Saturday, 24 December 2011

The Radio Verulam Festive Film Guide - Friday 23rd December 2011

Ho, ho, ho! For this festive edition, Chris Aikman joined regular hosts Simon Carver & Danny Smith in discussing Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.  They also looked back over the films of 2011 and ahead to some of the big releases of 2012.

The following are Simon & Danny's recommendations for films on free-to-air TV over the festive period:

Friday 23rd December
The Fog
3.30am – 5.05pm
ITV1

Christmas Eve
The Muppet Christmas Carol
12pm - 1:40pm
Channel 4

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
5:50pm - 8pm
BBC1

Hairspray
7.15pm – 9.20pm
Channel4

Christmas Day
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
1.10pm – 3.20pm
Film4

Big
5:20pm - 7:15pm
Channel 4

The Towering Inferno
1.35am – 4.20am
ITV1

Boxing Day
The Wizard of Oz
5.10pm – 7.05pm
Channel 5

The Guardian
12.15am – 2.30am
BBC1

Cat People
1.10am – 2.20am
BBC2

Vertigo
2.05am – 4.10am
ITV1

Tuesday 27th December
Marley and Me
6.40pm-9.00pm
Film4

Tropic Thunder
10.45pm – 12.25am
BBC1

I Walked with a Zombie
1.30am – 2.35am
BBC2

Wednesday 28th December
Star Trek – First Contact
1.50pm – 4.00pm
Channel 4

Scrooged
6.55pm – 9.00pm
Film4

Thursday 29th December
The Railway Children
10.25am – 1.00pm
ITV1

Superman Returns
3.35pm – 6pm
BBC1

Dorian Gray
9.00pm – 11.10pm
Channel 4

Friday 30th December
Sky High
10.20am – 11.55am
BBC1

Borat
10.35pm – 12.15am
E4

New Year’s Eve
Rear Window
10.00am – 12.15pm
More4

The Queen
4.05pm – 6.05pm
ITV1

New Year’s Day
The Bridge on the River Kwai
9.45am – 12.50pm
Channel 4

Licence to Kill
11.00am – 1.30pm
ITV1

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
2.50pm – 5.05pm
BBC1

Monday 2nd January 2012
Cocoon
2.20pm – 4.35pm
Film4

Tuesday 3rd January
Casablanca
1.55pm – 4.00pm
Channel 4

The following were not discussed on the podcast but are Danny’s choices for the remainder of the week:

Wednesday 4th January
Tombstone
11.45pm - 1.45am
BBC1

Thursday 5th January
Tightrope
10.35pm - 12.40am
ITV1

Friday 6th January
The Manchurian Candidate
9pm - 11.25pm
More4

The Film Guide will be back on Friday 6th January 2012 at 6.30pm GMT on 92.6FM Radio Verulam and online at www.radioverulam.com

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