Top Film Tip’s Best Movies On TV This Week

Freelance surveillance spies, serial killers, Bob Hoskins, war and a little known Jack Nicholson classic are all part of the ride in the weeks TV film favourites...
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Freelance surveillance spies, serial killers, Bob Hoskins, war and a little known Jack Nicholson classic are all part of the ride in the weeks TV film favourites...

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This week we take you on a cinematic journey from reverse rocket launching action to drunken navy shenanigans and from OCD directors to serial killing brummies in this weeks best films on TV.

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Saturday 27th

A log schlepping roid ogre pummels and perforates bad guys before showing his sexually ambiguous nemesis how to let off steam while rescuing his motherless daughter in COMMANDO at 10:35pm on ITV1.

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Navy guys show a condemned man the time of his life before he serves a decade in prison for a petty crime in top lesser known Jack Nicholson marvel THE LAST DETAIL at 01:15am on Film4.

Monday 29th

Two aboriginal teens struggle with petrol sniffing and physical abuse on the way to finding love in Cannes Film Festival winner SAMSON AND DELILAH at 2am on Film4.

Tuesday 30th

Obsessive compulsion, phobias and paranoia plague prolific polymath in martin Scorsese's urine hoarding, multi Oscar winning true story THE AVIATOR at 11:05pm on BBC1.

Thursday 2nd

Lesbian undertones and emotional blackmail as an elderly teacher manipulates a new friend over the anvil of an illicit under-age affair in NOTES ON A SCANDAL at 9pm on BBC4.

Friday 3rd

Bob Hoskin's obsessive, voyeuristic psychopathic caterer sets his sights on a naive girl in the deeply layered and provocative serial killer thriller FELICIA'S JOURNEY at 1am on BBC2.

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Between The Godfather parts 1 and 2, Francis Ford Coppola made this astonishingly subtle and introspective film- Gene Hackman stars as a guilt ridden surveillance spy for hire in THE CONVERSATION at 01:30am on Film4.