Film Four & Film Four +1: 04-08-2012.

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11:00The Valley of Gwangi[SUB HD]
A cowboy in a travelling rodeo wants another specimen of his show's latest star attraction - a miniature horse. Aided by a British palaeontologist, he heads into a mysterious forbidden valley, where he is amazed to find ferocious dinosaurs are roaming. Unfortunately, a giant prehistoric monster has them in its sight. Fantasy Western, starring James Franciscus and Gila Golan, with effects by Ray HarryhausenFilm/Fantasy/Western

13:00Elf[SUB AD HD]
A child is taken in by kind-hearted Santa and raised as an elf - so it comes as a shock when he discovers years later that he is in fact human. Deciding to get back to his roots, he heads off for New York in search of his long-lost family, but is ill-prepared for the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple. Fantasy comedy, starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel and Edward AsnerFilm/Comedy/Fantasy

14:50Carry On Cabby[SUB AD BW]
A workaholic taxi-owner's long-suffering wife grows increasingly tired of his lack of interest in their marriage. In a ploy to bring him to his senses, she secretly launches a rival cab firm with a driver roster made up of women, who soon tempt his customers away. Comedy, starring Sid James, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor and Charles HawtreyFilm/Comedy

16:40Meet Dave[SUB HD]
Tiny emotionless aliens on a mission to save their homeworld travel to Earth aboard a spacecraft in human form, where they plan to drain the planet's oceans. However, the miniature explorers have a change of heart when they encounter the human race - and are unprepared for their vessel falling in love. Sci-fi comedy, starring Eddie Murphy and Elizabeth BanksFilm/Comedy/Science Fiction

18:25The Great Debaters[SUB]
A politically radical professor at an all-black college from the Deep South in the racially segregated 1930s organises his students into a successful debate team. He leads them through a historic run of victories in the face of prejudice, leading to a contest with Harvard University's national champions. Fact-based drama, directed by and starring Denzel Washington. With Forest WhitakerFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00PS I Love You[SUB AD HD]
Widowed Holly feels she cannot cope following the death of her husband. However, on her birthday, she receives a letter he sent to her before he died, encouraging her to live life to the full rather than languish in sorrow. This is just the first in a series of messages, each one sending her on wild misadventures and helping her to move on. Romantic drama, starring Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler and Lisa KudrowFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:2530 Days of Night[SUB HD]
A horde of vampires finds the perfect hunting ground - a town in Alaska that remains sunless for a month. The local sheriff heads up a small band of townsfolk as they try to avoid the bloodthirsty invaders and survive until the sun rises once again. Horror, starring Josh Hartnett, Danny Huston and Melissa GeorgeFilm/Horror

01:35Control[SUB BW HD]
Biopic of Ian Curtis, the troubled lead singer of Joy Division, who took his own life at the age of 23. The band rise to success in the post-punk era of the late 1970s, but Curtis struggles with the pressures of fame, a failing marriage, uncontrollable epilepsy and an affair with a Belgian journalist. Based on the book Touching from a Distance by Curtis' wife Deborah, and starring Sam Riley and Samantha MortonFilm/General Movie/Drama