• Sarah Snook in 'Predestination' (2014) (SBS Movies)Source: SBS Movies
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29 Nov 2016 - 11:22 AM  UPDATED 12 Dec 2016 - 1:14 PM

Monday 5 December

The Rise

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

MA15+
UK, 2012
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Language: English
Director: Rowan Athale
Starring: Luke Treadaway, Timothy Spall, Matthew Lewis
What's it about?
A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his fed-up girlfriend?

Tuesday 6 December

Crossroads

10:10pm, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 1986
Genre: Music, Drama, Romance, Mystery
Language: English
Director: Walter Hill
Starring: Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Tim Russ
What's it about?
Eugene Martone is a classic guitar student obsessed with blues. He tracks down a blues legend, Willie Brown, who tells him he'll help him find the famous song, in exchange of getting Brown out of his nursing home. The deal is done, and the master and his apprentice embark on a journey across the Mississipi Delta, to a place where deals are made and legends are born.

 

Wednesday 7 December

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

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

M
Sweden, 2011
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Director: Göran Olsson
Starring: Harry Belafonte, Erykah Badu, Stokely Carmichael
What's it about?
With fresh and candid archival footage, The Black Power Mixtape looks at the people, society, culture, and style that fueled an era of convulsive change.

The Omen

10:10pm, SBS VICELAND

MA15+
UK, USA, 1976
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Language: English, Italian, Latin
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner
What's it about?
Satan's son walks among us in this classic horror tale about a child named Damien and the adoptive parents who have have no idea of the (literal) hell they're in for.

 

Thursday 8 December

Kidulthood

9:30pm, NITV

MA15+
UK, 2006
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Director: Menhaj Huda
Starring: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon, Jaime Winstone
What's it about?
A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

Priest of Evil

11:20pm, SBS VICELAND
Watch now at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Finland, 2010
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Language: Finnish
Director: Olli Saarela
Starring: Irina Björklund, Peter Franzén
What's it about?
A Finnish detective tracks a serial killer who seeks out victims in Helsinki's subway stations. But before Detective Sergeant Harjunpää can bring him to justice, he must first confront his growing sorrow that's been slowly consuming him from the inside out.

 

Friday 9 December

The Big Blue

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

M
France, 1988
Genre: Drama, Romance
Language: French, Italian
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Rosanna Arquette, Jean Reno
What's it about?
The highest-grossing French film of the 1980s, Luc Besson's cult hit follows Jacques and Enzo - a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. In adulthood, however, their rivalry spurs them both on to deeper and deadlier dives. Nominated for Best Film at the 1989 César Awards.

The Big Blue review and interview

Shaolin

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

M
China, 2011
Genre: Action, Drama
Language: Mandarin, Cantonese
Director: Benny Chan
Starring: Fan Bingbing, Nicholas Tse, Andy Lau, Jackie Chan
What's it about?
In early 20th century, China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords fight to expand their power. General Hou is at the centre of the struggle with his violent and ruthless tactics that rarely discriminate between soldiers and civilians. When Hou is betrayed by fellow general Cao Man, he is forced into hiding, and takes refuge with the monks at their hidden mountain temple. Nominated for four Hong Kong Film Awards in 2012.

Shaolin: Growth through discipline
Shaolin Review

She Killed in Ecstasy

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

MA15+
Spain, Germany, 1971
Genre: Horror
Language: German
Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Soledad Miranda, Ewa Strömberg, Fred Williams
What's it about?
A young doctor kills himself after a medical committee terminates his research into human embryos. His wife then seeks revenge on those who drove her husband to his death by luring each member of the committee into compromising situations and then killing them one by one.

 

Saturday 10 December *1960s time travel marathon*

Predestination

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

MA15+
Australia, 2014
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor
What's it about?
A time-shifting thriller from Australia's Spierig brothers. An agent is sent on an intricate series of journeys through time, designed to the continuation of his law enforcement career for eternity. Now, on his final assignment, he must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him through the ages.

5 minutes with the Spierig brothers and Sarah Snook (Predestination interview)
Predestination Review

Peggy Sue Got Married

10:20pm, SBS VICELAND

M
USA, 1986
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Language: English
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Starring: Kathleen Turner, Barry Miller, Nicolas Cage
What's it about?
This retrotastic time travel comedy sees Peggy Sue Bodell attend her 25-year high school reunion hot on the heels of separating from her cheating husband, Charlie. She regrets the decisions she has made in her life, such as getting pregnant by Charlie in high school. When she faints at the reunion, she wakes up in 1960…and is given the chance to relive her life. 

 

Sunday 11 December

When the Man Went South

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

M
Tonga, 2014
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: Tonga
Director: Alex Bernstein
Starring: Soane Prescott, Kelepi Fonohema, Sione Ma'u
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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