Film4 is part of the Channel 4 network and is dedicated to showcasing blockbuster movies as well as its own in house productions. It is the only free film channel on digital television and provides a varied combination of movies on a daily basis ensuring that there is sufficient choice for viewers.
History/about the channel in general: In addition to airing Hollywood mainstream movies, Film4 broadcasts movies from independent film makers all over the world, including cult cinema. The channel also airs features and documentaries which are film related. In addition to this, Film4 provides trailers for all the newest films, interviews with directors and actors and short films. Viewers can also gain access to an extensive archive of film reviews including those of the latest releases through the ‘Explore Films’ link which is provided on the channel’s page. (They can also be accessed by clicking on a film on ‘On TV’).
Main programs of Film4
Film4 Interview Special: A series focusing on in-depth interviews with the directors and principal actors of the latest blockbusters.
Love Happens: Starring Aaron Eckhart and Jennifer Anniston, this film focuses on a self-help expert who falls in love with a woman he meets while on a lecture tour.
The Fantastic Four: A film based on the popular Marvel comic series about four scientists who gain super powers after being caught up in a nuclear explosion.
The Illusionist: A period drama starring a talented illusionist whose love for a beautiful woman brings him up against a powerful prince.
Other programs:The Lego Movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Under The Skin,Film4, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Lone Survivor, Noah, The Lego Movie, The Wolf Of Wall Street, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, Gravity, The Zero Theorem, The Lunchbox, Inside Llewyn Davis, Le Week-End, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Robocop, Non-Stop, Devil's Due, You're Next, The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, ... Broken Arrow, Iron Man, Kingpin, Letters From Iwo Jima, The Cowboys, Silent Night etc.Film4.
Online Availability: A selected number of films shown on Film4 can be viewed via 4oD (4 On Demand). Film4 On Demand is a service also provided by the channel through which viewers can access new releases for a fee online.
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