Top Film Tip’s Best Movies On TV This Week

Racism, smoking, gigantic insects and hoverboards are all just the tip of the iceberg in our top film selection this week. Put your feet up and get the Sky+ filled to the brim...
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Racism, smoking, gigantic insects and hoverboards are all just the tip of the iceberg in our top film selection this week. Put your feet up and get the Sky+ filled to the brim...

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This week we take you on a cinematic journey an insect infested far future to southern discomfort, from prison bound confidence trickery to the moral vacuum of PR and from freestyle rap battles to A-list gay kissing in this weeks Top 5 films on TV.

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Saturday 13th

Jaw dropping 30 year old animation which could have been made yesterday as a young, idealistic girl saves a dystopian far future world from war and destruction in Studio Ghibli's truly astonishing, beautiful & phenomenally imaginative anime NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND at 2:20pm on Film4.

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Freaky neighbours, racist accusations and the confusion of emerging social awareness as two siblings come of age amidst the deep southern fog of prejudice, community and family in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at 2:25pm on ITV3.

Sunday 14th

A wife murdering money launderer convinces gullible prisoners and guards alike of his innocence in IMDB's highest rated film THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION at 9pm on ITV2 (Repeated at 9pm on ITV2 on Friday 19th).

Wednesday 17th

Morally unconcerned, articulate argument expert extols the virtues of carcinogenic consumption in eloquent, erudite and exquisitely astute comedy THANK YOU FOR SMOKING at the incongruous hour of 01:50am on Channel4.

Thursday 18th

Spaghetti vomiting white trash rabbit battles adversity, infidelity, useless mum and a halfway-crook in Eminem's F-bombing rap-em'up 8 MILE at 10pm on ITV4.

Friday 19th

Robert Downey Jr stumbles through a convoluted world of gay detectives, lost fingers and grammar in de-constructionist neo-noir gem KISS KISS, BANG BANG at 11:50pm on ITV2.