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

By Rory Cashin

June 3, 2021 at 9:21am

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There is a Best Picture Oscar-winner on tonight, if you're looking!

Jewel thieves, celebrity love affairs and aquatic romance. It all depends on what you're in the mood for.

The Shape Of Water - FilmFour - 9pm

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor (Sally Hawkins) forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

My Week With Marilyn - BBC Four - 9pm

Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh), documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) during the production of The Prince and the Showgirl (1957).

Metro - ITV4 - 11pm

A hostage negotiator (Eddie Murphy) teams up with a sharpshooter (Michael Rapaport) to bring down a dangerous jewel thief.

Picnic at Hanging Rock - FilmFour - 11.25pm

During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Market - Channel 4 - 2.20am

Set in the sprawling alleys of a huge Indian marketplace, a former drug user struggles to get his life back on course, while an elderly man fights the onset of dementia, and a housewife becomes the victim of domestic violence.

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