TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 18th July 2021

Summer is finally here! A heatwave is hitting us for this week, which will mean the last thing you want to do is sit in front of your home entertainment systems and watch movies. However, if you do, then here are this week’s choices.

Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week!

STREAMING

AMAZON PRIME

Guns Akimbo - Official Trailer - YouTube

GUNS AKIMBO (18)

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Ned Dennehy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Action, Comedy, Thriller

A meek coder becomes a reluctant participant in an online extreme fight club, armed with a pair of guns which have been bolted to his hands. Bonkers action comedy lifted by Daniel Radcliffe. strong bloody violence, very strong language, drug use, sexual references and brief graphic nudity.

The Matrix (1999) Original Subway Theatrical Movie Poster - Original Film  Art - Vintage Movie Posters

THE MATRIX (15)

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Ann Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano

Action, Sci-Fi

When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth–the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence. Spectacular action thriller with amazing special effects. Violence and language.

NETFLIX

New Movie Poster Arrives in Cinemas | Shaun the Sheep

SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE (U)

Starring: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili, Richard Webber

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. Wonderful Aardman animation based on the hit TV series. Rude humour.

Original Fantastic Mr. Fox Movie Poster - Wes Anderson

FANTASTIC MR FOX (PG)

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Jarvis Cocker

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers’ retaliation. Wes Anderson’s bizarre version of Roald Dahl’s children’s favourite. Mild violence and scary scenes.

NOW TV

Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” On February 12“Barb & Star Go To Vista Del  Mar” On February 12 - Irish Film Critic

BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR (15)

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan

Comedy

Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time – ever. Madcap comedy from the writers of Bridesmaids. Strong sex references, drug misuse and strong language.

Come Away - Signature Entertainment

COME AWAY (PG)

Starring: David Oyelowo, Anna Chancellor, Angelina Jolie, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Caine

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

When their eldest brother dies, Peter and Alice seek to save their parents from despair until they are forced to choose between home and imagination, setting the stage for their iconic journeys into Wonderland and Neverland. Creative fantasy mixing Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland. Mild violence, upsetting scenes.

DISNEY+

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - Vintage Paper Poster - Camden Town  Poster Company

BUTCH CASSIDY AND SUNDANCE KID (PG)

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin, Jeff Corey

Biopic, Adventure, Western

Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution – escape to Bolivia. One of the finest westerns made with two charismatic leads. Moderate violence.

Flight Of The Phoenix - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters.com  British Quad Posters and US 1-Sheet Posters

FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX (12)

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Giovanni Ribisi, Tyrese Gibson, Miranda Otto, Hugh Laurie

Action, Adventure, Drama

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert work together to build a new plane. Decent remake of the classic James Stewart adventure. Strong language and moderate peril.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

SUNDAY 18TH JULY

West Side Story 1961 UK Quad Film Poster, Bysouth - Orson & Welles

WEST SIDE STORY (PG)

1.50pm BBC2

Starring: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris

Musical, Drama

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. Fantastic Oscar winning drama based on Romeo and Juliet. Mild violence and racist terms.

Hail, Caesar! New Poster

HAIL, CAESAR! (12)

4.45pm Film4

Starring: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum

Comedy, Drama, Music

MONDAY 19TH JULY

SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC (1948) Ealing Film Classic Original UK Half Sheet  Poster | Picture Palace Movie Posters

SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC (U)

2.30pm BBC2

Starring: John Mills, Derek Bond, Harold Warrender, James Justice, Kenneth More, Christopher Lee

Action, Adventure, Biopic

The story of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott’s 1912 expedition and his quest to be the first to reach the South Pole. Excellent British screen version of the famous expedition. Mild peril. Black and white.

71 First Clip

’71 (15)

11.20pm Film4

Starring: Jack O’Connell, Paul Anderson, Sean Harris, Richard Dormer

Action, Drama

In 1971, a young and disoriented British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast. Terrific drama with a strong lead in Jack O’Connell. Very strong language, strong bloody violence, injury detail.

TUESDAY 20TH JULY

The Man in the White Suit (1951) Alexander Mackendrick's brilliant Ealing  comedy features a typically riv… | Movie posters vintage, Poster research,  Vintage movies

THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT (U)

2.50pm BBC2

Starring: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough

Comedy, Drama

An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but big business and labour realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons. Classic Ealing comedy. Black and white.

The Hot Rock (1972) - Photo Gallery - IMDb

THE HOT ROCK (PG) (aka: How To Steal A Diamond in Four Uneasy Lessons)

10.55pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Robert Redford, George Segal, Zero Mostel, Ron Leibman, Paul Sand

Action, Comedy

Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it… Excellent 70’s crime caper. Mild violence, threat and mild language.

WEDNESDAY 21ST JULY

How to sell art (lessons from the Big Eyes movie) – Creativindie

BIG EYES (12)

4.15pm Film4

Starring: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Terence Stamp, Jason Schwartzman.

Biopic, Drama

A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. Underrated biopic from director Tim Burton. Infrequent strong language, moderate threat.

Edge Computing is a Distributed Data Problem - State of the Edge

MEMENTO (15)

11.15pm BBC2

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Thriller

A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife’s murderer. Outstanding head-spinning thriller from director Christopher Nolan. Violence, language and some drug content.

THURSDAY 22ND JULY

Original Julia (1977) movie poster in VF condition for $$65.00

JULIA (PG)

6.40pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Hal Holbrook, Rosemary Murphy

Drama

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany. Forgotten drama with two outstanding leads. Mild language, sexual references, violence, peril and threat.

Wings of Desire & Other Lot (Orion, 1988). Folded, Overall: Fine-. | Lot  #52420 | Heritage Auctions

WINGS OF DESIRE (12)

11.15pm Film4

Starring: Peter Falk, Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. Wim Wenders’ wonderful cult classic. Brief nudity, language and suicide themes. Subtitled.

FRIDAY 23RD JULY

The American Disaster Film 'Crawl' Is All Set To Streaming On Amazon Prime  In Hindi Dubbed

CRAWL (15)

9pm Film4

Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Morfydd Clark, Anson Boon, Ross Anderson, Ami Metcalf, George Somner

Action, Horror, Thriller

A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators. Underrated monster horror. Strong bloody injury detail, threat, violence, language.

Lost Boys, The 1987 Original Movie Poster #FFF-73478 | FFFMovieposters.com

THE LOST BOYS (15)

10.35pm BBC1

Starring: Jason Patric, Jami Gertz, Barnard Hughes, Dianne Wiest, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Haim

Comedy, Horror

After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires. 80s cult favourite with added mullets. Moderate violence and horror.

SATURDAY 24TH JULY

Sold Price: The Odd Couple (1968) British Quad film poster, comedy starring  Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau, Paramount, folded 30 x 40 inches102 x 76cm  Tape marks to corners otherwise Ex. - April 3, 0115 1:00 PM BST

THE ODD COUPLE (PG)

9pm Great Movies Classic

Starring: Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Herb Edelman, John Fiedler, Carole Shelley, Monica Evans

Comedy

Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. Hilarious Neil Simon comedy. Innuendo, some language, suicide themes and brief sensuality.

Phoenix Leicester - Lady Bird Lettering Workshop

LADY BIRD (15)

10.30pm BBC1

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lois Smith, Lucas Hedges, Timothee Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein

Comedy, Drama

In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Wonderful Saoirse Ronan shines in this Greta Gerwin’s coming-of-age comedy. Very strong language, brief strong nudity.

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