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01st Nov 2021

Five of the best movies on TV for your Monday night in

Rory Cashin

A decent mix of movie distractions for your post-Halloween Monday.

One of tonight’s picks would’ve made more sense for last night, but here we are…

Gods of Egypt – FilmFour – 7.35pm

Mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) teams with the god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an alliance against Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

Halloween – TG4 – 9.30pm

Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Happy Gilmore – ITV4 – 10pm

A rejected hockey player (Adam Sandler) puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother’s house.

Fighting With My Family – FilmFour – 10pm

A former wrestler (Nick Frost) and his wife (Lena Headey) make a living performing at small venues around the country while his daughter (Florence Pugh) dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

Executive Decision – ITV4 – 12am

When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst (Kurt Russell) accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

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