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25th Aug 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Two of the best thrillers of recent years are both on the telly tonight!

Your movie picks for the night are here, get choosin’!

Get Out – FilmFour – 9pm

A young African-American (Daniel Kaluuya) visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Gran Torino – ITV4 – 10pm

Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) sets out to reform his neighbour, Thao Lor (Bee Vang), a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski’s prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

Gone Girl – FilmFour – 11.10pm

With his wife’s (Rosamund Pike) disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man (Ben Affleck) sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

Personal Shopper – BBC Two – 11.15pm

A personal shopper (Kristen Stewart) in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

The Great Outdoors – ITV4 – 12.15am

A Chicago man (Dan Aykroyd) and his family go camping with his obnoxious brother-in-law (John Candy).

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