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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week
Here are our picks of movies on TV and streaming platforms this week.

WE’VE BEEN SIFTING through the movie options available to watch on TV and streaming services over the week.

Your Crime Thriller Pick


  • TG4 at 9.30pm today

Lionsgate Movies / YouTube

When an attempt to rob a casino owned by a gangster (Robert De Niro) goes awry, Vaughn (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Cox (Dave Bautista) end up hijacking a bus and taking the passengers hostage. Now they’re being chased by both the police and the gangster’s henchmen. Directed by Scott Mann.

Your Documentary Pick

Sins of Our Mother

  • Netflix from Wednesday

Netflix / YouTube

Lori Vallow was known to friends and family as a devoted mother of three, a loving wife, and a woman of faith. But something went very wrong and now she’s waiting to stand trial in connection with a number of deaths, including the deaths of two of her children. In this documentary, Lori’s surviving son Colby steps forward to provide insight into his family’s backstory. Directed by Skye Borgman.

Your New Release Pick

Goodnight Mommy

  • Amazon Prime Video from Friday

When twin brothers  (Cameron and Nicholas Crovetti) arrive at their mother’s (Naomi Watts) country home to discover her face covered in bandages they immediately sense that something doesn’t add up. As she begins to set strange new house rules and exhibit unsettling behaviour they begin to suspect this woman is not their mother at all. Directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala.

Your Thriller Pick

The Informer

  • RTÉ 2 at 9.50pm on Friday

Warner Bros. UK & Ireland / YouTube

A former Special ops soldier (Joel Kinnaman) is given a chance for early release from prison by becoming an informant for the FBI. But when a sting goes south, he finds himself back in prison spearheading a drug operation from the inside in a last-ditch attempt to win his freedom and protect his family. Starring Ana de Armas, Rosamund Pike and Clive Owen. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Your Biopoc Pick

Bohemian Rhapsody

  • RTÉ One at 9.40pm on Saturday

20th Century Studios / YouTube

This film traces the meteoric rise of Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) and Queen through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. Directed by Bryan Singer.

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