Free films on Freesat this week
BBC Two, Saturday 19th September at 9:30pm
This dark comedy tells the tale of Tonya Harding (played by Margot Robbie) and the figure-skating scandal which brought her into notoriety. Find out the funny, dramatic and at times shocking full story in the sporting biographic on Saturday 19th September at 9:30pm on BBC Two.
Film4, Thursday 17th September at 11:20pm
Tune in for the TV premiere of this BAFTA-winning drama at 11:20pm on Film4 on Thursday 17th September. The black and white hand-cranked feature stars Edward Rowe, Simon Shepherd and Mary Woodvine, and presents a bleak but beautiful portrayal of a coastal village in post-industrial England.
Goodbye Christopher Robin
Film4, Sunday 20th September at 6:50pm
Also featuring Margot Robbie as the mother of Christopher Robin, Goodbye Christopher Robin explores the childhood of the real life Christopher Robin, the star of the Winnie the Pooh books, and his relationship with his parents, including his father, AA Milne, the author of the books. Both charming and tragic, you can watch this period drama at 6:50pm on Film4 this Saturday.
Sony Classics, Sunday 20th September at 9pm
Directed by George Lucas, this classic coming-of-age story follows a group of high school grads spending one last night cruising around their town blaring out rock ‘n’ roll tunes before they separate and head off to college. Watch at 9pm this Sunday on Sony Classics.
ITV4, Thursday 17th September at 11:40pm
A classic crime drama, you won’t want to miss out on Scarface this Thursday. When a ruthless Cuban immigrant named Tony Montana joins a Miami drug cartel, he’ll stop at nothing to rise through the ranks and take down anyone who gets in his way. Featuring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer.
5Star, Saturday 19th September at 9pm
Get ready to sing along to this Oscar-winning musical comedy following aspiring singer Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) who gets her big break when she’s arrested for the murder of her lover. On death row she meets nightclub sensation Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and the two battle it out to make the headlines, get set free and make it big on stage.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Film4, Monday 14th September at 9pm
Eva Green (Casino Royale) and Asa Butterfield (Sex Education) star in Tim Burton’s fantasy adventure. A teenager enters a magical, violent and scary world in Miss Peregrine’s house full of children with special powers. He is quickly called upon to protect the home and its inhabitants.
More4, Wednesday 16th September at 9pm
When a terrorist threatens to kill passengers on a transatlantic flight, it’s up to a Federal Air Marshall to track down the killer and keep everyone safe. Catch this action thriller stars Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery and Scoot McNairy on Wednesday at 9pm over on More4.
Sony Movies, Monday 14th September at 9pm
Another one for all you action fans, Matt Damon stars in this critically acclaimed thriller about CIA agents faced with lies and cover-ups on the trail of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Tune in on Monday at 9pm on Sony Movies.
Dave, Saturday 19th September at 10pm
What’s that? More action? Yep, the quintessential action film and cult classic Rambo is on Dave this Saturday. Watch as Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) springs into action to lead a group of mercenaries into Burma to rescue Christian Aid workers.
An American Haunting
Horror Channel, Sunday 20th September at 9pm
Or maybe a bit of horror is more up your alley? This chilling horror stars Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games) and Sissy Spacek (Carrie) in a story based on the legend of the Bell Witch Haunting of Tennessee, in which a man was supposedly killed by an evil spirit. Get ready to jump this Sunday at 9pm on the Horror Channel.
Sony Movies, Tuesday 15th September at 6:55pm
Now for something a little more light-hearted, but still with plenty of twists and turns! Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman) plays the sister and PA of a spoiled movie star (Catherine Zeta-Jones) who gets caught up in a real-life Hollywood soap opera as she falls in love with her sister’s estranged husband.
The Lone Ranger
BBC One, Friday 18th September at 10:45pm
This modern adaptation of the classic Western stars Johnny Depp as Tonto, who joins a lawman known as the lone ranger (Armie Hammer) to bring justice to the wild wild west. Also features Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter. Tune in on Friday at 10:45pm on BBC One.
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