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A Trifecta of What's Best on the Box for Sunday 14 October 2018

Today’s Number One Film:

Moonlight, 5.20pm HBO2 BEST FILM OF THE DAY. Watch this if you liked Tangerine, Lady Bird or The Florida Project. Winner of the Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay Oscars and BAFTAs, the Best Picture Golden Globe and Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor and other African-American Film Critics Association, Moonlight has a near-perfect score of 99/100 on www.metacritic.com, the most reliable online film criticism site, for the very good reason that it is a nearly perfect film: when your critics are forced to quibble about your three-part film being episodic, they’re genuinely clutching at straws

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A Trifecta of Today’s Best Films on the Box

If BC on TV could be sure the highlight of this year’s European Film Festival in Port of Spain, the German Holocaust drama, Phoenix, 3.15pm FoxCin, screened with English subtitles, it would certainly have taken today’s second spot. All the films in today’s “Just Nosed Out”, and several in the “Also Ran”, might have made the cut on a day with a less spectacular and wide-ranging choice.

Boyhood [aka Growing Up] (Richard Linklater/ 2014/ USA/ Drama/ 165 mins/Rated R for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use), 3.35pm Cinemax BEST FILM OF THE DAY.

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