Noon, Seven, Prime7
M. 2009. Film adaptation of the David Dougherty case that fascinated New Zealand for years. Wrongly convicted of abducting and raping a girl, 11, Dougherty was championed by sympathisers who fought for his release until, years later, another man was found guilty of the crime. Grim account of a failure of justice. Cohen Holloway. 8.30pm, Showtime Premiere
M. 2010. Gripping documentary chronicles the monumental life and tragic death of legendary Brazilian motor-racing champion Ayrton Senna. Depicts a dynamic and complex public figure, who could be both spiritual and ruthless, from his entrance into Formula One and his climb to global superstar. Asif Kapadia directs. 8.30pm, Movie One
M. 2011. Elite hit man Jason Statham teams with his mentor’s son to train him in the art of assassination and a deadly partnership is born. Fastpaced action thriller directed by Simon West from the makers of Con Air. Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland. 9.30pm, Go!
M. 2008. Forty-plus, still-at-home slackers Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly become unwilling stepbrothers when their long-suffering single parents marry. What follows is a battle for supremacy between two man-children which degenerates from verbal assaults to physical violence. It might have been puerile, but with these stars and director Adam McKay, it’s funny. 10.10pm, SBS TWO
M. 2007. Endearing romantic comedy about five women whose lives revolve around a Beirut beauty parlour. Though they are both Christian and Muslim, and Lebanon is split along religious lines, their concerns are the salon, their friendships and romantic lives. Stars Nadine Labaki.