WE MARKED the movie options available to watch on TV and on streaming services during the week.
Your reluctant superhero movie
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Hancock (Will Smith) is not your typical superhero. Yes, it saves lives and fights crime, but audiences are fed up with the breathtaking damage it leaves in its wake. Cue PR director Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman) who, after being saved by the misunderstood hero, begins his own mission to prove Hancock is not a lost cause. Directed by Peter Berg.
Your choice of pandemic-themed subtitled comedy
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When Paris is stranded during the pandemic, the eccentric residents of a building must adapt to new life – and to each other. Directed by Dany Boon, who also stars in the film.
Your dramatic choice
The zookeeper’s wife
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Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh), ran the Warsaw Zoo in Poland when the Nazis invaded in 1939. Determined to do their part to fight back, they worked with the Resistance to save lives , putting themselves and their children in great danger. Directed by Niko Caro.
Your choice of fantastic adventure
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
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Allan Quatermain (Sean Connery) leads an extraordinary crew of an immortal, a vampire, an invisible man, a monster and a spy to hunt down a madman determined to launch a global Armageddon. Directed by Stephen Norrington.
Your choice of romantic comedy
The wedding planner
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Mary Flore (Jennifer Lopez) knows exactly how to plan the perfect wedding, but so far she has been unlucky in love herself. That is, until she meets a handsome doctor (Matthew McConaughhey) who saves her life. There is a problem; she has just been hired to plan her wedding.