Film Four & Film Four +1 24-07-08.

Astra 2D at 28.2E 10729 V SYM:22000 FEC 5/6

Film Four SID8335 VPID2312 APID2313 Eng

Film Four +1 SID8330 VPID2332 APID2333 Eng


1.00pm Black Magic
1949 An 18th-century magician is taught the secrets of hypnotism, and uses his newfound skills to acquire wealth and prestige. However, he ends up recruited by a band of gypsies plotting to bring down the French monarchy, who intend to kidnap Marie Antoinette and put a double in her place. Swashbuckling drama, starring Orson Welles and Nancy Guild in a dual role

3.00pm Green for Danger
1946 Side-splitting, classic comedy thriller set in a rural English emergency hospital during World War Two. The remarkable Alastair Sim stars as a Scotland Yard inspector investigating a series of bizarre murders in the operating theatre and he soon formulates a complex and cunning plan to reveal which of the suspects is actually the ruthless killer. With Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Leo Genn and Rosamund John

4.45pm The Bravados
1958 Psychological Western in which Gregory Peck plays a widower searching for the outlaws responsible for raping and killing his wife. In the course of his travels, however, he discovers he has become no better than the men he is hunting down. Joan Collins and Stephen Boyd also star

6.35pm Elizabethtown
2005 Bittersweet comedy drama starring Orlando Bloom as a failed shoe designer driven to despair when his career goes up in smoke. When he learns his father has died, he abandons thoughts of suicide to return to his home town in Kentucky where an encounter with free-spirited air hostess Kirsten Dunst inspires him to get his life back on track. Susan Sarandon co-stars as Bloom's mother

9.00pm Bad News Bears
2005 Premiere. Washed-up baseball player Billy Bob Thornton struggles with his excessive lifestyle and the bad memories of a failed sports career. But when his exasperated lawyer suggests he coach a team of little league losers, he begins to turn himself and the youngsters into a force to be reckoned with. Richard Linklater's remake of the hugely-popular Seventies comedy. With Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden and Emmanuel Estrada

11.20pm Porky's
1982 A gang of four raucous high school students who are desperate to lose their virginity decide to visit Porky, the redneck owner of a strip bar, in the hope that he can help. However, after he gets his hands on the teenager's money, Porky makes off with it and dumps them in a swamp, leading them to hatch an elaborate plot for revenge. Bawdy sex comedy which has attained cult status, featuring an early appearance by Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall, alongside Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier and Wyatt Knight

1.10am Buffy the Vampire Slayer
1992 A high-school student is chosen by a vampire expert to rid the world of an evil blood-sucking menace, drawing on skills inherited from a long line of undead-hunting ancestors. Horror comedy that spawned the hugely popular TV series. Kristy Swanson stars in the role later taken by Sarah Michelle Gellar, alongside Rutger Hauer, Donald Sutherland, Luke Perry and Paul Reubens

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