Virgin Media has published details of what it’s offering customers in UHD over the Jubilee Weekend.
Jamie Foxx, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt feature in the movies on Virgin Media’s UHD channel over the extended weekend, available on Virgin Media channels 228 and 999.
Jubilee weekend movies
The long weekend begins with The Kingdom, starring Jamie Foxx and set following a devastating al-Qaeda-led bombing at a US compound on foreign soil. A crack squad of FBI special agents are deployed to investigate. (Thursday 2nd June 10pm, thereafter via catch-up)
On Friday 3rd June at 9pm, Green Zone stars Matt Damon as Roy Miller, a warrant officer with the US Army in the early days of the Iraq war.
Unbroken tells the true story of Louis Zamperini (Jack O’Connell, Skins), an Olympic athlete turned soldier who ends up in a Japanese Prisoner of War camp. (Saturday 4th June 9pm and thereafter on catch-up.)
Inglorious Bastards (Sunday 5th June 10pm) plays out a scenario where the second World War ended differently. Quentin Tarantino epic, a fearless gang of American Jews, led by Lt Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt), hunt Nazis in sensationally inventive style with ultimate designs on Hitler’s Reich cabinet.
How to access Virgin Media’s UHD channel
To enjoy shows in UHD on channels 228 or 999, you’ll need to be a Full House TV or Maxit customer. Additionally, you will need a compatible TV and a Virgin TV receiver that supports UHD. For viewers with an eligible subscription but without a 4K UHD TV, the channel’s programmes are available in HD.