A Trifecta of What’s Best on the Box for Sunday 17 June 2018

Today’s Number One Film: *Field of Dreams, 10.10am HBO Family. Watch this if you liked Millions, Dances With Wolves or E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial. By far and away Kevin Costner’s best film, this wonderful little fantasy of a man bringing legendary baseball players to life in his Iowa cornfield is not at all corny and, more important, avoids entirely the sentimentality of its chief competitor, Dances With Wolves (even though the aficionado would expect its subject matter, the relationship of fathers and sons, to give rise to the most cloying of Costner’s excesses). Beautifully shot

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The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

The excellent Sally Wainwright-written Yorkshire police drama, Happy Valley, continues at 7pm tonight with season one, episode five, on the DIRECTV Channel.

Today’s Number One Film:

Picture courtesy rogerebert.comCreed, 9pm HBO Plus. Watch this if you liked Rocky, Hacksaw Ridge or The Lone Survivor.

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