TV and Streaming – Wednesday 13th May 2020

Morning!

The day has come. The lockdown is easing but with loads of questions, all of which seem unanswered. The best advice is to stay at home and cuddle up to a movie. That’s why I’m here.

Stay safe, stay inside and Happy Wednesday!

AMAZON PRIME

31 Days Of Hammer: The Quatermass Xperiment – Prairie Dog

THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT (PG)

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner, Margia Dean

Horror, sci-fi

Professor Bernard Quatermass’ manned rocket ship returns to Earth, but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate. Very creepy Hammer adaptation of the TV series. Violence, frightening and intense scenes. Black and white.

Original Fantastic Mr. Fox Movie Poster - Wes Anderson

FANTASTIC MR FOX (PG)

Starring: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Willem Dafoe, Jason Schwartzman, Anjelica Huston, Jarvis Cocker

Comedy, Animation, Adventure

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers’ retaliation. Wes Anderson’s imaginative stop-animation version of Roald Dahl’s story. Mild violence and scary scenes.

NETFLIX

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DOLEMITE IS MY NAME (15)

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Wesley Snipes, Chris Rock

Comedy, drama, biopic

Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter-ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon. Eddie Murphy is back on form in this fascinating and funny biopic. Strong language, sex, sex references, nudity.

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ORPHAN (15)

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman

Thriller, Horror

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be. Gripping forgotten horror. Strong sex, language and bloody violence.

NOW TV/SKY CINEMA

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ARGO (15)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin

Drama, Thriller, biopic

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979. Cracking Oscar-winner from Ben Affleck. Language and some violent images.

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THE FIRM (15)

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman

Thriller, drama

A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side. Decent adaptation of John Grisham’s best-selling thriller. Language and violence.

DISNEY+

Doctor Strange Review

DOCTOR STRANGE (12)

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action

While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts. Imaginative entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Moderate fantasy violence, injury detail.

101 Dalmatians 1961 UK Quad Film Poster - Orson & Welles

101 DALMATIANS (U)

Starring: Rod Taylor, Cate Bauer

Animation, adventure, comedy

When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella de Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. Delightful Disney classic animation. Mild comic violence and scary scenes.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

Millions Like Us (1943 film)

MILLIONS LIKE US (U)

1.15pm Film4

Starring: Patricia Roc, Eric Portman, Gordon Jackson

War, drama

When Celia Crowson is called up for war service, she hopes for a glamour job in one of the services, but as a single girl, she is directed into a factory making aircraft parts. Here she meets other girls for all different walks of life, and begins a relationship with a young airman. Decent wartime drama. Black and white.

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MURDERERS’ ROW (PG)

1pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden

Action, adventure, comedy

Handsome top-secret American agent Matt Helm must recover a laser-weapons inventor who has been kidnapped by arch-villain Julian Wall. more spy-spoof adventures of Matt Helm. Mild violence and sexual references.

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CAMPBELL’S KINGDOM (U)

2.40pm Film4

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Michael Craig

Adventure, drama

Englishman Bruce Campbell (Sir Dirk Bogarde) takes possession of his grandfather’s Canadian land, but he faces various challenges such as disgruntled locals, a ruthless contractor, a new power dam, and his own bad health. Solid British drama.

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BLUE MURDER AT ST. TRINIAN’S (U)

3pm BBC2

Starring: Alistair Sims, Joyce Grenfell, Terry-Thomas, George Cole, Lionel Jeffries

Comedy

To further the aims of the St Trinian’s Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European “Goodwill” trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed up in the belfry. More madcap comedy. Black and white.

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THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON (U)

3.05pm Sony Movie Classic

Starring: Kenneth More, Cecil Parker

Comedy

In 1905, Lord Henry Loam, his family and his servants are shipwrecked on a deserted island where the survival of the fittest renders the rigid class system irrelevant. Classic comedy based on the play by J.M.M. Barrie.

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LITTLE WOMEN (U)

4.35pm Sony Movies

Starring: Winona Ryder, Gabriel Byrne, Susan Sarandon

Drama, romance

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America. All-star cast in this 90s adaptation of the classic story.

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BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES (15)

4.45pm Film4

Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Charlton Heston

Sci-fi, nation, adventure

The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission searches for the only survivor of the previous expedition. He discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telepathic humans. Sequel to the huge sci-fi hit. Violence and scary images. May be edited for content.

The Wrong Box (1966) British Quad film poster, comedy starring ...

THE WRONG BOX (U)

6.50pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: John Mills, Ralph Richardson, Michael Caine

Comedy, crime

In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other or can be made to have seemed to do so. Zany all-star cast comedy. Mild language and threat.

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IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU (PG)

6.55pm Sony Movies

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda

Comedy, Drama, Romance

A police officer promises to share his lottery ticket with a waitress in lieu of a tip. Delightful romantic comedy. Mild language.

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER UK Quad poster | Picture Palace Movie Posters

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (12)

8pm ITV4

Starring: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray

Thriller, Action

A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon. Sean Connery’s last outing in the official Bond series. Moderate language, violence, sexual reference and threat.

Moonlight reviewed | UNCUT

MOONLIGHT (15)

Starring: Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomi Harris, Mahershala Al

Drama

A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood. Powerful Oscar-winning drama. Strong language, sex, sex references, drugs misuse.

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WALL STREET (15)

9pm Sony Movies

Starring: Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah

Drama, crime

A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. Award-winning stock market drama. Strong language, hard drug use and moderate sex.

Dad's Army 1971 Movie Poster: Amazon.co.uk: Kitchen & Home

DAD’S ARMY (U)

9pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Arthur Lowe, Clive Dunn, John Le Mesurier

Comedy, war

The misadventures of a ragtag group of elderly Home Guard local defence volunteers at the onset of WW2. Big-screening outing for the hugely popular TV comedy. Mild threat.

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DEN OF THIEVES (15)

9pm 4Seven

Starring: Gerard Butler, Jordan Bridges

Action, crime, drama

An elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew clash as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. Tough crime drama. Strong language, violence, threat.

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OCEAN’S TWELVE (12)

10pm 5*

Starring: Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Julia Roberts

Crime, thriller, comedy

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean’s 11. Not as good as the original but still fun. One audible and some bleeped uses of strong language.

THE NANNY (1965) Original Vintage Bette Davis Hammer Horror Film ...

THE NANNY (15)

10.05pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Bette Davis, Wendy Craig, Jill Bennett, James Villiers

Thriller, horror

There’s just something not quite right when Bette Davis stars as an English nanny. And is her 10-year-old charge an emotionally disturbed murderer or just an insolent brat? Creepy Hammer horror. Moderate horror and threat to children. Black and white.

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8 MILE (15)

10pm ITV4

Starring: Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy

Drama, music

A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem. Powerful domestic drama with a strong debut from Eminem. strong language, violence, sex references and soft drug use.

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AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY (15)

10.55pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Comedy, adventure

A 1960s secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place. The first and funniest of Mike Myers’ Austin Powers movies. Strong sex references and violence.

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THE KILLER INSIDE ME (18)

10.55pm Sony Movies Action

Starring: Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba

Thriller, Drama, Crime

A West Texas Deputy Sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer. Extremely tough crime thriller. Very strong violence, sadomasochistic sex scenes, graphic nudity, strong language and child abuse.

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CHEF (15)

11.10pm Film4

Starring: Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr., Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Oliver Platt, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman

Comedy, drama

A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. Charming comedy-drama from the director of Iron Man.  Watch after eating. Strong language, moderate sex references.

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MAJOR LEAGUE (15)

11.30pm Sony Movies

Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen

Comedy, sport

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they’ll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her. Enjoyable baseball comedy. Language, comic violence and sexual references.

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SHAMPOO (18)

11.55pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn

Comedy, drama

A sexy male hairdresser that does more than just hair, concerned only with who is “doing” whom and the superficial appearances of the upper class of Beverly Hills set against election day for the 1968 Presidential election. Biting sexy satire. Language, sex, sexual references and nudity.

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TOWER BLOCK (15)

12.45am Horror Channel

Starring: Sheridan Smith, Jack O’Connell, Ralph Brown, Russell Tovey

Thriller

Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival. Tense low-budget thriller. Strong bloody violence and very strong language.

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TANGERINE (15)

2.25am Film4

Starring: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor

Comedy, drama

A hooker tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart. Filmed on an iPhone, this is an impressive low budget drama. Strong language, sex, sex references, drug use.

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