The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

The DIRECTV Channel screens episode two of the excellent Sally Wainwright English police drama, Happy Valley, at 10pm. It’s just an hour long so you won’t be in bed too late. Paddington could also have got the BEST FILM OF THE DAY nod.

Today’s Number One Film:

Picture courtesy www.d-9.comDistrict 9, 8.45pm Paramount BEST FILM OF THE DAY. Watch this if you liked Moon, Star Trek or No Country for Old Men. Undoubtedly a sci-fi flick, District 9’s proper classification would be “Political”, if the genre existed. An allegory and an indictment of apartheid and of modern, post-apartheid South Africa’s own internment of refugees from other African nations, Neill Blomkamp’s film about the treatment of alien “prawns” is far more disturbing

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