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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Feb. 27
Little Miss Sunshine
This offbeat comedy about the family of a child beauty pageant contestant won Oscars for its screenplay and for supporting actor Alan Arkin. (2006) 8 p.m., IFC

Tuesday, Feb. 28
To Catch a Thief
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly spark romantic fireworks in this romp about a retired cat burglar on the Riviera. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. (1955) 6 p.m., TCM

Wednesday, Feb. 29
The Fugitive
Harrison Ford plays an innocent doctor on the run from the law in this update of a 1960s TV hit. Tommy Lee Jones won an Oscar as the pursuing marshal. (1993) 2 p.m., AMC

Thursday, March 1
Dodes’ka-den
Though it was a Best Foreign Film Oscar nominee, this story about the residents of a Tokyo dump was such a commercial failure that filmmaker Akira Kurosawa attempted suicide. (1970) 12:15 p.m., TCM

Friday, March 2
Synecdoche, New York
Being John Malkovich screen­writer Charlie Kauf­man made his directorial debut with this surreal drama, which stars Philip Seymour Hoffman as the director of a bold theatrical project. (2008) 9:40 a.m., Starz

Saturday, March 3
Hanna
Raised in isolation to be an assassin, a teenage girl sets out to untangle her heritage. Saoirse Ronan and Cate Blanchett star in this sleek thriller. (2011) 8 p.m., HBO

Sunday, March 4
X-Men: First Class
This above-average superhero epic explores the roots of the rivalry between warring factions of meta-human mutants. With Michael Fass­bender and James McAvoy. (2011) 7:45 p.m., Cinemax

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