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Platinum Blonde (U) 1931 A brash reporter covers a story involving a wealthy family, but ends up eloping with their daughter. However, he soon finds high society living too much to cope with, and seeks solace in the company of a fellow journalist who has always carried a torch for him. Frank Capra's comedy, starring Jean Harlow, Robert Williams and Loretta Young

The Bitter Tea of General Yen (PG) 1932 An American missionary falls for an infamous Chinese warlord holding her prisoner during a revolution. Frank Capra's romantic drama, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, Gavin Gordon and Walter Connolly

Harriet Craig 1950 A selfish, meticulous housewife cares far more about her house and possessions than she does about the people in her life including her husband, whom she routinely deceives and manipulates. However, her meddling in her cousin's love life has disastrous consequences. Drama, starring Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey and Allyn Joslyn

Genevieve (U) 1953 Two rival motoring enthusiasts engage in a friendly race on the way back from the London-to-Brighton veteran car rally. However, their light-hearted attitude turns into heated competition as they approach the finishing line, with their friendship seemingly doomed while their long-suffering other halves have to contend with their obsession. Comedy, starring Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kenneth More and Kay Kendall (888)

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The Core (12) 2003 A chain of bizarre and deadly incidents in several countries leads scientists to the conclusion that the Earth's core has stopped spinning. As chaos erupts around the world, experts hatch a plan to halt the destruction and save the human race but it involves venturing deep below the planet's surface to detonate a nuclear bomb. Sci-fi thriller, starring Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank , Stanley Tucci and DJ Qualls (888)

Sliding Doors (15) 1998 A London woman's entire life hinges on whether or not she catches a train. In one version of events, she gets the chance to start afresh and lead a happy new life, but in another, she is stuck supporting her lazy, unfaithful boyfriend. Comedy drama, presenting two parallel stories featuring the same character. Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah and John Lynch (888)

28 Days Later (18) 2002 A man wakes from a coma to discover the UK has been struck by a terrifying experimental virus which sends sufferers into a homicidal rage. With a handful of other survivors, he heads for Manchester, the last outpost of the uninfected but more dangers lie ahead. Danny Boyle's horror, starring Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson and Christopher Eccleston (888)

The Magician (PG) 1958 A travelling hypnotist and showman travels through 19th-century Sweden, his every appearance rumoured to be accompanied by supernatural happenings. When he arrives, in Stockholm, a group of the most prominent residents put him to the test, hoping to ascertain if he is a charlatan. Ingmar Bergman's black comedy, starring Max von Sydow and
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