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When it comes to movies, there's something for everybody on SBS, SBS 2, NITV and On Demand. Find out what's screening where and when.
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19 Oct 2015 - 4:34 PM  UPDATED 2 Nov 2015 - 9:20 AM

Monday, 26 October

Saw

8:30pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
USA, 2004
Director: James Wan
Starring: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover
What's it about?
With a dead body lying between them, two men wake up in the secure lair of a serial killer who's been nicknamed "Jigsaw". The men must follow various rules and objectives if they wish to survive and win the deadly game set for them.

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SBS 2 Movies for Mondays: Slayhem

Rabies

10:20pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Israel, 2010
Directors: Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado
Starring: Menashe Noy, Ania Bukstein, Danny Geva, Ran Danker, Lior Ashkenazi
What's it about?
Strange things are happening to a handful of people lost in the woods in this offbeat horror film. Two siblings run away from home and find sanctuary in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into the trap of a psychopathic killer, her brother sets out on a race against time to find help. Nominated for a Gold Hugo at the 2011 Chicago International Film Festival.

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Crossfire

1:00am, SBS

M
France, 2008
Director: Claude-Michel Rome
Starring: Pascal Elbé, Zabou Breitman, Richard Berry
What's it about?
A grizzled Parisian detective is sent to an outpost town in Southern France to dismantle a gang of killers which has freed a notorious criminal. The detective inherits a team of unmotivated and dishevelled detectives, and he makes connections nobody else ever saw because nobody else bothered to look. A mysterious, charismatic figure, he leads by example, and gradually his team begins to feel like cops again.

 

Wednesday, 28 October

Child's Play

8:30pm, SBS 2

MA15+
USA, 1988
Director: Tom Holland
Starring: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent
What's it about?
Single mum Karen thinks she's just treating little Andy to a nice present when she buys him a blue-eyed playmate for his birthday. Rotten luck that the doll, renamed Chucky, starts showing worrying signs of wanting to murder people.

SBS 2: Wednesday Movie Slayhem

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

10:05pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
USA, 1974
Director: Tobe Hooper
Starring: Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain, William Vail
What's it about?
When five young students decide to visit their grandfather's house in the country, they're hunted and terrorised by a chainsaw-wielding killer – the mask-wearing maniac Leatherface – and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.

Read: Why The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is the Best Horror Movie Ever Made
SBS 2: Wednesday Movie Slayhem

 

Thursday, 29 October

Cutback

9:30pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Australia, 2011
Director: Rachel Bentley
What's it about?
This documentary explores the phenomenal rise of Australian street artists and the tensions between street credibility and gallery recognition. Cutback seeks to understand the 'key' to the street and graffiti addiction. The secretive world of street art and graffiti tensions becomes visible as we follow artists E.L.K. and Luke Cornish. With insightful commentary from graffiti and street artists, curators and collectors, the Australian street art and graffiti scene is revealed.

Explore our SBS On Demand collection: Artistic Pursuits

Yudum

10:00pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Australia, 2011
Director: Nicholas Cleary
Starring: Jermaine Hampton, Gemma Theatre-Riley, Ronald Lennon
What's it about?
Yudum is a young Indigenous man who was raised by nuns in a convent and knows nothing about his origins – his people, his language. When he travels up north to Oodnadatta to play football, Yudum meets a girl called Mary, and falls for her. But as he starts hoping for a new life with her, he finds himself yearning to learn more about his heritage.

Exit Through the Gift Shop

10:45pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
UK, 2010
Director: Banksy
What's it about?
Exit Through The Gift Shop traces Thierry Guetta's attempts to capture the world of graffiti art in thrilling detail, following many of the most infamous figures at work in the streets. We trace Thierry's efforts to locate and befriend Banksy only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results. An incendiary true story of low-level criminality, companionship and incompetence.

Explore our SBS On Demand collection: Artistic Pursuits

 

Friday, 30 October

Carlito's Way

8:30pm, SBS

MA15+
USA, 1993
Director: Brian De Palma
Starring: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller
What's it about?
Ten years after Scarface, Brian DePalma again directs Al Pacino in this devastating crime-drama set in 1975 New York. Following a five-year jail stint, Carlito Brigante decides to run a club and live a normal life with his lover, Gail. However, his lawyer and friend Kleinfeld leads a reluctant Carlito back into the very life he was trying to get away from. 

SBS: Life of Crime Season

14 Blades

10:00pm, SBS 2

M
China, 2010
Director: Daniel Lee
Starring: Donnie Yen, Wei Zhao, Chun Wu, Kate Tsui
What's it about?
Featuring one of China’s biggest stars, Donnie Yen, this is the action packed story of a secret service agent in the Ming dynasty. As the leader of the clandestine force Jinyiwei, Qinglong is betrayed while on a mission after a corrupt eunuch takes control of the Imperial Court. With his former comrades turned against him, he must battle to return the former Emperor to power.

The Sinful Nuns of Saint Valentine

11:30pm, SBS

MA15+
Italy, 1974
Director: Sergio Grieco
Starring: Françoise Prévost, Jenny Tamburi, Paolo Malco
What's it about?
An Italian epic in which a demented Mother Superior and a rabid collection of mentally disturbed and sex-crazed sisters lose their habits and morals with equal gusto.

 

Saturday, 31 October

The Incite Mill: 7 Day Death Game

9:30pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Japan, 2010
Director: Hideo Nakata
Starring: Nagisa Katahira, Kin'ya Kitaôji, Tatsuya Fujiwara
What's it about?
From the creator of Japan’s smash horror hit Ringu, comes the terrifying story of ten people who agree to take the same lucrative "job", but find themselves locked in an underground complex and forced to play a murder game for seven days.

Apocalypto

9:30pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
USA, 2007
Director: Mel Gibson
Starring: Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernández, Jonathan Brewer, Morris Birdyellowhead, Carlos Emilio Báez
What's it about?
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate. This fascinating and rich film is arguably Mel Gibson's greatest achievement. Nominated for three Oscars.

Death at a Funeral

10:25am, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
UK, 2007
Director: Frank Oz
Starring: Matthew Macfadyen, Jeremy Booth, Peter Dinklage
What's it about?
When Daniel is entrusted with reading the eulogy at his father's funeral, his greatest fear is that his older brother who has jetted in from New York is going to steal his thunder. He reckoned without wider family squabbles, his cousin's fiance causing havoc on LSD and a stranger showing up demanding a large sum of money.

Watch/Read the original Movie Show review
Watch interview with director Frank Oz

High Lane

11:30pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
France, 2009
Director: Abel Ferry
Starring: Raphaël Lenglet, Johan Libéreau, Fanny Valette
What's it about?
A group of friends on vacation decide to venture onto a mountain trail that has been closed for repairs. The climb proves more perilous than expected. As they realise that they are not alone, their adventure quickly becomes a fight for survival.

 

Sunday, 1 November

Black Panther Woman

9:20pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Australia, 2014
Director: Rachel Perkins
Starring: Marlene Cummins
What's it about?
In 1972 Marlene Cummins fell in love with the leader of the Australian Black Panther Party. With the break up of that relationship, she spiralled into a cycle of addiction that left her on the streets and vulnerable. Forty years later Marlene travels to a gathering of international Black Panthers in New York. The journey takes her back in time. Still struggling with addiction, she reveals the secrets she has held onto, to face her demons today.

Aluna

9:30pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

PG
UK/Columbia, 2012
Director: Alan Ereira
What's it about?
Twenty years ago, the Kogi of Columbia reached out to caution the world about environmental damage to the earth. Now, two decades later, they reach out again to ask why their warnings have gone unheard.

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

10:20pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
USA, 2013
Director: Bill Siegel
Starring: Muhammad Ali
What's it about?
Examines the life of boxer Muhammad Ali outside the ring, beginning with the announcement of his deeply held and controversial Islamic religious beliefs and the decision to change his "white man's name" of Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali. Ali refused to serve in the Vietnam War - even after his status as a conscientious objector was denied - on the grounds of protesting racial injustice at home. This documentary explores what made him such a controversial, charismatic and influential figure, not only in the sporting arena, but in world history generally.