Coming Attractions: For this week and April 15
Fabious is heroic and popular with the people. Thadeous is his deadbeat younger brother. When Fabious’ fiancee, Belladonna, is kidnapped, Thadeous’ father , the king of the land, tells Thadeous to help rescue the fiancee or be cut off completely. Thadeous reluctantly joins Fabious on a journey to rescue Belladonna and prevent the destruction of their land by an evil wizard. They are joined by Isabel, a mysterious warrior with her own agenda. Rated R.
Arthur is used to living lavishly and with endless money. But now he’s faced with his biggest obstacle. He must choose either an arranged marriage that will guarantee him riches or take his chances trying to win the heart of the only woman to capture his own heart. Unfortunately, getting the woman he loves might cost him his fortune and comfort. With the help of his lifelong nanny, Hobson, he embarks of a journey on his own in this romantic comedy. Rated PG-13.
It's been 10 years since Sydney Prescott visited the town of Woodsboro. Now, she is back as the author of a self-help book on the last stop of her book tour. There she reunites with old friends including Sheriff Dewey Riley and Gale, who are now married, her cousin Jill, Sydney’s friend Kirby, and her aunt Kate. However, with her return to Woodsboro brings Ghostface back to haunt Sydney and her friends and family. Now, everyone is endanger. Rated R.
A film based on true events, The Conspirator is set in post-Civil War Washington after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Lawyer Frederick Aiken relunctantly agrees to defend Mary Surratt, the only woman charged with conspirating to assassinate the president. Realizing Mary may be innocent, Frederick tries to build his case against Mary’s son John before things get really ugly for them all. Rated PG-13.
Harry Potter & the deathly hallows Part I: The IMAX Experience
Voldemort’s power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore’s work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. Little hope remains for them, so everything they do must go as planned. Rated PG-13.
Turn the channel to...
WRBL at 9 p.m. for Criminal Minds
As Rossi (Joe Mantegna) and his colleagues deal with their feelings about losing Prentiss, they try to track down a killer who’s targeting people in Tampa, Fla. Kelli Williams (Lie to Me) and David Chisum (One Life to Live) guest star in the new episode Hanley Waters.
WRBL at 8 p.m. for Big Bang Theory
Sheldon and Amy try a little experiment involvingtheir friends and a bit of gossip, which spreads like crazy. Howard and Bernadette (Simon Helberg, Melissa Rauch) take a big step in their relationship. Johnny Galecki also stars in the new episode The Herb Garden Germination. Friday
WXTX at 8 p.m. for Kitchen Nightmares
Colleen and Naomi might have been terrific waitresses, but their management experience leaves something to be desired. They bought the restaurant where they used to work, Classic American in West Babylon, N.Y., but it’s suffering from their lack of business experience. Chef Ramsay soon deduces that the establishment’s biggest problem is a lack of leadership and communication in the kitchen, although modernizing the menu probably couldn’t hurt either.
WLTZ at 9 p.m. for Law & Order: Los Angeles
A former surf champion (guest star Yves Bright) is murdered in what appears at first to be a robbery gone awry, and possibly an inside job to boot. Morales (Alfred Molina), however, suspects that someone who is related to one of the suspects is withholding some important information.
WTVM at 9 p.m. for Brothers & Sisters
If you have heartstrings, prepare to have them tugged by this new two-hour episode. When Olivia’s brother wants to take her away from Kevin and Scotty, the family struggles to decide what’s best for her. Then Nora and Saul are sent reeling by the death of their mother. Dave Annable also stars in Olivia’s Choice; Never Say Never.
WRBL at 8 p.m. for How I Met Your Mother
Marshall’s (Jason Segel) decision to quit his job at Goliath National Bank and volunteer with an environmental organization doesn’t sit well with Lily and Barney (Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris). Ted and Zoey’s (Josh Radnor, Jennifer Morrison) differences over the future of the Arcadia come between them again. Cobie Smulders also stars in the new episode The Exploding Meatball Sub.
WTVM at 8 p.m. for Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
Los Angeles? Isn’t everybody there tanned, toned and fit? Apparently not, as celebrity chef and healthy-eating crusader Oliver chooses the City of Angels as his revolution’s battleground in this series’ second season. He faces opposition almost immediately when he tries to overhaul the Los Angeles United School District’s lunch program and is shut out, but he persists.
Out on video
By Jay Bobbin
HARRY POTTER AND THE
Not just a typically well-staged adventure in its own right but also a prelude to Part 2”— which will wrap up the movie series, and undoubtedly do astronomical business, upon its release July 15 — this opening half of the concluding saga puts young wizard Harry and his comrades Hermione and Ron on their ultimate quest to vanquish Lord Voldemort. To do so, they must locate literal pieces of the enemy’s soul.(PG-13: Available on Blu-ray)
Gwyneth Paltrow proves herself an able singer (which she also has demonstrated on several award shows) in this drama of a troubled country music star on the road to redemption. After a stay in rehab, she sets out to resume her career under the guidance of her manager husband (Tim McGraw) who has placed a big hurdle in her way by adding an ambitious newcomer (Leighton Meester) to her shows. Garrett Hedlund plays another rising star who poses complications. (PG-13: Available on Blu-ray)
H.R. PUFNSTUF: THE COMPLETE
One of the best-remembered and most-loved shows in the long history of the children’s programs produced by Sid and Marty Krofft, this fantasy is available in its 17-episode entirety. A youngster finds himself trapped on Living Island, where the site’s mayor — that would be Pufnstuf (Lennie Weinrib) — takes him under his wing while the sinister Witchiepoo pursues the boy’s magic-enabled flute. (Not rated)