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Retreat, Hell! (PG) 1952 US Marines have to battle their way through a frozen mountain pass despite dwindling supplies and continual enemy attacks. Korean War drama, made while the conflict was still raging, starring Frank Lovejoy, Anita Louise, Richard Carlson and Russ Tamblyn (888)

The Ghost and Mrs Muir (U) 1947 A lonely widow moves into a seaside cottage, despite rumours that it is haunted. Sure enough, she finds herself sharing her home with the spirit of a dead sea captain but his efforts to scare her away prove unsuccessful and a growing attraction develops between the pair as she agrees to write his biography. Romantic fantasy, starring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison and George Sanders (888)

The Last Command (PG) 1955 Legendary adventurer Jim Bowie returns to Texas during the 1830s and tries to quell the simmering antagonism of the white settlers against the Mexican government. But as the Mexican army's aggression intensifies, he is forced to take up arms and join the famous battle at the Alamo. Western, starring Sterling Hayden, with Anna Maria Alberghetti and Richard Carlson (888)

The Beverly Hillbillies (PG) 1993 Big-screen version of the Sixties TV comedy series, about a family of country bumpkins who strike it rich and move to a plush Los Angeles suburb. However, the locals greet their new neighbours with dismay. Starring Jim Varney, Diedrich Bader, Erika Eleniak, Dabney Coleman, Lily Tomlin and Cloris Leachman, and featuring a cameo appearance by Dolly Parton (888)

David Fincher on Benjamin Button Director David Fincher discusses the creative decisions and technical challenges of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett

The Transporter 2 (15) 2005 A retired former Special Forces agent has the job of chauffeuring the son of a controversial Miami politician, and when Russian criminals kidnap the youngster and inject him with a virus, in the hope of infecting his father, the driver sets out to find the boy and his abductors. Action sequel, starring Jason Statham, Alessandro Gassman and Amber Valletta (888)

Sideways (15) 2004 Two middle-aged men embark on a tasting tour in California's wine country a week before one of them is due to tie the knot. However, no sooner do they reach their destination than romantic complications begin to develop a situation that threatens to leave their friendship in tatters. Comedy, starring Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen and Sandra Oh (888)

Old Joy (15) 2005 Two old friends one a responsible family man, the other a directionless free spirit embark on a camping trip together. But as they journey into the wilderness, they are forced to face up to how much they have changed over the years perhaps too much for their friendship to survive. Melancholy drama, starring Daniel London and Will Oldham

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