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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Aug. 13Attack the BlockAction, horror, and comedy are blended deftly in this quirky thriller, as London street-gang members defend their public-housing unit against alien invasion. (2011) 3:05 p.m., Starz

Tuesday, Aug. 14The Public Enemy James Cagney shoved a grapefruit into Mae Clarke’s face and became a star in this classic chronicle of a gangster’s rise and fall. (1931) 7:30 a.m., TCM

Wednesday, Aug. 15And Everything Is Going Fine Director Steven Soderbergh abstained from using narration in this portrait of Spalding Gray, instead relying heavily on excerpts from the late monologuist’s performances. (2010) 4:30 p.m., Sundance

Thursday, Aug. 16Sin City Bruce Willis, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, and Benicio Del Toro bring the hard-boiled characters of Frank Miller’s violent comic book to life. (2005) 7:30 p.m., IFC

Friday, Aug. 17Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Sam Rockwell is excellent in this adaptation of Chuck Barris’s memoir, in which the TV game-show guru claimed to have secretly been a CIA assassin. From a screenplay by Charlie Kaufman. (2002) 2:30 p.m., Starz

Saturday, Aug. 18Bend of the RiverJames Stewart plays a former outlaw struggling to protect Oregon settlers in one of his best collaborations with director Anthony Mann. (1952) 11:15 a.m., AMC

Sunday, Aug. 19Raintree CountyElizabeth Taylor earned an Oscar nomination in this lavish romantic drama, set against a Civil War backdrop. (1957) 5 p.m., TCM

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