A Trifecta of What’s Best on the Box for Sunday 7 January 2018

No Country for Old Men, 7.30pm Paramount Channel BEST FILM OF THE DAY. Watch this if you liked Apocalypse Now, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada or any film by Sam Peckinpah. Part thriller, part Western, as upsetting as it is intriguing, this modern-day drug money heist flick is Cormac McCarthy’s bleak 2005 novel brought to life. It was a natural fit for the Coen Bros’ dark humour and deadpan violence, but it is so overwhelmingly hopeless, it

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The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

If it had screened just an hour earlier, A Clockwork Orange BEST FILM OF THE DAY (9.58pm TCM) would certainly have been today’s number one selection.

Today’s Number One Film:

Groundhog Day 9pm Fox Classics Ch 560. Watch this if you liked The Truman Show, Forrest Gump or Hugo. Groundhog Day was the turning point in Bill Murray’s career, the first time audiences could see the stinging talent for character acting that led to his magical performances in the offbeat

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