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All About Eve (U) 1950 An ageing stage star is flattered by the attention of an adoring fan, and decides to take the young woman under her wing and make her a personal assistant unaware that her new protegee is really a ruthlessly ambitious, budding actress who will do all that it takes to steal the limelight . Oscar-winning drama, starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe and Celeste Holm (888)

Australia Special Director Baz Luhrmann and stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman discuss the making of the epic romantic drama

Red River (U) 1948 Howard Hawks' superior Western chronicling the growing conflict between tough Texan rancher John Wayne and his rebellious foster son Montgomery Clift during a long-distance cattle drive. The older man's terse methods and unyielding outlook cause anger among his men prompting the upstart to take action, and leading the pair inexorably into confrontation. Co-starring Walter Brennan, Joanne Dru and Coleen Gray

Australia Special Director Baz Luhrmann and stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman discuss the making of the epic romantic drama

The Parent Trap (U) 1998 Separated twin sisters who never knew each other existed meet up by accident and decide to join forces in an attempt to reunite their estranged parents, and switch places to get the warring couple to kiss and make up. Remake of the popular 1961 Disney comedy, starring Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson, Elaine Hendrix and Lindsay Lohan in the dual role made famous by Hayley Mills in the original (888)

Pan's Labyrinth (15) 2006 In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, inquisitive youngster Ofelia is taken by her pregnant mother to live with the wicked Capitan Vidal. In the surroundings of her new abode, the fairytale-obsessed girl ventures into an elaborate stone labyrinth, where she encounters a mysterious faun. The creature sets Ofelia a series of disturbing tasks which she must complete in order to journey to an underground kingdom, where she will be restored to the throne as a princess. Guillermo del Toro's visually haunting and astounding period fantasy horror stars Sergi Lopez, Ivana Baquero and Ariadna Gil

Days of Thunder (15) 1990 An arrogant racing driver is determined to seize the reigning champion's crown, but a serious crash jeopardises his chances of ever racing again. Drama, starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid and John C Reilly (888)

5x2: Cinq Fois Deux (15) 2004 A French couple's doomed relationship is examined in five stages, beginning with their divorce and working backwards to the time when they first fell in love. Francois Ozon's interesting approach, which follows the pair's separation with increasingly nostalgic scenes, successfully demonstrates the frustrations of a failed relationship. Intriguing drama, with Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi and Stephane Freiss

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