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Mon 22 Jan

9:00am
BSL Zone
Close Up: Paddy Ladd
A trilogy about Dr Paddy Ladd, the man who coined the term 'deafhood'
(Sign Language)

Rating: 5.9
12:00pm
Film How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
A henpecked cartoonist publishes a comic strip depicting the murder of his new wife - who fears he is planning to bump her off for real. When she disappears without trace, he finds himself accused of murder. Comedy, starring Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas, Claire Trevor, Eddie Mayehoff and Sidney Blackmer
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
2:20pm
Film Run for Cover (1955)
An honest gunfighter is released from prison after serving time for a crime he did not commit and soon befriends a young upstart. When the older man is appointed sheriff of a nearby town, he insists that his protege is made deputy - but soon discovers his loyalty is misplaced. Western, directed by Nicholas Ray and starring James Cagney, John Derek, Viveca Lindfors and Jean Hersholt
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
4:10pm
Film Sahara (1943)
An American tank crew get lost in the desert during the retreat from El Alamein and face a desperate race against time to reach a source of water in an abandoned fortress - only to discover the Nazis are heading for the same location. Second World War melodrama which is all the more effective thanks to the straightforward nature of the plot and action. Humphrey Bogart, J Carrol Naish, Dan Duryea and Rex Ingram are among the excellent cast
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 6
6:15pm
Film Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
Rich, neurotic Leona Stevenson lies bedridden at home and is trying to phone her husband. But the lines are crossed, and she accidentally overhears a call in which two men are planning a murder. She frantically tries to raise the alarm, and when at last she manages to convince the telephone company of her story, she comes to realise with increasing horror who their intended victim is. Thriller, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards and Wendell Corey
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 6.5
7:55pm
Film The Way Way Back (2013)
An introverted teenager joins his mother and her overbearing boyfriend on an awkward family holiday. He befriends a free-spirited employee at the nearby water park, and the relationship inspires him to assert his independence for the first time. Comedy drama, starring Liam James, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Toni Collette and Allison Janney
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
Film Taken 2 (2012)
Former CIA agent Bryan Mills and his ex-wife Lenore are taken hostage in Istanbul by an Albanian gangster, whose son Bryan killed while bringing down a kidnapping ring. He is able to escape with the aid of his daughter, and together they fight to rescue Lenore and wipe out the criminal family. Action thriller sequel, starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
11:50pm
Film The Maze Runner (2014)
A teen arrives in an isolated community of youngsters, with no memory of who he is or the outside world. When another new arrival brings an ominous message, he realises time is running out for the group and they must find an escape route through a deadly labyrinth if they are to survive. Sci-fi adventure based on James Dashner's novel, starring Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario and Patricia Clarkson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
2:00am
Film Love & Other Drugs (2010)
A cynical sales rep for a pharmaceutical company applies the charm he uses on his customers to the task of seducing a succession of women. He starts a purely sexual relationship with a waitress, who has Parkinson's disease and is even less interested in commitment than he is, only to find himself falling in love. Romantic comedy drama based on Jamie Reidy's book Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6

Tue 23 Jan

12:00pm
Film Moonrise (1948)
A man is haunted by the fact that his late father was a murderer, something no-one will ever let him forget. His problems are further compounded when he accidentally kills a man in self-defence - and realising people will think it was malicious, he decides to hide the body. Drama, starring Dane Clark, Gail Russell and Ethel Barrymore
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 5
1:50pm
Film The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
Four brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral and discover their father was swindled out of his farm and subsequently murdered. However, as they set about avenging his death and reclaiming his land, a crook frames them for killing the sheriff. Western, starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, Earl Holliman, Michael Anderson Jr, James Gregory, George Kennedy and Dennis Hopper
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
4:15pm
Film Patton (1970)
Oscar-winning Second World War biopic of the American general admired for his brilliant tactical skills and ability to inspire his men to great things. But this complex man was equally noted for his abrasive temper, egotism and consuming sense of rivalry, which so antagonised his superiors he was eventually relieved of his command. Starring George C Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Stephen Young
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.7
7:30pm
Film The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Indianapolis teenager Hazel has terminal thyroid cancer and attends a patients' support group, where she meets fellow teen Gus, who lost a leg to the disease. The two fall in love and a shared passion for books leads them on a literary pilgrimage to Amsterdam in search of reclusive author Peter van Houten. Romantic drama based on the bestselling novel by John Green, starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern and Willem Dafoe
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
10:00pm
Film Taken 3 (2014)
Ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills' efforts to finally live a quiet life are shattered by the death of his ex-wife. Just when things seemingly can't get any worse, he is framed for her murder and must fight to clear his name. Action thriller sequel, starring Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker and Maggie Grace
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
12:15am
Film Top Five (2014)
Premiere. A comedian-turned-movie star is desperate to reinvent himself as a serious actor, while also preparing for his wedding to a reality TV celebrity. He spends a day being interviewed by a journalist, and their time together forces him to reflect on his past and what he really wants out of life. Comedy, directed by and starring Chris Rock, with Rosario Dawson
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

2:20am
Film The King of Comedy (1983)
A lonely would-be stand-up comic is desperate to become a celebrity, an ambition that has left him with a tenuous grip on reality. After a fleeting encounter with his chat-show host hero, he imagines they have become friends. However, when the presenter refuses to endorse his career, the comic resorts to kidnapping him and hijacking the show. Martin Scorsese's black comedy, starring Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.3

Wed 24 Jan

12:00pm
Film For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
An American schoolteacher volunteers to fight with a brigade of Republican soldiers during the Spanish Civil War, and is given the task of bombing a strategic bridge behind enemy lines. Oscar-winning drama based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway, starring Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman and Katina Paxinou
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
2:40pm
Film The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
A priest is sent to a South Seas island to replace a drunken missionary, who has been relieved of his duties. Sharing his flight are three convicts being sent to work at a children's leper hospital. The five men must work together to protect the young patients when a volcano erupts, leaving them stranded with no easy way out. Adventure, starring Spencer Tracy, Frank Sinatra and Kerwin Mathews
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2
5:10pm
Film Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
An explorer discovers a prehistoric monster-infested world deep beneath Earth's crust and faces a tough ordeal escaping the predatory attacks of the creatures as he tries to guide his team back to safety. Sci-fi adventure based on Jules Verne's novel, starring Pat Boone, James Mason, Arlene Dahl and Diane Baker
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.3
7:50pm
Film The Madness of King George (1994)
British monarch George III's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic, prompting fears that he is going insane. While physicians try to uncover the cause of his condition, the king's enemies in Parliament and the frustrated Prince of Wales conspire to have him declared insane and removed from the throne. Period drama based on Alan Bennett's play, starring Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren and Rupert Everett
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
10:00pm
Film The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Premiere. A medieval warrior thwarts an evil witch queen's plan to wipe out the human race, but is cursed with immortality as a result. In the modern day, he continues to battle evil, and faces his greatest challenge when the sorceress is resurrected to resume her evil plan. Fantasy adventure, starring Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie and Michael Caine
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

Rating: 9
12:05am
Film Man on Fire (2004)
A former US government operative battling with alcoholism is hired as a bodyguard to the daughter of a wealthy businessman in Mexico City - but when the girl is abducted, he swears to exact an explosive revenge on the kidnappers. Action thriller, starring Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Radha Mitchell and Dakota Fanning
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
2:55am
Film What Richard Did (2012)
A wealthy teenager manages to seduce another student's girlfriend, but his confidence is shaken by her continuing friendship with her ex. His insecurity results in a violent confrontation that has unforeseen consequences, and leads to his seemingly charmed life rapidly falling apart. Drama, starring Jack Reynor and Roisin Murphy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6

Thu 25 Jan

12:00pm
Film Edge of Eternity (1959)
A sheriff links three unsolved murders near America's famous Grand Canyon to an argument concerning the ownership of a disused gold mine - leading to a tense hostage situation suspended 4,000ft above the canyon floor. Thriller, starring Cornel Wilde, Victoria Shaw and Edgar Buchanan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:40pm
Film The 300 Spartans (1962)
The ruler of the Persian empire vows to expand his realm by conquering Greece. The king of Sparta steps forward to defend his homeland and the other kingdoms of Greece, but when he is betrayed by a political council, he finds himself without an army and must fend off the vast invading army with a mere 300 warriors. Historical drama, starring Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson and Diane Baker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
3:55pm
Film Retreat, Hell! (1952)
US Marines have to battle their way through a frozen mountain pass despite dwindling supplies and continual enemy attacks. Korean War drama, made while the conflict was still raging, starring Frank Lovejoy, Anita Louise, Richard Carlson and Russ Tamblyn
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 7.5
5:45pm
Film Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
A drifter in need of money takes the job of sheriff in a small mining outpost, and chooses the town drunk to be his deputy. Events take a chaotic turn when a family of influential crooks decides to pull out all the stops to do away with the lawman. Comedy Western, starring James Garner, Joan Hackett, Jack Elam, Bruce Dern and Walter Brennan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
7:35pm
Film Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
A Wild-West town dominated by a cattle baron comes under attack by invaders from another world. It falls to a mysterious stranger with no memory to unite the townsfolk, a gang of outlaws and an Apache tribe, in a bid to fight back against the aliens, and learn the truth about his own past. Sci-fi Western, with Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde and Sam Rockwell
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
10:00pm
Film Pulp Fiction (1994)
A series of interlinked stories about the Los Angeles underworld. A hitman plays minder to his boss's wife, and he and his partner deal with a dead body following a mishap with a gun. Meanwhile, a washed-up boxer goes on the run after refusing to throw a fight, and two lovers plot a hold-up in a diner. Quentin Tarantino's crime drama, starring John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Tim Roth and Amanda Plummer
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
1:00am
Film Sexy Beast (2000)
A retired safe-breaker enjoying the high life in Spain becomes the target of unwanted attention when his psychotic former gangland boss comes looking to enlist his help and expertise for a major bank robbery in London. Crime thriller, starring Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane and Amanda Redman
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.6
2:45am
Film Hamlet (2000)
An aspiring film-maker becomes convinced that his father, a corporate tycoon, was murdered by his uncle, who has since taken over the business and married his mother. Feigning madness, he hatches a plot to avenge his father's death. Contemporary update of Shakespeare's tragedy, with Ethan Hawke and Kyle MacLachlan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5

Fri 26 Jan

12:00pm
Film Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
Rich, neurotic Leona Stevenson lies bedridden at home and is trying to phone her husband. But the lines are crossed, and she accidentally overhears a call in which two men are planning a murder. She frantically tries to raise the alarm, and when at last she manages to convince the telephone company of her story, she comes to realise with increasing horror who their intended victim is. Thriller, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards and Wendell Corey
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 6.5
1:50pm
Film The Last Wagon (1956)
A mixed-race renegade is convicted for the murder of his wife's killers and transported to prison in a wagon train. When the party is attacked by Apaches, the only survivors are the prisoner and a group of orphaned children, so he takes responsibility for leading them to safety. Western, with Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Ray Stricklyn and Susan Kohner
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.9
3:55pm
Film Our Man in Havana (1960)
A vacuum cleaner salesman is recruited as an agent by British intelligence, but struggles to cope with the demands of the role and starts to fabricate information to keep himself gainfully employed. Carol Reed's satirical spy drama, based on Graham Greene's novel, starring Alec Guinness, Ralph Richardson, Maureen O'Hara, Noel Coward and Burl Ives
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 6.9
6:05pm
Film Fantastic Voyage (1966)
A medical team is miniaturised and injected into the bloodstream of a scientist to repair his severely damaged brain - unaware that one of the microscopic passengers has sabotage on his mind. Richard Fleischer's sci-fi adventure, starring Raquel Welch, Stephen Boyd, Donald Pleasence and Edmond O'Brien
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.8
8:05pm
Film Unstoppable (2010)
A driverless train carrying a deadly cargo of toxic chemicals goes out of control. A veteran train operator and his rookie colleague set off in pursuit in their own locomotive, intending to bring it to a halt before it crashes and causes a major disaster. Action thriller, the final film from director Tony Scott, starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pine and Rosario Dawson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.2
10:00pm
Film The Abyss (1989)
An American nuclear submarine is sunk after a collision with a mysterious object, and the US government asks oil workers to help with the rescue. However, when they and a Navy Seal team arrive at the location of the vessel, a series of strange incidents leads to an encounter with aliens living in the depths. James Cameron's sci-fi thriller, starring Ed Harris, Michael Biehn and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
12:45am
Film Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Zombie-fighting heroine Alice must battle her way through an entire city of the living dead in search of the scientist who created the zombie virus, in the hope of finding a way to stop it spreading further. Meanwhile, the corporation that employed him unleashes the product of its latest deadly genetic experiment on the city. Sci-fi horror sequel, starring Milla Jovovich and Sienna Guillory
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:40am
Film Donkey Punch (2008)
Three women on holiday in Majorca join a group of men for a party on board their yacht. When one of the girls is killed while taking part in a dangerous sex act, it leads to a deadly battle of the sexes. Thriller, starring Jaime Winstone, Nichola Burley, Sian Breckin and Tom Burke
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.8

Sat 27 Jan

12:00pm
Film Courage Mountain (1990)
The German army take over teenage heroine Heidi's boarding school on the eve of the First World War, prompting her to set off on a perilous expedition across the Swiss Alps to reach safety. Children's adventure, starring Juliette Caton, Charlie Sheen, Jan Rubes and Leslie Caron
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
2:00pm
Film Stuart Little 2 (2002)
The plucky talking mouse feels left out when the son of his adopted human family makes a new pal - but quickly forgets such trifling matters when his high-flying canary friend is captured by an evil falcon, prompting the brave rodent to mount a daring rescue. Family adventure sequel, with Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie and Jonathan Lipnicki, and the voices of Michael J Fox, Melanie Griffith and James Woods
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.3
3:35pm
Film Patton (1970)
Oscar-winning Second World War biopic of the American general admired for his brilliant tactical skills and ability to inspire his men to great things. But this complex man was equally noted for his abrasive temper, egotism and consuming sense of rivalry, which so antagonised his superiors he was eventually relieved of his command. Starring George C Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Stephen Young
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.7
6:50pm
Film Avatar (2009)
A paraplegic soldier uses technology that allows him to control a genetically engineered body on a mission to a dangerous jungle world. His assignment is to infiltrate an alien tribe on behalf of a corrupt mining corporation, which wants to drive them from their land. He comes to sympathise with the natives, and helps them fight back against his employers. James Cameron's sci-fi adventure, starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.4
10:00pm
Film Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Moses, the adoptive brother of the pharaoh of Egypt, is sent into exile, where he receives a message from God demanding he set all the country's slaves free. When his brother refuses to comply, the kingdom is struck by a series of devastating plagues. Biblical epic, starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver and John Turturro
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
12:55am
Film The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
A struggling photographer regrets his decision to explore the darker side of his art when he stumbles upon the works of a serial killer named Mahogany, who preys on the travellers of New York's underground system. Horror based on the short story by Clive Barker, starring Bradley Cooper, Vinnie Jones, Leslie Bibb, Brooke Shields and Roger Bart
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
3:00am
Film Series 7: The Contenders (2001)
Six strangers compete in the ultimate reality TV show, the object of which is simply to stay alive - and wipe out the opposition by whatever means necessary. The heavily pregnant reigning champion faces a tough time if she is to retain her title. Satirical drama, starring Brooke Smith, Marylouise Burke and Glenn Fitzgerald
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9