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Golden Boy (U) 1938 Cliched and dated drama starring William Holden, about the dilemma facing a youngster equally skilled at boxing and playing the violin. With Barbara Stanwyck and Adolphe Menjou

Fanny by Gaslight (PG) 1944 A deranged Victorian aristocrat manipulates the lives of those around him for personal gain, but sows the seeds of his own downfall by attempting to seduce a government minister's innocent daughter, who seems beset by ill fortune. Period drama, starring Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Stewart Granger and Wilfrid Lawson (888)

Black Narcissus (U) 1947 Five British nuns establish a school and hospital on a remote mountainside in the Himalayas, where loneliness, isolation and frustration take their toll. Stunning, stylised Oscar-winning drama from legendary directorial team Powell and Pressburger. Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Flora Robson and Jean Simmons are among the superb cast (888)

Napoleon Dynamite (PG) 2004 An alienated high-school pupil goes all out to help his new friend bag the class presidency, while simultaneously juggling the demands of his bizarre family. Quirky comedy that proved a surprise indie hit, starring Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez and Haylie Duff, and directed by Jared Hess, who went on to make the equally oddball Nacho Libre with Jack Black (888)

Dogma (15) 1999 Two fallen angels pull out all the stops to worm their way back into Heaven after being banished by God (played by Canadian songstress Alanis Morissette), but their fumbling attempts to prove their worth only lead them even further from salvation. Kevin Smith's controversial comedy fantasy came under fire from religious groups on release, but rises above the furore to stand out as a brilliantly funny piece of satire. Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek, Jason Lee and Alan Rickman star. Smith himself makes another appearance as cult hero Silent Bob, accompanied, as ever, by Jason Mewes' Jay (888)

Hallam Foe (18) 2007 Premiere. Bittersweet, darkly humorous coming-of-age drama, starring Jamie Bell as troubled teenager Hallam, who is left disturbed by a family tragedy. Confused by a strange sexual attraction to his stepmother and the nagging suspicion that she killed his mother, he flees to Edinburgh and becomes obsessed with a woman who bears a striking resemblance to his mother but their tentative romance is threatened by her married lover. With Sophia Myles, Ciaran Hinds and Claire Forlani

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (15) 1991 Leslie Nielsen returns as disaster-prone police detective Frank Drebin. The blundering cop discovers a secret conspiracy to kidnap a renowned solar energy expert and replace him with an imposter. As he sets out to bring the perpetrators to justice, he is unexpectedly reunited with an old flame. Gag-riddled slapstick comedy sequel in the Airplane! mould, with Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, Richard Griffiths and OJ Simpson

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