Title: Four Lions (2010)

Format: Film 

Genre: Comedy

Certificate: 15

Platform: Amazon

Date Added: 11th June 2017

Cast: Riz Ahmed, Arsher Ali

Synopsis: Omar is a devout Muslim living in the UK who wants to form a terrorist cell to bring forth a jihad against a ‘sinful’ culture. But he’s not much of a leader and as he and his comrades debate methods, they ponder using birds as explosive devices and creating hip-hop.


Title: The Bone Collector (1999)

Format: Film

Genre: Thriller

Certificate: 15

Synopsis: A paralysed ex-homicide detective confined to his bed,  joins forces with a young rookie who brought him from the brink of suicide in order to catch a serial killer. They must put together a psychological profile of the  murderer who picks up his victims in a yellow taxi taking trophies from the victims’ bodies.

Cast: Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah, Angelina Jolie

Time: 2:20pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller

  • Sky: Channels 301–312 (SD/HD); Channels 314, 330–337, 339, 340 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channels 401, 403–412 (HD); Channels 402, 431, 433–442 | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channels 301–309, 318, 320, 321 ; Channels 331–341 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • BT: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Black Or White (2014)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: A man whose wife dies suddenly has been left to care for his granddaughter who his helped to raise. Alone and grieving he falls into depression and alcoholism. He is approached by the child’s paternal grandmother who suggests she would be better off living with her family. This leads to a racially charged custody battle of the mixed race granddaughter.

Cast: Octavia Spencer, Jillian Estell, Kevin Costner, Anthony Mackie, Mpho Koaho

Time: 3:55pm

Channel: Sony Movie Channel

  • Freeview (UK): Channel 32
  • Sky (UK and Ireland): Channel 323 | Channel 324 (+1)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 425
  • TVPlayer (UK): Watch live


Title: I Spy (2002)

Format: Film

Genre: Comedy

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: Based on the 1960’s series starring Bill Cosby. A hapless spy is assigned to track down an underground arms dealer who has stolen a prototype jet fighter. His superiors decide the best way for him to get close to his target is to pose as an assistant to an egotistical boxing champion, who revels at the chance to become a secret agent.

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Phillip David Lewis, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Malcolm MacDowell

Time: 5:15pm

Channel: Sony Channel

  • Freeview (UK): Channel 32
  • Sky (UK and Ireland): Channel 157; Channel 181(+1)| Sky Go: Watch live (UK and Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 193
  • TVPlayer (UK): Watch live (UK only)
  • BT TV: Channel 331
  • PlusNet: Channel 331


Title: Cookie’s Fortune (1999)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: A pushy theatre director is mortified when her older sister kills herself and, fearing it will harm the family name, destroys the suicide note and makes it look like a murder. However, her actions have far-reaching consequences when an innocent man is suspected of the crime.

Cast: Charles S. Dutton, Glenn Close, Liv Tyler, Julianne Moore, Ned Beatty

Time: 6:25pm

Channel: Sony Movie Channel

  • Freeview (UK): Channel 32
  • Sky (UK and Ireland): Channel 323 | Channel 324 (+1)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 425
  • TVPlayer (UK): Watch live


Title: The Round (s1/ep 1-2)

Format: Series

Genre: Topical

Synopsis: Ten women, from different walks of life deliver a dynamic talk that enables them to share a central thought-provoking idea, supported by their story, their work, and their insights.  In Episode one, Author Teej Mercer opens up about a topic that hits close to home: domestic violence. Entrepreneur and beauty boss Jodie Patterson shares her experiences with the ideas of gender. In episode 2, Nationally-known Civil Rights activist Tamika D. Mallory is passionate about her work against gun violence. CNN Political Commentator Angela Rye addresses the fight for freedom.

Time: 7pm

Channel: BET

  • Freesat: Channel 140
  • Sky: Channel 187
  • Virgin Media: Channel 184|Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Ride Along (2014)

Format: Film

Genre: Action; Comedy

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: A high-school security guard with dreams of being a police detective goes on a ride along with his girlfriends brother whose approval he wants as a man but also in order to marry his sister. The Cop hopes to scare his new partner away with some dangerous pranks but things soon turn very serious when they come across a wanted criminal.

Cast: Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, Tika Sumpter

Time: 7pm

Channel: Film 4

  • Sky: Channel 315 (SD/HD); Channel 316 (+1); Channel 342 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 428; Channel 429 (HD); Channel 430 (+1) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 323; Channel 324 (+1) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • WightFibre: Channel 29; Channel 30 (+1)
  • BT: Programmes available on demand
  • All 4: Watch live
  • FilmOn: Watch live

 


Title: Déjà Vu (2006)

Format: Film

Genre: Sci-fi; Thriller

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: A federal agent investigating a major bombing incident works alongside a top-secret government team who have a machine that can link him to the past, concentrating on a particular women who he believes is a key element in the catastrophe he tries his best to stop the event from ever happening.

Cast:  Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Erika Alexander, Val Kilmer

Time: 9pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller

  • Sky: Channels 301–312 (SD/HD); Channels 314, 330–337, 339, 340 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channels 401, 403–412 (HD); Channels 402, 431, 433–442 | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channels 301–309, 318, 320, 321 ; Channels 331–341 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • BT: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)


Title: The Handmaids Tale – Late (S1/Ep3)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Offred accompanies Serena Joy on a visit to see Ofwarren’s baby, but she fears the new mother has become delusional when she confides that she thinks her commander is in love with her. Later Offred is taken away in a black van to be interrogated by an Eye and Aunt Lydia about her knowledge of Ofglen, who has been taken to a detention centre. In a flashback to the rise of Gilead, June and her female colleagues are fired and the government orders a freeze on bank accounts held by women.

Cast: O.T. Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes

Time: 9pm

Channel: Channel 4

  • Freesat: Channel 104 (SD); Channel 121 (+1); Channel 126 (HD)
  • Sky: Channel 104 (SD); Channel 135 (+1); Channel (HD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 104; Channel 141 (HD); Channel 142 (+1) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 111 ; Channel 142 (HD)| Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • All 4: Watch live
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only)

 


Title: Tate Britain’s Great British Walks – Simon Callow & Powell Frith (S1/Ep6)

Format: Series

Genre: History; Art

Synopsis: Simon Callow joins Gus Casely-Hayford to explore William Powell Frith’s work, heading to Epsom races to examine the inspiration for his painting The Derby Day.

Time: 12pm

Channel: Sky Arts

  • Sky Channel 121 (SD/HD): Channel 223 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only) | Virgin Media (UK): Channel 122; Channel 206 (HD) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 141; Channel 145 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 305

Title: Rebel

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Oakland police officer, Rebecca “Rebel” Cole, has always excelled by playing by the rules. She has always known that she must be better and smarter on the job because she is both black and female. After her brother is slain by police, Rebel soon becomes disillusioned with the system and is forced to take matters into her own hands and become a private investigator and a champion for her community. Rebel sets out to disprove the police department’s claim about Malik and discovers something she never knew about her brother, as well as one of the cops involved in his death.

Cast: Danielle Moné Truitt, Method Man, Mykelti Williamson, Giancarlo Esposito, Tamala Jones, Lauren London, Brandon Quinn

Time: 10pm

Channel: BET

  • Freesat: Channel 140
  • Sky: Channel 187
  • Virgin Media: Channel 184 | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)


Title: Inside God’s Observatory: A Sky At Night Special

Format: TV

Genre: Special Programme

Synopsis: A special programme from the Vatican’s observatory, the Specola Vaticana, where Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Chris Lintott explore its history and contemporary cutting-edge science.

Time: 10pm

Channel: BBC Four

  • Freeview: Channel 9; Channel 106 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 107 (SD/HD); Channel 148 (SD)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 116 (SD/HD); Channel 143 (SD) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 211
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 107; Channel 163 (HD) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 117
  • WightFibre: Channel 18
  • BT TV: Channel 106 (HD)