Mr flicks

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Tom­cats 9.30pm, Go! ★★ MA. 2001. Neutered, moronic com­edy about friends who stand to make money by run­ning a bet­ting pool in which the last un­mar­ried man col­lects the pot. Two of them then fight to marry first when each falls for the same girl. About as funny as tom­cats howl­ing on your back fence. Jerry O’con­nell. Made in Da­gen­ham 9.30pm, Show­time2 ★★ M. 2010. Golden Globe win­ner Sally Hawkins plays Rita O’grady, the leader of the 1968 Ford Da­gen­ham strike by sewing ma­chin­ists who took on cor­po­rate masters and the govern­ment. Over­does the sch­maltz in a bid to be cute and poignant, but should ap­peal to an older women. Bob Hoskins, Mi­randa Richard­son and Rosamund Pike. Sub­marino 9.35pm, SBS TWO ★ M. 2010. Two broth­ers, each so­cially and emo­tion­ally dam­aged by their ne­glected child­hood, try to get on with their lives de­spite prob­lems brought on by their so­cio­pathic per­son­al­i­ties. The death of their mother sug­gests re­demp­tion for both, but is this pos­si­ble? De­press­ing Dan­ish drama. Gustav Fis­cher Kjaerulff, Se­bas­tian Bull Sarn­ing. Som­er­sault 11.05pm, SBS ONE ★★ M. 2003. Aussie tale of twisted, un­cer­tain lives well de­picted by Ab­bie Cor­nish as a 16-year-old run­away who washes up in a re­sort town where she is re­jected by an old boyfriend. She hangs around though and meets Sam Wor­thing­ton, a boy with his own prob­lems. Ram­bling, some­times an­noy­ing com­ing-of-age tale that won plenty of gongs at the AFI Awards.

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