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Films on TV, Netflix, Sky and Amazon this week



Life is short, why waste it sprawling through streaming services? Every week we round up what films are coming to television, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Sky Cinema so you can spend more time watching and less time scrolling.

This week I recommend Shaun of the Dead, MANK, Emma, and Sound of Metal.

Films on TV this week

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Monday at 18:10 on Film4
  • Pacific Rim: Uprising – Monday at 21:00 on Film4
  • Rogue – Monday at 21:00 on Horror Channel
  • Breakdown – Monday at 23:30 on TCM
  • Hue and Cry – Tuesday at 13:45pm on Talking Pictures TV
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 – Tuesday at 18:40 on Film4
  • Let Me In – Tuesday at 21:00 on Horror Channel
  • Ema – Tuesday at 01:20 on Film4
  • The Pot Carriers – Wednesday at 15:50 on Talking Pictures TV
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 – Wednesday at 18:25 on Film4
  • Jack Reacher – Wednesday at 22:00 on Channel 5 
  • Mistress America – Wednesday at 00:35 on Channel 4
  • Shaun of the Dead – Thursday at 21:00 on ITV4 
  • The Forbidden Kingdom – Thursday at 21:00 on 5 Star
  • Foul Play – Thursday at 22:00 on Talking Pictures TV
  • Bridge of Spies – Friday at 18:15 on Film4
  • Hang ‘Em High – Friday at 21:00 on Channel 5
  • White House Down – Friday at 23:30 on Channel 5
  • Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation – Saturday at 23:45 on Film4
  • Gone Girl – Saturday at 23:15 on Film4

What’s New on Netflix this week

December 1st

  • Angela’s Christmas Wish (2020)
  • Are You the One? (Seasons 1 & 2)
  • Effie Gray (2014)
  • Gormiti (Season 1)
  • Peppermint (2018)
  • Super Wings (Season 3)
  • The Guest (Season 1)
  • The Holiday Movies That Made Us (Season 1)
  • The Repair Shop (Season 3)
  • U-Turn (2016)

December 2nd

  • Alien Worlds (Season 1)
Coming to Netflix this week: Alien Worlds is an intriguing series that combines science with imagination, in an attempt to theorise what life might look like on other planets.(c) Netflix
  • Fierce (2020)
  • Hazel Brugger: Tropical 

December 3rd

  • Chico Bon Bon and the Very Berry Holiday (2020)
  • Just Another Christmas (2020)

Related: Check out what’s coming to Sky Cinema this Christmas >

December 4th

  • Captain Underpants: Mega Blissmas (2020)
  • Christmas Crossfire (2020)
  • Kings of Jo’Burg (Season 1)
  • Leyla Everlasting (2020)
  • MANK (2020)
Coming to Netflix this week: Starring Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, and Lily Collins, Mank is an American autobiographical drama that centres on the life of Herman J. Mankiewicz as he wrote Citizen Kane. (c) Netflix
  • Pokémon Journeys (Season 3)
Coming to Netflix this week: Catch Ash’s and Pikachu’s latest adventures as they set off on their next adventure, after their stay in the Alola region.
  • Selena (Season 1)
  • The Great British Baking Show: Holidays (Season 3)

December 5th

  • Detention: The Series (Season 1)
  • Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas (2020)

What’s coming to Sky Cinema this week

4th December

  • Dolittle (2020)
Coming to Sky Cinema this week: Dr. John Dolittle (Robert Downey, Jr.) lives in solitude behind the high walls of his lush manor with his exotic animals that he speaks to on a daily basis. But when Queen Victoria becomes gravely ill, the eccentric doctor and his furry friends embark on an epic adventure to a mythical island to find the cure. (c) Universal Pictures.

5th December

  • Emma (2020)
Coming to Sky Cinema this week: 2020’s adaption of Jane Austen’s classic novel starring Anya Taylor‑Joy. The films follows the antics of Emma Woodhouse; a young woman who occupies herself with matchmaking in the lives of her friends and family.

Related: See what’s coming to Netflix this Christmas >

6th December

  • Critical Thinking (2020)
Coming to Sky Cinema this week: The true story of the Miami Jackson High School chess team which was the first inner city team to win the U.S. National Chess Championship. It stars John Leguizamo who plays a dedicated teacher who inspires a group of Latinx and Black teens to become chess champions.

What’s Coming to Amazon Prime this week?

December 1

  • 12 Disasters
  • 2012
  • Air Force One
  • Anaconda
  • Angels & Demons
  • Assassin Of Youth
  • Body Of Evidence
  • Cake
  • Christmas Chalet
  • Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs
  • Diary Of A Mad Black Woman
  • Dr. No
  • Euphoria
  • Full Moon High
  • Gandhi
  • Ghost Town
  • Goldeneye
  • Goldfinger
  • Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee
  • Gun Brothers
  • Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay
  • Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle
  • Hemingway’s Garden Of Eden
  • Hot Air
  • Into The Blue
  • Letters To Juliet
  • Los Rodriguez el más allá
  • Love at the Christmas Table
  • Nick And Norah’s Infinite Playlist
  • Outlaw’s Son
  • Priest
  • Snowbound for Christmas
  • Spanglish
  • Thank You For Smoking
  • The Chumscrubber
  • The Hurt Locker
  • The King’s Speech
  • The Kingmaker
  • The Natural
  • The People Vs. Larry Flynt
  • The Pursuit Of Happyness
  • The Spy Who Loved Me
  • Tombstone
  • True Confessions
  • True Lies
  • Why Did I Get Married?
  • Year One

December 4

  • Sound of Metal 

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