Saturday February 22, 2020

TV picks of the week

Jonathan O'Brien picks his four highlights of the coming week.

20th April, 2014
Heat. Tonight, 10.20pm, Channel 4

Film: Heat Tonight, 10.20pm, Channel 4

Michael Mann's movies are occasionally triumphs of style over substance, but not this one. Heat is an exhilarating and often brutal crime thriller pitting a veteran LAPD homicide detective (Al Pacino) against a slippery professional thief (Robert De Niro). Though full of violence and loud bangs - one particularly vivid gunfight in the streets of LA goes on for the guts of 12 minutes - it's intelligently paced throughout. Curiously,...

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