This Week's Guide to Must-Watch Free TV -- Apr 9, 2021
Your TV Guide to the Week - Apr 9th, 2021
The Last Witch Hunter
Length: 1hr 46min
Mood: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director: Breck Eisner
Starring: Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood
Cursed with immortality, the valiant warrior, Kaulder, walks this earth for eight hundred years. As the last of the witch-slayers, Kaulder along with the Dolans, the ancient brotherhood of the secret Axe and Cross Order, work tirelessly to keep the fragile truce between humans and witches, without knowing, however, that a modern coven intends on ushering in a new age by unleashing another plague. Is Kaulder all that stands between mankind's future and total annihilation?
The Hunger Games
Length: 2hr 22min
Mood: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: Gary Ross
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Set in a future North America known as "Panem", the Capitol selects a boy and a girl between the ages of 12 and 18 from each of the twelve outlying districts to compete in the annual "Hunger Games", a televised fight-to-the-death. Katniss Everdeen, a 16-year-old girl from District 12, and another fellow District 12 tribute, Peeta Mellark, undergoe intense training before being thrust into the arena to fight to become the victors of the seventy-fourth annual Hunger Games.
Length: 2hr 14min
Mood: Action, Drama, War
Directors: David Ayer
Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman
During the last days of World War II, the five veteran crew members of an American tank nicknamed "Fury" make their way through the war-ravaged Nazi Germany. But after their bow gunner is killed in action, the four remaining soldiers have to accept an inexperienced Private First Class named Norman Ellison as his replacement. At first Ellison is shaken by the horrors around him, and is frequently at odds with his crew mates. But as time moves along, he is gradually integrated into their group, and together they face extraordinary odds in order to survive.
Length: 1hr 41min
Mood: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director: Chuck Russell
Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert
Stanley Ipkiss is a young shy man who works in a bank. One day, he discovers a mask by the sea, which pictures the Norse god of tricks and deception, Loki. When Stanley puts on the mask, he transforms into an uncontrolled reflection of himself, that does crazy things and amazes the people. This new super-hero, the "Mask", falls in love with a singer, Tina Carlyle while he decides to eliminate every gangster in the city.
Length: 1hr 40min
Mood: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Directors: Paul W.S. Anderson
Starring: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Ryan McCluskey
A virus has escaped in a secret facility called "The Hive," turning the staff into hungry zombies and releasing the mutated Lab "Animals" that they were studying. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories.
The Perfect Storm
Length: 2hr 10min
Mood: Action, Adventure, Drama
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Starring: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly
In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.
Length: 1hr 47min
Mood: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Directors: Frank Coraci
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken
Michael Newman is a hard working family man, who must please his boss, in order to get promoted. Problem is he gets less time with his family, and wishes for a remote in which he can control his life. This soon comes true for Newman, when he meets Morty, a crazy sales clerk, who has the ultimate remote. A remote in which he can do anything, including muting, skipping and dubbing his life. He finds this to be the opportunity in which he can not only skip every argument, but also skip to his promotion. He sees this as a good idea, until the remote goes horribly wrong.
The Great North
Length: 21 mins
Mood: Animation, Comedy
Creators: Minty Lewis, Wendy Molyneux, Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin
Starring: Nick Offerman, Jenny Slate, Will Forte
The animated comedy follows the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family, as a single dad does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of the local mall.