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SKY MOVIES – Wednesday 23 January, 8.30pm

Comedy/Drama: Academy Award winning director Jason Reitman directs the film that centres on a divorced fiction writer from the Midwest who returns to her small hometown looking to reconnect with an old flame, who’s now happily married with a family. Starring Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson.

SKY MOVIES – Sunday 20 January, 8.30pm

Action/Comedy: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back…in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K’s life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him – secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency and the future of humankind.

SKY MOVIES – Sunday 20 January, 5.00pm

Family: In an inspiring story of the bond between animals and humans, a boy named Sawyer discovers an injured dolphin, who is brought to a marine hospital and named Winter. Unfortunately, her injuries cost Winter her tail, without which she may not survive. But with Sawyer’s devotion, a marine biologist’s (Harry Connick Jr.) expertise and the brilliance of a prosthetist (Morgan Freeman) charged with creating a new tail, Winter may receive a second chance at life.

SKY MOVIES – Saturday 19 January, 4.40pm

Animated: A chameleon that aspires to be a swashbuckling hero finds himself in a Western town plagued by bandits and is forced to literally play the role in order to protect it. Featuring the voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin.

SKY MOVIES – Friday 18 January, 8.30pm

Thriller: Oscar-winner Denzel Washington and Star Trek’s Chris Pine team with action maestro Tony Scott in this non-stop thriller. A massive unmanned locomotive, nicknamed ‘The Beast’ and loaded with toxic cargo, roars through the countryside, vaporising anything put in front of it. A veteran engineer (Washington) and a young conductor (Pine), aboard another train in the runaway’s path, devise an incredible plan to try and stop it – and prevent certain disaster in a heavily populated area.

SKY MOVIES – Wednesday 16 January, 8.30pm

Science Fiction: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. Even as they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control because their darker sides begin to take over.

SKY MOVIES – Sunday 13 January, 8.30pm

Romantic Comedy: Director Gary Marshall brings together a stellar ensemble cast including Sarah Jessica Parker, Halle Berry, Robert De Niro, Jessica Biel, Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher and Abigail Breslin to celebrate love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.

SKY MOVIES – Sunday 13 January, 5.05pm

Family: The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes are turning a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become “chipwrecked” on a remote island. As the ‘Munks and Chipettes try various schemes to find their way home, they accidentally discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

SKY MOVIES – Saturday 12 January, 8.30pm

Drama: The inspirational true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the saviour of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children. Gerard Butler delivers a searing performance as Childers, the impassioned founder of the Angels of East Africa rescue organisation in Golden Globe-nominated director Marc Forster’s moving story of violence and redemption.

SKY MOVIES – Saturday 12 January, 5.25pm

Family: Jim Carrey is Mr. Popper, a driven businessman who is clueless when it comes to the important things in life – until he inherits six penguins. Popper’s penguins turn his swanky New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland – and the rest of his life upside-down. Filmed on a refrigerated soundstage with real Emperor Penguins, Mr. Popper’s Penguins is a contemporary adaptation of the classic book.