Animated comedy. Goofy is now a single parent with an Adolescent son, Max. When the father hears that the boy has been behaving badly, he decides to take him on a summer holiday. Review page 73.
Director Kevin Lima (1995, U)
Whimsical fantasy comedy starring Anne Hathaway.
Cursed at birth to obey every command, Ella of Frell manages to keep it a secret while she is Rowing up. However, it soon becomes increasingly difficult for Ella to conceal her "gift" of °bedience. Review page 73.
Director Tommy O'Haver (2004, PG)
Goofy comedy starring Tom Hanks. Twelve-year-old Josh
°askin wishes that he could be "big". The next morning he
"ids himself fully grown. He soon learns that in the adult world, being a grown-up is not all that it is cracked up to be.
Review page 73.
Director Penny Marshall (1988, 12)
Animated comedy adventure featuring the voices of Ben Stiller , Chris Rock and David Schwimmer that follows the attempts by a zebra called
Marty to escape his comfortable existence at the Central Park Zoo and return to the wild.
Review page 73.
Directors Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath (2005, U)
Nostalgic fantasy adventure based on the much-loved children's book by CS Lewis, starring Tilda Swinton. During the Second World War, the four Pevensie children are evacuated to stay with an old professor in his country manor. The youngest, Lucy, stumbles upon an enchanted wardrobe that leads to the magical realm of Narnia, a land populated by talking animals and mythical creatures that has fallen under the malevolent spell of the icy White Witch. Film of the Day: page 73.
Director Andrew Adamson (2005. PG) Simulcast on HD on the BBC HD channel
Jadis the White Witch:
Prof Digory Kirke:
Roxy faces every mother's worst nightmare. Dot's family grows in a very unexpected way. And Suzy leaves the Square, but not as she'd planned.
Writer Richard Davidson Cast on pages 186/216 Rptd at 11.40pm on BBC3 Omnibus on Sunday 28 December 2.20pm
Swashbuckling fantasy action adventure sequel, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley. Just as they are about to marry, Will and Elizabeth are imprisoned and sentenced to death for aiding the escape of pirate Jack Sparrow. But if Will can retrieve Jack's compass, Elizabeth's life will be spared. Meanwhile, Jack has serious problems of his own in the form of undead captain Davy Jones and his supernatural crew. Review p74.
Director Gore Verbinski (2006, 12)
Simulcast on HD on the BBC HD channel
Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl is on New Year's Day at 8pm on BBC3
Capt Jack Sparrow:
Governor Weatherby Swann:
Highlights from a full programme of Premier League action today, including Aston Villa v
Arsenal, Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City v Manchester United, and a London derby, Tottenham v Fulham. With Gary Lineker.
Repeated tomorrow at 8.30am Match of the Day is on Sunday 28 December at 10.15pm
MATCH OF THE DAY MAGAZINE: available weekly, price E1.80
Explosive action adventure starring Richard Burton. A band of ageing mercenaries sets out to rescue the deposed president of an African country. Review page 74. Director Andrew V McLaglen (1978, 15) Followed by Weatherview
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