6 of the Best Things to Watch on TV & Film Now

13 Feb 2015

From Amy Adam's new film to new comedy Blackish

Big Eyes
Biopic Drama Film

The latest offering from Tim Burton, <Big Eyes> profiles the painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), who found fame in the Fifties with her creepy pictures of doll-like doe-eyed children. When her husband, Walter, took all the credit for her work, she faced a tough courtroom battle to prove him wrong, and went on to win commissions from Hollywood icons Joan Crawford and Natalie Wood, as well as from Burton himself – he’s a massive fan. With Christoph Waltz and Krysten Ritter.

INFO: In UAE cinemas now

Comedy Series

New to OSN, this show about an African-American family living in a posh and mainly white neighbourhood has audiences divided. Is it the new <Cosby Show>, a brave attempt to tackle racial issues head-on or outdated and crass?

INFO: 8pm, Thu 12 Feb, OSN First Comedy HD

Kingsman: The Secret Service
Action Film

Starring Samuel L Jackson, Colin Firth and <Star Wars>’ Mark Hamill, this 50-minute action movie follows a veteran secret agent who takes a young upstart under his wing.

INFO: In UAE cinemas now

The Boy Next Door
Thriller Film

Jennifer Lopez stars as a recently divorced thirtysomething who falls for a far younger man who’s just moved across the street. They embark on a torrid affair, but her toy boy’s crush turns into a dangerous obsession.

INFO: In UAE cinemas now

The Strain
Horror Sci-Fi Series

If you can’t imagine anything worse than spending Valentine’s Day watching a girly romcom, how about the climax of this apocalyptic plague drama?

INFO: 10pm, Sat 14 Feb, OSN First HD

Testament of Youth
Biopic Drama Film

Based on Vera Brittain’s bestselling memoir, Testament of Youth is a powerful love story about coming of age during wartime from the producer of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. Stars Hayley Atwell, Kit Harington and Emily Watson.

INFO: In UAE cinemas now