Films on TV this week


E4, 8.00, The Simpsons Movie

In case you missed it the first time round, or just wanted to laugh at the cartoon capers of the famous yellow family once more, tune in at 8.00 for one of the best moves from TV show to film.

Film4, 9.00, Forrest Gump

With Tom Hanks praised earlier in the year for his stunning turn in Captain Philips, Forrest Gump showcases his range once more, and it’s particularly handy if you’re studying A-level history.


Film4, 10.50, In Bruges

Writer of Seven Psychopaths Martin McDonagh’s earlier black comedy is wickedly funny and bleak at the same time. Wonderful stuff, starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes.


BBC2, 9.00, Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

For a view of the holocaust from the eyes of a child, tune into BBC2, to see some top acting from an incredible cast in this adaptation of the book by John Boyne.


5.00, CBBC, Flushed Away

For some family friendly film fun in the holidays, that will make adults and children laugh alike, watch this rat infested, inherently British, Aardman film with a cast ranging from Kate Winslet to Hugh Grant.

Film4, 10.35, Inglorious Basterds

Quite different to the family fun on CBBC, this Tarantino film from 2010 offers a different perspective to Nazi Germany, with shooting and killin’ galore.

C4, 12.20, Wayne’s World

Ex-Squeeze me? Put on Bohemian Rhapsody and bash your head along to this cult comedy classic.


One thought on “Films on TV this week

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s