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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, April 12
State of Play
The suspicious death of a congressman’s mistress leads a newspaper reporter into a thicket of intrigue in this political thriller. Russell Crowe and Ben Affleck lead a strong cast. (2009) 10 p.m., Cinemax

Tuesday

High Wall
This first-rate film noir features Robert Taylor as a brain-injured war veteran committed to a mental institution because he strangled his wife … or did he? (1948) 8 p.m., TCM

Wednesday
Swamp Water
The first Hollywood film by French director Jean Renoir is a thriller about an unjustly accused prison escapee hiding in the Okefenokee Swamp. Walter Brennan and Dana Andrews star. (1941) 6 a.m., FMC

Thursday
Major Barbara
George Bernard Shaw co-wrote the film version of his satire about a Salvation Army officer appalled by her munitions-magnate father. With Wendy Hiller and Rex Harrison. (1941) 8 p.m., TCM

Friday
The Shining
Stanley Kubrick’s chilling adaptation of the Stephen King thriller set in a haunted, snowbound hotel. Features Jack Nicholson. (1980) 8 p.m., AMC

Saturday
Leaving Las Vegas
Nicolas Cage won an Oscar for his portrayal of an alcoholic who chooses Las Vegas as the venue for drinking himself to death. (1995) 11:30 p.m., IFC

Sunday
Pan’s Labyrinth
A young girl in fascist Spain escapes to a fantastic underground realm in this dazzling political fable, winner of three Oscars in technical categories. (2006) 10 p.m., Sundance

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