Here are the 7 best movies on TV today 4 months ago

Here are the 7 best movies on TV today

Oh, the weather outside is frightful...

Yep, it is cold and windy and wet and it only set to get colder, windier, and wetter as the night and the rest of the week goes on.

Best to just sit in and watch one (or more) of these instead.


Transformers: Dark Of The Moon - FilmFour - 5.45pm

The third of the five Transformers movies (or six, if you include Bumblebee) features maybe the best prolonged action sequence in the franchise: the attack on Chicago. Sure, these films are mostly terrible, but set-piece is definitely worth a watch.

Kingsman: The Secret Service - E4 - 9pm

In which the world was introduced to Taron Egerton (before he went on to awards victory as Elton John in Rocketman), and he was introduced to the world of the Kingman, a very James Bond'y group of spies who regularly save the world. Sam Jackson and Colin Firth are also involved, both having an absolute ball.

Spy - Channel 4 - 10pm

Arguably the best of Melissa McCarthy's comedies. She plays the assistant to a top-tier secret agent (Jude Law), but when he gets killed, she is put in his place to finish his mission. Jason Statham and Rose Byrne are also involved, both having an absolute ball.

Magic Mike XXL - Comedy Central - 10pm

The stripper dramedy series goes on the road, with Channing Tatum getting the team back together for One Last... Strip? Very funny and, yes, very sexy.

Nightcrawler - BBC Two - 11.15pm

Jake Gyllenhaal movie #1, in which he plays an ambulance chasing journalist, willing to do whatever it takes to get his stories on the nightly news, even if that includes getting involved in some seriously murky goings-on. In a fair and just world, Gyllenhaal would've won an Oscar for this.

Oblivion - ITV4 - 11.15pm

Maybe the least-appreciated of Tom Cruise's movies, and maybe overshadowed by the bigger, louder, and better Edge Of Tomorrow, but this sci-fi action thriller set in a post-apocalyptic Earth has a lot going for it, too. Some great set-pieces, and a thoroughly enjoyable mystery at the heart of it.

Southpaw - Channel - 12.20am

Jake Gyllenhaal movie #2, in which he plays a boxer who has his life thrown into absolute turmoil following a fatal accident. You will cry watching this movie. You will cry a lot.