TV and Streaming – Thursday 16th July 2020

Morning!

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Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Thursday!

AMAZON PRIME

Running Man (The) - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters ...

THE RUNNING MAN (18)

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto

Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller

In a dystopian America, a falsely convicted policeman gets his shot at freedom when he must forcibly participate in a TV game show where convicts, runners, must battle killers for their freedom. Exciting Arnie action movie. Strong violence, language and sexual content.

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HOUSESITTER (PG)

Starring: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, Dana Delaney

Comedy, Romance

Con artist Gwen moves into Newton’s empty home without his knowledge and begins setting up house, posing as his new wife. Enjoyable comedy which doesn’t need to much brain power. Sexual references and mild language.

NETFLIX

Movie of the Week – Hostiles – the Sheist

HOSTILES (15)

Starring: Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi

Western, Drama

In 1892, a legendary Army Captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. Underrated western drama with superb performances. Strong violence, language.

Movie Review: The Other Guys – Film Inc.

THE OTHER GUYS (12)

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Keaton, Steve Coogan

Comedy, Action, Thriller

Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city’s top cops, whom they idolise, only things don’t quite go as planned. Silly but entertaining comedy. Moderate sex references, language and violence.

NOW TV/SKY CINEMA

Tootsie - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters.com ...

TOOTSIE (15)

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Bill Murray

Comedy, Romance

Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap. Dustin Hoffman excels in this wonderfully funny comedy. Language and sexual references.

Amistad - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters.com ...

AMISTAD (15)

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey

Biopic, Drama

In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free. Powerful Steven Spielberg movie. Strong brutal violence and some related nudity.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)

THE FIGHTING KENTUCKIAN (U)

11am Film4

Starring: John Wayne, Oliver Hardy, Vera Ralston

War, Adventure, Romance

In 1818 Alabama, French settlers are pitted against greedy land-grabber Blake Randolph but Kentucky militiaman John Breen, who’s smitten with French gal Fleurette De Marchand, comes to the settlers’ aid. Classic war drama famous for the solo appearance of Oliver Hardy. Mild violence. Black and white.

THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1958) Hammer Horror Original Vintage ...

THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN (12)

1pm Horror Channel

Starring: Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Eunice Grayson

Horror

Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies. The first of Hammer horror’s Frankenstein series. Violence and surgery scenes.

Classic Movie Poster - Appointment With Danger Painting by ...

APPOINTMENT WITH DANGER (PG)

1.05pm Film4

Starring: Alan Ladd, Phyllis Calvert

Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

When ruthlessly dedicated postal inspector investigates the murder of a co-worker, he finds that the sole witness, a nun, has been targeted by the killers. Tense film-noir thriller. Mild violence. Black and white.

Solve FUNNY GIRL - 1968 MOVIE POSTER BARBRA STREISAND, OMAR SHARIF ...

FUNNY GIRL (U)

1.50pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif

Biopic, drama, comedy, musical

The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfeld girl, subsequent career, and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein. Oscar-winning musical drama. Very mild language and innuendo.

Young Winston - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters.com ...

YOUNG WINSTON (PG)

2.55pm Sony Movies Action

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.

Funeral in Berlin - Vintage Movie Posters

FUNERAL IN BERLIN (PG)

4.30pm Film4

Starring:  Michael Caine, Oscar Homolka

Thriller

A British Agent is sent to East Berlin to receive a Communist defector, but the true situation turns out to be rather more complicated. Second film with Michael Caine as Harry Palmer. Some mild horror, violence and sexual innuendo.

Billion Dollar Brain, Original UK Movie Poster, Michael Caine ...

BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN (PG)

4.45pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley

Crime, Thriller

A former British spy stumbles onto a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom? Third outing for Michael Caine’s Harry Palmer directed by Ken Russell. Moderate violence.

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ENDER’S GAME (12)

6.35pm Film4

Starring: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Abigail Breslin

Science Fiction, Adventure, Action

Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind. Underrated sci-fi adventure. Moderate violence.

Older Women Week: You Don't Own Me: 'The First Wives Club' and ...

THE FIRST WIVES CLUB (PG)

7pm 5*

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith

Comedy

Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women. Three screen legends save this otherwise routine comedy. Mild sex references, violence and language.

How to Marry a Millionaire starring Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe ...

HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE (U)

7.05pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. Bubbly comedy from the 50s.

The Reel Review: Kingsman – The Secret Service

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (15)

9pm Film4

Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, Mark Hamill, Sofia Boutella, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton.

Drama, Comedy, Action

A spy organisation recruits a promising street kid into the agency’s training program, while a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Superb action-comedy with some brutally violent set-pieces. Strong bloody violence, strong language.

Why Sidney Poitier's “Stir Crazy” Made More Than 'Fate of the ...

STIR CRAZY (15)

9pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor

Comedy

Set up and wrongfully accused, two best friends will be sent to prison for a crime they didn’t commit. However, no prison cell could keep them locked in. The return of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor in a hugely successful and very funny comedy. Language and drug misuse.

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LOGAN LUCKY (12)

9pm ITV4

Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Sebastian Stan, Daniel Craig, Katherine Waterston, Hilary Swank

Crime, Comedy

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Hugely enjoyable crime caper. Infrequent strong language, moderate violence.

THE COMMUTER (2018) – full plot (spoilers)

THE COMMUTER (15)

11pm 5*

Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

Thriller, Mystery, Drama

An action-thriller in which an insurance salesman/ex-cop is caught up in a life-threatening conspiracy during his daily commute home. What starts off with plenty of promise gets progressively sillier. Strong violence, injury detail.

European Vacation – Vertigo Posters

NATIONAL LAMPOON’S EUROPEAN VACATION (15)

11.10pm ITV4

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Jason Lively, Dana Hill, Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane

Comedy, Adventure

The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues. Very silly sequel to National Lampoon’s Vacation. Moderate sex references and strong language.

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THE BLUE LAGOON (15)

11.20pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins

Adventure, drama, romance

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene. Controversial (at the time) romance. Violence, sex, sexual references, nudity.

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ESCAPE PLAN (15)

11.35pm Film4

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Drama, Action

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. Explosive action with two huge stars of the genre. Strong language and violence.

Girl Interrupted - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters ...

GIRL, INTERRUPTED (15)

1.05am Sony Movies

Starring: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie

Biopic, Drama

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen’s account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s. Powerful drama with an Oscar-winning role for Angelina Jolie. Strong language, occasional horror and sexual references.

Anomalisa (2015) | Oh! That Film Blog

ANOMALISA (15)

Starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Drama, Animation

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary. Bizarre adult animated feature. Strong sex, sex references, strong language.

 

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