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FOXTEL MOVIES: August 1999

Here is our selection of movie reviews on the Foxtel movie channels, a regular monthly feature for pay tv subscribers.


As Good As It Gets
Premieres August 7 at 8.30pm and August 8 at 4pm, August 11 at 10pm and August 12 at 4.30pm
Starring Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear. Directed by James L. Brooks.

U Turn
Premieres August 13 at 8.30pm and August 30 at 10.45pm.

Starring Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Jon Voight, Claire Danes, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Bob Thornton. Directed by Oliver Stone.

Oscar And Lucinda
Premieres August 14 at 8.30pm and August 15 at 2.55pm, August 18 at 10.15pm and August 19 at 4.35pm.
Starring Cate Blanchett, Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Gillian Armstrong

The Myth Of The Fingerprints
Premieres August 17 at 10.35pm.
Starring Roy Scheider, Blythe Danner, Noah Wyle.

The Edge
Premieres August 21 at 8.30pm and August 22 at 3.15pm, August 25 at 10.20pm and August 26 at 3.15pm.
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson. Written by David Mamet and directed by New Zealandís Lee Tamahori (Once Were Warriors).

Premieres August 27 at 7.00pm and August 28 at 9.30am.
Starring Howie Long, Scott Glenn, William Forsythe. Directed by Dean Semler.

A Thousand Acres
Premieres August 28 at 8.30pm and August 29 at 3.25pm.
Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh. Directed by Australian Jocelyn Moorhouse (Proof, How To Make An American Quilt).

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Oscar and Lucinda

†The Edge

†As Good As It Gets


†The Myth of Fingerprints

†A Thousand Acres


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