Another week in lockdown begins – let’s see what’s on the TV shall we?
Monday at 21:00 on Film4
2016 ‧ Drama/History ‧ 2h 7m
Three female African-American mathematicians play a pivotal role in astronaut John Glenn’s launch into orbit. Meanwhile, they also have to deal with racial and gender discrimination at work.
The Last Boy Scout
Monday at 22:00 on ITV4
1991 ‧ Action/Buddy ‧ 1h 45m
A detective, who reluctantly takes up a job as a bodyguard, gets embroiled in murder and corruption, all linked to the clean-cut world of American football.
Now You See Me
Tuesday at 18:50 on Film4
2013 ‧ Thriller/Mystery ‧ 2h 5m
Four street magicians, Daniel, Merritt, Henley and Jack, ransack a huge amount of money belonging to insurance baron Arthur Tressler while being chased by FBI agent Dylan and Interpol agent Alma.
Tuesday at 22:55 on Film4
2011 ‧ Sport/Action ‧ 2h 20m
Former Marine Tommy returns home and gets his father to train him for a mixed martial arts contest. But his fight has more at stake than the prize money since he is going to fight his own brother.
Akeelah and the Bee
Wednesday at 16:40 on Film4
2006 ‧ Drama ‧ 1h 52m
Akeelah, an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother’s objections, Akeelah doesn’t give up on her goal. She finds help in the form of a mysterious teacher, and along with overwhelming support from her community, Akeelah might just have what it takes to make her dream come true.
Wednesday at 22:00 on ITV4
1983 ‧ Crime/Crime ‧ 2h 50m
Tony Montana and his close friend Manny, build a strong drug empire in Miami. However as his power begins to grow, so does his ego and his enemies, and his own paranoia begins to plague his empire.
Wednesday at 23:10 on Film4
2009 ‧ Musical/Drama ‧ 1h 39m
A rebellious teenager, future Beatle John Lennon (Aaron Johnson) lives with his Aunt Mimi (Kristin Scott Thomas) in working-class Liverpool, England. Mimi’s husband suddenly dies, and John spies his mother, Julia (Anne-Marie Duff), at the funeral. Despite Mimi’s misgivings, John intends to have a real relationship with his mother. Julia introduces him to popular music and the banjo and, though a family conflict looms, young Lennon is inspired to form his own band.
Robin and Marian
Thursday at 12:40 on Film4
1976 ‧ Adventure/Romance ‧ 1h 46m
An ageing Robin Hood returns from the Crusades after twenty years to woo and win Maid Marian one last time, but she has turned into a nun and does not fully welcome his return.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Thursday at 21:00 on Film4
2016 ‧ Adventure/Comedy ‧ 1h 41m
A boy (Julian Dennison) and his foster father (Sam Neill) become the subjects of a manhunt after they get stranded in the New Zealand wilderness.
Thursday at 23:05 on Film4
2016 ‧ Thriller/Action ‧ 1h 36m
Industrious high school senior Vee Delmonico (Emma Roberts) is tired of living life on the sidelines. Pressured by her friends, Vee decides to join Nerve, a popular online game that challenges players to accept a series of dares. It’s not long before the adrenaline-fueled competition requires her to perform increasingly dangerous stunts. When Nerve begins to take a sinister turn, Vee finds herself in a high-stakes finale that will ultimately determine her entire future.
Friday at 23:25 on Film4
2009 ‧ Horror/Sci-fi ‧ 1h 38m
When humans are turned into vampires following a plague, a researcher springs into action to save the world from crumbling
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Saturday at 14:55 on Film4
2017 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 1h 31m
Greg Heffley’s mother proposes a road trip during the summer vacation, ruining his plans. He comes up with an idea to attend a YouTube gaming convention.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
1992 ‧ Family/Comedy ‧ 2h 1m
Kevin accidentally boards a flight to New York City and gets separated from his family who are on their way to Miami. He then bumps into two of his old enemies, who plan to rob a toy store.
The Way, Way Back
Saturday at 19:00 on Film4
2013 ‧ Drama/Comedy ‧ 1h 44m
Duncan (Liam James) is an awkward teen who must spend the summer at a beach house with his mother (Toni Collette), her boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and Trent’s obnoxious daughter. Trent can’t resist badgering Duncan, so the youth steals away to a water park and gets a job that will help him stay off Trent’s radar. As Duncan tends to the slides and pools of the aging park, he finds a father figure in wisecracking park manager Owen (Sam Rockwell) at a time when he desperately needs one.
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Saturday at 21:00 on Film4
1994 ‧ Romance/Comedy ‧ 1h 57m
Charles, a good-natured young introvert, tries to discover his true love for Carrie as he attends the wedding of four of his friends and a funeral.
Saturday at 23:20 on Film4
2017 ‧ Horror/Thriller ‧ 1h 44m
Chris, an African-American man, decides to visit his Caucasian girlfriend’s parents during a weekend getaway. Although they seem normal at first, he is not prepared to experience the horrors ahead.
Sunday at 1:25 on Film4
1992 ‧ Horror/Slasher ‧ 1h 41m
Intrigued by local legends, Helen investigates the myths and superstitions surrounding the one-armed Candyman. However, she confronts her worst nightmare when a series of murders start taking place.
Sunday at 11:00 on Film4
1999 ‧ Drama/Adaptation ‧ 1h 31m
George Orwell’s classic fable of animal instinct and human folly brought to life by the vocal talents of an all-star cast and an array of magical special effects by Jim Henson’s Creature shop.
The Return of the Pink Panther
Sunday at 12:35 on Film4
1975 ‧ Comedy/Slapstick ‧ 1h 54m
When the famous jewel and national treasure of Lugash, the Pink Panther, is stolen once again, Inspector Clouseau sets off on a mission to nab the notorious thief.
The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Sunday at 14:50 on Film4
1976 ‧ Comedy/Slapstick ‧ 1h 43m
Charles Dreyfus is scheming to kill Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau. He threatens to destroy everything if Clouseau is not killed.
The Two Faces of January
Sunday at 16:55 on Film4
2014 ‧ Thriller/Romance ‧ 1h 37m
A con artist and his wife find themselves in deep trouble in Greece after the former murders a detective. To escape from Greece, they must trust a stranger who is inherently untrustworthy.