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Simon Carver and St Albans Podcast host Danny Smith discuss the UK cinema box office top 10, the new releases in cinemas local to St Albans, and take a look at Simon's choices of the best films on UK free-to-air TV for the forthcoming week.

St Albans Podcast: Film Guide St Albans Podcast

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Simon Carver and St Albans Podcast host Danny Smith discuss the UK cinema box office top 10, the new releases in cinemas local to St Albans, and take a look at Simon's choices of the best films on UK free-to-air TV for the forthcoming week.

    St Albans Film Guide with Sam and Chris: 26th November 2021

    St Albans Film Guide with Sam and Chris: 26th November 2021

    That’s right, it’s the fourth Friday of the month, so Sam and Chris are taking over and guiding you through this week in movies – new cinema and streaming releases, Sam’s Friday Fright Night and picks of films on free-to-air television. Sam provides their insights into scary misogynistic AND? feminist (let the debate begin) Friday Fright Night pick ‘Audition’, which remains a classic and highly rated. In preparation for next month’s Friday Fright Night, we are watching Christmas horror Krampus (2015), available on Netflix.







    Sat 27 NovIndependents’ Day (2016)3:00pmHorror Channel







    Pacific Rim (2013)9:00pm5STAR







    Parasite (2019)10:00pmChannel 4







    Sun 28 NovPassengers (2016)9:00pmFilm4







    Mon 29 NovLakeview Terrace (2008)9:00pmHorror Channel







    Thu 2 DecFirst Men in the Moon (1964)7:40amGREAT! movies action







    Airplane! (1980)9:00pmITV4

    • 48 min
    St albans Film Guide with Tim Stafford: 19th November 2021

    St albans Film Guide with Tim Stafford: 19th November 2021

    Film Doctor Tim Stafford is back leading us through another Film Guide.  Tim starts by looking at the new releases in the cinema and on streaming services.  Then we are up to the letter B in Tim’s A – Z of cinema, before he shares with us his selection of films to watch on UK free-to-air TV for the week ahead.  Here are his choices:

    Friday 19th November

    Fantastic Four (2015)

    Film Four

    7.05pm

    Sat 20th

    The Greatest Showman

    Film Four

    6.55pm

    Sun 21st

    Pacific Rim Uprising

    Film Four

    6.50pm

    Mon 22nd

    Huntsman: Winter’s War

    Film Four

    6.45pm

    Tues 23rd

    Maurice

    Film Four

    11.10 pm

    Wed 24th

    Gifted

    Film Four

    6.55pm

    Thur 25th

    Awake

    Great Movies

    1.35am (26th Nov)

    • 47 min
    St Albans Film Guide with Danny Smith: 12th November 2021

    St Albans Film Guide with Danny Smith: 12th November 2021

    In a change to the regular hosting pattern, this week the guide is none other than Danny Smith.  Producer Sam is on hand to host and together they discus new releases in the cinema and on streaming services.  Chris Aikman joins in with another film from around the world, before Danny shares his selection of the best films to watch on UK free-to-air TV for the week ahead.  Here are his choices:

    Up in the Air  (2009)

    Fri 12 Nov 11:55pm

    BBC One HD



    Man of Steel  (2013)

    Sat 13 Nov 10:50pm

    ITV HD London



    Dangerous Minds  (1995)

    Sun 14 Nov 10:55pm

    5STAR



    Big Trouble in Little China  (1986)

    Mon 15 Nov 9:00pm

    Paramount Network



    The Rock  (1996)

    Tue 16 Nov 9:00pm

    5STAR



    Star Trek: First Contact  (1996)

    Wed 17 Nov 6:50pm

    Film4



    Magnum Force  (1973)

    Thu 18 Nov 11:05pm

    Channel 5

    • 1 hr 20 min
    BONUS EPISODE – St Albans Film Guide with Chris and Sam: 6th November 2021

    BONUS EPISODE – St Albans Film Guide with Chris and Sam: 6th November 2021

    Ok, Ok. We got our calendar wires crossed and accidentality recorded the pod a week early… So you lucky person, you get a bonus episode!







    Listen to Chris and Sam discussing the new cinema and streaming releases as well as Chris’s picks on free-to-air TV,







    It’s Bonfire Night! A perfect weekend then to enjoy Portrait of a Lady on Fire on BBC4 on Saturday evening. Seriously. Chris and Sam talk about a lot of other films this week…, but really, when you get a chance to see Portrait of a Lady on Fire, you see Portrait of a Lady on Fire.







    Saturday 6th NovemberPortrait of a Lady on FireBBC49.00pm-10.55pm







    Sunday 7th NovemberThe Truman ShowGreat! Movies6.55pm-9.00pm







    Monday 8th NovemberDog SoldiersFilm411.10pm-1.20am







    Tuesday 9th NovemberMission: Impossible – Fallout4seven9.00pm-11.55pm







    Wednesday 10th NovemberThe MartianFilm46.15pm-9.00pm

    • 27 min
    St Albans Film Guide with Howard Linskey: 5th November 2021

    St Albans Film Guide with Howard Linskey: 5th November 2021

    Highly acclaimed author Howard Linskey returns to the studio to regale us with more film knowledge.  During his latest stint as film guide host he looks at what’s on at the cinema, new releases on streaming services, another films that’s too good to be forgotten, and his choice of the best films to watch on UK free-to-air TV for the week ahead.  Here are this week’s selections:

    Friday 5th November

    Waterloo (1971)

    Great Movies Action

    4.25pm

    Saturday 6th

    The Full Monty (1997)

    Channel 5

    9.00pm

    Sunday 7th

    The Truman Show (1998)

    Great Movies

    6.55pm

    Monday 8th

    Last Orders (2001)

    Film 4

    9.00pm

    Tuesday 9th

    Mission Impossible Fallout (2018)

    4/Seven

    9.00pm

    Wednesday 10th

    Journey’s End (2017)

    BBC2

    11.15pm

    Thursday 11th

    Alpha Dog (2006)

    Great Movies Action

    (Fri) 12.40am

    • 1 hr 4 min
    St Albans Film Guide with Tim Stafford: 29th October 2021

    St Albans Film Guide with Tim Stafford: 29th October 2021

    The Film Guide team welcome new host Tim Stafford into the fold.  Tim is the second doctor in the team (after Space Doctor Sam, no less) and, given he has a PhD in Film Studies, is eminently qualified to host.

    Tim starts off by looking at prominent new releases in UK cinemas for this week, before moving on to new releases on streaming services.  Part 3 comprises a new feature “Tim’s A-Z of cinema” before we wrap things up with Tim’s choices of the films to watch on UK free-to-air TV for the forthcoming week.  Here are Tim’s selections:

    Friday 29th October

    Warcraft: the Beginning – Film 4 – 6.40pm

    Saturday 30th

    The Great Wall – Channel 4 8.55 pm

    Sunday 31st

    Beetlejuice – channel 5 – 5.35pm

    Monday 1st November

    Gods of Egypt – film 4 – 6.35 pm

    Tuesday 2nd

    Exodus Gods and Kings – Film 4 – 6.05pm

    Wednesday 3rd

    Cable Guy – great movies – 8.05 pm

    Thursday 4th

    Star Trek: Generations – Film 4 – 6.30 pm

    • 59 min

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