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Mon 14 Oct

8:00am
BSL Zone
BSL Zone: Deaf Funny 5
(Sign Language)

Rating: 7.2
11:00am
Film Rear Window (1954)
A photographer is left housebound and in a wheelchair after breaking his leg in an accident. He passes the time watching the comings and goings of his neighbours in the apartment block opposite and becomes convinced one of them has committed a murder. However, he has trouble persuading anyone to believe his story. Hitchcock thriller, starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr, Thelma Ritter and Judith Evelyn
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
1:15pm
Film Bitter Victory (1957)
Two British officers are assigned to lead a raid on a German stronghold in Libya and steal secret documents. However, one of the pair suspects the other of having had an affair with his wife and the tension between them threatens the mission. Second World War drama, starring Richard Burton, Curt Jurgens, Ruth Roman and Christopher Lee
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
3:20pm
Film Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
A rebellious soldier defies orders to lead two men on a secret attack on a German pillbox, but his mission fails and the other two soldiers are killed. Court-martialled for his actions, he remains convinced his plan was sound and ignores the sentence to make a second attempt at destroying the emplacement. Second World War adventure, with Steve McQueen, James Coburn and Bobby Darin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
5:10pm
Film Ride Lonesome (1959)
A bounty hunter captures young killer Billy John, but his real motive is not the cash reward - he has an old score to settle with his prisoner's brother Frank. As the journey to bring the murderer to justice gets under way, he is counting on a showdown with Frank and accepts the help of two outlaw gunmen for added protection, aware they will try to turn Billy John in themselves for the reward and a pardon. Western, with Randolph Scott, Lee Van Cleef, James Best, James Coburn and Pernell Roberts.
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
6:45pm
Film Now You See Me (2013)
Four magicians use their lavish stage shows as cover for a series of seemingly impossible heists, and give away the money they steal to their audiences. An FBI agent assembles a team of experts to discover how the baffling robberies are committed and what the secret agenda behind the crime spree is. Crime thriller, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson and Isla Fisher
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
9:00pm
Film Sleepless (2017)
Las Vegas cop Vincent Downs steals a 25kg shipment of cocaine from a violent casino boss, whose associates kidnap Downs' teenage son in retaliation. Downs is keen to return the drugs and see his son set free, but is hampered by having to dodge the attentions of an internal affairs officer. Action thriller, starring Jamie Foxx, Dermot Mulroney and Michelle Monaghan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
10:50pm
Film Gangster No 1 (2000)
A crime boss is troubled by the release of an old gangland rival from prison, and looks back on his brutal rise to power in the 1960s. Thriller, starring Malcolm McDowell and Paul Bettany as the nameless central character in the two different eras. With David Thewlis, Saffron Burrows and Kenneth Cranham
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
12:55am
Film Babylon AD (2008)
A mercenary in a post-apocalyptic future accepts a job escorting a mysterious girl and the nun protecting her from Russia to New York. Along the way, she exhibits strange powers that could hold the key to mankind's salvation - but various factions are plotting to put her gifts to their own use. Sci-fi adventure, starring Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Melanie Thierry, Gerard Depardieu and Charlotte Rampling
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5

Tue 15 Oct

11:00am
Film Pony Express (1953)
Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok work on establishing an east-west route for the pioneering mail service that will allow messages to be sent from Missouri to California in 10 days. However, they have to contend with saboteurs planning to prevent California becoming part of the Union. Western, starring Charlton Heston, Forrest Tucker, Rhonda Fleming and Jan Sterling
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
1:05pm
Film Fixed Bayonets! (1951)
An American army platoon on duty during the Korean war is left stranded in the mountains while covering their comrades' retreat. Among them is a timid corporal with no real experience of battle, who is soon forced into assuming command when all his superior officers are killed. Drama, starring Richard Basehart, Gene Evans and Michael O'Shea
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
2:55pm
Film Rage at Dawn (1955)
Three notorious outlaw brothers terrorise Indiana, using a small town as a safe haven and paying off local officials to turn a blind eye. A detective poses as a fellow bandit to set a trap for them, but the case is complicated when he falls for their sister, who remains misguidedly loyal to her villainous family. Western, starring Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker, Mala Powers and J Carrol Naish
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.8
4:45pm
Film The Last Frontier (1955)
A backwoods trapper signs up as a cavalry scout at a fort manned by inexperienced soldiers, where he falls in love with a colonel's wife. On taking over command of the garrison, the officer plans to lead his men in a reckless attack on a hostile Indian tribe - and it is down to the frontiersman to save his comrades from a massacre. Western, starring Victor Mature, Robert Preston and Anne Bancroft
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.6
6:50pm
Film Last Vegas (2013)
A sixtysomething confirmed bachelor finally decides to settle down with his much younger girlfriend. He and three friends decide to mark the occasion by reliving their wild youth with a trip to Las Vegas - but they find that both the city and each other have changed since their glory days. Comedy, starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
9:00pm
Film Shot Caller (2017)
An ex con is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival squad on the streets of Southern California. Crime drama, starring Jon Bernthal, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Lake Bell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.7
11:20pm
Film Midnight Run (1988)
When accountant Jonathan Mardukas skips bail after having been arrested for embezzlement, bounty hunter Jack Walsh is hired to catch the fraudster and return him from New York to Los Angeles. Unfortunately, his task is hindered by the ingenuity of Mardukas and the attentions of pursuing FBI agents and Mafia hitmen. Comedy thriller, starring Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, Dennis Farina, John Ashton and Joe Pantoliano
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:55am
Film Scribe (2016)
A recovering alcoholic finds himself at the centre of a political conspiracy after he accepts a shady job transcribing calls from tapped phones. Thriller, starring Francois Cluzet, Denis Podalydes and Sami Bouajila. In French
(Premiere)

Wed 16 Oct

11:00am
Film Three Faces West (1940)
An Austrian doctor and his daughter arrive in the dust bowl regions of America after fleeing the Nazis, and join the exodus of farmers seeking fertile land in Oregon. The daughter falls for the pioneer leading the journey, despite being engaged to the man who helped her escape the Third Reich. Drama, starring John Wayne, Charles Coburn and Sigrid Gurie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.4
12:40pm
Film We're No Angels (1955)
Three convicts escape from the penal colony on notorious Devil's Island and seize a French family's shop - only to find themselves helping the storekeeper outwit his scheming relatives. Comedy, starring Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray and Basil Rathbone
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
2:50pm
Film The Violent Men (1955)
A ruthless cattle baron sets out to create his own private empire, no matter what the cost. When he resorts to murder, he makes an enemy of a civil war veteran, while his lust for power drives his wife into the arms of his younger brother. Western, starring Edward G Robinson, Barbara Stanwyck and Glenn Ford
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
4:45pm
Film The Enemy Below (1957)
The captain of an American destroyer in the South Atlantic is still recovering from the sinking of his previous vessel. He tries to outwit a cunning German U-boat commander, but comes to respect the courage of his enemy. However, his crew fears he is not up to the challenge of defeating his opponent. Second World War thriller, starring Robert Mitchum, Curt Jurgens, Theodore Bikel and David Hedison
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
6:50pm
Film Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
The living exhibits at New York's Museum of Natural History are shipped to Washington's Smithsonian Institution - along with the artefact that brought them to life in the first place. Nightwatchman Larry tries to retrieve it, only to find the contents of the world's largest museum have been reanimated, including a pharaoh determined to take over the world. Fantasy comedy sequel, starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson and Steve Coogan
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
9:00pm
Film The Bank Job (2008)
A London car dealer is persuaded by an old flame to rob a bank. The heist goes off without a hitch, leaving the crooks in possession of cash and jewels worth millions - as well as a safety deposit box containing top-secret information the government and security services are determined to keep buried. Fact-based crime thriller, starring Jason Statham and Saffron Burrows
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.7
11:15pm
Film In Bruges (2008)
Two hitmen are ordered to lie low in Belgium after an assignment goes tragically wrong. Trying to pass themselves off as ordinary tourists in the medieval city of Bruges, the bickering duo get caught up in a string of surreal misadventures - and then they learn the real and sinister reason why their unstable boss sent them there in the first place. Comedy drama, starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes and Clemence Poesy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.7
1:15am
Film Thanks for Sharing (2012)
Three men at different stages of dealing with sex addiction also have to wrestle with issues in their love lives. Adam is afraid to start a new relationship for fear of losing control, Mike's need for order in his life puts a strain on his family, and Neil is forced to stop denying he has a problem by a new friend. Comedy drama, starring Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Josh Gad and Gwyneth Paltrow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.5

Thu 17 Oct

11:00am
Film Vertigo (1958)
A private eye with an aversion to heights is hired to trail the wife of an old college friend because of her strange and inconsistent behaviour. However, he soon falls obsessively in love with her, and is drawn into a complex and destructive mystery. Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, starring Kim Novak in a dual role alongside James Stewart, Barbara Bel Geddes and Tom Helmore
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.2
1:40pm
Film Donovan's Reef (1963)
An American soldier settles down with a friend and a kindly doctor on a South Sea island to relax in the aftermath of the Second World War. The arrival of the medic's snobbish daughter throws their idyllic life into turmoil, leaving them struggling to make her father seem respectable. Comedy drama directed by John Ford, starring John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Jack Warden, Elizabeth Allen and Cesar Romero
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
3:55pm
Film McLintock! (1963)
A hard-drinking cattle baron is determined to stop events spiralling out of control when his estranged wife turns up demanding a divorce. Meanwhile, an ardent suitor is pursuing his flighty daughter, and corrupt government agents are turning a blind eye to land grabbers. Comedy Western, starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne de Carlo, Patrick Wayne and Stefanie Powers
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.2
6:30pm
Film Transcendence (2014)
A scientist working to develop artificial intelligence is assassinated, but his death provides the breakthrough he and his colleagues needed, as his own mind is uploaded into a computer system. Granted extraordinary knowledge, he begins planning to change the world for the better - with potentially horrific consequences for the human race. Sci-fi drama, starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.8
8:50pm
Joker Interview Special
Star Joaquin Phoenix and writer and director Todd Phillips discuss the making of their dark dramatic take on the origin of the famous comic-book villain
(Subtitles)

9:00pm
Film Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Hitman Arthur Bishop's arch-enemy Crain kidnaps his new girlfriend Gina and blackmails him into committing three assassinations in as many days, while making them look like accidents. Action thriller sequel, starring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Sam Hazeldine and Tommy Lee Jones
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
11:00pm
Film The Handmaiden (2016)
A conman posing as a count hires a petty criminal to help him marry a Japanese heiress by becoming her handmaiden and persuading her to accept his proposal. Psychological thriller based on Sarah Waters' bestselling novel Fingersmith, starring Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo and Cho Jin-woong
(Premiere)

1:50am
Film Powder Room (2013)
A woman recovering from a series of setbacks is reunited with an old friend from college, who is now a successful businesswoman living in Paris. During an evening at a nightclub, she begins spinning a web of lies to make her life seem more impressive - but her efforts are ruined by the arrival of her rowdy mates. Comedy, starring Sheridan Smith, Kate Nash, Jaime Winstone and Oona Chaplin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.8

Fri 18 Oct

11:00am
Film The Last Frontier (1955)
A backwoods trapper signs up as a cavalry scout at a fort manned by inexperienced soldiers, where he falls in love with a colonel's wife. On taking over command of the garrison, the officer plans to lead his men in a reckless attack on a hostile Indian tribe - and it is down to the frontiersman to save his comrades from a massacre. Western, starring Victor Mature, Robert Preston and Anne Bancroft
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.6
1:00pm
Film Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)
A slick conman tries to pass his dim-witted sidekick off as a notorious gunslinger as a way of profiting from a dispute between rival companies in a small mining town. Comedy Western, starring James Garner, Jack Elam, Suzanne Pleshette, Harry Morgan and Chuck Connors
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
2:50pm
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: 7.9
4:55pm
Film Carry On Cleo (1964)
A captured Briton is mistaken for a heroic swordsman and promoted to the Roman Royal Guard, with orders to protect Julius Caesar. But the last thing he and the fated emperor expect is an assassination attempt from within Caesar's own circle of friends. Comedy, starring Amanda Barrie, Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Kenneth Connor, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
6:45pm
Film The Imitation Game (2014)
Biopic of mathematician Alan Turing, whose work during the Second World War translated seemingly unbreakable Nazi codes as well as pioneering the development of computer technology. In the years following the war, his life would be destroyed as his homosexuality was discovered, leaving him facing criminal charges. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Charles Dance
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
9:00pm
Film Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Secret agent Ethan Hunt and his team are implicated in a bombing at the Kremlin, forcing the American president to declare them fugitives. The spies plan to clear their name by abducting the real terrorist, which leads them into a pursuit around the globe. However, Hunt cannot be sure his colleagues are trustworthy. Action adventure sequel, starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Paula Patton
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
11:40pm
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: 5
1:25am
Film The Other Side of the Door (2016)
A grieving mother living in India learns of a temple that contains a mysterious portal, through which she would be able to speak to her dead son one last time. She disobeys instructions not to open the portal fully, and disrupts the balance between life and death as the boy's dangerous spirit is unleashed into the world - and worse besides. Horror, starring Sarah Wayne Callies and Jeremy Sisto
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2

Sat 19 Oct

11:00am
Film Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Sid the sloth, Manny the mammoth and Diego the sabre-toothed tiger grimly realise the good life is about to come to an abrupt end as flood waters threaten their homes. However, a vulture suggests they could turn an old giant tree into a boat and make their escape, so the three friends set off in search of it. Animated adventure sequel, with the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and Denis Leary
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
12:45pm
Film Small Soldiers (1998)
A hi-tech computer chip has a bizarre effect on a squad of toy soldiers, causing mayhem for their owner as the miniature marauders engage in a series of scaled-down skirmishes. Children's adventure mixing live action and computer animation, starring Kirsten Dunst, Denis Leary and Gregory Smith, with the voices of Tommy Lee Jones, Frank Langella, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Christina Ricci
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
2:55pm
Film Dr Dolittle 2 (2001)
The vet with a talent for talking to animals comes to the aid of forest creatures that need his help protecting their homes from land developers. He also has to deal with the love life of a circus bear that has fallen for a wild female. Comedy sequel, starring Eddie Murphy and Kevin Pollak, with the voices of Steve Zahn, Lisa Kudrow and Isaac Hayes
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
4:35pm
Film Paddington (2014)
An earthquake forces a bear from the Peruvian jungle to start a new life in London. He finds modern Britain to be very different from the stories told to him by his aunt, but makes a new home with a kindly family. However, a sinister taxidermist intends to turn him into a museum exhibit. Comedy based on Michael Bond's series of children's books, starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins and Nicole Kidman, with the voice of Ben Whishaw
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.5
6:35pm
Film Now You See Me (2013)
Four magicians use their lavish stage shows as cover for a series of seemingly impossible heists, and give away the money they steal to their audiences. An FBI agent assembles a team of experts to discover how the baffling robberies are committed and what the secret agenda behind the crime spree is. Crime thriller, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson and Isla Fisher
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.8
8:50pm
Joker Interview Special
Star Joaquin Phoenix and writer and director Todd Phillips discuss the making of their dark dramatic take on the origin of the famous comic-book villain
(Subtitles)

9:00pm
Film Spy (2015)
A deskbound CIA agent provides valuable background support for a dashing secret agent, but has never gone into action herself. Everything changes, when the spy mysteriously vanishes, and she leaps into action to take his place, infiltrating the inner circle of a ruthless arms dealer and trying to avert a global catastrophe. Comedy adventure, starring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham and Rose Byrne
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
11:20pm
Film Byzantium (2012)
Two female vampires spend centuries on the run from an order of their own kind, who object to women becoming undead. They hide out in a seaside town, where one uses a brothel as a means to find men to feed on, while the other forms a bond with a terminally ill boy - but their past soon catches up with them. Horror, starring Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan and Jonny Lee Miller
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
1:40am
Film Stoker (2013)
A teenager living an isolated life in her mother's remote estate discovers she has an uncle she has never met following her father's death. The mysterious relative moves into the house and seems to take over his brother's role in the family. His niece suspects he has sinister motives, but becomes dangerously infatuated with him. Thriller, starring Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.9

Sun 20 Oct

11:00am
Film Coneheads (1993)
An alien couple and their daughter crash-land on Earth and try to blend into suburban society, all the while dodging the immigration authorities and their increasingly suspicious neighbours. Comedy, starring Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Michael McKean, Jason Alexander, Michelle Burke, David Spade and Chris Farley
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.5
12:45pm
Film Carry On Cabby (1963)
The neglected wife of a workaholic taxi owner grows increasingly tired of his lack of interest in their marriage. In a ploy to bring him to his senses, she secretly launches a rival cab firm with a driver roster made up of attractive women, who soon tempt his customers away. Comedy, starring Sid James, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor and Charles Hawtrey
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
2:45pm
Film Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
A kindly elephant hears a cry of help coming from a speck of dust and discovers the minuscule city of Whoville. As he tries to help its citizens, the other animals begin to question his sanity, and the evil Kangaroo incites them to turn against the do-gooder. Animated adaptation of Dr Seuss's book, with the voices of Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Seth Rogen and Will Arnett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
4:30pm
Film Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
The living exhibits at New York's Museum of Natural History are shipped to Washington's Smithsonian Institution - along with the artefact that brought them to life in the first place. Nightwatchman Larry tries to retrieve it, only to find the contents of the world's largest museum have been reanimated, including a pharaoh determined to take over the world. Fantasy comedy sequel, starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson and Steve Coogan
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
6:40pm
Film Last Vegas (2013)
A sixtysomething confirmed bachelor finally decides to settle down with his much younger girlfriend. He and three friends decide to mark the occasion by reliving their wild youth with a trip to Las Vegas - but they find that both the city and each other have changed since their glory days. Comedy, starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.8
8:50pm
The Day Shall Come Interview Special
Director Chris Morris and stars Marchant Davis and Kayvan Novak talk about making their new 'comedy with consequences'
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
9:00pm
Film Sleepless (2017)
Las Vegas cop Vincent Downs steals a 25kg shipment of cocaine from a violent casino boss, whose associates kidnap Downs' teenage son in retaliation. Downs is keen to return the drugs and see his son set free, but is hampered by having to dodge the attentions of an internal affairs officer. Action thriller, starring Jamie Foxx, Dermot Mulroney and Michelle Monaghan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
10:50pm
Film Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
An uneducated teenager from the Mumbai slums is only one question away from winning a quiz show, but the authorities are reluctant to believe a youngster from such a humble background could succeed without cheating. Under questioning, he tells a police inspector the eventful story of his life - and how he came to know so much. Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning drama, starring Dev Patel and Freida Pinto
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.6
1:15am
Film 127 Hours (2010)
A mountain climber gets stuck in an isolated canyon when a boulder crushes his arm. Remaining trapped for five days, he comes to realise no one is going to save him, and that survival will depend on a particularly drastic course of action. Danny Boyle's fact-based drama, with James Franco and Kate Mara
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6