Another week in lockdown – here’s some great films coming up on free-to-air television this week.
Tuesday at 9:00 pm on Film4
2017 ‧ Horror/Mystery ‧ 1h 34m
Reuniting after the tragic death of their friend, four college pals set out to hike through the Scandinavian wilderness. A wrong turn leads them into the mysterious forests of Norse legend, where an ancient evil exists and stalks them at every turn.
Tuesday at 10:55 pm on Film4
1996 ‧ Drama/Dark comedy ‧ 1h 35m
Renton is a drug addict who tries to mend his ways by moving to London and starting life afresh. He, however, is pulled back into the world of addiction by his friends.
Wednesday at 12:45 am on Film4
2013 ‧ Crime/Drama ‧ 2h 18m
Con artists Irving and Sydney are forced to work for Richie, an FBI agent, who offers them amnesty. However, they are used for a sting operation which leads to the conviction of prominent people.
Wednesday at 4:40 pm on Film4
1990 ‧ Romance/Fantasy ‧ 1h 45m
Edward, a synthetic man with scissor hands, is taken in by Peg, a kindly Avon lady, after the passing of his inventor. Things take a turn for the worse when he is blamed for a crime he did not commit.
The Cabin in the Woods
Wednesday at 11:15 pm on Film4
2011 ‧ Horror/Comedy ‧ 1h 35m
When five college friends (Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams) arrive at a remote forest cabin for a little vacation, little do they expect the horrors that await them. One by one, the youths fall victim to backwoods zombies, but there is another factor at play. Two scientists (Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford) are manipulating the ghoulish goings-on, but even as the body count rises, there is yet more at work than meets the eye.
Eddie The Eagle
Thursday at 6:50 pm on Film4
2016 ‧ Sport/Drama ‧ 1h 46m
Eddie Edwards, an underdog ski-jumper, tackles various challenges in order to become the first participant to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski-jumping.
Independence Day: Resurgence
Thursday at 9:00 pm on Film4
2016 ‧ Sci-fi/Action ‧ 2h 9m
Twenty years after the alien invasion, Earth is again attacked by the same species but a few fearless men and women take on the charge to save the planet.
Thursday at 11:20 pm on Film4
2015 ‧ Horror/Historical drama ‧ 1h 33m
In the New England of the 17th century, a banished Puritan family sets up a farm by the edge of a huge, remote forest, where no other family lives. But sinister forces then start haunting them.
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Friday at 6:20 pm on Film4
2014 ‧ Action/Sci-fi ‧ 2h 31m
Wolverine travels back in time to stop Mystique from assassinating Bolivar Trask, whose death leads to the creation of the Sentinels, which are robots designed to kill mutants.
Friday at 9:00 pm on Film4
2010 ‧ Western/Drama ‧ 1h 51m
Fourteen-year-old Mattie joins hands with a U.S. Marshal to trace her father’s killer. However, with his sluggish approach towards life, Mattie starts losing hope in tracking down the murderer.
Rugrats Go Wild
Saturday at 11:00 am on Film4
2003 ‧ Animation/Family ‧ 1h 21m
The Rugrats find themselves stranded on a deserted island. They then meet the Thornberrys, a family that agrees to help them.
Shrek The Third
Saturday at 2:45 pm on Film4
2007 ‧ Animation/Comedy ‧ 1h 33m
After Shrek’s father-in-law King Harold becomes sick, Shrek is the next in line to take over. However, he tries to make Artie the king and takes help from Donkey and Puss in Boots.
Saturday at 9:00 pm on Film4
2016 ‧ Action/Adventure ‧ 2h 20m
With the help of technology, Callum learns that he is a descendant of a society of Assassins. He travels back in time to learn about his ancestor and acquire skills to defeat an evil organisation.
The Sense of an Ending
Saturday at 9:15 on BBC TWO
2017 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 1h 48m
A business owner (Jim Broadbent) reunites with his first love (Charlotte Rampling) after a letter and a diary force him to confront the past.
Saturday at 10:30 pm on ITV
2006 ‧ Action/Thriller ‧ 1h 44m
Chev, an assassin-for-hire, is injected with a serum that requires him to always keep his adrenaline levels high in order to survive.
Saturday at 11:10 pm on Film4
2016 ‧ Horror/Thriller ‧ 1h 29m
A young man and his friends venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mystery surrounding his missing sister. Many believe her disappearance 17 years earlier is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when two locals act as guides through the dark and winding woods. As the night wears on, a visit from a menacing presence soon makes them realize that the legend is all too real, and more sinister than they could have ever imagined.
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
Sunday at 3:10 pm on Film4
2006 ‧ Animation/Family ‧ 1h 55m
Manny, Sid and Diego discover that the ice dam protecting the valley they were residing in was about to fall and eventually lead to floods. Soon after, they scamper off to find a safer habitat.
Sunday at 5:00 pm on Film4
1990 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 1h 43m
Eight-year-old Kevin is accidentally left behind when his family leaves for France. At first, he is happy to be in charge, but when thieves try to break into his home, he tries to put up a fight.
Sunday at 5:50 pm on Channel 4
1978 ‧ Musical/Romance ‧ 1h 51m
While vacationing in Australia, Danny and Sandy indulge in a passionate love affair with each other. They part ways believing they will not see each other again but fate has other plans.