CULTURE

Sunday 31/7

FILM: The Lion in Winter King Henry II prefers to keep his wife locked in the tower where she can’t plot against him, but the wily queen has a way of manipulating her sons into making things go her way. Adventure drama starring Glenn Close, Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers. (Star-21.00) FILM: Fools Rush In Alex and Isabel decide to get married when they discover she is pregnant, but even with so much going for them as a couple, there is still much that they have to overcome. Romantic comedy starring Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek. (Mega-14.50) FILM: Lust for Life A portrait of the tormented life, on all levels, of the genius impressionist painter Vincent van gogh. Biopic drama starring Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn and James Donald. (ET-1-21.00) FILM: The Boxer A former IRA gunman, just released from prison, decides to turn over a new leaf by becoming a boxing trainer, but he finds that his past is not that easy to leave behind. Jim Sheridan drama, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson and Brian Cox. (Star-0.30)