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8.30pm, Go!

M. 2006. Com­ing into pos­ses­sion of a magic re­mote con­trol, Adam Sandler dis­cov­ers he can fast for­ward the bor­ing bits of his life and re­peat the good bits. Nat­u­rally he uses it to avoid look­ing af­ter the kids and ar­gu­ing with wife Kate Beck­in­sale. Silly but pleas­ant com­edy. 8.30pm, Movie One

M. 2010. Two cou­ples on a road trip seek help in a nearby town when the car breaks down. The local wreck­ing yard con­tains much more than just dead cars. Hor­ror thriller directed by John Mal­lory Asher. Aaron Paul, Justin Allen. 9.30pm, One

M. 2006. Sick of the cor­po­rate life, jaded in­vest­ment banker Rus­sell Crowe re­lo­cates to the French vine­yard and chateau left to him by his un­cle Al­bert Finney, where the good life, the food, the wine and the girls work their magic. Direc­tor Ri­d­ley Scott and Crowe have thrilled us in epics but their fee­ble at­tempt at ro­man­tic com­edy is like stale camem­bert washed down with corked wine. 9.30pm, SBS TWO

M. 2009. A univer­sity grad­u­ate with Down syn­drome Pablo Pineda gets a job at a govern­ment dis­abil­ity cen­tre in Spain. He soon be­comes en­am­oured with fel­low worker Lola Due­nas, who has her own chronic prob­lems. She re­sponds with some sen­si­tiv­ity but is she able to give what he needs? Star of the film, Pineda, was the first per­son with Down syn­drome to get a univer­sity de­gree.

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