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

By Rory Cashin

June 17, 2021 at 9:32am

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Your Thursday night movie menu has arrived.

A pretty decent selection of movies on the telly tonight, if we do say so ourselves.

Florence Foster Jenkins - BBC Four - 8pm

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep), a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

Legally Blonde - Comedy Central - 8pm

Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen, is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school. While she is there, she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

Bad Times at the El Royale - FilmFour - 9pm

Early 1970s. Four strangers (Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm) check in at the El Royale Hotel. The hotel is deserted, staffed by a single desk clerk. Some of the new guests' reasons for being there are less than innocent and some are not who they appear to be.

Lucy - ITV4 - 10pm

A woman (Scarlett Johansson), accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Green Room - FilmFour - 11.50pm

A punk rock band (headed by Anton Yelchin) is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar (headed by Patrick Wilson).

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