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02nd Dec 2021

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

Rory Cashin

A very varied mix of movies to choose from this evening…

Sometimes the mix of movies on the telly can be a collection of the same kinda stuff over and over. Tonight is not one of those nights…

Charlotte Grey – FilmFour – 6.35pm

A young Scottish woman (Cate Blanchett) joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.

Airplane! – Comedy Central – 9pm

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick. One of the greatest comedies of all time.

The Spy Who Dumped Me – FilmFour – 9pm

Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon) are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

The Conversation – ITV4 – 10pm

A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert (Gene Hackman) has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murdered.

Vivarium – FilmFour – 11.15pm

A young couple (Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots) looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighbourhood of identical houses.

Escape From Alcatraz – TG4 – 12.05am

Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men (including Clint Eastwood) make a possibly successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.

Mistress America – FilmFour – 2.40am

A lonely college freshman’s (Lola Kirke) life is turned upside-down by her impetuous, adventurous stepsister-to-be (Greta Gerwig).

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