MR FLICKS

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The Help

7.30pm, Movie One

M. 2011. Os­carnom­i­nated best pic­ture adapted from Kathryn Stock­ett’s novel, which charts the up­heaval in a south­ern town in the 1960s when its African-Amer­i­can maids help a white woman write a book about their lives. Tate Tay­lor di­rects an ensem­ble cast with Vi­ola Davis, Emma Stone, Oc­tavia Spencer and Bryce Dal­las Howard.

X Men: First Class

7.30pm, Show­time Pre­miere

M. 2011. Be­fore Charles Xavier and Erik Len­sh­err be­came Pro­fes­sor X and Mag­neto they were close friends who worked to­gether with mu­tants to stop the great­est threat the world has ever known. Matthew Vaughn’s ac­tion ad­ven­ture pre­quel. James McAvoy, Michael Fass­ben­der, Rose Byrne, Jan­uary Jones, Jen­nifer Lawrence and Oliver Platt.

The Women

8.30pm, 7TWO

PG. 2008. Slow, lan­guid take on Ge­orge Cukor’s bril­liant 1939 com­edy, up­dates the story. Meg Ryan is the hap­pily mar­ried wife whose life col­lapses when she learns her hus­band is un­faith­ful. Not bad, but try to find the orig­i­nal in a video vault. An­nette Ben­ing.

Na­cho Li­bre

9.30pm, One

PG. 2006. Monastery cook Jack Black, en­am­oured with the lovely nun de la Reguara, and anx­ious to achieve more in life, moon­lights as a su­per­hero masked wrestler in Mex­ico. Apart from Black, al­most ev­ery­one is se­ri­ous. It won’t be ev­ery­body’s cuppa, but Black does hold it all in fo­cus. Jack Black.

Sin City

9.30pm, Go!

AV. 2005. Re­mark­able, vi­o­lent male fetish film imag­ined by Roberto Ro­driguez from Frank Miller’s comic books about tough, bru­tal men and sleek, un­trust­wor­thy dames do­ing dark deeds in a kind of retro fu­ture. Shot in monochrome with splashes of colour and a top-notch cast, it fea­tures three sep­a­rate tales. Bruce Wil­lis, Beni­cio Del Toro.

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