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6 Jun 2016 - 1:28 PM  UPDATED 8 Jun 2016 - 11:16 AM

Monday 6 June

Serenity

9:25pm, SBS 2

M
USA, 2005
Director: Joss Whedon
Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor
What's it about?
When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything - or anyone - to get the girl back. They must also contend with the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space, but the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

SBS 2: Spaceships movie season

Serenity
 

Wednesday 8 June

Evil Dead

8:50pm, SBS 2

MA15+
USA, 2013
Director: Fede Alvarez
Starring: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci
What's it about?
In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.

SBS 2 Movie Mayhem: Ultraviolence season

High Lane

10:30pm, SBS 2
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
France, 2009
Director: Abel Ferry
Starring: Fanny Valette, Raphaël Lenglet, Johan Libéreau
What's it about?
A group of friends on a rock-climbing holiday in Croatia venture onto a mountain trail that has been closed for repairs. The climb proves more perilous than planned as they discover that the trail was closed for another reason, and their trek becomes a high-altitude fight for survival.

SBS 2 Movie Mayhem: Ultraviolence season

 

Thursday 9 June

Pootie Tang

9:30pm, NITV

M
USA, 2001
Director: Louis C.K.
Starring: Lance Crouther, Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes
What's it about?
Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make him sell out by endorsing addictive products to his people. Pootie must learn to find himself and defeat the evil corporation for all the young black children of America, supatime. Directed by Louis C.K.

We Are What We Are

12:00am, SBS

MA15+
Mexico, 2010
Director: Jorge Michel Grau
Starring: Francisco Barreiro, Adrián Aguirre, Mario Arellano
What's it about?
When the patriarch of the family passes away, the teenage children must take responsibility for the family chores: the preparation of the rituals, the hunting and putting the all-important meat on the table. These newfound responsibilities are even more daunting, however, when you live in the city and happen to be a family of cannibals. Nominated for two Silver Ariel Awards in 2011, including Best Special Effects.

 

Friday 10 June

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

7:30pm, SBS

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.

Iceman

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

M
Hong Kong, 2014
Director: Wing Cheong Law
Starring: Donnie Yen, Wang Baoqiang, Simon Yam,
What's it about?
A remake of the 1989 film 'The Iceman Cometh'. Hero Ying (Donnie Yen) and his evil foe (Wang Baoqiang) are two feuding Ming-era  warriors killed during an avalanche, who recommence their epic battle when their frozen bodies thaw out in modern day Hong Kong.

Iceman Review

Ages of Love

11:05pm, SBS

MA15+
Italy, 2011
Director: Giovanni Veronesi
Starring: Robert De Niro, Monica Bellucci, Riccardo Scamarcio
What's it about?
Featuring an all-star cast including Monica Bellucci and Robert DeNiro, this sexy romantic comedy explores the three stages of life and love. Youth follows the story of an ambitious young lawyer whose life changes when he meets a provocative girl named Micol. Maturity stars comedy icon Carlo Verdone as a faithful husband of 25 years who is swept off his feet by the intriguing Eliana, while Beyond features an art history professor whose peaceful life in Rome is disrupted by the arrival of Viola.

Ages of Love Review

Quiet Chaos

1:20am, SBS
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Italy, 2009
Director: Antonio Luigi Grimaldi
Starring: Blu Di Martino, Nanni Moretti, Valeria Golino
What's it about?
Pietro (Nanni Moretti) is a successful executive, happily married and father of a 10-year-old daughter, Claudia (Blu Di Martino). One day, after having saved the lives of two women who were drowning, he arrives home only to discover his wife has suddenly died. From that moment on his life changes radically. Based on a novel by Sandro Veronesi.

Quiet Chaos Review

 

Saturday 11 June

Frances Ha

9:30pm, SBS 2
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

MA15+
USA, 2013
Director: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver
What's it about?
Two of Hollywood’s hottest young actors, Greta Gerwig and Adam Driver headline this fast, funny and flirty tale of a group of twenty-something New Yorkers trying to find bliss in the Big Apple. This modern fable from acclaimed director Noah Baumbach explores youth, friendship, class, ambition, failure and redemption.

Frances Ha: Noah Baumbach interview
Frances Ha review: Greta Gerwig is luminescently 'undateable'

Beauty: Nosilatiaj

9:30pm, NITV
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

G
Argentina, 2012
Director: Daniela Seggiaro
Starring: Rosmeri Segundo, Sasa Sharet Isabel Mendoza, Ximena Banus
What's it about?
Set in the north of Argentina. Yolanda, a young girl of Wichi origin, tells in her native language (Wichi Lhämtes), the story of how, as a family maid in a "criollo" home, she has her hair unjustly cut: this is her most particular trait, her beauty. This event jeopardizes her cultural ties with the "criollo" world and defines her destiny.

Walk the Line

9:35pm, SBS

M
USA, 2005
Director: James Mangold
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Lucas Till
What's it about?
A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life: from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

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Walk the Line Review
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Sunday 12 June

When the Man Went South

9:30pm, NITV
Available after broadcast at SBS On Demand

M
Tonga, 2014
Director: Alex Bernstein
Starring: Barnie Duncan, Kevin Keys, Monalisa Topui
What's it about?
A story about a Tongan hunter named, Flying Fox, who is instructed to set out on a journey by his village chief, Singing Whale , to learn about his strengths as a man. During his journey he meets two warring villages and attempts to mediate their differences. Flying Fox applies the lessons he learned on his journey when he returns to his home village to find trouble.

 

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