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  • corkie wrote: »
    Friday night classics on TG4!?
    The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
    It's a sequel to the better A Man Called Horse.




  • Sean Connery films on Film 4
    Sun, Nov 15

    13:30-16:00 · 300. Film4
    Time Bandits

    16:00-18:10 · 300. Film4
    Robin and Marian

    18:10-21:00 · 300. Film4
    The Man Who Would Be King




  • tomorrow · Sun, Nov 15 · 00:30-02:35 · 117. ITV4
    A Fistful of Dynamite




  • Fecks sake missed all the Sean Connery films.

    edit they're on tomorrow :o




  • Fecks sake missed all the Sean Connery films.
    Try again tomorrow ;)

    Sean Connery films on Film 4
    Sun, Nov 15

    13:30-16:00 · 300. Film4
    Time Bandits

    16:00-18:10 · 300. Film4
    Robin and Marian

    18:10-21:00 · 300. Film4
    The Man Who Would Be King

    Also Classic 007
    tomorrow · Sun, Nov 15 · 17:55-20:00 · 2. RTÉ2
    Goldfinger






    today · Sat, Nov 14 · 21:00-23:45 · 104. Channel 4 HD
    Red Sparrow
    directed by Francis Lawrence stars Jennifer Lawrence
    No idea what it's like as I hate spoilers, but it won't be in HD when it gets repeated on FTA Film 4



    Superhero movies
    today · Sat, Nov 14 · 20:00-21:00 · 113. ITV2
    The Lego Batman Movie
    Yeah, he's an arsehole.

    today · Sat, Nov 14 · 22:20-00:10 · 101. BBC One NI HD
    Ant-Man

    today · Sat, Nov 14 · 20:20-22:45 · 2. RTÉ2
    Captain America The Winter Soldier



    Clint Eastwood films. Things will never be the same after a stranger arrives in town.
    today · Sat, Nov 14 · 22:10-23:25 · 117. ITV4
    Pale Rider

    tomorrow · Sun, Nov 15 · 21:00-22:05 · 117. ITV4
    High Plains Drifter - this one isn't by the numbers.



    Sun, Nov 15 · 00:10-02:15 · 106. BBC Two HD
    The Manchurian Candidate - it's the Angela Lansbury one :P
    1962 with Frank Sinatra, way better than the remake.



    tomorrow · Sun, Nov 15 · 21:00-22:05 · 131. 5STAR
    Gladiator



    A guilty pleasure
    tomorrow · Sun, Nov 15 · 18:55-20:30 · 138. horror channel
    The Blob - It's the Steve McQueen one, Burt Bacharach contributes the theme song. The remake has it's moments too.


    Utter Rubbish ? Yes.
    tomorrow · Sun, Nov 15 · 17:25-18:55 · 138. horror channel
    The Giant Claw really bad Sci-Fi move , watch it to see really bad special effects


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  • More Sean Connery


    today · Sat, Nov 14 · 19:55-22:00 · 301. Film4+1
    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen




  • More Sean Connery


    today · Sat, Nov 14 · 19:55-22:00 · 301. Film4+1
    The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

    Awful film, dozed off in the cinema




  • Fri, Nov 20 · 21:00-22:05 · 105. Channel 5 HD
    A Fistful of Dollars

    They are also doing For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. on the following two Fridays.




  • Tonight · Thu, Nov 19 · 23:20-01:20 · 306. TalkingPics TV
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show "let's do the timewarp again"


    Tonight · Fri, Nov 20 · 01:20-03:35 · 306. TalkingPics TV
    Nosferatu, the Vampyre (1979) - Herzog and Kinski




  • Fri, Nov 20 · 21:00-22:05 · 105. Channel 5 HD
    A Fistful of Dollars

    They are also doing For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. on the following two Fridays.

    The problem, well one of the problems with channel 5 is whether they'll have OAR prints. Be terrible if they are not 'scope 2.35:1


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  • The problem, well one of the problems with channel 5 is whether they'll have OAR prints. Be terrible if they are not 'scope 2.35:1
    That's pretty much my issue for any free TV channel that isn't BBC or Channel 4. Can't stand cropped images.




  • That's pretty much my issue for any free TV channel that isn't BBC or Channel 4. Can't stand cropped images.

    Sure enough, crappy unsharp 1.78:1 print




  • Sure enough, crappy unsharp 1.78:1 print
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    I really hate just how much of a total crapshoot this is.




  • Sun, Nov 29 · 00:20-01:45 · 101. BBC One NI HD
    Westworld




  • today · Sat, Dec 5 · 14:55-17:45 · 1. RTÉ One
    The Great Race

    real life Dick Dastardly




  • TalkingPictures
    TV / 28.2° E
    Sat 12.12.2020 Man of Aran
    06:00 - 07:30 (90 min.)
    [Movie] (1934)

    A blend of fiction and documentary exploring the challenging life of a fisherman on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands.




  • The Hill(1965)
    22:55-00:55 Sat 12th Dec 2020 90m
    BBC2
    Sean Connery film , some people say it's good.




  • The Driver (1978)
    22:00-23:50 Sun 13th Dec 2020 100m
    Talking Pictures TV

    Interesting mainly to compare with Drive , Ryan Gosling vs Ryan O'Neal




  • The Hill(1965)
    22:55-00:55 Sat 12th Dec 2020 90m
    BBC2
    Sean Connery film , some people say it's good.

    Brilliant performances, esp Ian Hendry and Harry Andrews. You'll feel like you were there.




  • Bad Santa 2 is on VM1 now


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  • Saturday on BBC2 people of a certain age can just veg out in front of the telly. And on other days too. Also showing Muppet movies.

    The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
    09:00-12:05 Sat 19th Dec 2020 230m
    BBC2


    Around the World in 80 Days (1956) - the David Niven one
    13:05-15:55 Sat 19th Dec 2020 170m
    BBC2


    The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
    18:10-20:20 Sat 19th Dec 2020 130m
    BBC2



    Some classic horror
    The Evil Dead (1981)
    23:10-00:50 Sat 19th Dec 2020 105m
    Horror Channel

    Carrie (1976)
    00:10-02:00 Sun 20th Dec 2020 110m
    Channel 4


    Groundhog Day (0) is on again
    13:15-15:20 Sun 20th Dec 2020 90m
    Dave



    The Death of Stalin (2017) - if you like your historical comedy very dark
    21:30-23:10 Sun 20th Dec 2020 90m
    BBC2


    Strictly Ballroom (1992) - guilty pleasure
    03:00-04:30 Mon 21st Dec 2020 90m
    Five


    The Muppets (2011)
    10:25-12:00 Mon 21st Dec 2020 95m
    BBC1


    Some more epics to veg to
    Doctor Zhivago (1965)
    13:10-16:15 Mon 21st Dec 2020 230m
    BBC2

    Dances with Wolves (1990)
    13:45-17:20 Mon 21st Dec 2020 170m
    Five

    The Revenant (2015)
    22:35-01:00 Mon 21st Dec 2020 90m
    BBC2

    Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
    10:00-11:40 Tue 22nd Dec 2020 90m
    BBC1

    Clash of the Titans (1981)
    13:45-15:40 Tue 22nd Dec 2020 120m
    BBC1

    Casablanca (1942) - Just another B movie, but somehow it just clicked
    Look at the French extras singing their national anthem.
    14:15-16:00 Wed 23rd Dec 2020 125m
    BBC2




  • Mon, Dec 21 · 21:30-00:05 · 4. TG4
    Chaplin

    Wed, Dec 23 · 23:00-00:00 · 132. Paramount
    The Last of the Mohicans


    Christmas Eve is Scrooge Day he's a good he's ebeneezer goode
    Thu, Dec 24 · 06:10-07:45 · 306. TalkingPics TV (1935) no idea what it's like
    Scrooge

    Thu, Dec 24 · 09:35-11:25 · 102. BBC Two NI (1970) - This is the best one. The musical
    Scrooge

    Thu, Dec 24 · 11:05-12:40 · 115. ITV3 - Ross Kemp (wtf?) - I've no plans to see it. Ever.
    A Christmas Carol






    Fri, Dec 25 · 18:00-21:30 · 306. TalkingPics TV - Hollywood history but it's a proper epic.
    El Cid




  • Mon, Dec 21 · 21:30-00:05 · 4. TG4
    Chaplin


    Good film, doesn't get a lot of showings

    Robert Downey Jnr is excellent in it




  • The Polar Express is on Sky One today @5pm.




  • Skid X wrote: »
    Good film, doesn't get a lot of showings

    Robert Downey Jnr is excellent in it

    Before his return to epic rise as Tony Stark, RDJ was a great actor in super very underrated films especially in Chaplin




  • In case any one missed it yesterday.

    Mon, Dec 21 · 22:35-00:15 · 102. BBC Two NI
    The Death of Stalin



    This is on the other BBC2
    Mon, Dec 21 · 22:35-01:00 · 106. BBC Two HD
    The Revenant




  • Skid X wrote: »
    Good film, doesn't get a lot of showings

    Robert Downey Jnr is excellent in it

    Just turned it on and caught the end of the train scene. What was said to him that made him soooo sad?
    Thanks
    Pa




  • dinneenp wrote: »
    Just turned it on and caught the end of the train scene. What was said to him that made him soooo sad?
    Thanks
    Pa


    He had just been told that Hetty (his true love) had died

    http://timewithcharliechaplin.blogspot.com/2012/11/charlie-and-hetty-story-concludes.html





  • To get you in the festive spirit The Exorcism of Emily Rose is on W at 10:20pm

    The Wolf of Wall Street ITV4 10:00pm


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  • Some premiers though YMMV

    Thu, Dec 24 · 15:45-17:45 · 2. RTÉ2
    Singin' in the Rain - if you like musicals
    Fri, Dec 25 · 11:35-13:15 · 102. BBC Two NI
    Singin' In The Rain

    Thu, Dec 24 · 18:20-21:10 · 2. RTÉ2
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Premiere



    Fri, Dec 25 · 02:15-04:00 · 1. RTÉ One
    Casablanca



    Fri, Dec 25 · 14:25-16:45 · 2. RTÉ2
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - to inflict on younglings though the childcatcher is an excellent villain


    Dec 26 · 02:15-04:20 · 1. RTÉ One
    Mississippi Burning

    Dec 26 · 09:15-11:25 · 1. RTÉ One
    Some Like it Hot
    Fri, Dec 25 · 13:15-15:15 · 106. BBC Two HD
    Some Like It Hot

    Dec 26 · 18:05-20:10 · 2. RTÉ2
    Raiders of the Lost Ark probably best to record this and watch it after the next one which is set earlier. 2 - 1 - 3

    Sun, Dec 27 · 17:50-20:00 · 2. RTÉ2
    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Mon, Dec 28 · 18:00-20:15 · 2. RTÉ2
    Indiana Jones and Last Crusade



    Dec 27 · 21:00-23:30 · 2. RTÉ2
    Avengers: Infinity War - Premiere



    Mon, Dec 28 · 07:15-10:20 · 1. RTÉ One
    Quo Vadis - long epic to record and snooze through later



    Mon, Dec 28 · 18:00-20:15 · 2. RTÉ2
    Indiana Jones and Last Crusade


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