Christmas is near and that means holiday themed romantic comedies for some of us.
Well, we’ve got a recommendation for you – Boxing Day, it’s a Black romantic Christmas film with an all star cast and it’s in cinemas this Friday. Not one to miss. Don’t worry if this isn’t your thing, we also have recommendations for you. Check out our list for this week and let us know what you think.
Yellowjackets – Thursday 2nd December 9pm | Sky Atlantic
Yellowjackets is the saga of a team of wildly talented high school girls soccer players who become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the remote northern wilderness. Starring Tawny Cypress and Keeya King.
Alex Rider S2 – Friday 3rd December | IMDbTV
After the deadly mission to bring down Point Blanc, Alex Rider is eager to put the past behind him and rebuild his life. But when a horrific attack on a friend’s family draws him back into the world of spies, Alex must unravel a sinister plan with global ramifications. With Ronke Adekoluejo.
Reggae in a Babylon – Friday 3rd December | Netflix
Documentary about the reggae movement that blossomed in the UK, a thriving
scene born of the union between Jamaican music and spirituality and the rebellious spirit of the times.
You Don’t Know Me – Sunday 5th December 9pm | BBC One
Hero (Samuel Adewunmi), a young man from South London, is in the dock for
murder. The prosecution barrister relates damning evidence to him in the closing speech. Hero decides he wants to tell his own story, rather than the version that his barrister decided was in his best interests, and exercises his right to present his own closing speech. He fires his barrister and tells the jury that he is innocent and shares a very different sequence of events that placed a law-abiding car salesman in the frame for murder.
Death of England – available to view on | Sky Arts
January 2021. Britain is locked down, divided and facing some difficult truths. Old friends Michael and Delroy are dealing with issues much closer to home. Tensions are running high. During an explosive afternoon in Delroy’s East London flat, the pair are forced to confront their relationship with their country – and with each other. Starring Giles Terera.
Boxing Day – Friday 3rd December | In Cinemas
Melvin, a British author living in America, returns home to London for the holidays to introduce his American fiancé to his eccentric British-Caribbean family. Their relationship is put to the test, as she discovers the world Melvin left behind revolves around his ex-girlfriend, who is now an international pop star! Starring Aml Ameen, Aja Naomi King, Samson Kayo and Leigh Anne Pinnock amongst an exciting list of talented actors.