Mr flicks

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - TV -

Field of Dreams 8.30pm, One ★★★ PG. 1989. Throw­back to old­fash­ioned films of the Frank Capra va­ri­ety al­most won the Best Pic­ture Os­car. Farmer Kevin Cost­ner has an epiphany, builds a base­ball field in his corn field, and watches long dead base­ball stars play there. We’re not sure what it means, but it leaves you with a warm feel­ing. James Earl Jones. Recipe for a Per­fect Christ­mas 8.30pm, 7TWO ★★ PG. 2005. You’ll find bet­ter recipes but, like a well-cooked mince pie, this may fill a small spot in the Christ­mas scheme of things. Food critic Carly Pope prom­ises a restau­ra­teur a good re­view if he’ll take her dis­tract­ing mum Chris­tine Baran­ski off her hands for a while. Don’t look for too much sil­ver in this Christ­mas pud­ding but there’s the odd six­pence. An­thony Zim­mer 9.35pm, SBS TWO ★★★ M. 2005. Nerdy Yvan At­tal can’t be­lieve his luck when he’s picked up on a train by the lovely So­phie Marceau. When he is shot at, he re­alises he’s been set up and those on his trail be­lieve he’s one of the world’s most wanted men. Slick, well-scripted thriller for­goes ac­tion for in­trigue 36 Quai Des Or­fevres 10.05pm, SBS ONE ★★★ AV. 2004. Gritty, dark French view of po­lice method­ol­ogy and cor­rup­tion with Daniel Au­teuil and Ger­ard De­par­dieu as cops com­pet­ing for the po­lice com­mis­sioner’s job promised to the first to break a vi­o­lent crim­i­nal gang. The line be­tween po­lice and crim­i­nals has sel­dom been drawn so fine. Ter­rific drama.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.