Isn’t it a bummer when you see your favorite movie already playing halfway through when you turn on the TV? Fret not! From rom-com and action to horror and thriller, we’re giving you a heads up on all the must-watch movies on TV from April 11 to 17, 2022.
April 11, Monday
Through Night and Day
The film revolves around an engaged couple whose relationship is tested while on a prenup trip to Iceland.
With the future of the human race at stake, a group of young men and women — bred for intelligence and obedience — embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. When they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they soon become consumed by fear, lust and an insatiable hunger for power.
On Sept. 11, 2012, Islamic militants attack the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, killing Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and Sean Smith, an officer for the Foreign Service. Stationed less than one mile away are members of the Annex Security Team, former soldiers assigned to protect operatives and diplomats in the city. As the assault rages on, the six men engage the combatants in a fierce firefight to save the lives of the remaining Americans.
April 12, Tuesday
Aspiring young shoe designer Drew Baylor gets fired from his high-profile job after the failure of his latest project. To make matters worse, his girlfriend, Ellen, leaves him, and he becomes suicidal. Drew’s morbid plans are interrupted by the news of his father’s death, and he is called back to his Kentucky hometown. On his flight home, he meets the lovely Claire, a sunny flight attendant who tries to help him embrace life once again.
I’ll Be There
(7pm, Cinema One)
A young, aspiring New York-based fashion designer returns to Philippines to meet her father after her mother’s death.
April 13, Wednesday
(7pm, Cinema One)
A man who left his family for another woman is welcomed back by all except his eldest daughter, who still feels deeply wounded by his betrayal.
April 14, Thursday
Babe I Love You
(3pm, Cinema One)
A wealthy architecture professor falls in love with a working-class woman who works as a promo girl.
Former New York-based writer Nick Dunne and his glamorous wife Amy present a portrait of a blissful marriage to the public. However, when Amy goes missing on the couple’s fifth wedding anniversary, Nick becomes the prime suspect in her disappearance. The resulting police pressure and media frenzy cause the Dunnes’ image of a happy union to crumble, leading to tantalizing questions about who Nick and Amy truly are.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
In the continuing adventures of the G.I. Joe team, Duke, second-in-command Roadblock, and the rest of the Joes face a two-fold threat. Not only is their mortal enemy COBRA rearing its ugly head again, but there is also a threat from within the U.S. government: There might be an impostor in the White House. Meanwhile, Snake Eyes is on a search for inner peace but learns that his nemesis, Storm Shadow, is still alive.
April 15, Friday
A Very Special Love
(3pm, Cinema One)
Editorial assistant Laida Magtalas finds herself working for the man of her dreams, Miguel Montenegro, but remains blind to some hard facts.
Best friends Grace and Emma quit their waitress jobs in small-town Texas and head to Paris for a summer adventure, accompanied by Grace’s stepsister, Meg. The prepackaged tour fails to meet their expectations, however, and soon their spirits sag. But, when Grace is mistaken for a British socialite named Cordelia, she and her companions head to Monte Carlo to enjoy a week of yacht parties and cute bachelors — then the real Cordelia arrives.
Blade Runner 2049
Officer K, a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years.
April 16, Saturday
When a string of brutal murders terrorizes London, it doesn’t take long for legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and his crime-solving partner, Dr. Watson, to find the killer, Lord Blackwood. A devotee of the dark arts, Blackwood has a bigger scheme in mind, and his execution plays right into his plans. The game is afoot when Blackwood seems to rise from the grave, plunging Holmes and Watson into the world of the occult and strange technologies.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
When Austria’s crown prince is found dead, evidence seems to point to suicide. However, detective Sherlock Holmes deduces that the prince was murdered and that the crime is but a piece of a puzzle designed by an evil genius named Moriarty. Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson, who are accompanied by a Gypsy whose life Holmes saved, chase Moriarty across Europe in the hope that they can thwart his plot before it can come to fruition.
Meet Me in St. Gallen
An aspiring painter and a frustrated musician meet and become instant friends, but decide to end and leave everything as is, just like complete strangers.
My Perfect You
(9pm, Cinema One)
A story about the accidental meeting of Burn, who is lost in life after a heartbreak and Abi who is the lively owner of a hostel, Happy Sunshine Camp.
World War Z
When former U.N. investigator Gerry Lane and his family get stuck in urban gridlock, he senses that it’s no ordinary traffic jam. His suspicions are confirmed when, suddenly, the city erupts into chaos. A lethal virus, spread through a single bite, is turning healthy people into something vicious, unthinking and feral. As the pandemic threatens to consume humanity, Gerry leads a worldwide search to find the source of the infection and, with luck, a way to halt its spread.
April 17, Sunday
Space Jam: A New Legacy
LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Tune Bugs Bunny with the animated/live-action event “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” When LeBron and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to victory over the A.I.’s digitized champions on the court: a powered-up roster of professional basketball stars as you’ve never seen them before.
Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake’s experiments, Eddie’s body merges with the alien Venom — leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating.