CULTURE

Friday, April 30

FILM: The Hours Based on Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the stories of three different women – a New York book editor, a Californian mother and the writer Virginia Woolf – living in different periods in time. Drama directed by Stephen Daldry, starring Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep and Miranda Richardson. (Filmnet-23.55) FILM: Oxygen A female cop with a masochistic streak becomes involved in a cat and mouse game with a kidnapper/killer who has given her 24 hours to find his victim. Crime thriller with Maura Tierney, Adrien Brody and James Naughton. (Alpha-22.45) FILM: Gossip What starts out a three self-absorbed guys’ college project on the dynamic of gossip turns nasty when they spread a false rumor of rape. Thriller with Kate Hudson, James Marsden and Lena Heady. (Star-23.15) FILM: Henry V Adaption of William Shakespeare’s classic play about the English king’s bloody conquest of France and his battle to keep his troops’ morale high. Award-winning historical drama directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, along with Simon Shepherd, James Larkin and Brian Blessed. (ET3-0.30)