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Unbreakable STAR Movies, Saturday, 9 p.m.

Unbreakable STAR Movies, Saturday, 9 p.m.  

Dead Man Walking

(STAR Movies, Friday, 9 p.m.)

The film explores the relationship between a condemned young murderer on death row and a nun who counsels him in the days leading up to his execution. Matthew Poncelet (Sean Penn) is convicted of raping and brutally murdering a young couple. He writes to Sister Helen Prejean (Susan Sarandon) for help, asking her to visit him in prison. She agrees to act as his spiritual advisor. Prejean, who strongly opposes capital punishment, attempts to get Poncelet’s death sentence overturned. First, however, she tries to save Poncelet’s soul by getting him to face up to his guilt and ask forgiveness for his actions.

Unbreakable

(STAR Movies, Saturday, 9 p.m.)

After David Dunn (Bruce Willis) emerges as the sole survivor from a train crash – and without a single scratch on him – he meets a mysterious stranger (Samuel L. Jackson) who believes comic book heroes walk the earth. With this new stranger in tow, David’s life is destined to change forever.

Epic Movie

(STAR Movies, Sunday, 9 p.m.)

This is the tale of four adult orphans who win golden tickets to visit a chocolate factory where the Wonka-like owner plans to use their body parts to enhance his candy. Trying to escape, they stumble across a magical wardrobe which transports them to the enchanted land of Gnarnia. In order to bring peace to this fantasy land, these four bumbling mortals have to join forces with a charismatic pirate, a painfully sincere group of aspiring wizards, and one libidinous lion.

Vacancy

(HBO, Tuesday, 9 p.m.)

When David and Amy Fox’s car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, they are forced to spend the night at a sinister hotel. The horrific truth begins to dawn on them when they realise that the low-budget slasher flicks they are watching were all filmed in the very room they are in. Now trapped with hidden cameras filming their every move, David and Amy plan to escape before their captors can finish their latest masterpiece.



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