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Blue Crush 2 6pm, Show­time Two ★ PG. 2011. In this se­quel to the 2002 girl-surf­ing hit, Sasha Jack­son – haunted by the mem­ory of her de­ceased mother – leaves Mal­ibu be­hind and heads to South Africa to ful­fil her mother’s dream of surf­ing the fa­mous Jef­ferys Bay. Keep an eye out for former Home and Away ac­tress Sharni Vin­son con­tin­u­ing her rise in Hol­ly­wood. The Se­cret Gar­den 6.30pm, Gem ★★★ G. 1993. Well mounted ver­sion of the famed Frances Hodg­son Bur­nett story of the young or­phan who is sent to live in a re­mote York­shire manor, where the self-in­dul­gent young snot is trans­formed into a car­ing child by her love of a gar­den. A real gem that adults will love as much as the kids. Kate Maberly, Mag­gie Smith. Jersey Girl 9pm, Seven, Prime7 ★★ M. 2004. When wife Jen­nifer Lopez dies in child­birth, slick PR man Ben Af­fleck loses his bear­ings and moves back to Jersey with his blue-col­lar dad, tak­ing his new daugh­ter with him. Nat­u­rally, his love for her pulls him through and, in time, he falls for Liv Tyler. Trea­cle-coated sen­ti­men­tal­ity that rarely, if ever, works. Movie of the Week The Girl with the Dragon Tat­too 9.30pm, SBS ONE ★★★★ AV. 2009. Dis­graced jour­nal­ist Michael Nyquist is in­vited by an in­dus­tri­al­ist to in­ves­ti­gate the dis­ap­pear­ance of his niece. He’s as­sisted by the mys­te­ri­ous Noomi Ra­pace, who nurses her own dark se­crets. Ab­sorb­ing Swedish thriller is marred by misog­y­nis­tic im­ages

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