CULTURE

Saturday 24/10

The Replacements When an NFL football team goes on strike, its owner is determined to finish the season. He recruits a retired coach and gets together a team of entirely inappropriate players, including one deaf person, two rappers and a former sumo wrestler. Comedy directed by Howard Deutch, starring Gene Hackman, Keanu Reeves, Orlando Jones, Brooke Langton and Jon Favreau. (Star – 0.15) How Stella Got Her Groove Back A successful broker in her 40s goes on holiday to Jamaica where, apart from the beach and sun, she also embarks on a passionate affair with a young local that makes her reconsider her priorities. Romantic drama directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, starring Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, Whoopi Goldberg and Regina King. (Antenna – 14.15)