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Metropolis (PG) 2001 In the world of the future, robots are used as a labour force while humans take things relatively easy a situation which causes tension as the mechanoids develop self-consciousness. Their plight is noted by a powerful man who vows to come to their aid, but his act is tainted by selfishness. Japanese animated sci-fi drama, with the voices of Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi and Kouki Okada

The Vicious Circle (U) 1957 A surgeon is horrified to find an actress has been murdered in his home, and calls the police. However, they soon discover the murder weapon in his car, leaving the finger of suspicion pointing straight at him. A desperate race against time ensues, as the medic tries to clear his name and find the real killer. Thriller, starring John Mills, Lisa Daniely, Derek Farr, Roland Culver and Noelle Middleton (888)

Leave Her to Heaven (U) 1945 An emotionally unbalanced woman grows insanely jealous and resolves to be the sole recipient of her husband's affections, leading her to purposely miscarry their baby and destroy anyone else she thinks stands in her way. Drama, starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain and Vincent Price (888)

Big Top Pee-Wee (PG) 1988 A struggling circus blows into town in the middle of a storm, and pitches up on a farm owned by the childlike Pee-Wee Herman, who generously allows the performers to stage a show on his property. Comedy sequel, starring Paul Reubens, Kris Kristofferson, Valeria Golino and Penelope Ann Miller (888)

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (PG) 1998 A girl grows up in 16th-century Europe under the iron fist of her mean stepmother, until the handsome Prince Henry gives her miserable life a glimmer of hope. Unfortunately, the royal gent has worries of his own in the shape of an arranged marriage. Luckily, Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci is on hand to play fairy godfather and bring the star-cross'd pair together. Romantic drama, starring Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott and Timothy West

Team America: World Police (15) 2004 A team of heroic do-gooders spend their days battling evil wherever it lurks. The machinations of devious terrorists and the protests of righteous Hollywood actors prove a considerable challenge, while the heroes frequently end up causing more harm than the villains. Puppet satire, created and voiced by South Park writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone (888)

Taxi (12) 2004 A hapless cop is forced to turn to cabs to get around after losing his driving licence. He soon forms an alliance with a daring taxi driver, who ends up helping him track down a team of bold bank robbers. Comedy thriller remake, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Gisele Bundchen (888)

The Last Mitterrand (PG) 2005 Semi-fictional biopic of long-serving French President Francois Mitterrand. While the world-renowned figure battles with cancer, a journalist attempts to document his career, charting the success of his socialist ideals and the ups and downs of his personal life. Starring Michel Bouquet, Jalil Lespert, Philippe Fretun and Anne Cantineau

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