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A Trifecta of What’s Best on the Box for Sunday 17 June 2018

Today’s Number One Film: *Field of Dreams, 10.10am HBO Family. Watch this if you liked Millions, Dances With Wolves or E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial. By far and away Kevin Costner’s best film, this wonderful little fantasy of a man bringing legendary baseball players to life in his Iowa cornfield is not at all corny and, more important, avoids entirely the sentimentality of its chief competitor, Dances With Wolves (even though the aficionado would expect its subject matter, the relationship of fathers and sons, to give rise to the most cloying of Costner’s excesses). Beautifully shot

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A Trifecta of What’s Best on the Box for Sunday 29 April 2018

Today’s Number One Film: Field of Dreams, 7.05pm Cinemax. Watch this if you liked Millions, Dances With Wolves or E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial. By far and away Kevin Costner’s best film, this wonderful little fantasy of a man bringing legendary baseball players to life in his Iowa cornfield is not at all corny and, more important, avoids entirely the sentimentality of its chief competitor, Dances With Wolves (even though the aficionado would expect its subject matter, the relationship of fathers and sons, to give rise to the most cloying of Costner’s excesses). Beautifully shot and deftly directed, this is a

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The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

Part I of BC on TV’s favourite film of all time – **The Godfather, easily the BEST FILM OF THE DAY – screens at 9pm on Fox Classics. If BC on TV could be sure the famous tree scene would be included as shot – it screens on a channel that does blur images and bleep language – one of the most influential horrors ever shot (Evil Dead, 9.02 Spac) would have been in contention.

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Picture courtesy Tiger StrypesField of Dreams, 10pm Turner Classic Movies. Watch this if you liked Millions, Dances With Wolves or E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial. By far and away Kevin Costner’s best film, this wonderful little fantasy of a man bringing legendary baseball players to life in his Iowa cornfield is not at all corny

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