Films on TV w/e 25th July

With lockdown easing, and signs of rustling in the undergrowth from local cinemas, this will be my final ‘films on TV’ posting.
My hope is that I’ll soon be able to resume ‘normal service’ for our Flick Chicks group, with emails about upcoming films at the cinema. If you’d like to be added to the circulation list for trips to the Picturedrome and other local cinemas, please let me know via the comments section here, or by contacting a member of the committee.
Meanwhile, here are the best of this week’s TV screenings:
Sunday
  • Stand By Me – 4.25pm, Channel 5
Monday
  • Das Boot – 6.05pm, Sony Movies Classic
Tuesday
  • Odd Man Out – 4.35pm, Talking Pictures TV
  • Eddie the Eagle – 6.55pm, Film4
  • Love Actually – 10pm, Channel 5
Wednesday
  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) – 9pm, Horror
Friday
  • The Shining – 10.50pm, BBC1
  • For a Few Dollars More – 11.20pm, BBC2
Saturday
  • Zootropolis (animation) – 5pm, BBC1
  • The Black Orchid – 7.10pm, Talking Pictures TV
  • The Pelican Brief – 8.20pm, TCM Movies
  • You Only Live Twice (James Bond) – 9pm, ITV
  • The Post – 9.15pm, Channel 4
Karen

Films on TV w/e 18th July – and cinema news

It seems that the more the lockdown restrictions lift, the fewer good films there are to watch on TV. But I have managed to find a few to recommend this week:
Sunday
  • The Ipcress File – 3.45pm, BBC2
Monday
  • Joan of Arc – 2.55pm, BBC2
  • Macbeth (2015) – 11.10pm, Film4
Tuesday
  • Coogan’s Bluff – 10pm, ITV4
Wednesday
  • Crimson Tide – 9pm, ITV4
  • Dirty Dancing – 9pm, 5Star
Thursday
  • The Birdman of Alcatraz – 5.55pm, Sony Movies Classic
  • The First Wives Club – 7pm, 5Star
Friday
  • An Affair to Remember – 6.40pm, Sony Movies Classic
  • Good Will Hunting – 9pm, 5Star
Saturday
  • The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) – 2.05pm, BBC2
  • A Touch of Larceny – 6pm, Talking Pictures TV
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – 9.15pm, Channel 4
  • Jackie – 11.10pm, Channel 4
In other news, I’m delighted to report that the Picturedrome will be reopening soon. Exact date TBC, but you can find more details here of the new post-lockdown measures they will have in place
Picturedrome cinema news

Karen

Films on TV, w/e 11th July

Hopefully it won’t be too much longer before we can get to the cinema. But meanwhile, here are the best of the films coming up on TV this week:
Sunday
  • The Truman Show – 2.30pm, Sony Movies
  • Ice Station Zebra – 3.40pm, BBC2
  • Erin Brockovich – 10.25pm, 5Star
Monday
  • Thelma and Louise – 11.05pm, Channel 5
Tuesday
  • Ex Machina – 11.15pm, Channel 4
Thursday
  • The History Boys – 10.40pm, BBC4
  • Dracula (Christopher Lee/Peter Cushing) – 11.10pm, Horror channel
Friday
  • Shirley Valentine – 10pm, Channel 5
  • Rush – 10.45pm, BBC1
Saturday
  • Monsters University (animation) – 5.15pm, BBC1
  • The Bridge at Remagen – 6.35pm, Paramount Network
  • From Russia With Love (James Bond) – 9pm, ITV
  • Good Will Hunting – 9pm, 5Star
Karen

Cinema news + Films on TV w/e 4th July

There is some light at the end of the cinema tunnel at last! In Chichester, Cineworld are reopening on July 10th, with new distanced seating and staggered film times planned.
New Park Cinema has been working with the Chichester Festival Theatre to arrange a ‘drive-in’ cinema experience in Northgate Car Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend (with tickets on sale in July).
I can find no news of our lovely local cinema, the Picturedrome – there are no recent updates on their website, facebook page or twitter feed. If anyone has any up-to-date information do please pass it along!
In the meantime, here’s my pick of the films coming up on TV over the next week:
Sunday
  • The Sting – 11.25am, ITV4
Monday
  • F/X: Murder by Illusion – 9pm, Paramount
Wednesday
  • For Your Eyes Only (James Bond) – 8pm, ITV4
Thursday
  • The Fugitive – 9pm, ITV4
  • Touching the Void – 10pm, Channel 4
Friday
  • Frozen II (animation) – 7pm, Sky Premiere
  • 3.10 to Yuma (2007 version) – 10.45pm, BBC1
  • Borg vs McEnroe – 11.20pm, BBC2
Saturday
  • The Jungle Book (2016 live action version) – 5pm, BBC1
  • Destry Rides Again – 5.55pm, TCM Movies
  • Dr No (the first James Bond film) – 8.30pm, ITV
  • The Goldfinch – 8pm, Sky Premiere
  • The Spy Who Came In From the Cold – 9pm, Talking Pictures TV

Films on TV: w/e 27th June

If you have Netflix and haven’t yet caught up with ‘Julie and Julia’, do take a look – it’s a lovely, feelgood film, just right for a bit of lockdown escapism.
Films to watch out for this week on TV include:
Sunday
  • The Magnificent Seven – 2pm, BBC2
  • The Train Robbers  2.50pm, BBC2
  • The Man in the Iron Mask – 3.55pm, Channel 5
  • All the Money in the World – 9pm, Channel 4
Monday
  • Hour of the Gun – 1.50pm, Paramount
  • Plenty – 11pm, Talking Pictures
Tuesday
  • The Devil and Miss Jones – 5.30pm, Talking Pictures TV
  • The Road – 9pm, Sony Movies
Wednesday
  • Highlander – 9pm, Horror channel
  • Mask – 11.30pm, Sony Movies Classic
Thursday
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets – 2.30pm, Talking Pictures
  • The Imitation Game – 6.45pm, Film4
  • To Sir, With Love – 9pm, Sony Movies
Friday
  • Downton Abbey – 8pm, Sky Premiere
  • The Lady in the Van – 10.45pm, BBC1
Saturday
  • Spectre (James Bond) – 8.30pm, ITV
  • The Girl on the Train – 9pm, Channel 4

Films on TV: w/e 20th June

Here are the best films I’ve spotted in the schedules for the coming week. If I’ve missed any you can recommend, please post in the comments below.
Sunday
  • The Big Country – 1.40pm, BBC2
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – 7.30pm, ITV
  • Philomena – 10.30pm, BBC1
Monday
  • Cop Land – 10pm, ITV4
Tuesday
  • Chicken Run – 5.25pm, CBBC
Wednesday
  • The Social Network – 9pm, Sony Movies
  • Pale Rider – 10pm, ITV4
  • Angels and Demons – 11.05pm, 5Star
Thursday
  • The Fallen Idol, 2.45pm, Talking Pictures TV
  • Bullitt – 10pm, ITV4
  • Harry Brown – 11.05pm, 5Star
Friday
  • Notting Hill – 9pm, ITVBE
  • Face/Off – 9pm, Sony Movies
  • Selma – 11.20pm, BBC2
Saturday
  • The Hundred-Foot Journey – 2pm, Channel 5
  • Skyfall – 8.30pm, ITV

Films on TV, w/e 13th June

Well, just as the weather worsens, it looks like the terrestrial channels have put all those lovely classic black-and-white films back in the vault and reverted to type. But there are still some good films coming up this week:
Sunday
Guys and Dolls – 3.50pm, BBC2
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005 remake) – 6.45pm, ITV2
A Few Good Men – 9pm, 5Star
Monday
Gandhi – 3.20pm, Sony Movies Classic
True Lies – 9pm, Film4
Tuesday
Vera Cruz – 2pm, Paramount
Young Winston – 9pm, Sony Movies Classic
Thursday
Legal Eagles – 6.40pm, Sony Movies Classic
Friday
Bridesmaids – 9pm, ITV2
Saturday
The Towering Inferno – 4.50pm, TCM Movies
Goodbye Christopher Robin – 7.05pm, Channel 4
The Alamo – 6.25pm, ITV4
Westworld – 9.20pm, TCM Movies
Cop Land – 11.55pm, ITV4

Flick Chicks: Films on TV w/e 5th June

It’s been good to see some classic black-and-white films being scheduled on the regular channels over the past weeks, alongside more up-to-date fare. Here are some of the best films coming up on TV over the next week:

Saturday
  • Chicken Run (animation) – 1.40pm, BBC1
  • Some Like it Hot – 3.40pm, BBC2
  • Frozen (animation) – 6.20pm, BBC1
Sunday
  • Oklahoma! – 2.05pm, BBC2
  • Dunkirk (1958 version) – 5pm, BBC2
  • Billy Elliot- 10.30pm, BBC1
  • Withnail and I – 12.15am (Monday morning), Channel 4
Monday
  • Pal Joey – 2.45pm, BBC2
  • Groundhog Day – 6.55pm, Sony Movies
  • The Day of the Jackal – 9pm, Sony Movies Classic
Tuesday
  • The Sound of Fury – 11am, Film4
  • Philadelphia – 9pm, Sony Movies Classic
Wednesday
  • Carmen Jones – 2.50pm, BBC2
Thursday
  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women – 11.10pm, Film4
Friday
  • Julie and Julia – 4.25pm, Sony Movies