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A Trifecta of What’s Best on the Box for Carnival Sunday 11 February 2018

Hombre, 7.10pm Fox Classics BEST FILM OF THE DAY. Watch this if you liked Cool Hand Luke, The Wild Bunch or 3.10 to Yuma. A great, offbeat Western includes a contender for Paul Newman’s best role – including Cool Hand Luke and The Verdict – as the white Apache drawn into a Greek tragedy that reveals all that was wrong with Manifest Destiny. His performance as a man who chooses to live and die on his own terms could have

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The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

Although it is strictly speaking outside BC on TV’s self-imposed daily primetime starting limits of 6pm-10pm, the mother of all shark movies gets the nod today, because it doesn’t screen as often as it should and because all the other worthwhile contenders have been very recently picked. If a film deserves a bite at being the exception to the rule, it’s surely this one!

Today’s Number One Film:

Picture courtesy WikiaJaws, 5.35pm Fox Classics Ch 560. Watch this if you liked Open Water, Psycho or Halloween. No 48 on the American Film Institute’s 100 Best Films, Jaws has not lost much of its bite to time.

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