Take 2: Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
"I am siege face"
Still funny. One of the better TV to movie adaptations I can think of.
February 28 - 17:30 UTC
With the Germans taking over France and ‘cleansing’ the country city by city, a man flees to Marseille in the hopes of getting on a ship to Mexico. He falls in love with a mysterious woman and must decide whether to stay or to go.
February 18 - 20:00 UTC
A woman is recruited into the KGB then sent to Paris to be a fashion model as a cover for carrying out a string of assassinations.
February 15 - 12:00 UTC
In a city where humans and Pokemon co-exist, a boy encounters a Pikachu who appears to be able to talk to him. He’s also a detective. They try to solve the mystery of the boy’s father’s disappearance.
February 14 - 20:00 UTC
A grizzled detective (Nicole Kidman in a wig) finds a banknote stained by a dye pack, a memento from a past undercover case she worked on that went wrong. She goes to find the old gang members she was in with to finally put the case to rest.
February 11 - 20:00 UTC
Bringing Up Baby
As paleontologist (Cary Grant) tries to secure funding for his museum, he keeps running into a carefree and slightly irritating heiress (Katharine Hepburn), and her pet leopard.
February 09 - 18:00 UTC
Birds of Prey
Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), the Joker’s live-wire girlfriend, breaks up with the Joker and must now fend for herself as the news spreads that she is no longer protected by his reputation.
February 08 - 16:00 UTC
A Private War
A biopic of war reporter Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike), who was killed in an air strike in Syria in 2012.
February 07 - 20:00 UTC
Take 2: Out of the Past
A brilliant noir. Black as night, sharp as a razor, unpredictable and tragic. Robert Mitchum gets led astray by Jane Greer so many times you lose count. As the bodies pile up and he realises he’s in too deep, it’s too late.
February 06 - 19:00 UTC
A couple of British soldiers in WWI are tasked with getting a message to the front lines in order to stop 1600 troops walking into an ambush.
February 02 - 18:00 UTC
Two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson) go slowly mad on a 4 week stay in the middle of the ocean.
January 31 - 19:00 UTC
The Two Popes
As Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) considers retirement, Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins) calls him to Rome to discuss the matter.
January 30 - 22:00 UTC
Take 2: Mission: Impossible - Fallout
I love this film, and I love that everyone loves this film. Old school practical effects applied to fresh new set pieces make for a compelling and fun thriller I will never tire of watching.
January 26 - 14:00 UTC
Take 2: Crazy Rich Asians
Saw this about a year ago and I can’t say my view of it has really changed. A surprisingly formulaic rom-com that holds the audience’s hand too much.
January 25 - 21:00 UTC
A group of women attempt to pull off a heist at the Met Gala in New York. Their target: a $150,000,000 Cartier necklace.
January 24 - 21:00 UTC
A man’s (Liam Neeson) son dies in an apparent drug overdose. Knowing there is more to the story than a simple OD, Liam hits the road in his snow plow and slowly hunts his way to the top of a drug gang, picking off henchmen one by one.
January 17 - 21:00 UTC
Varda by Agnès
A two hour retrospective on the career of Belgian-French director and photographer Agnès Varda, assembled by the woman herself.
January 17 - 17:00 UTC
This is a remake of a remake, which as A Star is Born has shown isn’t always a bad thing. The Hustle is bad though. Really bad.
January 14 - 20:00 UTC
Quite the step up for Greta Gerwig. Her 2017 debut Lady Bird was an inspired coming-of-age drama, and here she’s been given more money, a bigger cast and a well known text to play with. Where many would stumble, she has taken this in her stride and made another excellent film.
January 12 - 19:00 UTC
A Chinese family find out their grandmother is dying of cancer. They decide not to tell her, instead holding a shotgun wedding for a cousin as an excuse to get the family together. This is particularly shocking for a small side of the family who now live in the US.
January 12 - 15:00 UTC
A family has their holiday interrupted when doppelgangers appear at their door and start trying to kill them with scissors.
January 10 - 17:00 UTC
A film adaptation of the hit musical, which in itself is an adaptation of the T.S. Eliot collection of poems.
January 04 - 16:00 UTC
A journalist down on his luck (Seth Rogen) has a chance encounter with an old school crush (Charlize Theron), who is now the US Secretary of State. They hit it off and she hires him as her speech writer, against the advice of her aides.
December 31 - 22:00 UTC
Going in Style
Three old men (Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin) are down on their luck, their pensions scrapped and the bank threatening to foreclose on their houses. They hatch a plan to rob a bank and make back the money they lost.
December 23 - 19:00 UTC
Anna and the Apocalypse
When a zombie outbreak happens at Christmas, a group of British high school kids fight for their lives.
December 22 - 21:00 UTC
A struggling musician gets hit by a bus, on awaking he finds he is the only person alive who knows anything about The Beatles. He gains great success from pretending the songs are his, but at what cost?
December 20 - 21:00 UTC
A businessman fakes his own kidnapping on a trip to Mexico. It goes tits up when he gets kidnapped for real.
December 18 - 20:00 UTC
In a world where everything you see is recorded and can be played back in your eyeline, things go awry when a hacker breaks into the system and starts doctoring footage of murders. Detective Clive Owen investigates, following a lead he sees on the street (Amanda Seyfried), but things get tricky as his eyes begin to deceive him.
December 17 - 19:00 UTC
The story of Dick Cheney, George Bush Jr’s Vice President, and the way he leveraged the role to garner himself an unusual amount of power.
December 16 - 20:00 UTC
Take 2: Elf
Will Ferrell’s gurning rubs me the wrong way a bit in a few scenes, but otherwise Elf captures a merry dose of Christmas cheer like few festive films do.
December 15 - 19:00 UTC
Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro), a mob hitman, recalls his involvement with the Bufalino crime family and his possible role in the assassination of Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino).
December 14 - 22:00 UTC
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