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You Don’t Mess With The Zohan
Star Movies HD, 9 pm
Adam Sandler, Emmanuelle Chriqui (Comedy)

A formidable Israeli counter-terrorist Zohan (Adam Sandler) is sent on a mission to fight a Palestinian terrorist group. Fed up with constant violent encounters, Zohan fakes his death and decides to reform and pursue his passion for hairstyling in USA. He lands a job at a struggling salon. One day Palestinian cab driver Salim who has a grudge against Zohan, recognises him and plans to kill him. Loosely based on Nezi Arbib, a hairstylist and former Israeli soldier in California.

Drag Me To Hell
Z Studio, 8.30 pm
Alison Lohman, Lorna Raver (Horror)

Ganush (Lorna Raver), a gypsy woman approaches loan officer Christine Brown (Alison Lohman), for an extension on her mortgage payment. Christine, who has been trying to impress her boss for a promotion takes this as an opportunity and denies the extension. Helpless and angry, Ganush places a curse on Christine, and the latter faces torment from demons who threaten that she will be dragged to hell eternally. The movie was a box office success, making $90.8 million worldwide
on a $30 million budget.

Wicked Stepmother
MGM, 2 pm
Cast: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera (Comedy)

Unaware of her true identity, Sam marries a witch named Miranda (Bette Davis). His vegetarian daughter Jenny and son-in-law return from their vacation to find that their new stepmother has filled their refrigerator with meat and has ruined the collection of herbs. Meanwhile, Miranda’s daughter Priscilla takes on a human form while her mother’s spirit inhabits a cat’s body. Jenny figures out they’re witches and tries to stop them from ruining her family. Davis only appears for 11 minutes.

HBO Defined, 10 pm
Nicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman (Drama)

Kyle (Nicolas Cage), a fast talking businessman, is just back from a work trip. As his daughter is sneaking out to a party, four thugs in security uniforms and ski masks invade their home and attack his wife. Their demand: cash and diamonds in the safe. Over the next few hours, the back stories of the four robbers (two brothers, a girlfriend, and the representative of a local drug kingpin) as well as Kyle and Sarah’s dysfunctional marriage come into play. The film took 18 days to get to DVD.


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