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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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26 Nov 2015 - 10:34 AM  UPDATED 7 Dec 2015 - 10:07 AM

Monday, 30 November

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

8:30pm, SBS 2

M
USA, 1982
Director: Nicholas Meyer
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei
What's it about?
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using a life-generating device as the ultimate weapon.  

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

10:30pm, SBS 2

PG
USA, 1984
Director: Leonard Nimoy
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan
What's it about?
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

Black Out

12:05am, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
France, 2008
Director: Jean-Christophe Klotz
Starring: Jalil Lespert, Cyril Guei, Patrick Rameau
What's it about?
When young journalist Antoine Rives is assigned to report on the lasting effects of the Rwandan civil war, he has little sense of the atrocities that took place. That changes when he meets a Hutu student, Clement, who is desperate to return to Rwanda in search of his stranded Tutsi girlfriend. Antoine travels with Clement to record his journey and soon finds himself immersed in the chaotic aftermath of the horrific conflict.

 

Tuesday, 1 December

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

8:30pm, SBS 2

PG
USA, 1986
Director: Leonard Nimoy
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan
What's it about?
To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to 20th century Earth to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it, humpback whales.

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

The Fish Child

11:40pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Argentina, 2009
Director: Lucía Puenzo
Starring: Inés Efron, Mariela Vitale, Pep Munné
What's it about?
A scathing examination of class differences in South America are brought to the forefront in this poignant love story of two girls from different backgrounds who go to extreme lengths to be together. Winner of the Special Jury Award at the 2009 Málaga Spanish Film Festival.

 

Wednesday, 2 December

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

8:30pm, SBS 2

PG
USA, 1989
Director: William Shatner
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
What's it about?
Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's half brother who kidnaps three diplomats and hijacks the Enterprise in his obsessive search for God.

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

10:25pm, SBS 2

M
USA, 1991
Director: Nicholas Meyer
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan
What's it about?
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

Sparrow

12:10am, SBS 

PG
Hong Kong, 2008
Director: Johnnie To
Starring: Kelly Lin, Ka Tung Lam, Simon Yam
What's it about?
Kei and his three associates lead carefree and playful lives as pickpockets (sparrows) on the streets of Hong Kong. When a mysterious beauty arrives on the scene, their easy-going lives become disrupted. Seduced by her charms, they are led into a face-off with a rival gang of pickpockets and their powerful leader, Mr Fu. Nominated for the Golden Bear at Berlin in 2008.

The Tree

1:50am, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
France, 2010
Director: Julie Bertucelli
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Morgana Davies, Marton Csokas
What's it about?
A mourning family rediscovers life with the help of a Moreton Bay Fig. After the death of her father, an eight-year-old girl becomes convinced that he is whispering to her through the leaves of the gargantuan tree that towers over her house. Nominated for three César Awards in 2011, including Best Adapted Screenplay.

The Tree Review

 

Thursday, 3 December

Star Trek: Generations

8:30pm, SBS 2

PG
USA, 1994
Director: David Carson
Starring: Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell
What's it about?
Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems.

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

Comic-Con Episode Four: A Fan's Hope

10:40pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

PG
USA, 2011
Director: Morgan Spurlock
Starring: Jessica Merizan, Holly Conrad, Skip Harvey, James Darling
What's it about?
Comic-Con in San Diego is the world's biggest sci-fi, comic and cult convention and Morgan Spurlock's new documentary is the perfect guide to geek heaven. A behind-the-scenes look at a place where fanboys and fangirls can feel normal and revel in their passions. 

State of Violence

12:15am, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
South Africa, 2010
Director: Khalo Matabane
Starring: Lindi Matshikiza, Fana Mokoena, Presley Chweneyagae
What's it about?
When the wife of a successful black businessman with roots in the struggle against apartheid is murdered by a young stranger who knows his name, he has to go back into his own past to find the answers that will lead him to the killer. But when he finds him and the reasons for the murder, will vengeance still be possible?

 

Friday, 4 December

The Adventures of Tintin

7:30pm, SBS

PG
USA, 2011
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig
What's it about?
From Academy Award-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson comes the epic adventures of Tintin. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune - but also an ancient curse - Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey around the world that critics are calling "fun for the whole family."

The Adventures of Tintin: Review
SBS: Family Movie Season

Star Trek: First Contact

10:00pm, SBS 2

M
USA, 1996
Director: Jonathan Frakes
Starring: James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard, Alice Krige
What's it about?
Captain Picard and his crew pursue the Borg back in time to stop them from preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. They also make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous maiden flight at warp speed.

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

Kiss Me

11:25pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
Sweden, 2011
Director: Alexandra-Therese Keining
Starring: Ruth Vega Fernandez, Liv Mjönes, Krister Henriksson
What's it about?
When Mia meets Frida she is about to announce her engagement to Tim. Unlike Frida, who is openly gay, Mia has led a straight life – so when Frida captures her attention it is quite a shock. To make matters more complicated, through their parents’ engagement, Mia and Frida are about to become stepsisters. In order to be with each other, Mia and Frida are set to struggle through heartbreaking challenges.

Kiss Me Again Review

 

Saturday, 5 December

Tales From Earthsea

5:50pm, SBS 2

PG
Japan, 2006
Director: Gorô Miyazaki
Starring: Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe, Mariska Hargitay
What's it about?
A teenage prince and a wizard travel together through ruined landscapes to investigate the source of their world's imbalance, which provokes unusual occurrences that include the extinction of crops and livestock. On their journey, they encounter a foe who seeks eternal youth.

SBS 2: All-Ages Adventures Season

White Tuft the Little Beaver

7:30pm, NITV

PG
France, 2008
Director: Philippe Calderon
Starring: Benoît Brière, André Dussollier
What's it about?
After one of her babies gets lost in the forest, a mother beaver searches frantically for him, while he is rescued by an unlikely ally.

SBS 2: All-Ages Adventures Season

Blue Jasmine

8:30pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS on Demand

M
USA, 2013
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin
What's it about?
After her marriage to a wealthy businessman collapses, New York socialite Jasmine flees to San Francisco and the modest apartment of her sister, Ginger. Although she's in a fragile emotional state and lacks job skills, Jasmine still manages to voice her disapproval of Ginger's boyfriend, Chili. Jasmine begrudgingly takes a job in a dentist's office, while Ginger begins dating a man who's a step up from Chili.

Blue Jasmine Review
Blue Jasmine: Alec Baldwin interview

Cate Blanchett wins best actress Oscar for 'Blue Jasmine'

Star Trek: Insurrection

9:00pm, SBS 2

PG
USA, 1998
Director: Jonathan Frakes
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner
What's it about?
When the crew of the Enterprise learn of a Federation conspiracy against the inhabitants of a unique planet, Captain Picard begins an open rebellion.

SBS 2: Star Trek Movie Marathon

Road, Movie

1:30am, SBS 2

M
India, 2009
Director: Dev Benegal
Starring: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Abhay Deol, Satish Kaushik
What's it about?
Feeling trapped in a dead-end job at his father's failing business, Vishnu grabs the opportunity to drive an old 1942 Chevy across the Indian desert to the local museum that the car has been sold to. Along the way, he picks up a young runaway, a wandering entertainer and a gypsy woman who all must rely on each other to survive the harsh terrain.

  

Sunday, 6 December

Che: Part Two

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

M
USA, 2008
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Demian Bichir, Joaquim de Almeida
What's it about? 
Following the success of the Cuban Revolution, Che Guevara is at the peak of his fame and power when he vanishes without a trace. Resurfacing some time later in the jungles of Bolivia, Guevara sets about recruiting a new band of insurgents to help him spread the revolutionary message across the rest of Latin America. But as the Bolivian government and CIA close in on him, this will prove to be his most dangerous campaign yet.

Children of Glory

11:05pm, SBS

MA15+
Hungary, 2006
Director: Krisztina Goda
Starring: Tamás Jordán, Iván Fenyö, Ildikó Bánsági
What's it about?
In 1956, while Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo team faced off against the Russians at the Olympic Games in Melbourne. Taking place in Budapest and Melbourne, this film follows the events surrounding what was to become known as one of the bloodiest water polo matches in the sport's history.