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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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9 Feb 2016 - 3:39 PM  UPDATED 22 Feb 2016 - 10:51 AM

Monday 15 February

My Brother the Devil

9:40pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
UK, 2012
Director: Sally El Hosaini
Starring: Nasser Memarzia, Elarica Gallacher, Amira Ghazalla
What's it about?
In this multi award-winning film, two teenage brothers must battle the allure of a life riddled with crime - and face their own prejudices head on - if they are to survive the perils of growing up as British-Arabs on the streets of gangland London.

Read ★ ★ ★ ★ review
SBS 2: Mardi Gras season

Gerontophilia

11:45pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Canada/France, 2013
Director: Bruce LaBruce
Starring: Pier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Boland
What's it about?
Lake, an 18-year old boy, gets a job in a nursing home and develops an attraction for Mr Peabody, an elderly man. Discovering that the patients are being over-medicated to make them easier to manage, Lake decides to help Mr Peabody escape, resulting in a humorous and heartfelt road trip that strengthens their bond.

SBS 2: Mardi Gras season

 

Tuesday 16 February

The Girl Who Played with Fire (part 1)

10:30pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Sweden, 2009
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Starring: Sofia Ledarp, Georgi Staykov, Noomi Rapace, Peter Andersson, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre
What's it about?
Accused of a triple murder, Lisbeth Salander is drawn into tangled web of intrigue that leads back to her murky past, while Mikael Blomkvist does everything in his power to prove that she is innocent. (This is the extended, re-cut mini-series version of the Swedish adaptation.)

The Girl Who Played with Fire: Daniel Alfredson
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Wednesday 17 February

Black Sheep

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

MA15+
New Zealand, 2006
Director: Jonathan King
Starring: Matthew Chamberlain, Nick Fenton, Sam Clarke
What's it about?
Suffering sheep-phobia after his father's death plunge trying to save a sheep, Henry returns to his family's farm to sell out to his older brother, who is experimenting with genetic engineering on the sheep, with the help of scientists. When a couple of animal activists inadvertently release a mutant lamb into the farm, the ghastly little thing spreads a bug which turns all the sheep into bloodthirsty predators.

SBS 2: Monster Movie Mayhem

The Blob

10:10pm, SBS 2

MA15+
USA, 1988
Director: Chuck Russell
Starring: Shawnee Smith, Kevin Dillon, Donovan Leitch Jr.
What's it about?
"Terror has not shape" in this remake of the 1958 version, which follows a growing gelatinous byproduct of secret government chemical experiments, that crashes from outer space in a meteorite. The slimy goo then proceeds to eat and dissolve every living thing, particularly the citizens of Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

SBS 2: Monster Movie Mayhem

 

Thursday 18 February

Hi-Ho Mistahey!

8:00pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

PG
Canada, 2013
Director: Alanis Obomsawin
What's it about?
Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Shannen’s Dream, a national campaign to provide equitable access to education for First Nations children, in safe and suitable schools. She brings together the voices of those who have successfully brought the Dream all the way to the United Nations in Geneva.

Kumu Hina

10:30pm, NITV
Watch now at SBS On Demand

M
USA/Fiji, 2014
Director: Joe Wilson, Dean Hamer
Starring: Leo Anderson Akana, Haemaccelo Kalu, Ho'Onani Kamai
What's it about?
A transgender Native Hawaiian teacher inspires a young girl to fulfill her destiny of leading the school's male hula troupe, even as she struggles to find love and a committed relationship in her own life.

With Heart & Soul

12:05am, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Greece, 2009
Director: Pantelis Voulgaris
Starring: Vangelis Mourikis, Giorgos Symeonidis, Victoria Haralabidou
What's it about?
During the 1946-49 Greek Civil War, young brothers Anestis and Vlassis are recruited by opposing sides. Anestis joins the National Army while Vlassis becomes a soldier in the Democratic Army. Fighting in the countryside they grew up in, the boys become increasingly fanatical as the war progresses.

 

Friday 19 February

Man of Tai Chi

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

M
USA, 2013
Director: Keanu Reeves
Starring: Tiger Hu Chen, Keanu Reeves, Karen Mok
What's it about?
Set in modern-day Beijing, the film follows the spiritual journey of a young martial artist whose unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. As the fights intensify, so does his will to survive.

Man of Tai Chi: Keanu Reeves interview
Read review
SBS: Lunar New year Season

Swimming Pool

11:55pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
France, 2003
Director: François Ozon
Starring: Ludivine Sagnier, Charles Dance, Charlotte Rampling
What's it about?
Charlotte Rampling plays Sarah, a straight-laced middle-aged English writer on vacation in the south of France, who finds herself sharing a house with Julie, the uninhibited daughter of her publisher. Their interactions set off an unsettling series of events, as Sarah's creative process and a bizarre murder blend dangerously together.

Watch The Movie Show original ★ ★ ★ ★ review

 

Saturday 20 February

Spirited Away

5:35pm, SBS 2

PG
Japan, 2001
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Starring: Suzanne Pleshette, Daveigh Chase
What's it about?
Chihiro and her family are on their way to their new house in the suburbs, on their way, they stumble upon a tunnel that leads them into a fantasy world full of ghosts, and strange creatures. 

SBS 2: All-Ages Adventures season
Watch The Movie Show original ★ ★ ★ ★ review

Image from Spirited Away (showing 12:00PM, Thurs 19th July)

Little Miss Sunshine

11:55pm, SBS

MA15+
USA, 2006
Director: Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
Starring: Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin, Alan Arkin
What's it about?
When pudgy, bespectacled, seven-year-old Olive voices her desire to take home the coveted Little Miss Sunshine crown at an upcoming beauty pageant, her wildly dysfunctional family sets out on an interstate road trip to ensure her a clear shot at realising her dreams. Winner of two Academy Awards in 2007, including Best Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin).

SBS: The Oscar Race season

Walkabout

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

M
Australia, 2000
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Starring: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg
What's it about?
Starring David Gulpilil in his first major screen role, Walkabout chronicles the spiritual and emotional journey of a sister and brother abandoned in the Australian outback.

Watch The Movie Show original ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ review

 

Sunday 21 February

Tudawali

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

M
Australia, 1988
Director: Steve Jodrell
Starring: Ernie Dingo, Jedda Cole, Peter Fisher
What's it about?
Ernie Dingo delivers an outstanding portrayal of Robert Tudawali, the first Aboriginal film star, whose lead role in Jedda is iconic in Australian cinema. This film traces the life of Tudawali.

Dead Man Walking

11:50pm, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
UK/USA, 1995
Director: Tim Robbins
Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky
What's it about?
Based on a true story, this thought-provoking film explores the issue of capital punishment. Sister Helen Prejean, a nun and teacher living in rural Louisiana, agrees to serve as spiritual counsellor for a prisoner who is scheduled to be executed for the rape and murder of two teenagers. Winner of the 1996 Academy Award for Best Actress (Susan Sarandon).

Watch The Movie Show original ★★★★ review & interview with Tim Robbins

 

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