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The Golden Compass


Dark family fantasy based on a Philip Pullman novel. Dakota Blue Richards stars as 12-year-old Lyra, who goes on a dangerous journey to save her friend. Also starring Nicole Kidman.

  • PG
  • 2007
  • 130mins [R][S]



Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver and Zoë Saldana star in James Cameron's part-animated sci-fi epic about a soldier who's sent to rid a planet of its inhabitants by military force.

  • 12
  • 2009
  • 190mins [R][S]
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Another 48 HRS


Comedy thriller. Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte return as ex-con Reggie Hammond and cop Jack Cates, this time on the trail of deadly drugs dealer The Iceman. Strong language/violence.

  • 18
  • 1990
  • 115mins [R][S]

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    On Film4: 5 Apr 5:05PM

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    Anton Corbijn's biopic of Joy Division vocalist Ian Curtis

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    Whisper Of The Heart

    Whimsical animated drama from Studio Ghibli

    On Film4: 1 Apr 11:00AM

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