The Best Films On TV This Week: Halloween Special

This week we take you on a cinematic journey from a young child's innocent misunderstanding of her world changing in Beast Of The Southern Wild to an epic Halloween win with the Grindhouse double bill Deathproof and Planet Terror in @TopFilmTip's pick of the best films on TV.
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This week we take you on a cinematic journey from a young child's innocent misunderstanding of her world changing in Beast Of The Southern Wild to an epic Halloween win with the Grindhouse double bill Deathproof and Planet Terror in @TopFilmTip's pick of the best films on TV.

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KILLER JOE

Innocence amidst selfish greed & irrepressible longing amidst possessive control in bush baring,chicken chomping McConausence drama at 10:45pm on Film4 Saturday 25th.

FOUR LIONS

Hapless, inept terrorists fail to overcome Zionist spark plugs & a clash of ideologies in Chris Morris’s obsidian satire at 10:05 on Channel4 Sunday 26th.

FANTASTIC MR FOX

Poultry heisting Vulpes vulpes causes cluster cuss in Wes Anderson's wonderfully wry, delightfully kitsch comedy at 2:40pm on Film4 Monday 27th.

THE CURSE OF FRANENSTEIN

Brain damaging, pianist hand recycler reanimates corpse combo in puppy resurrecting Hammer Horror classic at 10pm on BBC4 Monday 27th.

COCKNEYS VS ZOMBIES

Criminals & OAPs head twist, leg-bludgeon & decapitate the undead hordes in Eastenders shuffle & shotgun comedy fun at 9pm on Pick Tuesday 28th.

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

Innocence & imagination help a child conquer confusion & finds her way in the wild world in this luminous, heartfelt drama at 9pm on Film4 Wednesday 29th.

DRAG ME TO HELL

Bank loaning lady incurs gypsy curse in Sam Raimi's kitten murdering, eyeball eating, corpse exhuming demonic treat at 9pm on 5* Wednesday 29th.

NEW POLICE STORY

Broken alcoholic cop Jackie Chan battles hedonistic bank burgling youth gang in rubber-duck abusing action adventure at9pm on TCM Wednesday 29th.

DRIVE

Stoic, sociopathic, scorpionesque stuntman discovers hipster love & novel use for a curtain rail whilst letting his heels & wheels do the talking in the beautifully lit, shot & acted romantic skull crushing neon-noir gem DRIVE at 10pm on BBC3 Thursday 30th.

HALLOWEEN...........................................................

THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE

A boy starts to see strange things in Guillermo Del Toro’s darkly gripping orphanage set, wartime ghost story at 01:30am on BBC2 Friday 31st.

THE HOWLING

A news reporter falls into a dark world of shape-shifting monsters & creepy woods in Joe Dante’s 18980s horror at 11:20pm on ITV4 Friday 31st.

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY

Girlfriend pranks her naive BF using fishing wire & camcorder culminating with a hilarious ketchup covered horror finale in top romcom at 11:10pm on ITV1 Friday 31st.

INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE

A broken man suffers centuries of moral anguish & falls for a child while his maker revels in depravity at 00:15am on ITV3 Friday 31st.

THE EVIL DEAD

Demonic possession, decapitation by spade, chainsaw dismemberment & tree assault in Sam Raimi’s hugely influential horror at 00:45am on MovieMix Friday 31st.

POLTERGEIST

A family has a fun adventure when their daughter plays hide & seek after the TV goes on the fritz in classic 1980s horror at 10:55pm on Channel5 Friday 31st.

WITCHFINDER GENERAL

A soldier stands up to sadistic rapist & torturer hell bent on imposing rule on East Anglia in axe wielding horror classic at 00:05am on BBC2 Friday 31st.

GRINDHOUSE DOUBLE BILL: DEATHPROOF & PLANET TERROR

Inane chitchat is no match for slick stunt chap but he meets his match in hood surfing kiwi & gun totting hot lass at 10pm on TCM Friday 31st.

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Testicle hoarding, puss smearing, legless machine gunning sexy grind house gore revelling Texan zombie perfection at 00:20am on TCM Friday 31st.