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Alien Nation
Airs: August 22 at 8:30 PT/8:30 ET
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Encore ActionEncore Action has the 1988 buddy cop/sci-fi film, Alien Nation, at 8:30.   James Caan and Mandy Patinkin star in this film which takes place in Los Angeles in 1991 when extra-terrestrials live alongside humans (much to the dismay of the humans).  Caan is the human cop, Patinkin the  extra-terrestrial one.

 

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Airs: September 03 at 7:00 PT/7:00 ET
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HBOOk, it didn’t get great reviews but it’s Alvin!  HBO has the 2015 kids film, Alvin and the Chipmunks:  The Road Chip, at 7:00.  As The Washington Post said, “The movie does nothing special or surprising, but it doesn’t particularly offend, either,” here are the reviews.

 

American Odyssey
Airs: April 05 at 10:00 PT/10:00 ET
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NBCNBC has the series premiere of American Odyssey, a drama in which an international cover-up explodes when the lives of a female Special Forces soldier, a disillusioned corporate lawyer and a political activist from a privileged family unexpectedly collide, at 10:00.  Mixed reviews for this one with some critics loving it, calling it exhilarating and thrilling, while others thought it was overdone, dull, and uninspired.

 

American Odyssey
Airs: June 28 at 10:00 PT/10:00 ET
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NBCNBC has the first season finale of American Odyssey, a drama in which an international cover-up explodes when the lives of a female Special Forces soldier, a disillusioned corporate lawyer and a political activist from a privileged family unexpectedly collide, at 10:00.

Annedroids
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AMCAmazon’s latest kids show, the live action Annedroids, about eleven-year old genius kid-scientist Anne who has invented and built her own androids and whose junkyard lab is discovered by Nick who befriends Anne and helps her solve scientific problems through real-life solutions, premieres today on Amazon Prime.

Annedroids
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AMCThe second half of Amazon’s kids show, the live action Annedroids, about eleven-year old genius kid-scientist Anne who has invented and built her own androids and whose junkyard lab is discovered by Nick who befriends Anne and helps her solve scientific problems through real-life solutions, premiere today on Amazon Prime.

 

Ant-Man
Airs: April 26 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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StarzStarz has Marvel’s Ant-Man, the 2015 film about a really small super hero, at 8:00 and we have the (pretty decent) reviews.

 

Airs: September 20 at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET
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EpixEpix 2 has Apocalypse Now Redux, the 2001 extended version that adds 49 minutes to Francis Ford Coppola’s epic Vietnam war film.  Originally released in 1979, the film stars Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper and Harrison Ford and tells the story of a soldier sent to terminate, “with extreme prejudice,” the command of a US Army Special Forces Colonel, at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET.