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12th Nov 2023

An excellent western is among the movies on TV tonight

Rory Cashin

Yuma

Your Sunday evening movie menu has arrived!

Welcome to the end your weekend! Let us celebrate with a movie or two…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle/Jumanji: The Next Level – FilmFour – 6.40pm/9pm
A double-bill of the two rebootquels with The Rock and Kevin Hart and their pals trapped in a video game version of the boardgame. They’re both pretty fun.

William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet – BBC Three – 8pm
Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes star in this vibrant retelling of the classic romantic tragedy.

The Breakfast Club – FilmFour – 9pm
A nerd… a jock… a princess… a basket case… and a criminal…

Jack Reacher – E4 – 9pm
Arguably the most underappreciated of Tom Cruise’s action movies.

Open Water – Sky Sci-Fi – 9pm
A scuba diving couple are accidentally left behind due to miscount of the tourists, and they find themselves trapped alone in the middle of shark infested waters. A very tense survival thriller.

The Green Mile – RTÉ2 – 9pm
Tom Hanks headlines this prison-set weepie drama about an innocent man (Michael Clarke Duncan) with special gifts, but who is not long away from being sentenced to death.

1917 – BBC Three – 10pm
Director Sam Mendes delivers a visually glorious World War I epic.

3:10 to Yuma – FilmFour – 11.25pm

Our big pick for tonight is 3:10 to Yuma, an excellent western starring Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Ben Foster, Logan Lerman and Peter Fonda. Directed by James Mangold (Logan, Le Mans 66), it tells the story of a rancher (Bale) who agrees to hold on to a dangerous criminal (Crowe) until a train arrives to bring him to justice.  If you miss it tonight, 3:10 to Yuma is also available to watch on Netflix.

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