Film Four & Film Four +1 25-07-08.

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 A Letter to Three Wives (PG) 1949 A trio of picnicking women receive word that a mutual friend has run off with one of their husbands but doesn't say which one. Fearing the worst, the three women each think back over the ups and downs of their marriages, looking for reasons the relationship might be in jeopardy. Intriguing, Oscar-winning comedy, starring Jeanne Crain, Kirk Douglas, Ann Sothern, Linda Darnell and Jeffrey Lynn

3.10pm The Silver Fleet
1943 The chief of a Dutch shipyard finds himself shunned by his neighbours and loved ones for helping the Nazis create a new kind of submarine. Little do they suspect he's come up with a plan to destroy his latest creation as well as those who ordered him to build it. Excellent World War Two melodrama, starring Ralph Richardson, Esmond Knight, Googie Withers and Frederick Burtwell

4.50pm Up Periscope
1959 James Garner stars in this World War Two adventure as a quick-witted underwater demolition expert ordered to steal a vital Japanese code book from a Pacific island. Edmond O'Brien co-stars as his strict commander, while Andra Martin and Alan Hale Jnr provide further support

6.55pm Flight of the Phoenix
2004 Dennis Quaid stars in this adventure, a remake of the 1966 film of the same name. He plays the pilot of a plane which crashes in the Gobi desert, leaving all the survivors stranded. With tensions rising and resources scarce, the passengers must embark on a desperate plan to build a new plane out of the wreckage of the old one. Tyrese Gibson, Giovanni Ribisi and Miranda Otto co-star

9.00pm Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
2004 The struggling owner of a run-down gym is forced to take drastic action to prevent a rival buying the business out from under him and enlists his customers to form a dodgeball team in the hope of triumphing in the US championships. Spirited sporting comedy, featuring Ben Stiller as the arrogant fitness guru intent on taking over Vince Vaughn's establishment. Christine Taylor also stars

10.45pm American Psycho
2000 Grisly and disturbing satirical black comedy based on the controversial novel by Bret Easton Ellis. It follows the murderous misadventures of a well-to-do New York yuppie working for his father's Wall Street company who revels in psychotic violence. Christian Bale gives a sterling performance, accompanied by Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Reese Witherspoon, Chloe Sevigny and Josh Lucas

12.45am The Machinist
2004 Unnerving thriller, starring an emaciated Christian Bale as a factory worker suffering from chronic insomnia who hasn't slept in over a year. When his fatigue causes a tragic accident, his co-workers turn against him, while a series of strange messages around his flat plunge him into intense paranoia. He becomes convinced that the key to the bizarre events surrounding him is a mysterious co-worker but nobody else believes he exists. Bale shed over a third of his body weight to play the tormented protagonist. Also starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Ironside and Aitana Sanchez-Gijon