Splinter and their old friends April O’Neil (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Casey Jones (Chris Evans) they once again reunite only to come face to face with Karai (Ziyi Zhang) and the Foot Clan other former nemeses in their battle against Winters’ onslaught on New York City.
(Multi 3, 6 & 7)
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards, Chloe Sevigny, Brian Cox and Clea DuVall.
Based on the case files of one of the most intriguing unsolved crimes in history, "Zodiac" is a thriller from David Fincher, director of "Seven" and "Fight Club." As a serial killer terrifies the San Francisco Bay Area and taunts police with his ciphers and letters, investigators in four jurisdictions search for the murderer. The case will become an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.