Top Film Tip's Best Films On TV This Week

From John McClane single-handedly holding off terrorists to Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece The Shining, here's the pick of the best films on tele this week.
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From John McClane single-handedly holding off terrorists to Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece The Shining, here's the pick of the best films on tele this week.

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Saturday 19th

Alan Rickman plays tower defence whilst Bruce Willis loses shoes, gets vest grimy and wisecracks at Germans in top actioner DIE HARD at 9pm on Channel4.and

British fluff presenter locks horns with universally despised ex-president in drunk dialing, history making drama FROST/NIXON at 11pm on BBC2.

and

Gulag escapees trek 4000 miles to freedom in Peter Weir's cinematographically dazzling, spectacular survival story

THE WAY BACK

 11:40pm on Channel4.

Monday 21st

Terror beyond measure when a father turns on his family in Kubrick's meticulous and reflective Rorschachian masterpiece THE SHINING at 11pm on ITV4.

and

A Buddhist monk returns to his master after his lust leads him down a spiritual abyss in exquisite & articulate marvel

SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN, WINTER.........AND SPRING

at 12:30am on Film4.

Tuesday 22nd

Finding abandoned drug money leads good people to do evil things in a moral decent of greed and murder when exceptional thriller and stunning drama A SIMPLE PLAN airs at 11:20pm on BBC1.

Wednesday 23rd

Scorned Scots seek esteem by lying to achieve their American dream in the unbelievably true story of Silibil N Brains THE GREAT HIP HOP HOAX at 10pm on BBC4.

and

Insecurity and idiosyncrasy, first love and first loss in Richard Ayoade's exceptionally moving coming of age comedy drama SUBMARINE at 11:45pm on Film4.

and

Dually dark & uplifting comedy drama in the painstakingly clay-mated tale of an unlikely friendship between an Aussie girl and an autistic New-Yorker when

MARY AND MAX

plays at 01:35am on Film4.

Friday 25th

Sexually insatiable game show host becomes CIA hit man in Sam-Rockwell-dancing, commie killing gem CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND at 9pm on Dave

and

Struck psychosomatically senseless a pinball prodigy shatters soul mirror to become cult messiah in The Who's classic rock opera TOMMY at 10pm on BBC4.

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