James Cameron-Wilson looks (though his fingers) at the first UK box office chart since March as the some cinemas reopen, though with many re-releases rather than new product. He reviews The Assistant, Will Ferrell in Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and the story of a true-life corporate scandal, Dark Waters, starring Mark Ruffalo.
James Cameron-Wilson discusses the latest film news, with the planned openings of some UK cinemas being delayed. He reviews the true WW2 tale Resistance with Jesse Eisenberg, looks at Netflix unveiling its viewing figures and, with host Simon Rose, reviews the restoration of the 1951 British classic Laughter in Paradise, starring Alastair Sim.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at encouraging news for UK cinemas and explains how BAFTA's awards are changing because of Covid-19. He reviews Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods, out as a Netflix premiere and the documentary You Don't Nomi about the camp classic movie Showgirls. And, with cinemas open in a few countries, he calculates a very unusual world box office chart.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at those places around the world where cinemas are reopening. He reviews Clint Eastwood's last film, the true-life tale of security guard hero-made-villain Richard Jewell, starring Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell and Cathy Bates He takes us through the latest chart of online movie releases and reviews the rather unusual, yet critically popular, film The Lighthouse with Robert Pattinson and Willem Defoe.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the chart of the top musicals of all time. He reviews Woody Allen's new (but not final) movie, A Rainy Day in New York, with its difficult route to screen. And he reviews Pixar's latest, Onward, the cinema release of which was marred by the arrival of the coronavirus.
James Cameron-Wilson looks ahead to those films supposedly being released in July and August. He also charts the top 12 comedies at the UK box office. He reviews eccentric star-studded dystopian sci-fi movie Snowpiercer, an earlier film from the maker of Parasite, Terry Gilliam's much-delayed The Man Who Killed Don Quixote and true-life crime drama Just Mercy.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the news that the new WW2 Tom Hanks film Greyhound will premiere online and examines the current DVD chart. He reviews new Netflix release All Day And A Night and home entertainment debuts for The Truth, starring Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche and true-life tale Bombshell, with Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the prospect of cinemas reopening in early July and casts his eye over the top box office films of all time (unadjusted for inflation). He reviews a bizarre French spaghetti Western with Johnny Hallyday, The Specialists, looks at the disc arrival of the superb 1917 and recommends Netflix romcom The Half Of It, hoping it might attract awards attention.
James Cameron-Wilson highlights Warner Brothers' news that it plans to release Christopher Nolan's Tenet on July 17th worldwide, come what may. He reviews the surprisingly topical Irish-set film Sea Fever and looks at two restored movies making their Blu-Ray debut, Roger Corman's 1963 The Man With X-Ray Eyes starring Ray Milland and the British 1966 Boulting Brothers social comedy drama The Family Way.
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the often-surprising list of the most-streamed movies on Netflix in the United States. He looks at the online premiere of exciting action thriller Extraction, starring Chris Hemsworth, as well as the unsettling Dutch drama We. His DVD of the week is Guy Ritchie's The Gentlemen.