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06th May 2021

The six best movies on TV for your Thursday in

Rory Cashin

Includes the recently announced “second best movie ever made”.

Welcome back to Weekend Eve Eve, and these are the six movies that you’ll want to be choosing from for your Thursday night in.

Now You See Me 2 – FilmFour – 6.15pm

The Four Horsemen (including Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Lizzy Caplan) resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius (Daniel Radcliffe) to pull off their most impossible heist yet.

Citizen Kane – BBC Four – 8pm

Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles), reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; ‘Rosebud’.

U.S. Marshalls – ITV4 – 9pm

U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones) and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan (Wesley Snipes), who has been accused of a double-murder.

The Naked Gun – Comedy Central – 9pm

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Midnight Run – FilmFour – 11.05pm

An accountant (Charles Grodin) is chased by the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail, all while being brought to jail by a bounty hunter (Robert De Niro).

Up In The Air – BBC Two – 11.30pm

Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) enjoys living out of a suitcase for his job, travelling around the country firing people, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a potential love interest (Vera Farmiga), and a new hire (Anna Kendrick) presenting a new business model.

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