This Week's Guide to Must-Watch Free TV -- Aug 5, 2022
Your TV Guide to the Week - Aug 5th, 2022
The Whole Truth
Length: 1hr 33min
Mood: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director: Courtney Hunt
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Renée Zellweger, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Defense attorney Richard Ramsey takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter, that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter really was comes to light. While Ramsey uses the evidence to get his client acquitted, his new colleague Janelle tries to dig deeper - and begins to realize that the whole truth is something she alone can uncover.
Length: 1hr 36min
Mood: Drama, Thriller
Director: Jonathan Darby
Starring: Jessica Lange, Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech
Handsome Jackson Baring, heir to grand Southern horse farm Kilronan, choose to build a life in New York while it's run by his domineering mother Martha. When Jackson returns to present his Yankee bride Helen, the young couple gets lured into staying for the Christmastide, then to help Martha save the farm from financial trouble or at least until Jackson son's birth. As cripple grandmother Alice Baring suggested, Martha is playing a ruthless game, just as she lied about the seven year old, traumatized Jackson's father Jack's deadly fall.
Last Man Standing
Length: 1hr 41min
Mood: Action, Crime, Drama
Director: Walter Hill
Starring: Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Alexandra Powers
A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town.
Length: 2hr 28min
Mood: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Dom Cobb is a thief with the rare ability to enter people's dreams and steal their secrets from their sub-conscience. His skill has made him a hot commodity in the world of corporate espionage, but has also cost him everything he loves. Cobb gets a chance at redemption when he is offered a seemingly impossible task: Plant an idea in someone's mind. If he succeeds, it will be the perfect crime, but a dangerous enemy anticipates Cobb's every move.
Planet of the Apes
Length: 1hr 59min
Mood: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter
An astronaut trying to rescue a chimpanzee astronaut in space ends up landing on a planet inhabited by talking human-like apes. Leo Davidson finds himself captured by the apes and placed in a cage with other humans. All the apes take this same 'human hating' attitude, with the exception of one. A kind, female ape called Ari sees something different in these humans, and plans to help them in whatever they need to do.
Train to Busan
Length: 1hr 58min
Mood: Action, Horror, Thriller
Director: Sang-ho Yeon
Starring: Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok
Sok-woo, a father with not much time for his daughter, Soo-ahn, are boarding the KTX, a fast train that shall bring them from Seoul to Busan. But during their journey, the apocalypse begins, and most of the earth's population become flesh craving zombies. While the KTX is shooting towards Busan, the passenger's fight for their families and lives against the zombies - and each other.
Length: 1hr 42min
Mood: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Director: Aneesh Chaganty
Starring: John Cho, Debra Messing
After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter's digital footprints before she disappears forever.
Everybody Hates Chris
Mood: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Creators: Ali LeRoi, Chris Rock
Starring: Tyler James Williams, Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold
A young African-American teen attempts to survive with his dysfunctional family and his all-white school in the 1980s.