What To Watch W/C Monday 5th April 2021

We hope you had a relaxing Easter weekend however you spent it.

Do be sure to check out the documentary Coded Bias which delves into racism and bias in tech, and of course the UK film industry’s biggest event the BAFTA awards.

Coded Bias – Monday 5th April (Netflix)

When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, she embarks on a journey to push for the first-ever U.S. legislation against bias in algorithms that impact us all.


Family Reunion (season 3) – Monday 5th April (Netflix)

When the McKellan family moves from Seattle to small-town Georgia, life down South — and traditional grandparents — challenge their big-city ways. Added to UK Netflix: 5th April 2021Certificate: Parental Guidance suggestedYear: 2020Duration: 3 PartsEpisode Length: 34min Cast: Loretta Devine, Tia Mowry, Anthony Alabi, Talia Jackson, Isaiah Russell-Bailey, Cameron J. Wright and more…


This is My House – Weds 7th April 9pm (BBC One)

Fake yourself at home. Four people, three fibbers, one house. Stacey Dooley challenges celebrity sleuths to nose around and figure out the real owner. Joining Stacey are Celebrity panellists Judi Love, Bill Bailey, Emily Atack, Jamali Maddix, and guest panellist Rob Rinder. Eps 1 and 2 available on BBC iPlayer.


Two Distant Strangers – Friday 9th April (Netflix)

All he wants is to get home to his dog. But when he steps out the door, the worst day of his life begins… over and over again. Starring Joey Bada$$.


Thunder Force – Friday 9th April (Netflix)

In a world where supervillains are commonplace, two estranged childhood best friends reunite after one devises a treatment that gives them powers to protect their city. Starring Octavia Spencer in this superhero comedy.


BAFTAs – Sunday 11th April 7pm (BBC One)

The 74th British Academy Film Awards hosted by Dermot O’Leary & Edith Bowman will take place virtually. We’ll be watching to see how British Black nominees Daniel Kaluuya, Bukky Bakray, Kosar Ali, Sope Dirisu, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Wunmi Mosaku, Theresa Ikoko fare.


Throwback!

Dead Man Running – (Amazon Prime)

Ex-Con Nick (Tamer Hassan) has a problem. One of the most vicious loan sharks in the city (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson) is cashing in on all his debts, and unfortunately, Nick is on his list. Given 24 hours to raise $100,000, Nick and his partner Bing (Danny Dyer) embark on violent crime filled thrill ride to try and raise the cash before time runs out. Starring Ashley Walters, Fredi ‘Kruga’ Nwaka, Robbie Gee.


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