Top Film Tip's Best Films On TV This Week

This week we take you on a cinematic journey from a rare Peruvian gay ghosts to dark coming of age allegories via zombies, romcoms & the film that inspired Star Wars 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 rare Peruvian gay ghosts to dark coming of age allegories via zombies, romcoms & the film that inspired Star Wars in @TopFilmTip's pick of the best films on TV.

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TWISTER

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Philip Seymour Hoffman & his eccentric friends chase cattle bemusing, father murdering tornadoes in meteorological fun at 12:15pm on ITV2 Saturday 15th.

ALONG CAME POLLY

Philip Seymour Hoffman  stars, let's it rain basketballs & ruins Jesus Christ Superstar, also risk averse/commitophobe duo find love in uplifting romcom at 5:20pm on 5* Saturday 15th.

UNDERTOW

Expecting his first child, a married Peruvian fisherman must reconcile his loves with the ghost of his gay lover in heartfelt rarity at 1:45am on BBC2 Saturday 15th.

RARE EXPORTS

Excavations unearth reindeer eating evil Santa leaving only a misfit kid & his friends to stop him in freaky Finnish comedy horror at 00:30am on Film4 Saturday 15th.

REANIMATOR

Dismembered cats & lobotomised chaps, bone sawed skulls & zombified girls in 1980s H.P. Lovecraft inspired horror fun at 02:10am on Film4 Saturday 15th.

CHRONICLE

Superfriends' telekinetic pranks evolve into violent manifestation of inner turmoil in this Akiraesque found footage dark coming of age perfection at 10pm on Channel4 Saturday 15th.

WARHORSE

A conscripted rural stallion discovers inhumanity & humanity of all sides of a horrific conflict in poignant tearjerker at 8pm on BBC1 Sunday 16th.

RAMPART

Under internal affairs investigation, paranoid & self-justifying LA cop's life unravels in mean & moody neo-noir gem at 11:05pm on MovieMix Sunday 16th.

THE ILLUSIONIST

Enigmatic apparition invoking occultist seeks love above his social station in Philip Glass scored Viennese mystery at 9pm on TCM Monday 17th.

SPLICE

Geneticist Adrien Brody creates violent transgender mutants before doinking his avian-human hybrid sex-pest creation in freakish fun at 11:35pm on Film4 Tuesday 18th.

X2

Feuding sexy mutants unite to save brainwashed baldy from malicious militarist- cerebro hacking, homosexual equality allegory at 8pm on Sky1 Wednesday 19th.

RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II

Betrayed by bureaucrat, muddy, stabby, trigger happy, knife wielding snake-grabber re-wins Vietnam war at 10pm on ITV4 Wednesday 19th.

THE HIDDEN FORTRESS

Amid aftermath of war, two oblivious yokels are swept along in princess's escape plan STAR WARS inspiring epic at 11am on Film4 Thursday 20th.

TUCKER & DALE VS EVIL

Hillbilly duo endure psycho college kid onslaught in body mulching, self impaling, cop trepanning comedy horror at 11:05pm on Film4 Thursday 20th.

PRIMER

Garage physicists discover the infinite complexities of time travel in brain twisting, high concept, lo-fi SciFi talk'em up at 2:25am on Film4 Thursday 20th.

ROMPER STOMPER

Angry & violent Vietnamese bashing neonate gang follow Russel Crowe's path of hatred to moral & mortal oblivion at 00:15am on TCM Friday 21st.