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Hoodlum Empire[SUB BW]
A gangster is hailed a hero on his return home from World War Two and is determined to stay on the straight and narrow from now on. Unfortunately, he is summoned to testify against his old partners in crime, placing his life in danger as former associates try to silence him. Drama, starring Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Forrest Tucker and Vera RalstonFilm/General Movie/Drama

Small Time Crooks[SUB]
A petty thief plots to rob a bank by tunneling in from the vacant shop next door, so he gets his wife to open a bakery as a cover for the heist. Unfortunately, the robbery goes awry - but the cookie shop proves a big hit, providing the crooks with an unexpected source of riches. Comedy, written, directed by and starring Woody Allen. With Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant, Elaine May and Michael RapaportFilm/Comedy

Fanny by Gaslight[SUB BW]
A deranged Victorian aristocrat manipulates the lives of those around him for personal gain, but sows the seeds of his own downfall by attempting to seduce a government minister's innocent daughter, who seems beset by ill fortune. Period drama, starring Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Stewart Granger and Wilfrid LawsonFilm/General Movie/Drama

Death Drums Along the River[SUB]
An inspector is called to South Africa to investigate the murder of a fellow policeman and uncovers a diamond-smuggling operation seemingly connected with an up-river hospital. Mystery, starring Richard Todd, Marianne Koch, Albert Lieven and Walter RillaFilm/Mystery

Batman and Robin[SUB]
The caped crusader and his sidekick battle the villainous Mr Freeze, who plans to destroy Gotham City with an icy doomsday weapon unless his demands are met. The dynamic duo also face seductive femme fatale Poison Ivy, who is determined to drive a wedge between them. Comic-book adventure, starring George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman and Chris O'DonnellFilm/Adventure/War

Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny[SUB]
A would-be rock star flees his repressive Christian father in search of stardom, teaming up with a laid-back guitarist along the way. However, for the duo to become the rock gods they are surely destined to be, they must find a magical guitar pick that gives its owner unprecedented musical prowess - a quest that will lead them to a confrontation with Satan himself. Comedy, starring Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Meat Loaf, Dave Grohl, Tim Robbins, Ben Stiller and John C ReillyFilm/Comedy

White Noise[SUB AD]
A man is left devastated by the death of his wife, but finds new hope as he becomes convinced she is trying to communicate with him via electrical equipment. However, his obsession soon spirals out of control and brings danger. Thriller, starring Michael Keaton, Chandra West, Ian McNeice and Deborah Kara UngerFilm/Detective/Thriller

Apocalypse Now[SUB AD]
An army captain is sent on a top-secret mission into Cambodia, where his goal is to find and assassinate a renegade colonel who has gone insane and is worshipped by his followers as a god. However, as his patrol boat journeys further upriver, the conflict and disarray surrounding him becomes increasingly disturbing and nightmarish. Francis Ford Coppola's Vietnam War drama, starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando and Robert DuvallFilm/General Movie/Drama