HannaHanna is Joe Wright’s action thriller film containing fairy tale elements. The film stars Saoirise Ronan as Hanna, a sixteen-year-old girl raised in the wilderness of Finland by her father (Eric Bana), an ex-CIA agent, who trains her as an assassin. Sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe, eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own. As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence and unexpected questions about her humanity... Directed by: Joe Wright. Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Paris Arrowsmith, Eric Bana. USA/2011.

TV5 21.00 Wednesday 28.1.2015

U-571In this World War II action thriller, the battle below the seas rages when the doomed German submarine is sinking and the Allies realise their chance to seize the special enigma coding device. Obtaining a working enigma coding device would be invaluable for the Allied war effort, so a U.S. sub is sent out to rescue the machine. However, German forces have already picked up the sub’s distress signal and are en route to rescue their comrades. The mission of the Allies is more dangerous and frightening than anything they could have ever imagined, but one which has the power to turn the tide of battle. Directed by: Jonathan Mostow. Starring: Bill Paxton, Jon Bon Jovi, Matthew McConaughey. USA/2000.

TV5 21.00 Tuesday 27.1.2015

Dragon EyesThe battle for the streets begins in this martial arts film. St. Jude is a dangerous neighborhood where the dueling gangs of local kingpins Dash and Antuan terrorize the streets and the citizens live without a hope until a mysterious stranger Ryan Hong (Cung Le) arrives in town.

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HereafterHereafter is a supernatural thriller fantasy film telling three parallel stories about three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. Matt Damon stars as George, a factory worker who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (Cécile de France), a French television journalist, survives a near-death experience during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

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Leap YearLeap Year is an entertaining American romantic comedy. When Anna’s (Amy Adams) four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, she heads to Ireland to ask her boyfriend Jeremy (Adam Scott) to accept her wedding proposal on leap day. However, after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of the handsome and carefree local Declan (Matthew Goode) to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places. Directed by: Anand Tucker. Starring: Adam Scott, Alan Devlin, Amy Adams. USA/Ireland/2010.

TV5 21.00 Sunday 25.1.2015

127 HoursThis biographical survival drama is based on the true story. It stars James Franco as a real-life canoyoneer Aron Ralston, who became trapped by a boulder in an isolated slot canyon in Blue John Canyon, southeastern Utah, in April 2003.

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LegionIn this supernatural action thriller God unleashes a terrifying biblical apocalypse upon the world. When God grows tired of humans and their disobedience, he sends the Archangel Michael (Paul Bettany) to wipe them off the earth. More specifically he needs to kill the one child that can stop God’s wrath and save mankind.

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?Ulysses Everett McGill escapes from a prison while still handcuffed to two fellow prisoners. McGill is on a mission to remarry his wife and invents a story about a buried treasure in order to keep his two hapless friends cooperating in the adventure. With nothing to lose, the three embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this hilarious offbeat road picture. Populated with strange characters, including a blind prophet, sexy sirens, and a one-eyed Bible salesman, it is an odyssey filled with chases, close calls, near misses, and betrayal that will leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn. Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. Starring: George Clooney, Holly Hunter, John Goodman. USA/2000.

TV5 18.50 Friday 23.1.2015

Charlie Wilson’s War This film tells the story of how one congressman who loved a good time, one Houston socialite who loved a good cause and one renegade CIA agent who loved a good fight conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history. In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson (Hanks) is a womanising US congressional representative from Texas.

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UnstoppableIn this American action thriller from director Tony Scott, a veteran engineer Frank Barnes (Denzel Washington) and a young conductor Will Colson (Chris Pine) learn that a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals is headed for Will’s hometown Pennsylvania, where his wife and child live.

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The Pelican BriefJulia Roberts is starring as a young Law School student Darby Shaw in this legal crime thriller. After writing a speculative legal brief exposing the illegal activities of a powerful oil magnate, Darby finds herself embroiled in a terrifying web of intrigue extending to the highest levels of government. When those close to her are killed by assassins, the young woman embarks on a desperate flight with a Washington, D.C. Her only confidant and ally is investigative reporter Gray Grantham (Washington) who has already had one confidential source back out of sharing information about the assassinations. Directed by: Alan J. Pakula. Starring: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard. USA/1993.

MTV3 22.35 Thursday 22.1.2015

Herbie: Fully LoadedMaggie Peyton (Lindsay Lohan) is the youngest member of the Peyton racing clan and she has always been forbidden from following her racing dreams by her overprotective father (Michael Keaton). However, she has no idea her life is about to take a huge u-turn. After receiving a used car “Herbie” as a graduation present Maggie visits her friend and mechanic Kevin to check Herbie.

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Anger ManagementAfter a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik (Adam Sandler) is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell (Jack Nicholson).

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