The best films on TV: Wednesday, 15 April

Hours, Prevenge, Short Circuit.

Pregnant protagonists, darkly dreamlike fantasies and mouthwatering cookery all feature today as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV: Wednesday, 15 April.

The Duke protects a woman and her niece from an imminent onslaught and the amorous interests of his soldiers in She Wore A Yellow Ribbon 12pm Sony Movies Action

Sentient sentinel craves input, befriends beleaguered hippy and flees for its life in endearing robotic adventure Short Circuit 1:40pm Film4

Unknowingly half-brothers, two Odin worshippers battle each other and pillage England for its crown in sword-swinging gem The Vikings 2:20pm BBC2

American actor Johnny Depp on the set of Edward Scissorhands, written and directed by Tim Burton. (Photo by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corpo/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

Johnny Depp explores alienation, drenditic utensils and dirty dog grooming in Tim Burton's gothically iconic fantasy Edward Scissorhands 3:40pm Film4

Grieving dad Paul Walker battles to keep his newborn alive in hurricane-hit hospital: a powerful tale of paternal protection Hours 6pm Sony Movies

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Five narrative archetypes uncover colossal conspiracy in Joss Whedon's wolf-kissing love-letter to the horror genre The Cabin In The Woods 11:15pm Film4

Guided by bitter foetus, bereaved expectant assassin exacts bloody bladed vengeance in Alice Lowe’s knife wielding wonder Prevenge 1:05am Film4

Train traveler Emily Mortimer slips further into murky misadventure of murder and smuggling in icy psychological thriller Transsiberian 1:10am Sony Movies

Parallel narratives interweave present day food blogger with influential 1950s French cookery guru in the delectable Julie And Julia 3:25am Sony Movies

Everything new on streaming in April:

Netflix UK: April’s new releases

Everything coming to Now TV in April

Amazon Prime Video UK: The biggest April releases

Everything coming to Disney+ in April

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