London Lite Friday, 23 October 2009 29 The Shawshank Redemption More4, 9pm (1994) Morgan FreeMan and Tim robbins, above, star in this uplifting tale of the human spirit. It reveals that no matter how much you take away from someone, its what they carry within them that counts. Based on the Stephen King story of a man wrongly accused of murder, who finds his life changed by a relationship with a fellow prison inmate. Monsters Inc Fiver, 9pm (2001) WHY does this film get the same rating as The Shawshank redemption? Because its a truly original idea, packed with laughs and sight gags, plus its a warm-hearted tale that the whole family can enjoy. a little girl stumbles upon Monstropolis, a city powered by the frightened screams of children. Stars the voices of Billy Crystal and John goodman. The Fifth Element Film4, 9pm (1997) a DoWn-on-HIS-luCK cab driver gets himself involved in the search for an intergalactic secret weapon that threatens to bring about the end of the world. luc Bessons wild vision of the shape of things to come -- styled by Jean Paul gaultier -- stars Bruce Willis and gary oldman, plus Milla Jovovich, above with co-stars Charlie Creed Miles and Sir Ian Holm. great fun. Miami Vice ITV2, 9pm (2006) THe story goes that the eighties TV series -- which heavily integrated music into its storytelling -- was pitched with two words: MTV cops. Considering its nostalgic popularity, the film version should have been a loving parody (like The Brady Bunch or Starsky and Hutch movies). But this one tries to be serious... and it doesnt work. Stars Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx, above. 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Hoping to encounter the cowboys he admired as a child, Jamie oliver heads for Cody in Wyoming, where he samples one of the staples of a cattlemans diet -- pitchfork fondue. The chef also gets the chance to ride a bucking bronco on rodeo night and meets rancher Hip Tillet, who teaches him how to prepare rocky Mountain oysters. 9.00 Rude Tube (S). 3/3. alex Zane introduces a celebration of the most popular stars to appear in online videos, including Keyboard Cat, Cassetteboy and Bizkit the Sleepwalking Dog. last in the series. 10.00 Peep Show (S,HD). 6/6. Mark learns to drive so he can take Sophie to the hospital when she goes into labour, and Jeremy believes he has found a way to win back elenas affections. last in the series. 10.35 The IT Crowd (r,S). 6/6. Jen (Katherine Parkinson) has to deal with Douglass unwelcome advances after he appoints her as his new personal assistant. last in the series. 11.05 True Blood (r,S,HD). 3/12. 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