A Trifecta of What's Best on the Box Oct 22

Planet of the Apes, 2.05pm Fox Classics. Watch this if you liked Aliens, 2001: A Space Odyssey or Aguirre: The Wrath of God BEST FILM OF THE DAY. The monkey-suit sequels and the dreadful Tim Burton/Marky Mark 2001 remake obscure one of Hollywood’s – and, indeed, the world’s – best-ever films. It offers stunning cinematography, an unassailable script, superb costuming and even a great performance from Charlton Heston as the leader of the US spaceship crew landing on a planet where the roles of apes and humans are reversed; the last frame

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