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Chance of a Lifetime (U) 1950 A group of angry factory workers, tired of poor wages and working conditions, go on strike. The boss of the business decides to let his workers have a go at running the place, causing them to dramatically reassess their ideas. Amiable comedy drama, directed, written by and starring Bernard Miles, with Basil Radford, Kenneth More, Basil Radford and Geoffrey Keen (888)

Conspiracy of Hearts (U) 1960 A group of courageous Italian nuns risk everything during World War Two. Deciding they can't stand by and do nothing, they begin smuggling Jewish children out of a German internment camp, and transporting them to safety. But Nazi troops soon look set to discover their dangerous secret. Wartime drama, starring Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Lewis and Albert Lieven (888)

The Long Memory (PG) 1952 A man is released from prison after serving a 12-year sentence for a crime he didn't commit, and immediately sets about tracking down the group who framed him for murder, which includes his former girlfriend. But it's not long before he stumbles upon a shocking secret which leaves him all the more determined to exact revenge. Thriller, starring John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum and Geoffrey Keen (888)

Home Alone 3 (PG) 1997 Cheeky eight-year-old Alex Pruitt is delighted to be given a remote-controlled toy car by his neighbour unaware it contains a stolen microchip. A gang of crooks head to Alex's town with the intention of recovering their valuable item, but the resourceful youngster has prepared for their arrival with a series of nasty booby-traps. Alex D Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt and Lenny von Dohlen star in this comedy sequel (888)

I, Robot (12) 2004 Troubled cop Will Smith investigates the apparent suicide of the scientist responsible for designing some of the first truly intelligent robots, and becomes sure that one of the mechanical creations is behind the death. But he faces a hard time convincing anyone else, since robots are programmed to be unable to harm humans. Sci-fi thriller, loosely adapted from the short stories by Isaac Asimov. Co-starring Bridget Moynahan and Bruce Greenwood (888)

Nil By Mouth (18) 1997 Actor Gary Oldman's superb directorial debut, a relentlessly gritty, no-holds-barred, semi-autobiographical drama charting the hopeless lives of an abusive small-time crook, his downtrodden wife and her crack-addicted brother. Starring Ray Winstone and Kathy Burke, whose performance won her the best actress award at Cannes, with Charlie Creed-Miles, Laila Morse and Edna Dore

Serial Mom (18) 1994 Superior black comedy, with Kathleen Turner giving a hilarious star turn as an all-American housewife, who takes protecting her family to extreme measures. In between keeping a perfect home and raising the children, she takes to tormenting and bumping off all those who can't live up to her high standards, often dispatching them in extremely gruesome ways. Directed and written by John Waters and co-starring Ricki Lake, Sam Waterston and Matthew Lillard. Music fans should watch out for a rowdy cameo from one-time grunge queens L7 (888)

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