Mr flicks

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8.30pm, Show­time Pre­miere

M. 2010. Coen Broth­ers adap­tata­tion of the Western clas­sic. Jeff Bridges plays the one-eyed, trig­ger-happy Rooster Cog­burn who agrees to help teen Hailee Ste­in­feld find the man who shot and killed her fa­ther. Matt Da­mon. 9.30pm, SBS TWO

AV. 2006. In­ge­nious thriller has a few twists too many but is cer­tainly grip­ping. Hang­dog medico Fran­cois Cluzet is dev­as­tated when his wife is mur­dered. Years later, she reap­pears, to warn him of a crim­i­nal con­spir­acy and beg him to tell no one. En­joy­able thrills. MarieJosee Croze. 9.30pm, 7TWO

M. 2008. Stun­ning in­sight into the or­gan­i­sa­tion and stag­ing of David Frost’s famed in­ter­views of Richard Nixon which delved into the Water­gate tapes and Nixon’s res­ig­na­tion. Frank Lan­gella as Nixon and Michael Sheen as Frost are bril­liant. Com­pul­sory view­ing for pol­i­tics and jour­nal­ism junkies. 9.45pm, Go!

MA. 1999. In­ven­tive, com­edy about three su­per­mar­ket no­bod­ies who en­joy dif­fer­ent ad­ven­tures over the same short pe­riod. The sto­ries over­lap and in­ter­twine. Of­ten hi­lar­i­ous though not rec­om­mended for your maiden aunt. Katie Holmes, Sarah Pol­ley.

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