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​Sunday BC on TV – A trifecta of the best films on the box

In exceedingly trying circumstances - I’m piggybacking on borrowed hardware because my computer has crashed big-time and is being held captive in the dungeon of the repair shop here in Bimshire - BC on TV takes the form (hopefully, for today only) of a straightforward declaration of what I think are the three best films of the day and a list of options.

There are three very clear top-runners in the pack.

You have two chances (10.30am & 9.45pm Cinemax) to see today’s best film Locke, a thriller set entirely in the front seat of a BMW, give or take a few establishing shots. This is nail-biting tension that would please even the Fast & Furious crowd - okay, maybe not them; they’d consider it a waste of a Bima. For the discerning grownup, though, it’s hard to top.

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A Trifecta of Today’s Best Films on the Box

Today’s number one film:

Locke (Steven Knight/ 2013/ Drama-Thriller/ UK-USA/ 85 mins/ R for language throughout) 10.05am MaxPrime. Watch this if you liked Unfriended, Snowpiercer or the original Michael Caine/Laurence Olivier Sleuth. The best film comparison to represent Steven “Eastern Promises” Knight’s wonderful, and wonderfully tense, film is probably 12 ...

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A Trifecta of Today’s Best Films on the Box

Today’s number one film deserves its place ahead of all but one of the double-starred films in the “Just Nosed Out section” below but, if you’ve not seen one of those, you should watch that ahead of either the second or third pick in the “Also watch” section directly below.

Today’s number one film:

Locke (Steven Knight/ 2013/ Drama-Thriller/ UK-USA/ 85 mins/ R for language throughout), 4.30 HBO Caribbean. Watch this if you liked Unfriended, Snowpiercer or the original Michael Caine/Laurence Olivier Sleuth.

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