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HIGH SCHOOL! Ten Things I Hate About You, Sky Movies Comedy, 8pm
HI-JINKS! A Knight's Tale, FilmFour, 9pm

Like many of you, we were saddened to hear of the death of Heath Ledger last month. Tonight the movie channels are giving you a couple of opportunities to remember him with two of his most-loved films (and we wouldn't be surprised if Brokeback Mountain makes an appearance soon, either). Rather rubbishly, they are on at the same time, though, so you may have to choose.

Ten Things I Hate About You is a cut above your standard high-school fare. Based on The Taming of the Shrew, it follows the fortunes of sisters Kat and Bianca and the attempts of boys to woo them. It may sound a bit dull, but you'd be wrong. It's full of laughs, and boasts a great cast, including Ledger, Julia Stiles and the wondrous Alison Janney. We rewatched it just last week and loved it muchly all over again. Unfortunately for many of us, it's on Sky...

However, A Knight's Tale is on the more widely-available FilmFour. Hurrah! The film may be set in medieval times but it features all sorts of nonsense contemporary touches such as a soundtrack full of 20th and 21st century tunes. It's incredibly silly, but also very, very entertaining.

Should you require more, ITV1 are also showing Ned Kelly tomorrow night at 11:55pm.

RIP Heath, we'll miss you.

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