Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Digital Choice

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Digital Choice

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BEST MOVIES

Kill Bill: Vol 1 Jersey Girl (2004) Sky Movies 1, 8pm A deadly female assassin wakes from a four-year coma, and promptly sets out on a merciless campaign to wreak a terrible vengeance on those who tried to kill her at her wedding. Quentin Tarantino's breathtaking martial arts thriller, boasting some of the boldest, bloodiest and best fight sequences ever committed to film. Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A Fox, David Carradine and Daryl Hannah star.

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1998) FilmFour, 10.15pm A reckless sports writer and his lawyer hit the highways in search of the American Dream, heading for the glitzy Nevada gambling capital in a convertible stocked with alcohol and hallucinogenic drugs. Fantastical and completely surreal road movie, adapted by Terry Gilliam from Hunter S Thompson's legendary book, and boasting a superb cast, including Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Ellen Barkin, Christina Ricci and Tobey Maguire.

Doting husband and dad Ben Affleck is left heartbroken and struggling to cope when his beloved wife dies in childbirth, leaving him to raise their daughter alone - but the prospect of new romance brings happiness back into his life. Kevin Smith's light drama, co-starring Liv Tyler, George Carlin and Jennifer Lopez.

Deliverance (1972) TCM, 9pm

A group of friends embark on a

weekend canoeing trip to escape the pressure of city life, but run into murderous mountain men who set out to ensure they don't make it back to civilisation alive.

John Boorman's superb Oscarnominated thriller is often disturbing and may leave some viewers shocked by the sheer rawness of the men's descent into a nightmare world. Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, and Ned Beatty star.

BEST DRAMA

Desperate Housewives The Avengers BBC4, 7.10pm E4, 6.05pm Gabrielle organises a charity fashion show featuring the women of Wisteria Lane, but doesn't count on Susan (Teri Hatcher, right) discovering her shocking secret.

Lynette poaches a nanny and Bree tackles Andrew's bad behaviour.

A train ticket alerts Steed and Mrs Peel to a fiendish enemy plot to kill the prime minister. …

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