Ice Age: Collision Course
Fox Movies Premium, Astro Ch 413/HD Ch 433, 10pm Sid, Manny, Diego and the rest of the herd have to figure out how to stop a meteorite from hitting Earth and killing everyone in the process. Yeah, that’s basically the story of this movie – a bunch of prehistoric animals have to try and stop their own extinction from happening. It’s like the writers aren’t even trying to make sense anymore.
Love For All Seasons
SCM Legend, HyppTV Ch 226, 10pm Eligible bachelor Tiger Hung (Louis Koo) makes a pilgrimage to China’s Mount Emei, where he meets martial-arts master May (Sammi Cheng). In order to learn a deadly sword technique, she needs to experience heartbreak. Tiger agrees to help her do so, but although he is no stranger to breaking the hearts of women, doing so to May proves harder than he expected. TV9, Astro Ch 119/HyppTV Ch 109, 10.30pm The cocky and arrogant Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is about to be crowned the new King of Asgard by his father, Odin (Anthony Hopkins), but a pair of frost giants crash the party. Egged on by his brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Thor storms into the frost giant realm of Jotunheim and tears up the place, sparking off a new war between the realms. A furious Odin takes away Thor’s powers and separates him from his hammer, Mjolnir, before banishing him to Midgard (that’s Earth to us mere mortals). Sorry, Thor, no more hammer time for you.
8TV, Astro Ch 708/HyppTV 108, 10.30pm Tractor repairman Steelhead sneaks into Japan illegally to look for his girlfriend Xiu Xiu. He joins old friend Jie and a band of Chinese illegal immigrants living in the shadowy fringes of Japanese society. Forced by circumstances, Steelhead rises to become the new leader of Shinjuku with the help of yakuza boss, Eguchi. Stars Daniel Wu, Fan Bingbing and Jackie Chan as arguably the most unconvincing triad boss ever.
I Am Steve McQueen
RTL CBS Extreme HD, HyppTV Ch 617, 9.35pm All hail the King of Cool. With films like The
Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, and The Towering Inferno under his belt, Steve McQueen was THE original Hollywood leading man. His rugged good looks, bad-boy persona, and searing charisma set him apart as he grew from a small-town thug to become the highest paid actor of his generation.
TV2, Astro Ch 102/HyppTV Ch 102, 5pm
Episode 214 — The gang is joined by the cast of popular Korean drama She’s So Lovable, including Rain, f(x)’s Krystal, Clazziquai’s Alex, and actors Kim Ki-bang and Park Young-gyu. In this episode, which originally aired in 2014, the participants have to take part in a mini sports competition (basketball, badminton and handball) on the way to a singing showdown.
Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant 2017
Wah Lai Toi, Astro Ch 311/HD Ch 310, 8.30pm Who will be crowned this year’s Miss Astro Chinese International? Follow this live event from the main stage to behind the scenes, as we wait to see which of the eight hopeful beauties will be finally crowned the fairest of them all.
DC Superhero Girls: Superhero High
Boomerang HD, HyppTV Ch 555, 9.30am In this new cartoon starring teen versions of DC Comics’ most famous superheroines, Supergirl arrives at Superhero High and struggles to learn to control her new powers. Meanwhile, the Junior Detective Club (Flash, Bumblebee and Hawkgirl) investigates a rash of security breaches. The cape-r is on!
ntv7, Astro Ch 107/HyppTV Ch 107, 11pm Is Prometheus an Alien movie? Well, sort of. It’s set around 30 years before the first Alien movie.
Prometheus is about a motley crew of scientists who travel to a strange alien planet that may, or may not, hold the answer to the origins of humankind. There, they encounter the Engineers, the aliens who created human beings. Do they also meet any bloodthirsty, acid-blooded Alien xenomorphs? Sadly, no.