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This week’s action movie picks

Nostalgic movies all week.

Kung Pow: Enter The Fist
Monday 8 August 6.30PM

Writer-director Steve Oedekerk acquired the little known 1976 Hong Kong karate flick "Savage Killers," then seamlessly blended portions of the film with new material he has directed to create a wild, off-the-wall, comedy feature film. Oedekerk wrote, directed and stars in "Enter The Fist," placing himself digitally into the old film, re-dubbing the characters, as well as shooting new scenes.

The Art of War
Tuesday 9 August 8PM

He is both agent and weapon; a critical line of defense for the Secretary General of the United Nations. He does not even officially exist. Neil Shaw, an American agent who must uncover an international plot to bring down the United Nations on the eve of an historic summit with China. A mysterious chain of events leads to the murder of the Chinese U.N. Ambassador. When Shaw is accused of the crime, he must go underground, in effect, vanish from his own life.

Beast of Burden
Wednesday 10 August 8PM

Pilot Sean Haggerty must deliver a shipment of cocaine across the U.S.-Mexican border for his final run as a drug smuggler. Alone in a small plane, he's faced with the burden of his allegiance to the cartel, his deal with the Drug Enforcement Administration and his increasingly tense relationship with his wife.

Traitor
Thursday 11 August 8PM

When straight-arrow agent Roy Clayton assumes command of a special FBI task force, he becomes entangled in a web of covert operations. All the clues in Clayton's investigation point to Samir Horn, a former Special Ops soldier who now aids terrorists. But as Clayton digs deeper and contradictory evidence begins to emerge, he begins to question Horn's motives.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Friday 12 August 5.15PM

Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.

Mr. Bones 2 Back From The Past
Saturday 13 August 6.10PM

Hekule, the King of Kuvukiland, is given a gemstone by the dying Kunji Balanadin. The stone is cursed and causes Hekule to become possessed by the spirit of the mischievous Kunji. It is up to Mr. Bones, the royal witch doctor to cure his King and get rid of this cursed stone by returning the gem to its home in an Indian fishing village.

King Arthur: Legend of The Sword
Sunday 14 August 5.45PM

After the murder of his father, young Arthur's power-hungry uncle Vortigern seizes control of the crown. Robbed of his birthright, he grows up the hard way in the back alleys of the city, not knowing who he truly is. When fate leads him to pull the Excalibur sword from stone, Arthur embraces his true destiny to become a legendary fighter and leader.


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