TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 10th October 2021

Here we are again, another new week with a brand new batch of movies for you to enjoy as the nights draw in, although you may need to cuddle on the sofa with a pile of blankets as we won’t be able to afford to turn the gas on. Try to forget about that and watch a film to take away the pain.

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

STREAMING

AMAZON PRIME

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JOKER (15)

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Brett Cullen

Drama, Thriller

In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. Very dark drama with an Oscar win from Joaquin Phoenix. Strong bloody violence, language.

Betty Blue — Cult Projections

BETTY BLUE (18)

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Beatrice Dalle, Gerard Darmon, Jacques Mathou, Vincent Lindon, Consuelo De Haviland

Drama, Romance

A lackadaisical handyman and aspiring novelist tries to support his younger girlfriend as she slowly succumbs to madness. Wonderful and steamy French romance. Scenes of strong sex and nudity and language. Subtitled.

NETFLIX

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THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO (15)

Starring: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Danny Glover, Thora Birch, Tichina Arnold, Rob Morgan

Drama

A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind. Festival favourite social drama. Strong language.

The Lighthouse' Reviews: What Do Critics Think of 'Bonkers' Movie? -  GoldDerby

THE LIGHTHOUSE (15)

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Bizarre, shocking yet fascinating drama. Strong sex, nudity, violence, gore, disturbing images, language.

NOW TV

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NO SUDDEN MOVE (15)

Starring: Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbour, Jon Hamm, Brendan Fraser, Julia Fox

Drama, Thriller

A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what’s really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways. Another crime drama from Ocean’s 11 director Steven Soderbergh. Language, violence and sexual references.

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THE FOG (15)

Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Hal Holbrook, John Houseman, Tom Atkins

Horror, Thriller

An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters. John Carpenter’s creepy horror. Strong horror.

DISNEY+

Collectible Cinema Poster: BLACK WIDOW 2021 (Quad) : Amazon.co.uk: Home &  Kitchen

BLACK WIDOW (12)

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, Rachel Weisz, Ray Winstone

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Natasha Romanoff confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Marvel’s female Avenger gets a solo movie. Violence and language.

Logan — Film Review. After 17 years and 10 appearances Hugh… | by The  Omcast Movie Reviews | Medium

LOGAN (15)

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dafne Keen, Stephen Merchant, Doris Morgado, Patrick Stewart

Action, Drama, Fantasy

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. Brilliant addition to the X-Men movies. Strong bloody violence, strong language.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

SUNDAY 10TH OCTOBER

Watch Zootropolis | Full Movie | Disney+

ZOOTROPOLIS (PG)

3.05pm BBC1

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Bright and breezy Disney animation. Mild threat.

The Goonies Movie Poster | British Quad (30x40) Original Vintage Movie  Poster | 5112

THE GOONIES (12)

4.55pm Channel 5

Starring: Corey Feldman, Jeff Cohen, Martha Plimpton, Kerri Green, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

Adventure, Comedy

A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate’s long-lost treasure. Hugely popular family adventure. Brief drug, sex and suicide references, infrequent strong language.

MONDAY 11TH OCTOBER

Watch Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) on Netflix From Anywhere in the  World

DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE (15)

9pm Great! Movies

Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons, Graham Greene, Nick Wyman, Colleen Camp

Action, Adventure, Thriller

John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building. Third outing for Bruce Willis’s action hero. Strong language and violence.

Horror Movie Review: Crawl (2019) - Games, Brrraaains & A Head-Banging Life

CRAWL (15)

11.15pm Film4

Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, 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. Terrific creature horror. Strong bloody injury detail, threat, violence, language.

TUESDAY 12TH OCTOBER

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THE MOTHER (15)

9pm BBC Four

Starring: Ann Reid, Daniel Craig, Anna Wilson-Jones, Peter Vaughan, Danira Govic

Drama, Romance

A woman has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter. Powerful drama from the director of Notting Hill. Strong sex, nudity, language and brief drug use.

12 Years A Slave (2013): Beauty and Sadness – Ripple Effects

12 YEARS A SLAVE (15)

11.25pm Film4

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

Biopic, Drama

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Steve McQueen’s powerful and shocking Oscar winner. Strong violence, injury detail, sex, nudity and racist terms.

WEDNESDAY 13TH OCTOBER

The 'Burbs - 1989 - Original UK Quad – Poster Freaks

THE ‘BURBS (12)

9pm Horror Channel

Starring: om Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson, Brother Theodore, Corey Feldman, Rick Ducommon, Bruce Dern

Comedy, Thriller

An overstressed suburbanite and his neighbours are convinced that the new family on the block are part of a murderous Satanic cult. Strange comedy from director Joe Dante. Moderate violence and language.

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VENUS (15)

12.35am Film4

Starring: Peter O’Toole, Jodie Whittaker, Leslie Phillips, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Griffiths

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Life for a pair of veteran actors gets turned upside down after they meet a brash teenager. Charming British drama with an Oscar nominated Peter O’Toole. Very strong language, sexual content and brief nudity.

THURSDAY 14TH OCTOBER

Rados on Twitter: "Reds (1981) - American activist John Reed travels to  Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath. Dir: Warren Beatty  Cast: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Maureen Stapleton,

REDS (15)

12.30am Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Edward Herrmann, Paul Sorvino, Maureen Stapleton, Jerzy Kosinski

Biopic, Drama

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States. Epic true story written, directed and starring Warren Beatty. Strong language and sexual content.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Author Jesse Andrews on the Film Adaptation,  Teen Moviemaking, and Sh*tty First Drafts - The B&N Teen Blog — The B&N  Teen Blog

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL (12)

2am Film4

Starring: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman, Jon Bernthal, Molly Shannon, Connie Britton

Comedy, Drama

High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer. Wonderful forgotten gem. Moderate sex references, drug references, infrequent strong language.

FRIDAY 15TH OCTOBER

Dirty Harry - Vintage Movie Posters

DIRTY HARRY (18)

10pm Channel 5

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni, Andy Robinson, John Larch, John Vernon

Action, Thriller

When a madman calling himself “the Scorpio Killer” menaces the city, tough-as-nails San Francisco Police Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath. Classic Clint Eastwood cop thriller. Strong violence, language, nudity, racist terms.

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HALLOWEEN (18)

11.25pm BBC1

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle

Horror, Thriller

Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. Gory reboot of the classic horror. Strong bloody violence, gore, language.

SATURDAY 16TH OCTOBER

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VENOM (15)

9pm Channel 4

Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate, Riz Ahmed, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Lee

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A failed reporter is bonded to an alien entity, one of many symbiotes who have invaded Earth. But the being takes a liking to Earth and decides to protect it. Bizarre Marvel fantasy. Strong threat, horror, violence, language.

Mona Lisa' (1986): Out of the Past | The Young Folks

MONA LISA (15)

9pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Michael Caine, Robbie Coltrane, Clarke Peters, Kate Hardie

Drama, Romance

A man recently released from prison manages to get a job driving a call girl from customer to customer. Heart-breaking drama with Bob Hoskins on excellent form. Strong language, sex and violence.

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