The Best Films On TV This Week

This week we take you on a cinematic journey from Pakistani prisoners to philosophical documentaries, the eloquence of violence to the price of perfectionism in @TopFilmTip's pick of the best damn films on free TV.
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This week we take you on a cinematic journey from Pakistani prisoners to philosophical documentaries, the eloquence of violence to the price of perfectionism in @TopFilmTip's pick of the best damn films on free TV.

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TOY STORY 3 

A Hispanic space ranger & a Stockholm syndromed cowboy escape a totalitarian Bear's forced labour camp in tear jerking treat at 8:15pm on BBC3 Saturday 26th.

CONFESSIONS

Atypical, unsettling and abrasive Japanese vengeance thriller unfurls as a teacher wreaks poetic justice upon the school children responsible for her daughter’s death at 00:30am on Film4 Saturday 26th

TREMORS

Desert dudes dodge deadly onslaught of enormous underground graboids- bulldozing, dynamiting, splattery creature feature at 11:25pm on ITV4 Sunday 27th

THE ARTIST

Grandstanding actor/dog owner falls from fame & is outshone by rising starlet in smoky, boozy B&W love letter to cinema at 9pm on BBC2 Sunday 27th.

ON THE WATER FRONT

Marlon Brando must choose to stay shtum or blow the whistle after witnessing murder by Union-mobsters in edgy, influential Method classic at 7pm on TCM Monday 28th.

Q & A

A callow D.A. Investigates killer cop unearthing intractable corruption, racism & organised crime inside the NYPD- in Sidney Lumet's lesser known thriller at 00:40am on Film4 Monday 28th.

THE PERVERTS GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY

Exploring the psychological impact of film on culture, philosopher Slavoj Zizek & director Sophie Fiennes bend brains and discover unexpected parallels in thought provoking this documentary at 11:30pm on Film4 Tuesday 29th.

RESERVOIR DOGS

Prosaic penis exposition, tall toilet tales & consequence of violence frame Quentin Tarantino's elegant, eloquent neo-noir perfection at 10pm on 5USA Tuesday 29th.

THE AVIATOR

With his inexorable ambition & achievements, a singular OCD billionaire courts infamy in Martin Scorsese's soaring Howard Hughes biopic at 9pm on Movie Mix Tuesday 29th.

TITANIC 

A homeless, rough sleeping vagabond charms a high class hottie into sex games after teaching her to spit, table dance & flash T&A in James Cameron's Oscar winning blockbuster at 4:40pm on Film4 Wednesday 30th.

BOL

Sentenced to hang, a death row Pakistani woman recounts her tumultuous family history of hermaphrodites, love & suffering in complex drama at 00:35am on Channel4 Wednesday 30th.

A BRONX TALE

A young boy grows up amidst racism & violence, divided by his fathers love & his gangster mentorship in Robert De Niro's directorial début at 11:45pm on BBC1 Wednesday 30th.

WINCHESTER '73

Milky insults & a coin shooting contest prime a bitter rivalry for an inevitable showdown as narrative focus follows a sought after rifle in story telling ground breaker at 2:55pm on Film4 Thursday 1st.

SENNA

The rivalries & asphalt assaulting career of Brazilian patriot, philanthropist & racing legend Ayrton Senna is explored at 10:30pm on ITV4 Thursday 1st.

WITHNAIL & I

Destitute thespians indulge in self-pity, Camberwell carrots & booze in plastic bag lamenting consummate comedy at 00:30am on Channel4 Friday 2nd.