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TV Talk

Forced to come out of retirement

In ‘Commando’, a retired special agent named John Matrix has left the armed forces to live in a secluded mountain home with his daughter, Jenny. But now, he is forced out of retirement when his daughter is kidnapped by a band of thugs intent on revenge.

Unbeknownst to Matrix, the members of his former unit are being killed one by one. Even though Matrix’ friend General Franklin Kirby gives him armed guards, attackers manage to kidnap Matrix and Jenny.

Matrix learns that Bennett, a former member of his unit — who was presumed dead — has kidnapped him to try to force Matrix to do a political assassination for a man called Arius. Since Arius will have Jenny killed if Matrix refuses, Matrix reluctantly accepts the demand. Catch ‘Commando’ on Star Movies at 11.11 pm on February 13.

Making some powerful enemies

Tune in to ‘Chaos’ on February 13 at 11.30 pm on Big CBS Prime. In this episode, a former member of the ODS is discovered in Panama after Martinez concludes his first solo assignment.

The ODS call upon the counterfeiting office to help them in an operation — which ends up making them the enemy of the US Secret Service and the TreasuryDepartment.

With no strings attached

Friends With Benefits’ stars Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Patricia Clarkson, Jenna Elfman, Bryan Greenberg, Richard Jenkins and Woody Harrelson. Jamie is a New York head-hunter, trying to sign Los Angeles-based Dylan for her client. When he takes the job and makes the move, they quickly become friends.

Their friendship turns into a friendship with benefits — but with Jamie’s emotionally-damaged past and Dylan’s history of being emotionally unavailable, they have to try not to fall for each other the way Hollywood romantic comedies dictate.

They soon discover, however, that getting physical really does always lead to complications. Watch the flick on Sony Pix at 9 pm on February 13.

Victim of identity theft

The Net 2.0’ stars Nikki Deloach, Cengiz Bozkurt, Sebnem Donmez, Demet Akbag and Neil Hopkins. Having broken up with her boyfriend, computer whiz Hope Cassidy thinks she’s about to start a new life when she accepts a high-paying IT programming job in Istanbul.

Yet, nothing could be further from the life she’d hoped for. She soon finds herself a victim of identity theft. Her credit cards don’t work, and anything that has to do with proving her legitimate existence has been erased.

The Interpol and the Turkish police are on her tail, and Hope lands in prison. In a desperate bid for freedom, she uses her skills to find out who has framed her. Hope soon discovers she is a pawn in the Interpol’s sting operation to nab the ruthless leader of an international crime syndicate

Pitfalls in his path

Honeymoon in Vegas’ stars Nicolas Cage, James Caan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Peter Boyle and Seymour Casse.

This is a comedy about one bride, two grooms, and 34 flying Elvises. On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married — which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend.

They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose 65,000 dollars in a poker game and offers to clear the debt for a weekend with his fiancee.

Suddenly, the man is insanely jealous, and pursues his fiancee and her rich companion — but finds pitfalls in his path as the gambler tries to delay his interference. Tune in to the movie on MGM at 9 pm on February 13.

Reunited for an incredible journey

Fool’s Gold’ airs on HBO at 6.50 pm on February 13. Ben (played by Matthew McConaughey) and Tess (essayed by Kate Hudson) have recently been
divorced.

The estranged couple’s sense of adventure and romance is brought back to life when they find a clue to a long-lost treasure. Ben persuades Nigel (portrayed by Donald Sutherland), Tess’ multi-millionaire boss, to finance the trip.

Will they find the Spanish treasure that had been hidden for centuries? Catch the movie to find out. It also stars Alexis Dziena and Kevin Hart.



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