The Golden Compass

This adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s Northern Lights got a frosty reception from the critics and wasn’t hugely popular at the box office. But we’re kind of puzzled about that. Admittedly, kids can’t lose themselves in it like they can the book, but it’s solid enough and has a really great cast. Look, Sunday looks like it’s going to be miserable. Who wouldn’t want to curl up and watch two massive great polar bears in brass hats duking it out? Trailer here

Sunday, Channel 4, 5.55pm