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Monday, Jan. 12
Night People (1954)
Gregory Peck plays an American officer who probes the kidnapping of a soldier in postwar Berlin. The espionage drama was Oscar-nominated for its screenplay. Noon, FMC

Tuesday
Solaris (1972)
A landmark in Soviet cinema, this ruminative psychological drama is set aboard a space station whose crew members are haunted by their own pasts. It was remade in 2002 with George Clooney. 12:45 p.m., IFC

Wednesday
Billy Elliot (2000)
A coal miner’s son pursues his dream of becoming a ballet dancer in this comedy-drama, which recently spawned a Broadway version with music by Elton John. 2:15 p.m., Flix

Thursday
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Tommy Lee Jones was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar as a retired Army sergeant investigating the disappearance of his son, an Iraq war vet. Charlize Theron co-stars. 9 p.m., HBO

Friday
Jurassic Park (1993)
Computer graphics brought dinosaurs back to life in Steven Spielberg’s hit adaptation of Michael Crichton’s sci-fi thriller. 10 p.m., Cinemax

Saturday
Juno (2007)
This comedy-drama about a 16-year-old dealing with an unplanned pregnancy stirred controversy on both sides of the abortion debate. Ellen Page plays the title role. 8 p.m., HBO

Sunday
Emma
(1996)
Gwyneth Paltrow earned strong reviews for her convincing interpretation of Jane Austen’s meddlesome matchmaker, Emma Woodhouse. With Toni Collette. 2:30 p.m., Showtime

 

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