Below, in tabular form, are my picks for movies on TV embodying individualism, this weekend into next week. This Week's new feature entry has red text (all features, past or current, link Endervidualism reviews). This issue, JFKfeatured at the left, has a new Endervidualism Agora review w/multiple purchase selections.  Rare or other highlighted showings are in blue with showings of prior features in maroon (w/Endervidualism Agora reviews). Subscription information is listed below.

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Date Time Channel Name (Review/Buy links) Description
16-Sep 12:00 AM SHO Rob Roy (1995) In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future. Liam Neeson, Tim Roth and Jessica Lange star. 
16-Sep 3:45 AM HBO JFK (1991) In Oliver Stone's story of JFK's 1963 assassination and aftermath Kevin Costner stars as Jim Garrison, who didn't accept official findings and set out to prove a conspiracy, with Sissy Spacek, Joe Pesci, Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Oldman.
16-Sep 11:30 AM HBO2 Seabiscuit (2003)  True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the three-man team behind it but those of the nation as well, Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges and Chris Cooper.
16-Sep 2:01 PM FMC Cavalcade (1933 ) Adaptation of Noel Coward's play showing the beginning of the bloody 20th Century and its effects on two families.
16-Sep 4:15 PM FLIX 12 Angry Men (1957) One man opposes eleven fellow jurors contending they may have come to a hasty verdict in a murder case. Tempers flare in this jury room classic starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and E.G. Marshall; Directed by Sidney Lumet.
16-Sep 5:30 PM TCM Meet John Doe (1941) A reporter's concocted story turns a tramp into a national hero but also unexpectedly aligns him with an unsavory presidential campaign. Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold. D: Frank Capra. 
16-Sep 7:30 PM MMAX The Dead Pool (1988) A deranged killer is eliminating San Francisco celebrities--one by one. And now Dirty Harry's on the list too! Clint Eastwood stars.
16-Sep 8:00 PM HBO2 X2 (2003) An uneasy co-existence between humans and mutants threatens to explode in this sequel based on Stan Lee's popular Marvel Comics series, with Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry and Famke Janssen.
16-Sep 9:00 PM SHO Equilibrium (2002) In a fascist future where all forms of art (and feeling) are illegal, a man charged with enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system. Starring Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs and Angus MacFadyen; written and directed by Kurt Wimmer
17-Sep 4:01 AM FMC Cavalcade (1933 ) Adaptation of Noel Coward's play showing the beginning of the bloody 20th Century and its effects on two families.
17-Sep 7:30 AM HBO Minority Report (2002) Futuristic tale about a cop who turns fugitive after the crime-forecasting unit in which he works predicts he will commit a murder. Starring Tom Cruise with Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton and Max von Sydow, directed by Steven Spielberg.
17-Sep 12:01 PM FMC How Green Was My Valley (1941) The Oscar winning story of a family of Welsh coal miners in the 19th century. Roddy McDowall, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Pidgeon, Donald Crisp, Anna Lee, Dir: John Ford.
17-Sep 2:00 PM HBO2 Pale Rider (1985) Clint Eastwood makes your day in this two-fisted, pistol-packing adventure in the tradition of the great Hollywood westerns, with Michael Moriarty, Christopher Penn and Carrie Snodgress.
17-Sep 4:00 PM HBOS JFK (1991) In Oliver Stone's story of JFK's 1963 assassination and aftermath Kevin Costner stars as Jim Garrison, who didn't accept official findings and set out to prove a conspiracy, with Sissy Spacek, Joe Pesci, Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Oldman.
17-Sep 4:30 PM HBO Minority Report (2002) Futuristic tale about a cop who turns fugitive after the crime-forecasting unit in which he works predicts he will commit a murder. Starring Tom Cruise with Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton and Max von Sydow, directed by Steven Spielberg.
17-Sep 10:00 PM FLIX Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Classic tale by George Orwell of a totalitarian future in which Winston Smith (John Hurt) defies "Big Brother" by daring to fall in love with a coworker (Suzanna Hamilton) from the Ministry of Truth. Michael Radford directs, costarring Richard Burton.
17-Sep 11:40 PM SHO X Supreme Sanction (1999)  An assassin (Kristy Swanson) for the U.S. government becomes the next target of her employers when she spares the life of a nationally known TV reporter (David Dukes). Also costarring Ron Perlman and Michael Madsen. 
18-Sep 2:01 AM FMC How Green Was My Valley (1941) The Oscar winning story of a family of Welsh coal miners in the 19th century. Roddy McDowall, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Pidgeon, Donald Crisp, Anna Lee, Dir: John Ford.
18-Sep 5:00 PM HBOS Emma (1996)  Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow) delights in meddling in other people's affairs. Central planning at the personal level fails. With Toni Colette and Jeremy Northam; written and directed by Douglas McGrath.
18-Sep 9:00 PM MMAX Gattaca (1997)  Story of a genetically imperfect man in a world of genetic engineering and his seemingly unattainable goal to travel in space. "There is no gene for the human spirit", stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, written and directed by Andrew Niccol.
18-Sep 9:45 PM TMC Supreme Sanction (1999)  An assassin (Kristy Swanson) for the U.S. government becomes the next target of her employers when she spares the life of a nationally known TV reporter (David Dukes). Also costarring Ron Perlman and Michael Madsen. 
18-Sep 10:00 PM HBO American Splendor (2003) American Splendor is one of the most original biographical movies ever made. It tells Harvey Pekar's unglamorized story of underground comics in Cleveland, with Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, James Urbaniak (as R. Crumb) as well as the real Harvey.
19-Sep 1:30 AM MAX Mad Max beyond Thunderdome (1985) Mad Max (Mel Gibson) is the coolest anti-hero in the post-Apocalypse world...this is the future as a demolition derby! Light entertainment.
19-Sep 7:25 AM FLIX 12 Angry Men (1957) One man opposes eleven fellow jurors contending they may have come to a hasty verdict in a murder case. Tempers flare in this jury room classic starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and E.G. Marshall; Directed by Sidney Lumet.
19-Sep 9:00 AM SHO Equilibrium (2002) In a fascist future where all forms of art (and feeling) are illegal, a man charged with enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system. Starring Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs and Angus MacFadyen; written and directed by Kurt Wimmer
19-Sep 2:45 PM HBO X2 (2003) An uneasy co-existence between humans and mutants threatens to explode in this sequel based on Stan Lee's popular Marvel Comics series, with Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry and Famke Janssen.
19-Sep 6:15 PM FLIX 12 Angry Men (1957) One man opposes eleven fellow jurors contending they may have come to a hasty verdict in a murder case. Tempers flare in this jury room classic starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and E.G. Marshall; Directed by Sidney Lumet.
19-Sep 7:35 PM MAX Catch Me If You Can (2002) Based on the true story of a successful con artist who operates under several identities long outwitting the FBI. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Dir: Steven Spielberg
19-Sep 11:00 PM HBOS The Jack Bull (1999) After an evil cattle baron wrongs him and the legal system fails to set things right, a horse trader launches his own quest for justice, stars: John Cusack, John Goodman, L.Q. Jones, and Miranda Otto.
19-Sep 11:35 PM HBO X2 (2003) An uneasy co-existence between humans and mutants threatens to explode in this sequel based on Stan Lee's popular Marvel Comics series, with Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry and Famke Janssen.
20-Sep 1:00 AM HBOS Gods and Generals (2003) This prequel to Gettysburg is an unusually balanced depiction of the War Between the States. It is based on the book by Jeff Shaara and stars Jeff Daniels, Robert Duvall and Stephen Lang, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell.
20-Sep 6:30 AM HBO The Winslow Boy (1999)  From early 20th century England and Terrence Rattigan (based on a true story): Arthur Winslow and his family learn the royal naval academy has expelled his 14-year-old son, for stealing five shillings. He seeks justice that "right be done."
20-Sep 2:00 PM HBOS Emma (1996)  Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow) delights in meddling in other people's affairs. Central planning at the personal level fails. With Toni Colette and Jeremy Northam; written and directed by Douglas McGrath.
20-Sep 4:45 PM HBO2 After Hours (1985) Hang on for a wild ride through New York City's late-night underground scene in this outrageous comedy directed by Martin Scorsese, with Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne, Teri Garr, John Heard and Cheech & Chong.
20-Sep 8:00 PM FLIX Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Classic tale by George Orwell of a totalitarian future in which Winston Smith (John Hurt) defies "Big Brother" by daring to fall in love with a coworker (Suzanna Hamilton) from the Ministry of Truth. Michael Radford directs, costarring Richard Burton.
20-Sep 9:00 PM HBOS Emma (1996)  Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow) delights in meddling in other people's affairs. Central planning at the personal level fails. With Toni Colette and Jeremy Northam; written and directed by Douglas McGrath.
21-Sep 12:10 AM HBOF Seabiscuit (2003)  True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the three-man team behind it but those of the nation as well, Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges and Chris Cooper.
21-Sep 9:00 AM HBO2 Seabiscuit (2003)  True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the three-man team behind it but those of the nation as well, Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges and Chris Cooper.
21-Sep 11:30 AM HBOS Mildred Pierce (1945) Drama of a woman whose indulgence of her daughter leads to murder. Nominated for a total of six Oscars, Joan Crawford won the 1945 Best Actress Oscar for this performance; with Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden and Bruce Bennett.
21-Sep 2:30 PM HBO2 American Splendor (2003) American Splendor is one of the most original biographical movies ever made. It tells Harvey Pekar's unglamorized story of underground comics in Cleveland, with Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, James Urbaniak (as R. Crumb) as well as the real Harvey.
21-Sep 3:30 PM HBOS Gods and Generals (2003) This prequel to Gettysburg is an unusually balanced depiction of the War Between the States. It is based on the book by Jeff Shaara and stars Jeff Daniels, Robert Duvall and Stephen Lang, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell.
21-Sep 11:00 PM HBO2 American Splendor (2003) American Splendor is one of the most original biographical movies ever made. It tells Harvey Pekar's unglamorized story of underground comics in Cleveland, with Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, James Urbaniak (as R. Crumb) as well as the real Harvey.
22-Sep 6:25 AM FLIX 12 Angry Men (1957) One man opposes eleven fellow jurors contending they may have come to a hasty verdict in a murder case. Tempers flare in this jury room classic starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and E.G. Marshall; Directed by Sidney Lumet.
22-Sep 10:15 AM MAX Protocol (1984) A cocktail waitress (Goldie Hawn) becomes a media heroine and is sent to the Middle East as a State Department envoy. Stars Goldie Hawn and Chris Sarandon, directed by Herbert Ross. 
22-Sep 12:30 PM TCM The Story Of Louis Pasteur (1936) True story of the French scientist's struggle to establish modern medical methods. Paul Muni, Josephine Hutchinson, Anita Louise. D: William Dieterle.
22-Sep 4:15 PM FLIX 12 Angry Men (1957) One man opposes eleven fellow jurors contending they may have come to a hasty verdict in a murder case. Tempers flare in this jury room classic starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley and E.G. Marshall; Directed by Sidney Lumet.
22-Sep 5:45 PM HBO2 Victor/Victoria (1982)  She's a down-on-her-luck singer who dresses like a man to get work as a female impersonator. Not exactly 'The Sound Of Music' (or Mary Poppins) stars Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston and Lesley Ann Warren directed by Blake Edwards.
22-Sep 6:30 PM MAX The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) Eddie Murphy portrays a maverick former space smuggler who transforms a seedy nightclub on the moon into a thriving business. Rosario Dawson co-stars as Pluto's lovely lounge singer and Randy Quaid as his robotic bodyguard.
22-Sep 11:15 PM HBO2 X2 (2003) An uneasy co-existence between humans and mutants threatens to explode in this sequel based on Stan Lee's popular Marvel Comics series, with Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry and Famke Janssen.


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Name Description
FMC Fox Movie Channel
HBO Home Box Office
HBO2 Home Box Office 2
HBOF Home Box Office Family
HBOS Home Box Office Signature
MAX Cinemax
MMAX Cinemax MoreMax
SHO Showtime
SHO2 Showtime Too
SHO3 Showtime Showcase
SHO X Showtime extreme
FLIX Showtime classic movies
SUND Sundance Channel
TMC The Movie Channel
TCM Turner Classic Movies

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of channels that show movies without interruptions (commercial or otherwise):
Turner Classic Movies, Fox Movie Channel, HBO(s), Cinemax(s), Showtime(s) and The Movie Channel.
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