Every week we sniff out some of the best films coming up on Freeview and this week might be one of the most exciting yet! This week is full of family favourites (just in time for Easter), some hidden gems and some cult classics!
This week I recommend The Nice Guys, BlacKkKlansman, & Train to Busan. Also don’t miss Bumblebee, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, The Sound of Music.
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
March 29th 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
Michael Bryce, a protection agent, is tasked with protecting Darius Kincaid, one of the world’s most famous assassins. The two must then set aside their differences to tackle several dangerous events.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
March 29th 2021 – 11:20pm – Film4
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.
March 30th 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
During the Cybertron Civil War, Optimus Prime sends Autobot scout B-127 to Earth to form a base where they can regroup. Later, the scout befriends a girl named Charlie, who names him Bumblebee.
Sense and Sensibility
March 31st 2021 – 10:25pm – Channel 5
After the death of their father, three young girls find themselves in abject poverty. The responsibility to provide for the family lands on the oldest sisters, who are also dealing with heartbreaks.
The Nice Guys
April 1st 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
Amelia, a girl in hiding, hires Healy to put March, a detective seeking her, in his place. After two hitmen try to get Healy to reveal her whereabouts, he concernedly pairs with March to find her.
April 1st 2021 – 11:15pm – Film4
A group of young Muslim men living in Sheffield decide to wage jihad, and they hatch an inept plan to become suicide bombers. Omar (Riz Ahmed) and Waj (Kayvan Novak) have a brief, disastrous run at a Pakistan training camp, while Faisal (Adeel Akhtar) works on an unlikely scheme to train birds to carry bombs. Their ill-conceived plan culminates at the London Marathon with their bumbling attempts to disrupt the event while dressed in outlandish costumes.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
April 2nd 2021 – 2:55pm – ITV2
Harry Potter, an eleven-year-old orphan, discovers that he is a wizard and is invited to study at Hogwarts. Even as he escapes a dreary life and enters a world of magic, he finds trouble awaiting him.
The Sound of Music
April 2nd 2021 – 5:45pm – BBC One
A tuneful, heart-warming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.
April 2nd 2021 – 9:00pm – ITV2
Annie, a jobless chef, is asked by her best friend, Lillian, to be her maid of honour. Issues evolve when she ruins the wedding events in a rage due to her conflicts with one of the bridesmaids.
April 2nd 2021 – 10:45pm – Film4
Towards the end of World War II, American paratroopers set out to destroy a German radio tower. Soon enough, things take a murky turn when they come across a vicious secret.
April 3rd 2021 – 8:00pm – ITV2
Princess Diana of an all-female Amazonian race rescues US pilot Steve. Upon learning of a war, she ventures into the world of men to stop Ares, the god of war, from destroying mankind.
April 3rd 2021 – 9:00pm – Channel 4
Ron Stallworth, an African-American detective, embarks on a mission to infiltrate his town’s chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacist hate group.
Train to Busan
April 4th 2021 – 1:10am – Film4
Seok-woo and his daughter are on a train to Busan on the latter’s birthday to see his wife. However, the journey turns into a nightmare when they are trapped amidst a zombie outbreak in South Korea.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
April 4th 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
After the enemies blow up their headquarters, the surviving agents of Kingsman band together with their American counterpart to take down a ruthless drug cartel.
The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot
April 4th 2021 – 11:45pm – Film4
Calvin Barr, a World War II veteran, hunts down the mythical Bigfoot to save humanity from a virus that it threatens to unleash.