TV and Streaming – Monday 25th May 2020

Morning!

It’s Bank Holiday Monday! So have a day off doing whatever you are doing and enjoy the good weather, or, even better, sit in front of your TV and enjoy the plentiful goods that the companies have to offer.

Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Monday!

AMAZON PRIME

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THE CHILDREN ACT (12)

Starring: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci

Drama

As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle. Cracking drama with two outstanding performances from Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci.

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SCUM (18)

Starring: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Martin Philips

Crime, Drama

An uncompromising story of life in a British juvenile offender institution in the 70’s. Hugely controversial and shocking British drama. Very strong violence, strong language, racist and homophobic language and a rape scene.

NETFLIX

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WHEN HARRY MET SALLY…(15)

Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby

Comedy, romance

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. One of the best romantic comedies ever. Strong language, sexual references.

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ROAD HOUSE (18)

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott

Action, thriller

A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. Guilty pleasure action movie held together by Patrick Swayze. Strong brutal bloody violence, language, drug and use, and sexual content/nudity.

NOW TV/SKY CINEMA

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AS GOOD AS IT GETS (15)

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

Comedy, drama, romance

A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery. Oscar-winning comedy-drama. Strong language, sexual references and violence.

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CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS (U)

Starring: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Bruce Campbell

Animation, comedy, adventure

A local scientist is often regarded as a failure until he invents a machine that can make food fall from the sky. But little does he know, that things are about to take a turn for the worst. Hilarious animation from the creators of The Lego Movie. one use of mild language and scenes of mild comic threat.

DISNEY+

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MUPPETS MOST WANTED (U)

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Tom Hiddleston

Comedy, musical

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit The Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.Crazy comedy capers. mild comic violence, very mild bad language.

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THE LION KING (U)

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Animation, adventure, drama, comedy, musical

A lion cub prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father’s death and flees into exile in despair, only to later accept in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities. The animated version of the classic adventure. Mild peril.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

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THE MILLION POUND NOTE (U)

11am Film4

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffith, Joyce Grenfell

Comedy, romance

As part of a bet, two aristocrats offer a penniless American a loan, without telling him that the amount is £1,000,000 in the form of a single banknote. A bright, colourful comedy.

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THE GIANT CLAW (U)

11am Horror Channel

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday

Fantasy, horror, sci-fi

Global panic ensues when it is revealed that a mysterious UFO is actually a giant bird that flies at supersonic speed and has no regard for life or architecture. Enjoyable B-movie horror from the 50s. Violence and mild horror.

FilmFan Remembers

ROAD TO MOROCCO (U)

12.25pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Comedy, adventure, musical

Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar. Madcap comedy from the popular Road series. Mild sexual references. Black and white.

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SWORD OF SHERWOOD FOREST (U)

12.55pm Film4

Starring: Richard Greene, Peter Cushing

Adventure, Drama

While King Richard is away at the Crusades, some Nottingham nobles and their Sheriff plot to confiscate estates of fallen Crusaders but Robin Hood and Maid Marian foil their plan. Hammer studios version of Robin Hood. Mild violence.

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THE FIVE PENNIES (U)

2pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong

Drama, biopic, music

Loring “Red” Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise’s band, but quits to pursue his dream of playing Dixieland jazz. He forms the “Five Pennies” which features his wife, Bobbie, as a vocalist. At the peak of his fame, tragedy strikes. Fascinating jazz biopic.

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SON OF PALEFACE (U)

2.10pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Bob Hope, Roy Rogers, Jane Russell

Comedy, Wester

Junior Potter returns to claim his father’s gold, which is nowhere to be found. “Mike” is the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Barton is the federal marshal hot on her trail. Hilarious comedy sequel. Sexual references and mild violence.

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BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA (PG)

2.25pm Sony Movies

Starring: Tyler Atfield, Josh Hutcherson, Erin Annis

Fantasy, drama, family

A preteen’s life turns upside down when he befriends the new girl in school, and they imagine a whole new fantasy world to escape reality. Incredibly moving family drama. Scary scenes and emotional distress.

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HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS (PG)

2.35pm Film4

Starring: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon

Fantasy, comedy, family

The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of ‘Bigfoot’ a secret. Delightful 80s family comedy. Mild language, horror and comic violence.

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TOP HAT (U)

2.50pm BBC2

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

Musical, romance, comedy

An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer. Fred and Ginger on sparkling form. Black and white.

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ANTZ (PG)

3.10pm ITV2

Starring: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

Animation, adventure, comedy

A somewhat neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves. CGI animated fun from Dreamworks. Mild violence, language and peril.

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APOLLO 13 (PG)

3.45pm ITV4

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris

Drama, biopic, adventure

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. First-class dramatisation of a tense historical event. mild threat, language

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A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (U)

4.05pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw

Biopic, drama

The story of Sir Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarry. Oscar-winning historical drama.

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REAL STEEL (12)

4.20pm Sony Movies

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Kevin Durand

Drama, Action, sci-fi

In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling ex-boxer feels he’s found a champion in a discarded robot. Underrated sci-fi adventure with heart. Moderate language and violence.

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CRACK IN THE WORLD (U)

4.50pm Film4

Action, drama, sci-fi

Starring: Dana Andrews, Janette Scott

A dying scientist pushes forward his project to tap through to the Earth’s magma layer, with results that threaten to destroy the Earth as we know it. Disaster movie from the 1960s. Mild violence.

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS (U)

5.30pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Michael York, Sarah Miles, James Mason

Drama

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. An all-star cast version of the Dickens story.

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MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS (12)

6.30pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson

Drama, biopic

During the sixteenth century, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots engages in over two decades of religious and political conflict with her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, amidst political intrigue in her native land. Historical drama with two big hitters of the British acting world. Moderate violence.

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THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (PG)

6.30pm ITV4

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland

Action, adventure, thriller

James Bond is targeted by the world’s most expensive assassin, while he attempts to recover sensitive solar cell technology that is being sold to the highest bidder. Second Bond outing for Roger Moore. Moderate violence and sexual references.

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KONG: SKULL ISLAND (12)

6.40pm ITV2

Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

After the Vietnam war, a team of scientists explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. Exciting adventure that is the film Peter Jackson’s version should have been. Moderate threat, violence, infrequent strong language.

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SUPER 8 (12)

6.45pm Film4

Starring: Joel Courtney, Jessica Tuck, Ryan Lee, Elle Fanning

Sci-fi, thriller

During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town. Terrific 80s style adventure. One use of strong language, moderate threat and soft drug use.

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THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU (12)

6.50pm Sony Movies

Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Terence Stamp

Thriller, Sci-Fi, Romance

The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. A decent sci-fi thriller. Infrequent strong language, violence and a discreet sex scene.

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PADDINGTON 2 (PG)

7pm BBC1

Starring: Jim Broadbent, Brendan Gleeson, Sally Hawkins, Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Julie Walters

Comedy, family, adventure

Paddington (Ben Whishaw), now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s (Imelda Staunton’s) 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. The nicest, sweetest, funniest film around. Unmissable. Mild threat.

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SERENITY (15)

9pm Horror Channel

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

Action, adventure, sci-fi

The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their members who is telepathic. Big-screen version of the short-lived sci-fi series, Firefly. Strong violence and language.

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THE INBETWEENERS 2 (15)

9pm E4

Starring: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas

Comedy

Jay, Neil, Simon, and Will reunite in Australia for a holiday. The continuing outrageous adventures of the four friends. Hilarious. Very strong nudity, sex references, very strong language and scenes that may disgust.

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SUDDEN DEATH (15)

9pm ITV4

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Powers Boothe

Action, crime, thriller

A former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals. Jean-Claude Van Damme best film. Die Hard at a hockey match. Strong violence, language.

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SUBURBICON (15)

10pm BBC2

Starring: Matt Damon, Oscar Isaac, Julianne Moore

Comedy, crime, drama

As a 1950s suburban community self-destructs, a home invasion has sinister consequences for one seemingly normal family. A strange mix of social comment and dark comedy. Strong violence, language, sex.

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DRIVE ANGRY (18)

11.05pm Channel 5

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner

Action, thriller, fantasy

A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter. Absolutely bonkers yet fun slice of B-movie nonsense. Strong gory violence, language and sex.

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LOVELACE (18)

1.20am Film4

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard

Drama, biopic

The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband before taking control of her life. Fascinating and tragic biopic of a legend. Strong sex and sex references, language and domestic abuse.

 

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