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A Trifecta of What's Best on the Box for Sunday 21 October 2018

Today’s Number One Film:

*Arrival, 2.40pm HBO Plus BEST FILM OF THE DAY. Watch this if you liked Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Ex Machina or Inception. The French Canadian director who made us all sit up and take notice in 2010 with his first feature film, Incendies, and then rocked us back in our chairs in 2013 with Prisoners, and then bowled us right firetrucking over in 2015 with Sicario returned in 2016 to make us do all three in the same film – just much more slowly. It is perhaps not a film for everyone –

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A Trifecta of What’s Best on the Box for Sunday 10 December 2017

The Ox-Bow Incident, 3.40pm Fox Classics BEST FILM OF THE DAY. Watch this if you liked High Noon, Bad Day at Black Rock or Hombre. Though it suffers from real limitations modern audiences spoilt by computer-generated special effects might find difficult to overlook, such as the most important scene obviously having been shot in a studio, this is one of the great American Westerns. Its many strengths include

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