10 entertainment highlights onboard this month

Flying during March? With more than 200 films and 500 hours of TV on Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights, it’s hard to know what to watch first

10 great moments, stories and trivia from this month’s onboard programming.

1. Gary Oldman’s other impressions

Gary Oldman is picking up awards in the US and the UK for his amazing transformation into Winston Churchill in The Darkest Hour, but that’s not the only famous person he can imitate.

2. The sounds of Call Me By Your Name

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens wrote two original songs for Luca Guadagnino’s critically acclaimed romance Call Me By Your Name. Listen to the film’s Oscar-nominated theme song, Mystery of Love.

3. Sylvia Chang returns to directing with Love Education

Nominated for nine Hong Kong Film Awards, Love Education is the latest directorial effort by actor Sylvia Chang (Tempting Heart, 20-30-40). It’s onboard exclusively on Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon this month.

4. Sonequa Martin-Green on the legacy of Star Trek

Sonqua Martin-Green, the hero of Star Trek: Discovery, talks about starring in the latest series of the long-running franchise with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show.

5. Discover the director of Shape of Water

A gorgeous adult fairy tale about the love between a cleaner and a water creature, The Shape of Water is nominated for 13 Academy Awards. Learn more about director Guillermo del Toro in this feature.

6. True comedy from the BBC

Stand-up comedian John Robins talks about true love in this clip from his episode of Live From the BBC. See the rest of Robins’ episode and other great British stand-up comedians onboard this month.

7. Making marmalade in Paddington 2

There’s nothing that Paddington loves more than marmalade. See London’s favourite bear make the real thing in this clip from Paddington 2 below and catch the rest of the film onboard this month.

8. Let the Sunshine In’s Juliette Binoche talks love

Juliette Binoche stars as a Parisian artist who is unlucky in love in Claire Denis’ un-romantic comedy Un Beau Soleil Intérieur (Let the Sunshine In). Hear the French actress’ views on love and comedy.

9. Meet the heroes of Justice League

The heroes of DC Comics finally come together in Justice League. The cast sat down together with Today to talk about the film here.

10. What’s Next?

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Greatest Showman, Phantom Thread, Hong Kong Film Award nominees, Mr. Robot (Season 3) and more.

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