TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 30th May 20201

It’s a Bank Holiday! A nice long weekend with fine weather. Barbeques will be a-blazing and as the lockdown has now eased, families will be out and about in pubs, parks and gardens across the land. Do we need a weekly round-up of movies inside? Of course we do! Those not sun-worshippers will need to be entertained. Have a look at these for the week and I hope you find something to enjoy.

Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great Bank Holiday!

STREAMING

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974 35mm)

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (18)

Starring: Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Joe Bill Hogan, Ed Guinn

Horror

Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather’s grave in Texas fall victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. Notorious 70s horror film that has managed to stand the test of time. Strong violence and horror.

Prestige (The) - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters.com British  Quad Posters and US 1-Sheet Posters

THE PRESTIGE (12)

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other. Christopher Nolan’s most underrated drama is another winner! Moderate violence and fatalities.

NETFLIX

Spider-Man: Far From Home Audience Reviews | Flixster

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (12)

Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson

Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Great fun superhero movie with great special effects and Tom Holland is the perfect Peter Parker/Spider-Man. Moderate fantasy violence, threat, sex references, language.

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SCHOOL OF ROCK (PG)

Starring: Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White

Comedy, musical

After being kicked out of his rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of an uptight elementary private school, only to try and turn his class into a rock band. Hugely popular comedy with Jack Black. Mild language and sex reference.

NOW TV

X-MEN: THE NEW MUTANTS DEBUTS IN THEATERS AUGUST 28TH | ONE OF THE FIRST  THEATRICAL OPENINGS SINCE PANDEMIC - Kiwi The Beauty / Kiwi The Beauty

THE NEW MUTANTS (15)

Starring: Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga

Action, Sci-Fi, Horror

Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves. Flawed superhero movie from Marvel. Strong threat, bloody images, abuse references and language. (FROM FRIDAY)

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BLADE II (18)

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman, Luke Goss

Horror, Action, Fantasy

Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires. The best of the Blade series directed by Guillermo del Toro. Very strong language, strong bloody violence & horror & drug use.

DISNEY+

Anarchists Tell Disney That Cruella de Vil Can't Sit With Us

CRUELLA (12)

Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser, Mark Strong

Comedy, Drama

An orphaned young woman seeks a career in London as a fashion designer. A stylish and enjoyable prequel to 101 Dalmatians. Mild threat and horror. (Available to see in cinemas and to rent for £19.99)

Little Miss Sunshine (2006) - SLAP HAPPY LARRY

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE (15)

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin, Alan Arkin

Comedy, Drama

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus. Terrific comedy drama with a fantastic cast on top form. Strong language, drug use, moderate sexual references.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

SUNDAY 30TH MAY

2017-Coco-poster | Home Theater Forum

COCO (PG)

3pm BBC1

Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt

Animation, Adventure, Drama

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Magical Pixar animation. Mild threat, violence.

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SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (PG)

5.20pm Channel 4

Starring: Nicholas Cage, Liev Schreiber, Hailee Steinfeld

Fantasy, Comedy, Animation

Oscar-winning animated adventure in which Spider-man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with other spider heroes. One of the best films of 2018. Moderate fantasy violence, mild threat, injury detail, innuendo.

MONDAY 31ST MAY

Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 U.S. Half Sheet Poster | Posteritati ...

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (PG)

9pm Film4

Starring: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman

Action, adventure

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Hitler’s Nazis can obtain its awesome powers. Rip-roaring adventure from Steven Spielberg. Moderate violence, horror, gore and mild language.

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool | Nu Metro

FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL (15)

10.45pm BBC2

Starring: Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Kenneth Cranham, Leanne Best, Vanessa Redgrave

Biopic, Drama, Romance

A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. A well-played drama based on true events. Language, some sexual content and brief nudity.

TUESDAY 1ST JUNE

Bridge To Terabithia (The) - Original Cinema Movie Poster From ...

BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA (PG)

4.55pm Great Movies (Formerly 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.

Four Weddings And A Funeral - Original Cinema Movie Poster From ...

FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL (15)

11.05pm Film4

Starring: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Kristin Scott Thomas, Simon Callow

Comedy, drama

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love. Wonderful British comedy that made Hugh Grant a star. Strong language and moderate sex references.

WEDNESDAY 2ND JUNE

Movies: 12 Years A Slave Review (or “Coasting On Subject Matter ...

12 YEARS A SLAVE (15)

9pm Film4

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfré Woodard

Biopic, Drama

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Powerful and shocking Oscar-winning true story. Strong violence, injury detail, sex, nudity and racist terms.

Jurassic Park - Vintage Movie Posters

JURASSIC PARK (PG)

10pm Channel 5

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A pragmatic palaeontologist visiting an almost complete theme park is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park’s cloned dinosaurs to run loose. Exciting Spielberg adventure. Moderate fantasy horror and mild language.

THURSDAY 3rd JUNE

The Shape Of Water | UNCUT

THE SHAPE OF WATER (15)

9pm Film4

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. Oscar-winning adult fairy tale. Strong violence, language, sex, nudity.

Picnic at Hanging Rock / quad / UK

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (PG)

11.25pm Film4

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Dominic Guard, Helen Morse, Jacki Weaver

Drama, Thriller

During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls’ school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind. Atmospheric Australian drama from the director of Witness. Mild sexual references, scenes of peril.

FRIDAY 4th JUNE

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ZODIAC (15)

11.20pm BBC2

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr

Thriller

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree. Underrated thriller from the director of Seven. Some scenes may be upsetting. Strong language and violence.

A Fish Called Wanda | The Soul of the Plot

A FISH CALLED WANDA (15)

11.45pm BBC1

Starring: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Comedy, crime

In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to double-cross each other for the loot. Hilarious comedy from John Cleese that won Kevin Kline an Oscar. Strong language and sex references.

SATURDAY 5th JUNE

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THE HURT LOCKER (15)

11.45pm BBC1

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes

War, Drama, Action

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work. Oscar-winning war drama from Kathryn Bigalow. Strong language and gory images.

Documentary - THE STONE ROSES: MADE OF STONE - TRAILER | Ian Brown, Gary  Mounfield, John Squire - YouTube

THE STONE ROSES: MADE OF STONE (15)

1.25am Film4

Starring: Ian Brown, John Squire, Reni, Mani

Documentary, Music

Shane Meadows documents the reunion of iconic British band, The Stone Roses. Fascinating documentary of a great British band. Very strong language.

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