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Donnie Brasco- (1997)
00:20 - 02:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
7.3/10 Stars

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Fact-based crime drama about an FBI agent who goes undercover in the Mafia and becomes the protege of a gangster. However, the demands of his new double-life place an intolerable strain on his relationship with his family, especially as he faces the ultimate prospect of betraying his mentor. Starring Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Michael Madsen, Anne Heche and Bruno Kirby.


Dallas Buyers Club- (2013)
00:30 - 01:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
7.9/10 Stars

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A man diagnosed with HIV and given 30 days to live discovers that many treatments for his condition are not available in the US. With the aid of a transsexual Aids patient, he sets up a scheme to smuggle the drugs into the country and distribute them to those who need them. Fact-based drama, starring Oscar winners Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, with Jennifer Garner and Steve Zahn.


The Commander- (1988)
00:40 - 02:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
4.0/10 Stars

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A squad of mercenaries is sent to attack the stronghold of south-east Asia's most powerful drug lord and recover a computer disc containing vital information. Action adventure, starring Lewis Collins and Lee Van Cleef. In German.


Lockout- (2012)
00:55 - 02:30 - Sat 24/6/17 - Channel 4
5.8/10 Stars

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A government agent is framed for murder, and sentenced to a prison on board a space station. Before he can be sent there, a riot takes place in the penitentiary and the convicts seize control, holding the president's daughter hostage. The condemned man is offered a pardon if he can rescue her. Sci-fi thriller, starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace.


Chained- (2012)
00:55 - 02:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - Horror Channel
6.3/10 Stars

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A serial killer discovers his latest victim has her son with her, so takes the child captive. He keeps the boy chained up in his house for years to come, moulding him into a murderous protege. As the youngster reaches manhood, he must choose between carrying on his captor's work or avenging his mother's death. Thriller, starring Vincent D'Onofrio, Eamon Farren and Evan Bird.


The Great Train Robbery- (0)
01:00 - 02:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 4
0.0/10 Stars

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Stylish period thriller starring Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland, 1978. A gentleman crook and a master safe-cracker attempt to rob a moving train carrying the British Army's payroll.


A Child's Wish- (1997)
01:00 - 03:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - True Entertainment
0.0/10 Stars

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A teenager who has cancer vows to change an unjust law and help her family. Anna Chlumsky, John Ritter and Bill Clinton star. (1997)


Dressed to Kill- (1980)
01:45 - 03:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
6.8/10 Stars

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A psychiatrist joins forces with a prostitute to investigate the murder of a patient, a frustrated middle-aged housewife who indulged her fantasies by embarking on an extramarital affair and was subsequently killed. Brian De Palma's thriller, starring Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon and Dennis Franz.


The Punisher: War Zone- (2008)
02:00 - 02:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
0.0/10 Stars

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In this Marvel reboot, after hunting down and killing hundreds of violent criminals, Frank Castle (Ray Stevenson) - aka The Punisher - faces his most deadly foe yet: Jigsaw (Dominic West). (2008)


Alien Factor- (0)
02:05 - 03:35 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1978. A spaceship containing dangerous specimens crashes on earth near a small backwards town. Directed by Don Dohler, his first film.


13 Eerie- (2013)
02:45 - 04:30 - Sat 24/6/17 - Horror Channel
3.8/10 Stars

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Six forensic undergraduates embark a trip to a remote island that was used as an illegal biological testing ground for prisoners. Horror, starring Katherine Isabelle, Michael Shanks and Brendan Fehr.


The Punisher: War Zone- (2008)
03:00 - 04:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
0.0/10 Stars

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In this Marvel reboot, after hunting down and killing hundreds of violent criminals, Frank Castle (Ray Stevenson) - aka The Punisher - faces his most deadly foe yet: Jigsaw (Dominic West). (2008)


Beyond the Universe- (1978)
03:35 - 05:25 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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A scientist successfully contacts an alien race, and soon regrets his actions when they flex their superior muscles. Sci-fi drama, starring David Ladd, Henry Darrow and Jacqueline Ray.


Amber Alert- (2016)
04:10 - 05:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
0.0/10 Stars

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When a troubled young man hijacks a school bus filled with children, Detective Amber Cross (Alaina Huffman), who is battling with her own demons and issues, is called in to negotiate. (2016)


Amber Alert- (2016)
05:10 - 06:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
0.0/10 Stars

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When a troubled young man hijacks a school bus filled with children, Detective Amber Cross (Alaina Huffman), who is battling with her own demons and issues, is called in to negotiate. (2016)


Terminus- (0)
05:25 - 06:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.

Sing As You Swing- (0)
06:00 - 07:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1937. Musical. Directed by Redd Davis. Starring Evelyn Dall, Claude Dampier & Lu Ann Meredith. Top British radio stars perform in this musical revue.

Love Affair- (1932)
06:40 - 08:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - BBC 2
6.5/10 Stars

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A wealthy heiress falls for the rugged aeronautical engineer who's teaching her to fly - but his lack of financial security creates obstacles on the road to true love. Romantic drama, starring Humphrey Bogart, Jack Kennedy and Dorothy Mackaill.

Gunbus- (1986)
06:40 - 08:30 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
0.0/10 Stars

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Scott McGinnis and Jeff Osterhage try valiantly to drum up some knockabout bonhomie here as Wild West outlaws enrolled in a British fighter squadron during the First World War, but everything from the stereotypical characters to the risible banter is against them. Bearing in mind the technical expertise of director Zoran Perisic (who worked on the special effects for Superman) and experienced cinematographer David Watkin, this adventure should at least have looked good. However, the aerial action is so inept that it only emphasises the shortcomings of a buddy movie that compounds its crimes by wasting such a promising premise.

Paul Temple's Triumph- (1950)
07:05 - 08:40 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who's invented a secret formula.

Odette- (1950)
08:05 - 10:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - BBC 2
6.0/10 Stars

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The French widow of an English soldier offers her services to British Intelligence, and is sent undercover as a spy in Nazi-occupied France. However, her work alongside the resistance leads to her falling into the clutches of the Gestapo. Fact-based Second World War drama, with Anna Neagle, Trevor Howard, Peter Ustinov and Marius Goring.

Crash Point Zero- (2001)
08:30 - 10:20 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
4.9/10 Stars

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An expedition recovers a powerful doomsday weapon created by scientific pioneer Nikolai Tesla, but the plane transporting the device is hijacked by terrorists and crashes in the Canadian mountains. A CIA agent is sent to make sure the weapon does not fall into the wrong hands. Action adventure, starring Treat Williams and Hannes Jaenicke.

Smart Alec- (0)
08:40 - 09:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1951. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Reynolds, Leslie Dwyer, Mercy Haystead & Charles Hawtrey. An unscrupulous bounder is to become the heir to a large fortune.

A Shine of Rainbows- (2009)
09:00 - 09:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.3/10 Stars

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A kindly woman living on an island off the coast of Ireland adopts a timid, bullied orphan boy, and teaches him about the local folklore. Her husband has a hard time accepting the shy, stuttering new arrival, leaving the youngster uncertain if this is where he belongs. Drama, starring Connie Nielsen, Aidan Quinn and John Bell.

Dick Tracy's G-Men- (0)
09:50 - 12:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1939. Action. Directors: John English & William Witney. Stars Ralph Byrd, Irving Pichel & Ted Pearson. A mad doctor uses a drug to bring himself back from the dead after his execution in prison.

A Shine of Rainbows- (2009)
10:00 - 11:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.3/10 Stars

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A kindly woman living on an island off the coast of Ireland adopts a timid, bullied orphan boy, and teaches him about the local folklore. Her husband has a hard time accepting the shy, stuttering new arrival, leaving the youngster uncertain if this is where he belongs. Drama, starring Connie Nielsen, Aidan Quinn and John Bell.

Murder on the Orient Express- (1974)
10:15 - 11:15 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 3
6.9/10 Stars

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This is easily the best screen adaptation of an Agatha Christie whodunnit and, for those unfamiliar with either book or film, the solution will take your breath away. Albert Finney makes fussy Belgian detective Hercule Poirot seem every bit as preposterous as Christie intended, yet without relying on the oversize mannerisms of Peter Ustinov, and he earned an Oscar nomination for his wonderful performance. The supporting cast does everything that is expected of it, with Ingrid Bergman's Oscar-winning turn just about the pick of a stellar selection. Praise should also go to director Sidney Lumet for lashing on the style and keeping you guessing until that ending.

What a Carve Up!- (1961)
10:20 - 12:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
6.8/10 Stars

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Members of a squabbling family are summoned to a spooky isolated house for the reading of a dead relative's will. However, as the night wears on, they find themselves targeted by a killer who seems determined to pick them off one by one. Comedy, starring Carry On regulars Kenneth Connor and Sid James, alongside Donald Pleasence, Dennis Price and Michael Gwynne.

Clueless- (1995)
11:00 - 13:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
6.9/10 Stars

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Would you believe a loose adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma plonked down squarely in Beverly Hills 90210? Well, that's the setting for this screamingly funny satire-cum-put-on, which perfectly captures the inanities of contemporary teen America. Alicia Silverstone is a delight as Cher, the chic but dippy blonde who's devoted to improving the love lives of her Rodeo Drive-shopping high-school girlfriends, even though she can't sort out her own. Together with her best friend Dionne (Stacey Dash), Cher indulges in the trials and tribulations of designer-label animosity and MTV promiscuity, while her lawyer father (Dan Hedaya) and intellectual stepbrother (Paul Rudd) look on in total bemusement. Like Heathers before it, director Amy Heckerling's smart satire sharpens its comedic scalpel on the manners and mores of self-centred fashion victims. A quick note about the Clueless lingo: "majorly" means very, "do-able" means sexually attractive, a "hottie" is a do-able babe and a "Baldwin" is a gorgeous hunk. While mainly aimed at teens, like all fine comedies it will appeal to anyone with a wicked sense of humour and taste for the ironic. It's also one of those rare comedies which remains funny even when not delivering great one-liners. Examples? "What did you do in school today?" "Oh, I broke in my purple clogs"; "What's the point of learning to park when every place you go to has a valet?"; "My plastic surgeon doesn't want me doing any activity where balls fly at my nose." You'll have to watch the movie to hear the hilariously vulgar riposte to the latter.

Lost Letter Mysteries: From Paris With Love- (2015)
11:15 - 13:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Five USA
0.0/10 Stars

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Fantasy drama starring Eric Mabius and Kristin Booth. The Postables deliver divorce papers to one couple on the same day that Oliver's missing wife reappears. (2015)

Murder on the Orient Express- (1974)
11:20 - 12:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 3
6.9/10 Stars

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This is easily the best screen adaptation of an Agatha Christie whodunnit and, for those unfamiliar with either book or film, the solution will take your breath away. Albert Finney makes fussy Belgian detective Hercule Poirot seem every bit as preposterous as Christie intended, yet without relying on the oversize mannerisms of Peter Ustinov, and he earned an Oscar nomination for his wonderful performance. The supporting cast does everything that is expected of it, with Ingrid Bergman's Oscar-winning turn just about the pick of a stellar selection. Praise should also go to director Sidney Lumet for lashing on the style and keeping you guessing until that ending.

The Mask of Zorro- (1998)
11:20 - 12:15 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.2/10 Stars

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Zorro may wear a mask, but there's no disguising the fact that this is an absolutely splendid swashbuckler. Anthony Hopkins plays the original righter of wrongs, who hands over his rapier, and his mission, to the younger Antonio Banderas. Catherine Zeta-Jones, as the fiery heroine, proves she's a match for the men in the action sequences. Director Martin Campbell (following on from the success of blockbuster Bond movie GoldenEye) makes the most of the dramatic swordplay and paces the film perfectly to its explosive conclusion.

Horrid Henry: the Movie- (2011)
11:25 - 13:15 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV
7.0/10 Stars

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The mischievous little boy discovers his school is faced with closure and the pupils will be forced to go to an evil headmaster's strict academy. To avoid this fate, he enters into an alliance with his classroom arch-enemy and hatches a plan to save the school. Comedy based on the series of children's books, starring Theo Stevenson, Richard E Grant and Anjelica Huston.

Scarlet Street- (1945)
12:00 - 14:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
7.4/10 Stars

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In this effective noir drama directed by Fritz Lang, Edward G Robinson stars (brilliantly) as a diffident cashier with a termagant wife (Rosalind Ivan) and limited means, whose only pleasure is painting in his spare time. He falls in love with Joan Bennett, who, under the sway of her sadistic boyfriend Dan Duryea, leads him into a tangle of deceptions, embezzlement and murder. The movie is grim, downbeat and well played, with some imaginative and unusual plot developments and an audacious ending. The script, unfortunately, tends to run out of control and strain credibility, but there are shades of the pathetic professor, ruined by unsuitable passion in The Blue Angel, in the tragedy that befalls Robinson.

Enigma- (1983)
12:05 - 13:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
0.0/10 Stars

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An Iron Curtain defector returns to East Germany on a mission to steal the Enigma encoder and learn the names of five dissidents the KGB plan to murder. Stars Martin Sheen. (1983)

The Mask of Zorro- (1998)
12:20 - 14:15 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.2/10 Stars

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Zorro may wear a mask, but there's no disguising the fact that this is an absolutely splendid swashbuckler. Anthony Hopkins plays the original righter of wrongs, who hands over his rapier, and his mission, to the younger Antonio Banderas. Catherine Zeta-Jones, as the fiery heroine, proves she's a match for the men in the action sequences. Director Martin Campbell (following on from the success of blockbuster Bond movie GoldenEye) makes the most of the dramatic swordplay and paces the film perfectly to its explosive conclusion.

Alvin and the Chipmunks The Squeakquel- (2009)
12:45 - 14:30 - Sat 24/6/17 - E4
0.0/10 Stars

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(2009) The trio of animated singing rodents return for another family adventure. This time they must cope with attending school and rivalry with a female singing group. [S]

Rio 2- (2014)
13:00 - 15:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
6.5/10 Stars

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Parrots Jewel and Blu lead a happy life together in Rio with their three chicks, until they find themselves hurled into an expedition up the Amazon. The journey leads to an encounter with an old enemy, while Blu also has to win the approval of Jewel's fearsome father. Animated comedy sequel, with the voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway and Jamie Foxx.

Splash- (1984)
13:00 - 14:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - BBC 2
6.1/10 Stars

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This charming romantic comedy touched a chord with audiences around the world and propelled its stars Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah, along with director Ron Howard, to Hollywood's front rank. Hannah plays the innocent mermaid who docks on dry land to locate the boy (now the grown-up Hanks) she saved from drowning many years ago. Hanks and Hannah make a pair of charismatic leads, although John Candy (another player on the road to stardom) gets most of the best gags. Howard piles on the good-natured fun and manages to keep soppiness largely at bay. The film was followed four years later by a dismal TV-movie sequel.

The Waiting Game- (2001)
13:00 - 15:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - True Entertainment
4.0/10 Stars

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College friends Sarah and Amy get sucked into a seductive conspiracy when Sarah's Uncle Lowell makes an unexpected visit to their art gallery, drawing the two girls into a game of deception. (2001)

Columbo: A Trace of Murder- (1997)
13:00 - 15:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Five USA
0.0/10 Stars

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A conniving woman yearns to divorce her husband and set up home with her lover - but a pre-nuptial agreement means she stands to lose out. Instead, she devises a cunning plan to nullify the contract, framing her unsuspecting spouse for the murder of a business rival. However, she reckons without the shabby sleuth's unfailing ability to uncover the truth. Crime drama, starring Peter Falk, Shera Danese, Barry Corbin and David Rasche.

Agent Cody Banks- (2003)
13:05 - 14:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
4.8/10 Stars

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A junior secret agent begins his latest mission by starting at a new school and befriending a classmate with the intention of spying on her scientist father - but realises all the training in the world cannot help him with the tricky business of talking to girls. Family adventure, starring Frankie Muniz, Hilary Duff, Angie Harmon, Keith David and Arnold Vosloo.

Enigma- (1983)
13:05 - 14:15 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
0.0/10 Stars

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An Iron Curtain defector returns to East Germany on a mission to steal the Enigma encoder and learn the names of five dissidents the KGB plan to murder. Stars Martin Sheen. (1983)

The Great Outdoors- (1988)
13:45 - 14:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 4
6.2/10 Stars

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John Hughes's attempt to cash in on the success of the previous year's adult comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles backfires in this routine outing. John Candy, the obnoxious one in the aforementioned Planes, gets to be the nice guy this time around, finding himself stuck on vacation with his appalling brother-in-law, Dan Aykroyd. The two stars do their best, but Hughes's script is a mechanical retread of past glories and director Howard Deutch fails to bring much inspiration to the lumbering slapstick. Look out for a pre-stardom Annette Bening in a supporting role.

Battle of the V1- (0)
14:00 - 16:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane.

Agent Cody Banks- (2003)
14:10 - 15:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
4.8/10 Stars

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A junior secret agent begins his latest mission by starting at a new school and befriending a classmate with the intention of spying on her scientist father - but realises all the training in the world cannot help him with the tricky business of talking to girls. Family adventure, starring Frankie Muniz, Hilary Duff, Angie Harmon, Keith David and Arnold Vosloo.

The Body Stealers- (1969)
14:15 - 15:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
4.0/10 Stars

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Two military investigators try to crack the case of a paratrooper who disappeared without trace in mid-air - and stumble on a sinister alien plot. Sci-fi thriller, starring Maurice Evans, George Sanders and Neil Connery. Includes Flight Bites at 4.10pm.

The Legend of Zorro- (2005)
14:25 - 15:20 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
5.9/10 Stars

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The masked hero investigates a mysterious explosion linked to a French count, who is plotting to stop California from joining the United States. He discovers that his wife Elena, who walked out on their marriage when he refused to hang up his sword, is somehow involved. Swashbuckling adventure sequel, starring Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rufus Sewell, Alberto Reyes and Adrian Alonso.

The Great Outdoors- (1988)
14:50 - 15:30 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 4
6.2/10 Stars

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John Hughes's attempt to cash in on the success of the previous year's adult comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles backfires in this routine outing. John Candy, the obnoxious one in the aforementioned Planes, gets to be the nice guy this time around, finding himself stuck on vacation with his appalling brother-in-law, Dan Aykroyd. The two stars do their best, but Hughes's script is a mechanical retread of past glories and director Howard Deutch fails to bring much inspiration to the lumbering slapstick. Look out for a pre-stardom Annette Bening in a supporting role.

Arthur- (1981)
14:50 - 15:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 2
6.5/10 Stars

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Dudley Moore's drunken millionaire may be outclassed by John Gielgud's disdainful butler, but he's not the dud that he might have been in this boozy variation on Jeeves and Wooster. As he tries to change his layabout lifestyle for love of blue collar, shoplifting Liza Minnelli, Moore displays the charm and timing that helped to make 10 a hit, though his dipsomaniac character is sometimes too clichéd for comfort. The ever-adaptable Gielgud delivers his lines with such wonderful aplomb that he won an Oscar, and the veteran actor was tempted back to the role seven years later for a brief appearance in the inferior sequel.

Carry On Constable- (1960)
15:00 - 16:40 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
6.0/10 Stars

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The fourth in the Carry On series is the first to feature the excellent Sid James, who stars here as the sergeant detailed to wet nurse rookies Kenneth Williams, Leslie Phillips, Charles Hawtrey and Kenneth Connor. Having studied the policeman's lot at Slough, screenwriter Norman Hudis confessed he could find nothing funny about pounding the beat, but he still turned in a chucklesome script. The bungling bobbies have their moments, notably when Williams and Hawtrey don skirts to trap some shoplifters, but their thunder is stolen by seasoned supports Joan Hickson, Irene Handl and Esma Cannon, who play their usual eccentrics.

Arachnoquake- (2012)
15:00 - 16:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - Horror Channel
3.5/10 Stars

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An earthquake in New Orleans opens up a series of fissures around the city. A family discovers there is a greater danger at hand - a species of giant fire-breathing spiders has evolved deep underground, and the seismic activity has awoken them from hibernation and allowed them to cause mayhem on the surface. Thriller, starring Tracey Gold and Edward Furlong.

Diamond Girl- (1998)
15:00 - 17:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - True Entertainment
3.7/10 Stars

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Playing like an elongated episode of a glitzy soap, this poor adaptation of Diana Palmer's novel is strictly for fans of undemanding potboilers. Director Timothy Bond throws subtlety to the wind as he chronicles Jonathan Cake and Joely Collins's scheme to prise Kevin Otto from the avaricious grasp of his business adviser, Denise Virieux. With Collins masking unrequited love for Otto (the boss she's loyally served for years) and Cake falling for the girl he's transformed to save his brother's fortune, this can only end in tears - and they'll probably be yours for having stuck with this movie.

Alvin & the Chipmunks- (2007)
15:10 - 16:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
0.0/10 Stars

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Comedy starring Jason Lee and Cameron Richardson. A struggling songwriter stumbles upon musical gold when he discovers a trio of singing chipmunks. (2007)

The Body Stealers- (1969)
15:15 - 16:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
4.0/10 Stars

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Two military investigators try to crack the case of a paratrooper who disappeared without trace in mid-air - and stumble on a sinister alien plot. Sci-fi thriller, starring Maurice Evans, George Sanders and Neil Connery. Includes Flight Bites at 4.10pm.

The Legend of Zorro- (2005)
15:25 - 17:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
5.9/10 Stars

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The masked hero investigates a mysterious explosion linked to a French count, who is plotting to stop California from joining the United States. He discovers that his wife Elena, who walked out on their marriage when he refused to hang up his sword, is somehow involved. Swashbuckling adventure sequel, starring Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rufus Sewell, Alberto Reyes and Adrian Alonso.

Arthur- (1981)
15:55 - 17:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 2
6.5/10 Stars

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Dudley Moore's drunken millionaire may be outclassed by John Gielgud's disdainful butler, but he's not the dud that he might have been in this boozy variation on Jeeves and Wooster. As he tries to change his layabout lifestyle for love of blue collar, shoplifting Liza Minnelli, Moore displays the charm and timing that helped to make 10 a hit, though his dipsomaniac character is sometimes too clichéd for comfort. The ever-adaptable Gielgud delivers his lines with such wonderful aplomb that he won an Oscar, and the veteran actor was tempted back to the role seven years later for a brief appearance in the inferior sequel.

Blood On The Sun- (1972)
16:00 - 17:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1945. Thriller directed by Frank Lloyd and starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose the government's plan for world domination.

The Book Of Life- (2014)
16:00 - 18:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - 4Seven
7.3/10 Stars

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Two men battle for the heart of a feisty young woman, leading one of them on a journey through three magical lands. Visually dazzling animation. Flashing images. (2014)(92 mins) Also in HD

Tracker- (2010)
16:05 - 17:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
5.4/10 Stars

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In this New Zealand-set period adventure that unfolds like a Kiwi western, an embittered Boer War veteran tracks down a Maori seaman wanted for murdering a British soldier. Kereama (Temuera Morrison, of Once Were Warriors fame) is innocent of the crime, however, and fears rough justice at the hands of the colonial administration, while pursuer Arjan van Diemen (Ray Winstone, doing pretty well in the accent stakes) is taking the job primarily for the reward, after losing his family and farm during the Boer War. It's pretty obvious that hunter and hunted will eventually realise they have much in common, but this efficient chase story does well to deliver sundry twists and turns along the way, with Morrison and Winstone more than equal to the physicality and wry humour their roles demand. If the characters' attitudes sometimes seem slightly too modern, the writing is admirably respectful of complex motivations and faiths of all shades, while the magnificent New Zealand landscapes provide a spectacular backdrop. Ultimately, the drama's more satisfying than exciting, but it's a solid entertainment nonetheless.

Alvin & the Chipmunks- (2007)
16:15 - 17:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
0.0/10 Stars

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Comedy starring Jason Lee and Cameron Richardson. A struggling songwriter stumbles upon musical gold when he discovers a trio of singing chipmunks. (2007)

Johnny English Reborn- (2011)
16:40 - 18:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
6.0/10 Stars

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A bumbling secret agent retires to a Tibetan monastery in disgrace after a mission goes wrong. He is lured out of seclusion by the chance to redeem himself when his former bosses seek his help in foiling an attempt to assassinate the premier of China. Spy comedy sequel, starring Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike and Dominic West.

Mongolian Death Worm- (2010)
16:45 - 18:35 - Sat 24/6/17 - Horror Channel
2.5/10 Stars

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An oil drilling operation in the Mongolian desert disturbs a nest of carnivorous giant worms. A treasure hunter searching for a legendary lost tomb faces a battle for his life against the monstrous creatures. Action adventure, starring Sean Patrick Flanery, Drew Waters, George Cheung and Victoria Pratt.

Fool's Gold- (2008)
17:00 - 18:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
5.4/10 Stars

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Co-stars Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson here add credence to the old adage "all that glisters is not gold". Despite being shiny, happy, good-looking blondes, they're just not enough to perk up this tired romantic comedy. The movie opens with the couple on the brink of divorce; Hudson has had enough of McConaughey's obsessive pursuit of a treasure called the Queen's Dowry and takes a job on a yacht. Through numerous contrivances, McConaughey ends up on the same vessel (which is owned by an underused Donald Sutherland) and manages to lure her into a seafaring treasure hunt, which just feels like an excuse to have the couple strip off and bask in the Caribbean (actually Australian) sunshine. Will the adventure bring the couple closer together? Is it worth even asking that question? Well, no, as this is a journey mapped out in accordance with the A to Z of Hollywood romantic comedies.

A Change of Place- (1994)
17:00 - 19:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - True Entertainment
6.9/10 Stars

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A shy girl whose identical twin is a supermodel is persuaded to take her glamorous sister's place on the Paris catwalks, little suspecting a life-changing romance is waiting just around the corner. Drama, with Andrea Roth, Rick Springfield and Stephanie Beacham.

Freaky Friday- (1976)
17:00 - 18:05 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 2
6.6/10 Stars

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This 1970s body-swap movie was a precursor to the manic 1980s rash, which included Vice Versa and the blockbuster Big. It sank without trace, despite the effervescent performance of Jodie Foster, who switches places with her mother (Barbara Harris) for a day. It's one of those movies that starts at a brisk trot, lapses into walking pace and winds up running out of steam through sheer lack of gags. However, it's well worth catching for the sterling work of Foster and Harris.

Tracker- (2010)
17:05 - 18:15 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
5.4/10 Stars

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In this New Zealand-set period adventure that unfolds like a Kiwi western, an embittered Boer War veteran tracks down a Maori seaman wanted for murdering a British soldier. Kereama (Temuera Morrison, of Once Were Warriors fame) is innocent of the crime, however, and fears rough justice at the hands of the colonial administration, while pursuer Arjan van Diemen (Ray Winstone, doing pretty well in the accent stakes) is taking the job primarily for the reward, after losing his family and farm during the Boer War. It's pretty obvious that hunter and hunted will eventually realise they have much in common, but this efficient chase story does well to deliver sundry twists and turns along the way, with Morrison and Winstone more than equal to the physicality and wry humour their roles demand. If the characters' attitudes sometimes seem slightly too modern, the writing is admirably respectful of complex motivations and faiths of all shades, while the magnificent New Zealand landscapes provide a spectacular backdrop. Ultimately, the drama's more satisfying than exciting, but it's a solid entertainment nonetheless.

Meet Joe Black- (1998)
17:15 - 18:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.9/10 Stars

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Brad Pitt stars as the Grim Reaper in this remake of the 1934 fantasy Death Takes a Holiday, giving ailing media magnate Anthony Hopkins an offer he can't refuse - extra life, provided Death can spend a few days living among mortals. However, no one is more startled by Pitt's arrival than Hopkins's beautiful daughter (Claire Forlani), because Death (who adopts the pseudonym "Joe Black") has taken over the body of the handsome stranger she met earlier in a coffee shop. Martin Brest's weepie is nicely played but overlong - especially considering the original zipped by in under 80 minutes.

Hobson's Choice- (1953)
18:00 - 20:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
6.1/10 Stars

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A cantankerous, overbearing boot-maker spends most of his time drinking while his three daughters push themselves to the limit taking care of his shop and home. A timid employee marries one of the sisters, then sets himself up as a rival for his business. Comedy, starring John Mills and Charles Laughton.

Fool's Gold- (2008)
18:05 - 19:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
5.4/10 Stars

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Co-stars Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson here add credence to the old adage "all that glisters is not gold". Despite being shiny, happy, good-looking blondes, they're just not enough to perk up this tired romantic comedy. The movie opens with the couple on the brink of divorce; Hudson has had enough of McConaughey's obsessive pursuit of a treasure called the Queen's Dowry and takes a job on a yacht. Through numerous contrivances, McConaughey ends up on the same vessel (which is owned by an underused Donald Sutherland) and manages to lure her into a seafaring treasure hunt, which just feels like an excuse to have the couple strip off and bask in the Caribbean (actually Australian) sunshine. Will the adventure bring the couple closer together? Is it worth even asking that question? Well, no, as this is a journey mapped out in accordance with the A to Z of Hollywood romantic comedies.

Freaky Friday- (1976)
18:10 - 18:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 2
6.6/10 Stars

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This 1970s body-swap movie was a precursor to the manic 1980s rash, which included Vice Versa and the blockbuster Big. It sank without trace, despite the effervescent performance of Jodie Foster, who switches places with her mother (Barbara Harris) for a day. It's one of those movies that starts at a brisk trot, lapses into walking pace and winds up running out of steam through sheer lack of gags. However, it's well worth catching for the sterling work of Foster and Harris.

Marooned- (1969)
18:15 - 19:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
5.4/10 Stars

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Winner of the Oscar for best special visual effects, this astute blend of science fact and fiction eerily anticipated the kind of lost-in-space crisis that would actually occur during the Apollo 13 mission just one year later. Gene Hackman, Richard Crenna and James Franciscus successfully combine public confidence with private misgivings as the stranded crew, while Gregory Peck heads the Nasa operation with typical reserve. Director John Sturges makes the most of his space hardware but never gets the domestic drama off the ground, with Lee Grant and the other wives being reduced to mere cardboard cut-outs.

Meet Joe Black- (1998)
18:15 - 21:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.9/10 Stars

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Brad Pitt stars as the Grim Reaper in this remake of the 1934 fantasy Death Takes a Holiday, giving ailing media magnate Anthony Hopkins an offer he can't refuse - extra life, provided Death can spend a few days living among mortals. However, no one is more startled by Pitt's arrival than Hopkins's beautiful daughter (Claire Forlani), because Death (who adopts the pseudonym "Joe Black") has taken over the body of the handsome stranger she met earlier in a coffee shop. Martin Brest's weepie is nicely played but overlong - especially considering the original zipped by in under 80 minutes.

Primal Force- (1999)
18:35 - 20:20 - Sat 24/6/17 - Horror Channel
1.0/10 Stars

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Rampaging movie mutants are, it seems, almost invariably the tragic residue of some megalomaniac's sinister, misfiring scheme. But in this expendable sci-fi horror, when a plane crashes on a remote Mexican island and the survivors are menaced by savage baboons, the banality of the revelation will dismay even those who have endured the formulaic set-up. Ron Perlman (Hellboy) is typically imposing as the brooding guide brought in to help, but the members of the supporting cast prove largely anonymous as they're picked off by primates that are obviously stunt performers in monkey suits.

The Other Boleyn Girl- (2008)
18:45 - 21:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
6.4/10 Stars

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If it's a Tudor spin on Dynasty you want - all catfights and shoulder pads - then Justin Chadwick's adaptation of Philippa Gregory's bestselling novel won't disappoint. Previously filmed for TV in 2003, this version certainly boasts an impressive cast, with Natalie Portman (Anne) and Scarlett Johansson (Mary) playing the Boleyn sisters. Their ambitious father (Mark Rylance) and uncle (David Morrissey) see an opportunity, as King Henry VIII (Eric Bana) becomes frustrated by Katherine of Aragon's failure to produce a surviving male heir. When the monarch visits the Boleyn home, it's the demure Mary who first takes his fancy - much to the chagrin of her sister, who plots to become Queen. Although Mary is presented as the heroine here, she comes across as a simpering idiot; Henry is just as dim and there is little attempt to humanise the scheming Anne. Only Katherine (more often known as Catherine), played by Spanish actress Ana Torrent, inspires sympathy in this tawdry tale. With its crass dialogue and dubious, join-the-dots plotting, this is a love story with all the subtlety of an axe.

Step Up 2: The Streets- (0)
18:55 - 19:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 2
0.0/10 Stars

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Teen drama sequel starring Briana Evigan and Robert Hoffman, 2008. A street dancer forms a crew at her classy new school and takes her posh chums back to take on her old mates.

Broken Lullaby- (1994)
19:00 - 21:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - True Entertainment
4.0/10 Stars

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Inspired by a childhood photograph of her aunt, a genealogist travels round Europe to uncover details of the wealthy relative's family history. Romantic mystery, starring Mel Harris, Rob Stewart, Oliver Tobias and Jennifer Dale.

Meltdown: Days of Destruction- (2006)
19:10 - 20:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
3.2/10 Stars

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A relentless heatwave grips a city as the Earth shifts closer to the sun, sending the population into a frenzied outbreak of crime that a dedicated police officer battles to keep under control. Thriller, starring Casper Van Dien, Venus Terzo, Stefanie von Pfetten and Amanda Crew.

Marooned- (1969)
19:15 - 21:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
5.4/10 Stars

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Winner of the Oscar for best special visual effects, this astute blend of science fact and fiction eerily anticipated the kind of lost-in-space crisis that would actually occur during the Apollo 13 mission just one year later. Gene Hackman, Richard Crenna and James Franciscus successfully combine public confidence with private misgivings as the stranded crew, while Gregory Peck heads the Nasa operation with typical reserve. Director John Sturges makes the most of his space hardware but never gets the domestic drama off the ground, with Lee Grant and the other wives being reduced to mere cardboard cut-outs.

Step Up 2: The Streets- (0)
20:00 - 21:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 2
0.0/10 Stars

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Teen drama sequel starring Briana Evigan and Robert Hoffman, 2008. A street dancer forms a crew at her classy new school and takes her posh chums back to take on her old mates.

There Is Another Sun- (1951)
20:10 - 22:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
5.3/10 Stars

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A naive aspiring boxer with dreams of becoming a champion joins a travelling circus, and idolises one of the other sideshow acts, a roguish motorcycle daredevil who rides the Wall of Death. However, the two become rivals when they both fall in love with a carnival employee. Drama, starring Maxwell Reed, Laurence Harvey and Susan Shaw.

Meltdown: Days of Destruction- (2006)
20:15 - 21:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
3.2/10 Stars

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A relentless heatwave grips a city as the Earth shifts closer to the sun, sending the population into a frenzied outbreak of crime that a dedicated police officer battles to keep under control. Thriller, starring Casper Van Dien, Venus Terzo, Stefanie von Pfetten and Amanda Crew.

Green Lantern- (2011)
21:00 - 22:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
5.1/10 Stars

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A cocky test pilot is given a mysterious ring by a dying alien and transported to another world, where he learns he has been recruited into a galactic peacekeeping organisation. He trains to use the incredible powers the ring grants him, and returns to Earth to defend it from a powerful force that feeds on fear. Sci-fi adventure, starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard and Mark Strong.

R.I.P.D- (2013)
21:00 - 22:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
5.3/10 Stars

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A cop is murdered in the line of duty by his crooked partner, and ends up recruited by a supernatural police force. Teaming up with a Wild West lawman, he is sent back to Earth to prevent ghosts from causing chaos and uncovers a plot to overrun the land of the living with evil spirits. Fantasy adventure, with Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges.

Beneath Loch Ness- (2001)
21:00 - 22:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
1.0/10 Stars

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Has time finally run out for the legendary Loch Ness Monster? Stars Patrick Bergin. (2001)

The Interpreter- (2005)
21:00 - 21:55 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.2/10 Stars

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This engrossing thriller from director Sydney Pollack stars Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn, and has the distinction of being the first movie to film inside the United Nations headquarters in New York (something even Hitchcock couldn't manage when he made North by Northwest in 1959). Kidman plays translator Silvia Broome, who overhears a threat to murder an African head of state (Earl Cameron) in a dialect that few can understand. Recently bereaved Secret Service agent Tobin Keller (Penn) is then assigned to keep an eye on the imperilled interpreter, who has herself become an assassination target. But what could have been a routine action affair with a hint of romance takes a distinctly sinister turn as Keller begins to suspect there is more to Broome than meets the eye. Pollack's return to directing (it was his first feature for six years) may be a little too worthy for its own good, but the performances of Kidman and Penn turn this handsome, tightly knit and intelligent film into a vehicle for those who want more than mere entertainment from their political thrillers.

Casino Royale- (2006)
21:00 - 23:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV
7.2/10 Stars

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Daniel Craig effortlessly makes James Bond his own as the 21st movie in the series goes back to basics for a resoundingly entertaining spy adventure. GoldenEye director Martin Campbell injects some Bourne-style grit into the proceedings, upping the violence content (the opening sequence, shot in grainy black and white, is particularly brutal). He also strips Bond of much of the slightly camp humour - thus no appearance from gadget-man Q. The plot is essentially an origins story, as a rough-around-the-edges Bond gains his two zeros (the two authorised kills he needs for his infamous licence) before tackling villain Le Chiffre (a splendidly thin-lipped Mads Mikkelsen) in a game of high-stakes poker. Craig's humanised, more flawed interpretation of the role balances Campbell's physical direction and co-writer Paul Haggis's sparing wit, while Eva Green provides an alluring love interest. Apart from a chaotic and overlong last act, this is a triumphant new beginning.

Identity Thief- (2013)
21:00 - 23:15 - Sat 24/6/17 - Channel 4
5.6/10 Stars

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A con-woman acquires an executive's credit card numbers, and lives a life of luxury at his expense. The outraged victim sets out on a mission to track down the fraudster and bring her to justice personally - resulting in them travelling on a disastrous road trip across America together. Comedy, with Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau and Amanda Peet.

Retreat- (2011)
21:00 - 22:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - Horror Channel
5.2/10 Stars

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A traumatised couple hide away from the world on an island, until a man washes ashore bringing even worse news.

At the Midnight Hour- (1995)
21:00 - 23:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - True Entertainment
4.0/10 Stars

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A recently widowed scientist hires a nanny to care for his children, and surprises himself by falling head over heels in love with her. Romantic drama, based on Alicia Scott's best-selling novel, starring Simon MacCorkindale and Patsy Kensit.

Fast & Furious 5- (2011)
21:00 - 23:35 - Sat 24/6/17 - E4
7.1/10 Stars

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(2011) Thriller. The fifth instalment of the cars-and-crime action franchise sees two friends (Vin Diesel and Paul Walker) attempt to steal $100m from a Brazilian criminal genius. Violence. [S]

Jaws 2- (1978)
21:05 - 22:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 4
5.5/10 Stars

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Three years after those infamous shark attacks, another great white swims into police chief Roy Scheider's resort town in this shameless sequel that's a pale imitation of the classic original. Director Jeannot Szwarc tries to ape Steven Spielberg's imaginative style, but the suspense comes unglued because the film floats in all-too-familiar waters. You just know how everyone is going to react - from the stars to the director, and even the mechanical shark. Stalwart Scheider is in full control of this blasé follow-up that makes one wonder why mayor Murray Hamilton hasn't learnt any lessons from previous events.

Nothing but the Best- (1964)
22:00 - 00:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - Talking Pictures
0.0/10 Stars

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1963. Black Comedy. Created by Clive Donner. Stars Alan Bates as an ambitious real-estate clerk who is determined to crawl his way to the top of the social pile. Stars Denholm Elliott & Harry Andrews.

The Interpreter- (2005)
22:00 - 23:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
6.2/10 Stars

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This engrossing thriller from director Sydney Pollack stars Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn, and has the distinction of being the first movie to film inside the United Nations headquarters in New York (something even Hitchcock couldn't manage when he made North by Northwest in 1959). Kidman plays translator Silvia Broome, who overhears a threat to murder an African head of state (Earl Cameron) in a dialect that few can understand. Recently bereaved Secret Service agent Tobin Keller (Penn) is then assigned to keep an eye on the imperilled interpreter, who has herself become an assassination target. But what could have been a routine action affair with a hint of romance takes a distinctly sinister turn as Keller begins to suspect there is more to Broome than meets the eye. Pollack's return to directing (it was his first feature for six years) may be a little too worthy for its own good, but the performances of Kidman and Penn turn this handsome, tightly knit and intelligent film into a vehicle for those who want more than mere entertainment from their political thrillers.

Green Lantern- (2011)
22:05 - 23:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
5.1/10 Stars

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A cocky test pilot is given a mysterious ring by a dying alien and transported to another world, where he learns he has been recruited into a galactic peacekeeping organisation. He trains to use the incredible powers the ring grants him, and returns to Earth to defend it from a powerful force that feeds on fear. Sci-fi adventure, starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard and Mark Strong.

Jaws 2- (1978)
22:15 - 23:25 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 4
5.5/10 Stars

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Three years after those infamous shark attacks, another great white swims into police chief Roy Scheider's resort town in this shameless sequel that's a pale imitation of the classic original. Director Jeannot Szwarc tries to ape Steven Spielberg's imaginative style, but the suspense comes unglued because the film floats in all-too-familiar waters. You just know how everyone is going to react - from the stars to the director, and even the mechanical shark. Stalwart Scheider is in full control of this blasé follow-up that makes one wonder why mayor Murray Hamilton hasn't learnt any lessons from previous events.

The Proposal- (2009)
22:40 - 00:25 - Sat 24/6/17 - BBC 1
6.7/10 Stars

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Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock) is a big-shot editor at a New York publishing company who, in order to avoid deportation to her native Canada, pressures her assistant Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds) to marry her. Desperate to keep his job, Andrew grudgingly accepts. The hitch comes when the US government starts to nose around, forcing the two to cement the lie by spending the weekend in Alaska with Paxton's family. A gentle, predictable plot is fleshed out well with strong performances from Bullock and Reynolds, who share real chemistry and comic timing. And Betty White (TV's Golden Girls) shines as the matriarch who thinks marriage is just peachy. Nicely directed by Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses), with some snappy lines from scriptwriter Peter Ciarelli, the movie sometimes comes close to the screwball romantic comedies of old.

House on Haunted Hill- (1999)
22:50 - 00:45 - Sat 24/6/17 - Horror Channel
5.7/10 Stars

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An eccentric tycoon challenges five mismatched people to spend a night in a spooky mansion, a former asylum, and promises them $1million each if they manage to stay the course - but events take a shocking turn as a murderous entity returns to satisfy its blood lust. Remake of the 1958 horror, starring Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen and Taye Diggs.

The Raid 2- (2014)
22:55 - 01:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - Film 4
0.0/10 Stars

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(2014) Back to Back Action: Thriller sequel. A cop is coerced into infiltrating a gang of mobsters and gets caught up in a brutal turf war. In Indonesian/Japanese/subs. Shocking violence.

Anaconda- (1997)
22:55 - 00:40 - Sat 24/6/17 - Movies4Men
4.7/10 Stars

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A lowbrow 1950s monster movie concept is given a blockbuster makeover in this cheerful slither-fest. With predictable stupidity, the film shows how a documentary film crew sailing up the Amazon gets used as snake bait by deranged explorer Jon Voight in his obsessive quest to capture a legendary 40ft anaconda. As the competent cast fights a computer-generated garden hose with fangs, and as Voight's performance goes into camp overdrive, the scaly scares shrink while the screams of laughter increase. Director Luis Llosa's ecological message gets as lost as the film crew, but at least his processed snake charmer makes up for what it lacks in exotic fright with daft fun.

My Name Is Kate- (1994)
23:00 - 01:00 - Sat 24/6/17 - True Entertainment
0.0/10 Stars

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Donna Mills attempts to ditch her glamorous Knots Landing image for this worthy, occasionally sentimental, drama about alcoholism, made in the same year as the similar Meg Ryan movie When a Man Loves a Woman. Mills stars as a successful career woman and wife whose life begins to fall apart when she develops an unhealthy interest in the demon drink. Daniel J Travanti plays her caring, sharing husband who tries to lead her back on to the straight and narrow. There's also good support from Eileen Brennan, but at the end of the day it's Mills's movie - her company had a hand in the production - and director Rod Hardy wisely gives her full rein.

The Green Hornet- (2011)
23:10 - 00:10 - Sat 24/6/17 - 5*
5.4/10 Stars

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A wealthy playboy inherits a media empire when his father dies. Determined to do some good for a change, he uses his new-found fortune to become a masked crime-fighter. Aided by his chauffeur, who is a kung fu expert and a technical genius, he fights to bring down a powerful gangster. Comic-book adventure, starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz and Christoph Waltz.

The Purge- (2013)
23:15 - 00:50 - Sat 24/6/17 - Channel 4
5.9/10 Stars

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The American government responds to rising crime rates by introducing an annual 12-hour period when all laws are suspended, so the people can get violent impulses out of their system. A family takes shelter at home, but when a stranger turns up asking for help, the mayhem outside soon catches up with them. Horror, starring Lena Headey and Ethan Hawke.

Jaws 3- (0)
23:25 - 00:25 - Sat 24/6/17 - ITV 4
0.0/10 Stars

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Aquatic thriller starring Dennis Quaid and Bess Armstrong, 1983. A Florida theme park boasts a baby great white shark as the main attraction, but its mother is not far away.

The Calling- (2014)
23:45 - 00:40 - Sat 24/6/17 - Sony Movie Channel
5.7/10 Stars

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A small-town cop with a drink problem discovers someone is mutilating and murdering people across her district. She realises that the serial killer is hiding a mysterious message inspired by ancient religious texts and becomes dangerously obsessed with deciphering its meaning. Crime thriller based on Inger Ash Wolfe's novel, starring Susan Sarandon and Donald Sutherland.