TV and Streaming – Monday 15th June 2020

Morning!

Today is a big day in England as shops reopen and the country looks like getting back to normality. If you are going to visit your local town, please be careful. You may be following the rules but there are others who don’t understand the 2m rule. Me? I’m staying right here and watching the selection of movies available today.

Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Monday!

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Radioactive | Square Chapel

RADIOACTIVE (12)

Starring: Rosamund Pike, Anya Taylor-Joy,  Sam Riley

Biopic, Drama

A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie (Polish scientist) and Pierre Curie, and the reverberation of their discoveries throughout the 20th century. Rosamund Pike is superb in the lead. Upsetting scenes, moderate injury detail, language, sex.

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THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND (15)

Starring: Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley

Comedy, Drama

Scott has been a case of arrested development since his firefighter dad died. He spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of being a tattoo artist until events force him to grapple with his grief and take his first steps forward in life. Overlong but still enjoyable comedy-drama with a heart. Very strong language, drug misuse, strong sex, brief bloody violence.

AMAZON PRIME

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PITCH PERFECT (12)

9pm ITV2

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson

Musical, comedy, drama

Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school’s all-girls singing group. Injecting some much-needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. The first and the best of the Pitch Perfect movies. Language and frequent moderate sex references.

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42 (12)

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford

Biopic, Drama, Sports

In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process. Fascinating baseball drama. Racist language.

NETFLIX

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HEREDITARY (15)

Starring: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro

Horror, Thriller, Drama

When her mentally ill mother passes away, Annie and her husband, son and daughter all mourn her loss. The family turn to different means to handle their grief, including Annie and her daughter both flirting with the supernatural. Shocking and scary horror thriller. Strong threat, gory images, language, drug misuse.

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THE KARATE KID (12)

Starring: Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki ‘Pat’ Morita, Elisabeth Shue

Drama, action

A boy and his mother move to California for a new job. He struggles to fit in, as a group of karate students starts to bully him for dating a rich girl from their clique. It’s up to the Japanese landlord, Miyagi, to teach him karate. Classic 80s drama. Violence and language.

NOW TV/SKY CINEMA

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THE THIN RED LINE (15)

Starring: Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, Jared Leto, Nick Nolte, John C. Reilly, John Travolta.

War, Drama

Adaptation of James Jones’ autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. Epic war drama with an all-star cast. strong language and war violence.

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JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS (U)

Starring: Debi Derryberry, Megan Cavanagh, Martin Short

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An eight-year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens. Entertaining big-screen outing of the hit TV cartoon. very mild innuendo and animated action.

DISNEY+

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THE FINEST HOURS (12)

Starring: Chris Pine, Holliday Grainger, Eric Bana, Ben Foster, Casey Affleck

Action, Drama

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Exciting drama based on a true story. Scenes of intense threat.

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JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH (U)

Starring: Pat Boone, James Mason

Adventure, Fantasy

An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer’s trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth’s centre. Classic adventure based on Jules Verne’s novel. Mild peril.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

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49TH PARALLEL (U)

11am Film4

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Leslie Howard

War, Drama, Thriller

A World War II U-boat crew are stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral U.S. Excellent war drama from Powell and Pressburger. Black and white.

No Place Like Homicide! (1961) - IMDb

WHAT A CARVE UP! (U)

12.20pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Sid James, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton

Comedy, Horror

Ernie’s uncle has just died but to claim his inheritance he must spend the night in the ancestral home with the rest of his relatives. Before long, the guests begin to drop dead. British comedy with two stars of the Carry On movies. Comedic horror moments. Black and white.

A Coming-Out Party (1961)

VERY IMPORTANT PERSON (U)

1.15pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: James Robertson Justice, Stanley Baxter, Leslie Phillips, Eric Sykes

Comedy

A somewhat happy-go-lucky bunch of Brits in a German POW camp find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must be got out at all cost. Fun British comedy. Black and white.

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SAMSON AND DELILAH (U)

1.35pm Film4

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature

Drama, Romance

When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret. Epic Biblical drama from Cecil B. DeMille. Mild violence and threat.

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ROAD TO UTOPIA (PG)

2.10pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Adventure, comedy, musical

At the turn of the century, Duke and Chester, two vaudeville performers, go to Alaska to make their fortune. On the ship to Skagway, they find a map to a secret gold mine. More fun and games with Crosby, Hope and Lamour. Mild sexual references. Black and white.

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YOUNG WINSTON (PG)

4pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins, Ian Holm, Anthony Hopkins

Biopic, Drama, War

Complex family relationships, as well as a combat experience, form the personality of the future world-known politician. Well-made biopic from Richard Attenborough. Mild violence and sex references.

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DONOVAN’S REEF (U)

4.10pm Film4

Starring: John Wayne, Lee Marvin

Comedy, Adventure, Romance

John Wayne is a WWII hero, who worked hard to own a shipping company and finds his true love. She is as strong a woman as he is a man. An entertaining John Wayne/John Ford movie with a message. Very mild language and comic violence.

X-Men 2 - Suite

X-MEN 2 (12)

6.25pm Film4

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Drama

When anti-mutant Colonel William Stryker kidnaps Professor X and attacks his school, the X-Men must ally with their archenemy Magneto to stop him. Excellent entry in the X-Men franchise. Moderate violence.

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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (12)

6.25pm ITV2

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight

Fantasy, Drama

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Entertaining J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter prequel.  Moderate threat.

First Men in the Moon (1964) - Movie Review / Film Essay

FIRST MEN IN THE MOON (U)

6.50pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries

Sci-fi, adventure

When a spaceship lands on the moon, it is hailed as a new accomplishment, before it becomes clear that a Victorian party completed the journey in 1899, leading investigators to that mission’s last survivor. Fine 60s adventure. Mild violence and peril.

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LOGAN (15)

9pm Film4

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Boyd Holbrook, Patrick Stewart

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Drama

In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan leads a quiet life. But when Laura, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety. Superb comic book adaptation with a darker feel. Strong bloody violence, strong language.

Stand By Me (1986) British quad poster – Dangerous Universe

STAND BY ME (15)

9pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O’Connell, Kiefer Sutherland

Adventure, Drama

After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a childhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy. Heart-warming coming-of-age drama based on a Stephen King short story. Language, violence, sexual references and intense peril.

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MACKENNA’S GOLD (15)

9pm Sony Movies Action

Starring: Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas

Western, Adventure

A bandit kidnaps a Marshal who has seen a map showing a gold vein on Indian lands, but other groups are looking for it too, while the Apache try to keep the secret location undisturbed. Tough western action with a good cast. Violence, mild language and sexual content.

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WIND CHILL (15)

9pm Horror Channel

Starring: Emily Blunt, Ashton Holmes, Martin Donovan

Horror, Thriller, Drama

Two college students share a ride home for the holidays, but when they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they are preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there. Underrated horror helped by the presence of Emily Blunt. Violence, language and disturbing images.

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COP LAND (18)

10pm ITV4

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta

Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community, populated by New York City police officers, slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption. A brilliant performance from Sylvester Stallone in a cast of heavy-weights. Violence, strong language and brief nudity.

AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973) Original British Quad size, 30x40 movie ...

AMERICAN GRAFFITI (12)

10.50pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ronny Howard, Paul Le Mat

Comedy, drama

A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. Classic slice of Americana from George (Star Wars) Lucas. Moderate sex references, language.

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A KIND OF LOVING (12)

11pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Alan Bates, June Ritchie, Thora Hird

Drama, Romance

After his girlfriend’s pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law. British kitchen-sink drama from the 60s. Moderate sex references, nudity and one use of moderate language.

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STOKER (18)

11.45pm Film4

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode

Drama, Horror

After India’s father dies, her Uncle Charlie, whom she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him. Visually striking, uneasy and complex human drama. Strong sex, violence, language and sexualised violence.

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ALMOST FAMOUS (15)

12.40am Sony Movies

Starring: Kate Hudson, Billy Crupid

Musical, comedy, drama

Enjoyable tale of a young reporter who gets to travel with a rock band during the 1970s. From the director of Jerry Maguire. Strong language, sexual content and drug use.

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THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT (15)

1.45am Film4

Starring: Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve

Comedy, Fantasy

God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present-day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, descending to earth in search of her own 6 messengers to write a brand new testament and change the status quo. Inventive comedy. Strong language, sex, sex references, nudity. Subtitled.

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