FOX FLICKS

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - TV Guide - - DETECTIVE DON’T MISS THE WEEK’S TOP SHOWS - with Leigh Paatsch

RE­MEM­BER THE TI­TANS SUN­DAY, 6.10PM, 7MATE

THIS is an unashamedl­y sen­ti­men­tal drama, where a black coach (Den­zel Wash­ing­ton) has been brought in to take the reins of a school foot­ball team. As for the play­ers, they learn to re­solve their dif­fer­ences.

WIDOWS

MON­DAY, 2.25PM, FOXTEL PRE­MIERE

A MAG­NIF­I­CENT heist movie. Though in­ex­pe­ri­enced as crooks com­pared to their late hus­bands, Veron­ica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Ro­driguez) and Alice (El­iz­a­beth De­bicki) take the plunge as high-stakes thieves.

LAST CAB TO DAR­WIN TUES­DAY, 8.30PM, 7FLIX

THERE is no bet­ter rea­son to go and get yourself a life than learn­ing you are about to die. That’s the take­away from a tough but tender-hearted taxi driver (Michael Ca­ton) star­ing his own demise square in the eye, as he loses his bat­tle with can­cer. Co-stars Jacki Weaver.

A STAR IS BORN WED­NES­DAY, 8.30PM, FOXTEL PRE­MIERE

MAK­ING a bril­liantly focused de­but as di­rec­tor, as well as play­ing the lead­ing man, Bradley Cooper re­ar­ranges a well-known melody into a mov­ing new com­po­si­tion. Co-stars Lady Gaga.

BO­HEMIAN RHAPSODY THURS­DAY, 8.30PM, FOXTEL PRE­MIERE

THIS sug­ary con­fec­tion is a group hug and great­est-hits play-through for leg­endary British rock band Queen. How­ever, as for the por­trayal of front­man Fred­die Mercury by Rami Malek, be as­sured that he will rock you.

HOME AGAIN

FRI­DAY, 1PM, FOXTEL PRE­MIERE

REESE Wither­spoon stars as Alice, an in­te­rior de­signer who has left New York for Los An­ge­les with two young daugh­ters in tow. Dur­ing a big night, Alice be­friends three men who are soon liv­ing with her. Pre­dictably, ro­mance be­gins to blos­som with one.

TIN­KER TAI­LOR SOL­DIER SPY SATUR­DAY, 8.30PM, SBS

WHILE the sheer bulk of John le Carre’s novel has been thinned for the screen, the com­plex story remains in­tact. Gary Old­man stars as a re­tired spy re­called at the height of the Cold War to iden­tify a dou­ble-agent in their midst. TO SUB­SCRIBE, CALL 131 787

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