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  • The Raid 2 (2104)
    Film4
    23:15-02:15 Sat 30th May 2020 90m

    Indonesian martial arts film.




  • Kelly's Heroes (1970)
    RTE1
    Sun 31 May 13:10 145 min
    Filmed in Yugoslavia as was. So lots of extras and most of the vehicles are real apart from the Tigers which were smaller T-34's made to like them.

    A film that makes a lot more sense when you realise it's about the Vietnam war. Just like Mash and to a lesser extent Catch-22 or the Dirty Dozen.

    Dirty Dozen. (1967)
    ITV4
    Sat 30.05.2020 22:10 - 00:10 (120 min.)




  • The Raid 2 (2104)
    Film4
    23:15-02:15 Sat 30th May 2020 90m

    Indonesian martial arts film.

    That's a cracking film - manages to be very different from the original while maintaining the feel and spirit of it




  • Iron Sky
    22:45-00:55 Tue 2nd Jun 2020 90m
    Horror Channel
    Earth gets invaded by WWII Moon Nazi's

    I *hate* when good films are on the low-res channels
    Also available on CANAL+ 4K ULTRA HD for those with Polish channels
    Tue 02.06.2020 22:45 - 00:55 (130 min.) (might be out by an hour)



    Oklahoma! 1955
    Sun 31.05.2020 14:05 - 16:20 (135 min.)
    BBC2 HD with no ads.
    YMMV It's a musical. "Oh What a Beautiful Mornin" etc.



    Withnail and I - I never got this film but some like it.
    00:15-02:05 Mon 1st Jun 2020 90m
    Channel 4
    Channel 4 HD is free to air on Astra 2G - if you get Freesat you can add manually.
    11538 V
    DVB-S 22000 5/6

    Groundhog Day. Again. I never got this film but some like it.
    18:55-21:00 Mon 1st Jun 2020 125m
    Sony Movies









    A Night to Remember 1958 B&W
    Compare this to the 1997 Titanic blockbuster. This is way more historically accurate and the characters don't have contemporary values.
    Film4
    Mon 01.06.2020 12:50 - 15:30 (160 min.)




    100 Bloody Acres
    02:40-04:30 Wed 3rd Jun 2020 90m
    Horror Channel
    Comedy horror from Oz.



    Is it time for a non-CGI thread ?

    Mighty Joe Young 1949 - King Kong's little cousin.
    10:10-12:05 Thu 4th Jun 2020 90m
    Sony Movies Action
    Ray Harryhausen was hired in 1947 on his first film assignment as an assistant animator to Willis O'Brien.

    Or if you prefer soulless GCI
    ITV2 Sat 30.05.2020 Kong: Skull Island 18:45 - 19:50 (65 min.)

    Or if you want dino puppets - it's Doug McLure (you may remember him from...)
    The Land that Time Forgot
    Talking Pictures TV 09:15-11:00 Wed 3rd Jun 2020 90m
    Starts off OK then get to the Land and it's all downhill from there.







    War Docs - mainly for the genuine footage

    The Fighting Lady - filmed on USS Yorkdown during WWII
    02:55-04:00 Wed 3rd Jun 2020 90m
    Sony Movies Action

    Strategic Air Command (1955)
    16:35-18:50 Thu 4th Jun 2020 90m
    Film4
    Its about the changeover from the B-36 which used to be called aluminum overcast because they were huge to the newer B-47's
    Staring Jimmy Stewart

    This isn't a doc about the Vietnam war but a certain Brigadier General James Maitland Stewart did fly as a non-duty observer on a B-52 bombing mission during that war.




  • Film4 01:20 130 min
    Fri 05 June
    Danger: Diabolik [Movie] (1967)
    A masked criminal commits a series of daring heists for his girlfriend, but a police inspector and a criminal rival are soon on his trail.

    Action crime comedy from the people who brought you Barbarella.


    John Phillip Law - Blind angel from Barbarella
    Adolfo Celi - Thunderball.
    Terry Thomas - doing his best Terry Thomas impression.


    https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/danger-diabolik-1968


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  • About a Boy on TG4 now




  • The Hurt Locker on BBC1 at 11pm




  • Before Midnight is on TG4 now




  • Logan is on Film4 tonight @9pm.




  • The Big Sick is on RTE 1 at midnight


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  • Stronger (real life story of Jeff Bauman after surviving the Boston marathon bombing) with Jake Gyllenhaal is on RTE 1 now




  • Fury is on TG4 now




  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, on Film4 tonight at 22:45.




  • Army of Darkness (1992)
    02:20-04:00 Sat 20th Jun 2020 90m
    Film4



    Time Bandits (1981)
    Director Terry Gilliam
    11:00-13:20 Sat 20th Jun 2020 145m
    Film4




  • Army of Darkness (1992)
    02:20-04:00 Sat 20th Jun 2020 90m
    Film4



    Time Bandits (1981)
    Director Terry Gilliam
    11:00-13:20 Sat 20th Jun 2020 145m
    Film4

    Time Bandits (1981) is my all-time favorite movie.

    Mitch Hedberg: "Rice is great if you're really hungry and want to eat two thousand of something."





  • Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool on RTE 1 now followed then after by Garage




  • JP Liz V1 wrote: »
    Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool on RTE 1 now followed then after by Garage

    I didnt like Garage, didn't get the hype




  • Lone Star followed by Senna on TG4 tomorrow night




  • Dr. No - UTV - 8.30pm 
    Kicking and Screaming - Sky Comedy - 9pm 
    Transformers - Sky One - 9pm
    Ted 2 - E4 - 9pm
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens - RTÉ2 - 9.15pm 




  • It's Complicated is on RTE 1 now


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  • PsychoPete wrote: »
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens - RTÉ2 - 9.15pm 

    strange time to have a kids movie




  • Enemy at the Gates - great war movie with Ed Harris & Jude Law is on Sony Movies 9pm Fri night




  • Rush Formula One bad boy James Hunt vs German engineering's finest Niki Lauda

    BBC1 22:45 and 23:15 on BBC1 NI` tonight




  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    22:00-00:00 Fri 10th Jul 2020 130m
    Talking Pictures TV


    Nosferatu, the Vampyre (1979)
    00:00-02:15 Sat 11th Jul 2020 135m
    Talking Pictures TV


    Juan of the Dead (2012) - so-so Cuban/Spanish Zombie movie
    02:00-03:55 Sat 11th Jul 2020 90m
    Film4




  • some older movies

    The 39 Steps (1935) - the Hitchcock one with the Autogyro.
    13:15-14:40 Sat 11th Jul 2020 90m
    BBC2


    Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
    15:10-18:15 Sat 11th Jul 2020 145m
    True Movies


    The Day of the Jackal (1973)
    18:15-21:00 Sat 11th Jul 2020 160m
    True Movies




    The Ipcress File (1965)
    15:45-17:30 Sun 12th Jul 2020 105m
    BBC2


    Film4 Funeral in Berlin
    TV / 28.2° E
    Thu 16.07.2020 16:30 - 18:35 (125 min.)

    Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
    21:00-23:10 Tue 14th Jul 2020 130m
    True Movies




  • Jarhead Sky Atlantic at 11:30pm




  • fryup wrote: »
    strange time to have a kids movie

    It's RTE, they inflicted "Into the woods" in the kiddie slot last week, James Corden is bad, James Corden singing is really bad




  • RTE 2 Jaws in 20 minutes 21:10
    RTE 1 Papillon 23:55




  • RTE 2 Jaws in 20 minutes 21:10
    RTE 1 Papillon 23:55
    Jaws recording cheers


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  • RTE 2 Jaws in 20 minutes 21:10
    RTE 1 Papillon 23:55

    Irish Horror The Lodgers is on at 11:30 on RTÉ2 not sure why Jaws is on at 9:10 and not in the later time slot!


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