TV and Streaming – Wednesday 27th May 2020

Morning!

Another hot one out there. I know, I’ve been gardening! Shocker considering I don’t know a thing about gardening. Best I go back to things I do know about, and that is sharing my movie recommendations for today.

Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Wednesday!

AMAZON PRIME

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SHORT TERM 12 (15)

Starring: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr.

Drama

A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend. Terrific drama with a strong lead for a young Brie Larson. Strong language and references to child abuse and self-harm.

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A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE (18)

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt

Drama, thriller

A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core in this action thriller. Strong language and strong, bloody violence.

NETFLIX

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WINTER PEOPLE (15)

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kelly McGillis, Lloyd Bridges

Drama

A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her father and her three brothers. Well-acted forgotten drama. Language and violence.

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LAST ACTION HERO (15)

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance

Action, adventure, comedy, fantasy

With the help of a magic ticket, a young movie fan is transported into the fictional world of his favourite action movie character. Chaotic, loud and messy blockbuster with elements of pure fun. Moderate violence and language.

NOW TV/SKY CINEMA

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AMERICAN GIGOLO (18)

Starring: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo

Crime, thriller, drama

A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit. Stylish 80s thriller from the writer of Taxi Driver. Strong language, violence, sex, nudity, drug use.

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CHARIOTS OF FIRE (PG)

Starring: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nigel Havers

Drama, Sport, Biopic

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian compete in the 1924 Olympics. Excellent Oscar-winning British drama. Mild language.

DISNEY+

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GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE (U)

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann

Action, adventure, comedy

A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress. Very silly comedy based on the cartoon series. Crude humour and mild violence, language and sexual references.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (12)

Starring: Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker

War, Science Fiction, Adventure

The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans. Excellent stand alone Star Wars adventure. Moderate violence.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

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STALAG 17 (PG)

Starring: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger

War, Drama, Comedy

When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer. Classic prisoner-of-war drama from Billy Wilder. Mild language and violence. Black and white.

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THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI (PG)

11.10am Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles

Crime, drama, film-noir

Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O’Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot. Classic film-noir from Orson Welles. Violence, Black and white.

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THEY WHO DARE (U)

12noon Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott

War, drama

During World War II, British commandos are sent to destroy a Luftwaffe airfield on a Greek island. Routine wartime heroics. Mild violence.

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LEGEND (PG)

1pm Horror Channel

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry

Adventure, fantasy, romance

A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. Impressively looking fantasy from Ridley Scott. Mild threat.

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THE BUCCANEER (U)

1.30pm Film4

Starring: Yul Brenner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer

Adventure, drama

During the war of 1812, Louisiana buccaneer Jean Lafitte assists the Americans in defending New Orleans against the attacking British war fleet. Swashbuckling adventure. Mild violence.

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KHARTOUM (PG)

2.55pm Sony Movies Action

Starring: Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson

Action, Adventure, Drama

In the Sudan, in 1884 to 1885, Egyptian forces led by British General Charles “Chinese” Gordon (Charlton Heston) defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim Army led by a religious fanatic, Mohammed Ahmed el Mahdi (Sir Laurence Olivier). Epic adventure. Violence.

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MY FAVOURITE WIFE (U)

3.05pm BBC2

Starring: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott

Comedy, romance

Missing for seven years and presumed dead, a woman returns home on the day of her husband’s second marriage. Sparkling screwball comedy. Black and white.

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COPACABANA (U)

3.10pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda

Comedy, musical

An agent has his only client pose as both a French chanteuse and Brazilian bombshell to fool a nightclub owner. Bright musical comedy with a solo effort of Groucho Marx. Black and white.

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER (PG)

4.05pm Film4

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Biopic, drama

On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean. The best movie about Titanic. Peril. Black and white.

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BIG FISH (PG)

4.30pm Sony Movies

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

Adventure, drama, romance

A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father’s life. A beautiful Tim Burton drama with great performances from a strong cast. Moderate violence, mild language and sex references.

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AMERICAN MADE (15)

9pm Film4

Starring: Tom Cruise, Caleb Landry Jones, Domhnall Gleeson

Action, comedy, biopic

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. Hugely enjoyable biopic with a charismatic Tom Cruise. Very strong language, sexual content and nudity.

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PITCH BLACK (15)

9pm Sony Movies

Starring: Radha Mitchell, Vin Diesel, Cole Hauser

Horror, Sci-Fi

A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur. Gripping horror that made Vin Diesel a star. Strong language, violence and horror.

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SHIP OF FOOLS (12)

9pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, Jose Ferrer, Lee Marvin

War, drama, romance

A varied group of passengers boarding a ship bound for pre-WWII Germany represents a microcosm of early 1930s society. Epic wartime drama with an all-star cast. Moderate sex references and racist attitudes.

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PRETTY WOMAN (15)

9pm 5*

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts

Comedy, drama, romance

A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets… only to fall in love. The film that made a star out of Julia Roberts. Strong language and sexual content.

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THE LOOKING GLASS WAR (12)

10.05pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark, Ralph Richardson, Anthony Hopkins, Paul Rogers, Susan George

Action, drama, thriller

From the John le Carré novel about a British spy, who sends a Polish defector to East Germany, to verify missile sites. Gripping espionage thriller. Violence.

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THE FIFTH ESTATE (15)

11.15pm Film4

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl

Biopic, crime, drama

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveal the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization. Distracting biopic of the Wikileak website. Strong language and moderate violence.

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SCREAM (18)

11.05pm 5*

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich, Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan

Horror, mystery

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game. Wes Craven’s celebrated horror satire. Strong bloody violence, language and sexual content.

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THE FISHER KING (15)

11.45pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges

Comedy, drama, fantasy

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. Wonderfully imaginative comedy fantasy from Terry Gilliam. Strong language, violence, nudity and suicide themes.

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A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE (12)

1.50am Film4

Starring: Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom

Comedy, drama, fantasy

Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes. A strange and hypnotic surreal slice of cinema. Disturbing images. Subtitled.

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