A chilling Irish sci-fi thriller is among the movies on TV tonight 4 days ago

A chilling Irish sci-fi thriller is among the movies on TV tonight

Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg star.

It may not be the weekend yet but who says you can't relax on the sofa with a good movie.


Here's what's on the box this Thursday (13 January).

How the West Was Won - BBC Four - 8pm

This 1962 Western is generally considered to be one of Hollywood's greatest epics.

The Living Daylights - ITV4 - 8pm

The first of two Bond flicks in which Timothy Dalton played 007.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - True Movies - 9pm

Hollywood legend Sidney Poitier, who passed away last week, stars in this groundbreaking '60s romantic comedy-drama.


Snatched - Film4 - 9pm

This comedy sees Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer play a mother and daughter who are abducted while on vacation in South America.

Fire Down Below - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

Steven Seagal stars in this critically panned eco-action flick.

The Sisters Brothers - BBC Four - 10.25pm


Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly are the leads in this sadly underseen western which puts a fresh spin on a classic genre.

Vivarium - Film4 - 10.45pm

In our pick for tonight, a young couple (Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg) looking to buy a home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighbourhood of identical houses and forced to raise a child.

This Irish sci-fi thriller impressively satirises societal expectations for people to settle down and live in the suburbs by warping it into the stuff of nightmares.


Universal Soldier - Horror Channel - 10.45pm

Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren face-off in this decent '90s sci-fi action flick that launched a franchise.

Oblivion - ITV4 - 10.45pm

Another sci-fi flick, this time with Tom Cruise, Oblivion is slightly derivative yet worth watching for its stunning visuals.


Eyes of Laura Mars - True Movies - 11.10pm

Filmmaker John Carpenter pens this American take on Italian giallo horror which stars Faye Dunaway and Tommy Lee Jones.

The Gift - Film4 - 12.40am

If you're still up, this gripping stalker thriller written, directed by and starring Joel Edgerton is well worth a watch.

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