The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

Today’s Number One Film:

Picture courtesy wikipediaMoon, 8.05pm ISat Ch 520. Watch this if you liked 12 Monkeys, Children of Men or 2001: A Space Odyssey. There’s hardly any action at all, with everything taking place on the moon, and lots of long, silent shots, so it’s not for the impatient, but Moon more than makes up for its slow pacing with the sheer power of the idea behind the screenplay.

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A Trifecta of Today’s Best Films on the Box

Today’s number one film:

Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese/ 1976/ USA / Drama-Thriller/ 113 mins/ Rated R), 4.10pm Fox Classics. Watch this if you liked The French Connection, Dog Day Afternoon or No Country for Old Men. Martin Scorsese’s magnum opus and one of the greatest New York movies ever made stars Robert De Niro in his greatest performance as Travis Bickle,

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