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11:00am
Film The Long Memory (1952)
A man is released from prison after serving a 12-year sentence for a crime he did not commit, and immediately sets about tracking down three witnesses who lied in court, bringing about his conviction. However, as he seeks revenge, he discovers the case is more complicated than expected. Thriller, starring John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum and Geoffrey Keen
Category Detective/Thriller
(Subtitles) (Black & White)
Rating
7.6


12:50pm
Inception Special
Leonardo DiCaprio and director Christopher Nolan talk about the sci-fi thriller
Category Film/Cinema
Rating
8


1:00pm
Film Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
A clever girl from a poor neighbourhood finds school frustrating and tries to hide her intelligence from her classmates. When she competes in a school spelling competition, she is surprised to win and with the aid of a strict coach, sets out to compete in a national tournament and provide her community with something to rally round. Drama, starring Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett
Category General Movie/Drama
Rating
6.2


3:05pm
Film Smoky (1946)
A drifter finds a home and a sense of purpose when he rescues a rancher's beloved horse, and is hired to train it. A strong bond develops between man and steed, but it all goes badly wrong when his no-good brother steals the animal and the horse escapes into the wild after a botched rescue attempt. Western, starring Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter and Burl Ives
Category Western
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.8


4:45pm
Film The River's Edge (1957)
A fugitive bank robber tracks down his former lover and her new husband, forcing them to help him escape across the border to Mexico with his ill-gotten gains. Crime thriller, starring Ray Milland, Anthony Quinn, Debra Paget and Harry Carey Jr
Category Detective/Thriller
(Subtitles)
Not Yet Rated


6:25pm
Film The Core (2003)
A chain of bizarre and deadly incidents in several countries leads scientists to the conclusion that the Earth's core has stopped spinning. As chaos erupts around the world, experts hatch a plan to halt the destruction and save the human race - but it involves venturing deep below the planet's surface to detonate a nuclear bomb. Sci-fi thriller, starring Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci and DJ Qualls
Category Science Fiction
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.4


9:00pm
Film Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Premiere. Three kids fall foul of the local bully on their first day at high school, so they advertise for a bodyguard. They end up hiring a low-rent mercenary, but unfortunately their newfound protector is not quite the hardened soldier of fortune he claims to be. Comedy, starring Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, Nate Hartley and Troy Gentle
Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Premiere)
Rating
8


11:00pm
Film The Fly (1986)
A scientist invents a teleportation machine, but when he tests the apparatus on himself he is unaware that a housefly is inside the system with him. His body is genetically spliced with the insect, leading to a terrifying transformation. David Cronenberg's remake of the Fifties horror, starring Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz
Category Horror
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.9


12:50am
Film Jackass: The Movie (2002)
Johnny Knoxville and his gang of daredevil friends bring the MTV series to the big screen. As usual, they perform a variety of weird and wonderful stunts, including crawling across dozens of mousetraps while wearing rodent make-up, and being rolled down bowling lanes on skateboards. Comedy, with Bam Margera, Henry Rollins, Spike Jonze and Tony Hawk
Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.3


2:35am
Inception Special
Leonardo DiCaprio and director Christopher Nolan talk about the sci-fi thriller
Category Film/Cinema
Rating
8