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Autumn Leaves (18) 1956 Middle-aged spinster Joan Crawford rushes into marriage with a handsome younger man whose scheming ways and pathological lying soon have her fearing for her life. Disturbing thriller, also starring Cliff Robertson, Lorne Greene and Vera Miles

You Were Never Lovelier (U) 1942 A wealthy Argentinean hotel manager, eager for one of his daughters to settle down and get married, hatches a plan to find her a suitable husband. He tries to interest his daughter in romance by inventing an imaginary admirer who sends her notes and gifts. However, the plan backfires when the young woman falls in love with an impoverished American dancer, convinced that he is her 'mystery man”. Enticing musical comedy Starring Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou and Leslie Brooks (888)

Malta Story (U) 1953 Alec Guinness stars as a reconnaissance pilot who plays a crucial role in the defence of the besieged island of Malta during World War Two. Brian Desmond Hurst's drama successfully blends combat sequences with romance and intrigue, resulting in a touching human story. Anthony Steel, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow and Flora Robson co-star (888)

Carpool (PG) 1996 A stressed-out executive takes over the job of ferrying children to school. However, his already chaotic life takes a turn for the worse when he and the kids are held hostage by a down-on-his-luck carnival owner. Hilarity ensues as the youngsters throw themselves into their adventure with gusto, while their chauffeur enjoys the experience much less. Comedy, starring Tom Arnold, David Paymer, Rhea Perlman and Rod Steiger

Austin Powers in Goldmember (15) 2002 The spy is forced to travel through time again to rescue his equally suave father, who's been kidnapped by a devilish Dutchman. While the dynamic duo attempt to vanquish their foes, the ever-present Dr Evil hopes to get a taste of victory. Mike Myers returns to play four characters, alongside Michael Caine, Beyonce Knowles, Seth Green and Fred Savage (888)

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (18) 1970 Three female rock musicians with a taste for the high life set out to make it big in Hollywood under the expert guidance of their transsexual manager. But with success comes a decadent plunge into a world of sex, drugs and sleaze. Raunchy comedy, directed by Russ Meyer and starring Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers and Marcia McBroom (888)

Quills (18) 2000 Chronicle of the notorious Marquis de Sade's final years as he struggles to have his scandalous works published from behind the walls of a Parisian lunatic asylum. Encouraged to write by a sympathetic priest, he enlists a maid's help to ensure the manuscripts are smuggled out — much to the displeasure of the king. Wickedly good drama, starring Geoffrey Rush in an Oscar-nominated role, alongside Kate Winslet, Joaquin Phoenix and Michael Caine (888)

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