Check out our Screen picks this week …
We have some great TV on our roster!
Gran Turismo – Monday 7th August | In Cinemas
A player wins a series of Nissan-sponsored video game competitions through his gaming skills and becomes a real-life professional race car driver. Starring Archie Madekwe, Djimon Hounsou and Theo Christine.
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty: S2 – Monday 7th August @9pm | Sky Atlantic & NOW
The professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties – a team that defined an era, both on and off the court. Starring Quincy Isaiah.
Clemency – Tuesday 8th August @ 11:15pm | BBC Two
American prison warden Bernadine Williams has presided over a dozen executions. However, as the 13th looms, she grapples with complex emotions while bonding with a death-row inmate who maintains his innocence. Written and directed by Chinonye Chukwu. Starring Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Wenedell Pierce and Daniell Brooks.
Ladies First: A story Of Women In Hip-Hop – Wednesday 7th August | Netflix
Rapper, writers and experts detail the influence of women on hip-hop music culture in this docuseries honouring the trailblazers and game-changers.
Annika: S2 – Wednesday 9th August @ 9pm | Alibi
The Marine Homicide Unit take on more brutal and unexplained murders in Scotland’s waters. In the new season the team are challenged as their dynamics shift, pushing them to rapidly adapt as they encounter murders more complex than ever before. With Ukweli Roach.
Strange Planet – Wednesday 9th August | Apple TV+
Welcome to a distant planet not unlike our own, with hilarious yet poignant observations on life, love, and friendship. Voice cast includes Demi Adejuyigbe and Tunde Adebimpe.
Red, White & Royal Blue – Friday 11th August | Prime Video
Follows Alex Claremont-Diaz, the son of the first woman President of the United States, and Britain’s Prince Henry. The two have a total disdain for each other, but when their icy relationship unexpectedly begins to thaw into a tentative friendship, the friction that existed between them sparks something deeper than they expected. With Sharon D. Clarke, Ahmed Elhaj and Malcolm Atobrah.
Heart Of Stone – Friday 11th August | Netflix
An intelligence operative for a shadowy global peacekeeping agency races to stop a hacker from stealing its most valuable dangerous weapon. With Sophie Okonedo and Archie Madekwe and Diana Yekinni.