Oranges and Sunshine 7.30pm, Showtime 2 M. 2010. Disturbing drama based on the true story of the social worker who uncovered the organised deportation of children in care from the UK to Australia. Emily Watson plays the social worker Margaret Humphreys in an ensemble Australian cast that includes David Wenham and Hugo Weaving. Jim Loach, son of famed British director Ken Loach, directs.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 8.30pm, Ten, Ten SC PG. 2007. After the darkness of the Batman movies, this cheerful superhero extravaganza provides laughs and PG-action that children can enjoy. This time the Four take on two new super villains: The Silver Surfer and Galactus. Lots of fun. Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis.
The Breakfast Club 8.45pm, 7TWO M. 1985. Youths on school detention sit and talk to each other for the whole film about, like, important issues. Adults may squirm at the self-reverential dialogue, but it’s a better story than it may sound and has attained a kind of cult status. John Hughes directs an ensemble cast that includes Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez and Anthony Michael Hall.
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist 9.30pm, Go! M. 2008. Lovelorn Michael Cera makes CD playlists for his ex-girlfriend, who tosses them to wallflower Kat Dennings, who likes his musical taste but isn’t smitten when they meet. This will change over a long, incidentfilled New York night.