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Gift Horse (PG) 1952 A Royal Navy captain reluctantly takes charge of an old US destroyer during World War Two. His attempts to take command of the vessel and her crew prove problematic when hostility erupts, though the prospect of facing the mighty German force brings much-needed unity. Adventure, starring Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Sonny Tufts and James Donald (888)

Victim (PG) 1961 A secretly gay barrister discovers his lover has been driven to suicide by blackmail. He risks his reputation and his marriage to hunt down the culprit, whom he discovers has been extorting money from several other men. But he knows that if the blackmailer is ever brought to trial, his own secret will be exposed. Drama, starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price and Anthony Nicholls (888)

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (U) 1955 In the 1920s, an American colonel accuses the War Department of criminal negligence for denying the air force the funding it needs but the powers-that-be still regard aircraft as an irrelevant part of the military, and respond by putting him on trial. Oscar-nominated courtroom drama, starring Gary Cooper and Rod Steiger, with Ralph Bellamy and Elizabeth Montgomery (888)

Congo (12) 1995 An expedition sent into the jungles of Zaire in search of King Solomon's diamond mines disappears without trace. The tycoon behind the mission sends his assistant, a former CIA agent, to discover what became of them. Travelling with a group of explorers, she discovers the previous party have met with a grisly fate at the hands of a horde of intelligent bloodthirsty apes. Thriller, starring Dylan Walsh, Laura Linney and Tim Curry

Crash (15) 2004 Drama following a diverse set of characters brought together by a series of collisions and crimes during a turbulent 36 hours in multicultural Los Angeles. Paul Haggis's Oscar-winning directorial debut, starring Sandra Bullock, Matt Dillon, Don Cheadle, Thandie Newton and Brendan Fraser (888)

Big Nothing (15) 2006 Premiere. A former teacher struggling to find a new job meets a small-time conman, who has a plan to get rich quick. He has discovered a respectable vicar has a predilection for Internet porn and plans to blackmail him. But when the pair's efforts to demand money send the clergyman to an early grave, they desperately try to cover their tracks. Black comedy, starring Simon Pegg, David Schwimmer, Alice Eve and Natascha McElhone

Glue (18) 2006 A gawky sex-obsessed 15-year-old is troubled by his sexual obsession and his own changing body especially as he becomes increasingly attracted to his male best friend. When an equally awkward girl enters his life, he invites both friends to his house for the weekend in a bid to clear up his confused mental state. Argentienan coming-of-age drama, starring Nahuel Perez Biscayart, Naheul Viale and Ines Efron

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