Here are the 5 best movies on TV this evening 1 month ago

Here are the 5 best movies on TV this evening

Because we all need a little direction at the start of a new week. Especially towards fun stuff.

Dear Readers,

We are so sorry.

Tonight's mix of movies is... well... it isn't great.

Maybe you'll find something here to successfully distract you for a few hours, or you could head to the cinema instead and check out one of the new releases there? (Our reviews of all the new big screen movies can be found here.)

MONDAY 19 AUGUST

X-Men: The Last Stand - FilmFour - 6.55pm

Remember when we thought this would always be the worst of the X-Men movies? How naive we were. Looking back, it is actually just the .... fifth worst? After Dark Phoenix, Apocalypse, and the first two Wolverine movies? Yeah, that sounds about right.

Ghost Rider - Sky One - 9pm

Nic Cage does his best to channel a character that literally becomes a flaming skeleton in order to get revenge on bad guys, and if anyone can channel that character, it is absolutely Nic Cage.

Death Race - ITV4 - 10pm

Jason Statham is wrongly imprisoned and his only way out is to win a series of televised "death races", in which he and other convicts attempt to kill each other in amped-up cars. A lot more fun than you'd think.

Stigmata - TCM - 11.05pm

Gabriel Byrne plays a priest who has been assigned by the Vatican to investigate a woman's (Patricia Arquette) claims that she is being tormented by a demon. It isn't long before he realises that not only is she telling the truth, but the demon is a lot more powerful than anyone could have realised.

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension - FilmFour - 11.15pm

Moving into a new home with their young daughter, a couple find a camcorder there that is capable of recording visuals from beyond our realm, including seeing the invisible friend that their daughter has made.

If you know the PA series, then you know exactly what to expect here.