Stay-At-Home Seven: June 14 to June 20 by Jennie Kermode

Stay-At-Home Seven: June 14 to June 20 by Jennie Kermode
Double Indemnity

Welcome to this week's Stay-At-Home Seven. If you want something other than football, this is our guide to the best of what you can see on TV over the coming week.

The Monuments Men, Film4, 7.40pm, Monday, June 14

Sometimes the strangest stories are true. George Clooney, directing as well as acting, has always had an eye for them, and here he presents the tale of a platoon of art experts and museum curators sent behind German lines in the last days of World War Two to try and retrieve looted masterpieces. It’s a flawed film whose comic aspirations ultimately overwhelm the drama, making it hard to suspend disbelief, but the great cast, featuring Cate Blanchett, John Goodman and Bill Murray, means there’s still fun to be had. There’s still very little material dealing with this aspect of the war and while Clooney might not do a good job of.
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