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 18 to 24, 2022.
April 18, Monday
In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg, is married to a schoolteacher, while shy sister Beth develops a devastating illness that brings the family back together.
Beauty in a Bottle
(7pm, Cinema One)
Three women struggle with insecurities as they get caught up in the craze over a new beauty product.
Never Not Love You
Two young lovers meet and fall in love. Together they build a life until career opportunities bring them out of the country. Out of the comforts of home and with individual careers going different directions. Will their love survive?
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.
April 19, Tuesday
A comet is hurtling toward Earth and could mean the end of all human life. The U.S. government keeps the crisis under wraps, but crack reporter Jenny Lerner uncovers the truth — forcing U.S. President Beck to announce his plan. Grizzled astronaut Spurgeon “Fish” Tanner and his team will land on the comet and lay explosives, hopefully deterring the object from its doomsday course. If not, humanity will have to prepare for the worst.
Dear Other Self
(9pm, Cinema One)
Becky has always been torn between living a life of responsibility for her family and living a life of adventure by travelling the world. Little did she know that her life could follow two different paths depending on her responses.
In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.
April 20, Wednesday
That Thing Called Tadhana
(7pm, Cinema One)
A woman struggling to meet airline baggage requirements meets a man who comes to her aid. They form a friendship that helps them mend each other’s hearts.
Elena Houghlin is a scientist, engineer and inventor of Calisto — a sustainable energy source that will revolutionize the way people use power. But when the cutting edge technology falls into the wrong hands, Elena turns to the Townsend Agency for help. Now, it’s up to the Angels — Jane, Sabina and the newly recruited Elena — to retrieve Calisto before it can be transformed into a weapon of mass destruction.
In 480 B.C. a state of war exists between Persia, led by King Xerxes, and Greece. At the Battle of Thermopylae, Leonidas, king of the Greek city state of Sparta, leads his badly outnumbered warriors against the massive Persian army. Though certain death awaits the Spartans, their sacrifice inspires all of Greece to unite against their common enemy.
April 21, Thursday
Love You To The Stars and Back
(7pm, Cinema One)
Feeling out place in her own home, an eccentric and socially awkward girl, Mika, decides to go on a road trip with a very strange goal, to look for aliens. In her trip, Mika accidentally bumps into a simple and good-humoured boy, Caloy, whom she chooses to give a free ride to until he reaches his destination.
The Equalizer 2
If you have a problem and there is nowhere else to turn, the mysterious and elusive Robert McCall will deliver the vigilante justice you seek. This time, however, McCall’s past cuts especially close to home when thugs kill Susan Plummer — his best friend and former colleague. Now out for revenge, McCall must take on a crew of highly trained assassins who’ll stop at nothing to destroy him.
April 22, Friday
(7pm, Cinema One)
College sweethearts Christine and Raf meet again for the first time eight years after their breakup. Once an overachieving art student, Christine has become a failure, whereas Raf, a guy nobody thought, would be a great.
The Dark Knight
With the help of allies Lt. Jim Gordon and DA Harvey Dent, Batman has been able to keep a tight lid on crime in Gotham City. But when a vile young criminal calling himself the Joker suddenly throws the town into chaos, the caped Crusader begins to tread a fine line between heroism and vigilantism.
The Purge: Anarchy
One night per year, the government sanctions a 12-hour period in which citizens can commit any crime they wish — including murder — without fear of punishment or imprisonment. Leo, a sergeant who lost his son, plans a vigilante mission of revenge during the mayhem. However, instead of a death-dealing avenger, he becomes the unexpected protector of four innocent strangers who desperately need his help if they are to survive the night.
April 23, Saturday
One morning in an ordinary town, five people are shot dead in a seemingly random attack. All evidence points to a single suspect: an ex-military sniper who is quickly brought into custody. The man’s interrogation yields one statement: Get Jack Reacher. Reacher, an enigmatic ex-Army investigator, believes the authorities have the right man but agrees to help the sniper’s defense attorney. However, the more Reacher delves into the case, the less clear-cut it appears.
It Takes a Man and a Woman
(5pm, Cinema One)
The relationship between Miggy and Laida didn’t last, and neither did Miggy’s business success. When Laida returns to help with a presentation to MET, old feelings come to the surface.
Despite being surrounded and supported by friends, Elsa still feels miserable and envious of every couple she sees. Finally, Lady Luck smiles upon her and she meets a guy, and the attraction is instantly mutual.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Investigator Jack Reacher springs into action after the arrest of Susan Turner, an Army major accused of treason. Suspecting foul play, Jack embarks on a mission to prove that the head of his old unit is innocent. After crossing paths with the law, Reacher must now go on the lam to uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy that involves the death of U.S. soldiers.
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
Fearless explorer Lara Croft tries to locate Pandora’s box before criminals Jonathan Reiss and Chen Lo use it for evil. According to myth, the box holds deadly organisms that could kill millions of people. With her old partner, Terry, Croft goes on a hunt that takes her from Europe to Asia to Africa, where pal Kosa helps her. Along the way, Croft rappels down cliffs, scuba dives and decimates many male opponents
April 24, Sunday
Suddenly It’s Magic
(5pm, Cinema One)
An actor and a baker experience heartbreak but find love and solace together.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
John and Jane Smith, a couple in a stagnating marriage, live a deceptively mundane existence. However, each has been hiding a secret from the other: they are assassins working for adversarial agencies. When they are both assigned to kill the same target, Benjamin Danz, the truth comes to the surface. Finally free from their cover stories, they discover that they have been assigned to kill each other, sparking a series of explosive attacks.
Siblings reunite when their father is diagnosed with cancer, and must settle old issues as they spend time together.