Top Film Tip's Best Movies On TV This Week

Drug dealing desperation, time travellers, and Macartyism metaphors to the origins of violence and stunning narrative innovation in this weeks Top 5 Films On TV...
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This week we take you on a cinematic journey from drug dealing desperation, time travellers, and Macartyism metaphors to the origins of violence and stunning narrative innovation in this weeks Top 5 Films On TV.

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Saturday 2nd

Set over Christmas Eve, three Las Vegas residents various point's of view combine in a Rashomonesque tale of drug dealing, sex and desperation in GO at 10pm on Channel Really.

Sunday 3rd

A reality skipping military man relives the final minutes of a stranger’s life in Duncan Jones’s train bombing brain twister SOURCE CODE at 9pm on Channel 4.

Monday 4th

As murderers approach his town, a lawman is forsaken by all those he has protected for years and has to fight for his life. Revolutionary real-time McCarthyism allegory HIGH NOON plays at 1pm on Channel 4.

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Dissecting the cyclical and alienating nature of violence, a victim becomes a bully and the traumatised inflict trauma in the utterly unnerving and rarely aired Korean gem BREATHLESS at 11:10pm on Film4.

Friday 8th

Milky insults spur a coin shooting contest which primes a bitter rivalry for an inevitable showdown. The sprawling wild west is explored with inspirational innovation in the narrative groundbreaking western WINCHESTER '73 at 1pm on Film4.