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Although channels like Cinemax and FOX have been showing the Wing Commander Movie more often lately, it's been a while since we've spotted the high definition version on tv. HBO, one of the original channels to premiere the HD WC Movie, will be showing it several times this month. This is an exciting opportunity for fans to view the film in much greater detail, since far more people have the hardware to do so than when the HD version originally premiered. Quite a few neat things should reveal themselves when the scenes are shown in 1920x1080 pixels. In addition to the times listed for HBO High Definition, regular HBO, HBO2, HBO Zone, HBO Family and HBO Latino (Freddie Prinze Sr was half Puerto Rican) all list numerous scheduled airings in the near future. The next regular showing will be on HBO Zone Sunday morning. Wingnuts have until Wednesday, January 18, to get their high definition setups ready. Some of us are all set to watch the movie in high def, but archiving a copy or grabbing high resolution screencaps seems a bit tricky. If you'd like to help us out, click the Discuss link below.

In the year 2564, a rookie fighter pilot and his pals hold the fate of the human race in their hands during an outer-space war between humans and a nasty race of aliens. Based on a popular video game. Also with Tcheky Karyo, Jurgen Prochnow (The Seventh Sign), David Suchet and David Warner (Titanic).

  Sun 1/15 07:40 AM   HBO ZONE - EAST 
  Sun 1/15 10:40 AM   HBO ZONE - WEST 
  Wed 1/18 04:15 PM   HBO - EAST 
  Wed 1/18 04:15 PM   HBO LATINO - EAST 
  Wed 1/18 04:15 PM   HBO High Definition - EAST 
  Wed 1/18 07:15 PM   HBO High Definition - WEST 
  Tue 1/24 11:15 AM   HBO High Definition - EAST 
  Tue 1/24 02:15 PM   HBO High Definition - WEST 
  Sat 1/28 06:15 PM   HBO High Definition - EAST 
You can find many more show times here.

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