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You Were Never Lovelier (U) 1942 A wealthy Argentinean hotel manager, eager for one of his daughters to settle down and get married, hatches a plan to find her a suitable husband. He tries to interest his daughter in romance by inventing an imaginary admirer who sends her notes and gifts. However, the plan backfires when the young woman falls in love with an impoverished American dancer, convinced that he is her mystery man. Musical comedy, starring Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou and Leslie Brooks (888)

Tokyo Joe (PG) 1949 An American pilot travels to post-World War Two Tokyo to reopen the bar he ran there before the war and track down his estranged family. He finds his wife, thinking he was dead, has remarried, and is drawn into a plot to smuggle escaped war criminals back into the country. Drama, starring Humphrey Bogart and Florence Marly

Bless This House (U) 1972 Sid Abbot's dream of building an illegal whisky still is continually frustrated by his son and daughter. However, he has a bigger problem when new neighbours move in next door and conflict instantly erupts. Comedy, based on the sitcom, starring Sid James, Diana Coupland and Sally Geeson (888)

Sim0ne (PG) 2002 A Hollywood director constructs a virtual reality actress whose talents impress film fans all around the world but as the adoring public becomes more and more fascinated, he resorts to increasingly desperate measures to maintain the deception that she is real. Media satire, starring Al Pacino, Catherine Keener, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jay Mohr and Jason Schwartzman (888)

The Devil Wears Prada (PG) 2006 A young woman with dreams of becoming a journalist takes a job as assistant to a prestigious fashion magazine editor a position that should guarantee a bright future if she succeeds at it. What she fails to realise is that she has just signed up to work for the boss from hell, whose cruel personality and outrageous demands make her life a constant nightmare. Comedy, starring Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Stanley Tucci and Emily Blunt (888)

Monster (18) 2003 Fact-based drama exploring the story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, examining the circumstances that initially drove her to murder and the motivation for her subsequent crimes, as well as looking at her troubled childhood and intense relationship with another woman. Starring an Oscar-winning Charlize Theron alongside Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern and Scott Wilson

The Undercover Man (PG) 1949 An investigator for the treasury
department is assigned the case of a notorious crime boss, who has evaded every charge against him but might just be brought down if he can be found guilty of tax evasion. However, the gangster's henchmen are determined to kill anyone who might provide evidence that could put their boss behind bars. Crime thriller, starring Glenn Ford, James Whitmore and Nina Foch (888)

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