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A Kid for Two Farthings (U) 1955 A six-year-old boy from London's East End is fascinated by the stories of an elderly neighbour, who tells him about the strange powers of the mythical unicorn. The lad sets out to find such a magical beast, only to encounter a single-horned goat. Certain he has found the creature he was looking for, he takes it home and sets about trying to make wishes come true. Drama, with Jonathan Ashmore, Celia Johnson, Diana Dors and David Kossoff (888)

DOA (PG) 1950 A man discovers he has drunk a slow-acting deadly poison and uses his remaining few hours to find out who gave it to him and why but the culprit proves highly elusive. Thriller, starring Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton and Luther Adler

Reach for the Sky (U) 1956 Biopic of renowned World War Two hero Douglas Bader. A plane crash in 1931 cost the aspiring pilot both his legs, but he refused to give up his dreams of learning to fly, and after learning to walk on artificial limbs, rose to the rank of squadron leader in the RAF. However, more misfortune was in store when he was shot down over occupied France and taken prisoner. Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow and Alexander Knox star (888)

The Man Who Knew Too Little (12) 1997 A dim-witted American heads to London to visit his wealthy brother, who's arranged for him to participate in a murder mystery break. But he gets mistaken for an assassin sent to kill a visiting Russian dignitary and is pursued by secret agents remaining convinced that it's all part of the show. Comedy, starring Bill Murray, Joanne Whalley and Peter Gallagher

Watchmen Special Director Zack Snyder and stars Jackie Earle Haley (Rorschach) and Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Comedian) talk about bringing the cult comic-book to big-screen life

X-Men: The Last Stand (12) 2006 The mutant heroes return to face three deadly threats. Arch enemy Magneto is back with an army of followers, while a corporation has created a drug that permanently robs mutants of their powers. Worst of all, former team member Jean Grey has risen from her watery grave as the insane and destructive Dark Phoenix. The third instalment of the superhero saga, starring Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry and Kelsey Grammer (888)

Get Real (15) 1999 A teenager is tormented by feelings of confusion about his sexuality after falling for the athletic school hunk who is dating a beautiful model. But when the two boys eventually meet, the attraction between them is instant and they begin a secret affair. Romantic coming-of-age drama, starring Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton and Charlotte Brittain (888)

CRAZY (15) 2005 A teenager in Seventies Canada is confused about his sexuality and struggles to fit in something his four testosterone-charged brothers have no difficulty with. Seeking solace in music, he feels compelled to live up to his old-fashioned father's expectations. Comedy drama, starring Marc-Andre Grondin and Michel Cote

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