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A trifecta of the best films on DIRECTV

Anyone who speaks Hungarian or reads Spanish subtitles should watch White God (12.20 midday FoxCin), perhaps the most original animal movie ever shot; it’s a horror. If it hadn’t been picked recently, the two screenings of The Dark Knight BEST FILM OF THE DAY (8.30am & 8pm HBOP) would have given it today’s top slot. All the double-starred films today are extremely strong.

Today’s Number One Film:

**Steve Jobs, 2.50 pm Cinemax. Watch this if you liked Locke, The Big Short or The Social Network. The only great mystery about Steve Jobs is how Michael Fassbender could be denied the Best Lead Actor Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe, particularly in a year when Johnny Depp was NOT nominated for Black Mass

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A Trifecta of Today’s Best Films on the Box

If you want a literally and figuratively dramatic illustration of how good today’s top pick is, tune in for a few seconds to its predecessor, a film so weak it cast Ashton “Demi Moore” Kuchner in the lead! (Jobs, 1.20pm CnCl). If BC on TV could be sure of English subtitles, the best drama ever made with child actors would certainly have been chosen (Conducta, 10pm Cine Latino).

Today’s Number One Film:

Steve Jobs, BEST FILM OF THE DAY 12 midday Cinemax Ch 540. Watch this if you liked Locke, The Big Short or The Social Network. The only great mystery about Steve Jobs is how Michael Fassbender could be denied the Best Lead Actor Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe, particularly in a year when Johnny Depp was NOT nominated for Black Mass – and Matt Firetrucking Damon was, for The Martian! Fassbender, easily the best white male actor since Sean Penn, is nothing short of superb.

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