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Lunar fakery, genocidal allegory & impossible architecture as The Shining is cracked open like a Kubrickian coconut under an astonishing creepy electro score in wondrous documentary brain bender at 00:25am Film4 Saturday 22nd.
THE THING.............FROM ANOTHER WORLD
Arctic boffins defrost frozen vegetable, feed it's children blood & roast them all alive in the original cold war SciFi film at 01:50am on BBC2 Saturday 22nd.
Unbreakable hillbilly moonshiners Shia LaBeouf & Tom Hardy stand up to cruel corrupt cops in Nick Cave's knuckle dusting, throat cutting true story at 10pm on Channel4 Saturday 22nd.
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
A suicidal man & a career driven angel skip across alternate realities to see the impact one life can make in the Christmas classic at 2:50pm on Film4 Sunday 23rd.
Helium harvester Sam Rockwell discovers a doppleganging secret in exceptional high concept, identity questioning SciFi marvel at 11:30pm on BBC2 Sunday 23rd.
DRUG LORD: THE LEGEND OF SHORTY
Two filmmakers attempt to track down the infamously dangerous cartel capo who has evaded a 13 year manhunt in spell binding documentary at 11:10pm on Film4 Tuesday 25th.
Working-poor family endure the malicious brutality of untouchable drug cartel in this breathtaking, powerful, poignant drama gem at 1am on Film4 Tuesday 25th.
Reluctant father guides his abandoned sons away from the criminality that ruined his life in utterly compelling drama at 9pm on Film4 Wednesday 26th.
RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART 2
Betrayed by bureaucrat, muddy, stabby, trigger happy, knife wielding snake-grabber single handedly re-wins Vietnam war at 10pm on ITV4 Wednesday 26th.