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SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 26 October, CH 204 from 9.05pm

Action: Based on the book by Ken Bruen, London Boulevard is the story of a man newly released from prison who falls in love with a reclusive young movie star and finds himself in a duel with a vicious gangster. The feature film directorial debut of Academy Award-winning screenwriter William Monahan, the film stars Academy Award-nominated Keira Knightley and Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell.

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 26 October, CH 203 from 8.35pm

Action: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by someone close to her own agency. Suddenly the target of skilled assassins who know her every move, Mallory must find the truth in order to stay alive. Using her black-ops military training, she devises an ingenious – and dangerous trap. But when things go haywire, Mallory realises she’ll be killed in the blink of an eye unless she finds a way to turn the tables on her ruthless adversary. Starring Gina Carano, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paxton, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 26 October, CH 027/ 202 from 8.05pm

Comedy: The creators and star of Borat bring you the hilarious comedy about what happens when the world’s worst dictator comes to America. Stuck in New York and stripped of his power, Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) is finally forced to live his ultimate nightmare… the American dream.

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 26 October, CH 026/201 from 7.35pm

Drama: In the early summer of 1956, 23 year-old Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), just down from Oxford and determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly paid assistant on the set of The Prince And The Showgirl – the film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams), who was also on honeymoon with her new husband, the playwright Arthur Miller (Dougray Scott). Nearly 40 years on, his diary account The Prince, The Showgirl And Me was published, but one week was missing and this was published some years later as My Week With Marilyn – this is the story of that week. When Arthur Miller leaves England, the coast is clear for Colin to introduce Marilyn to some of the pleasures of British life; an idyllic week in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to get away from her retinue of Hollywood hangers-on and the pressures of work.

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 19 October, CH 203 from 8.35pm

Comedy: Diagnosed with spinal cancer, 27-year-old Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) navigates the road to recovery with the sometimes, overbearing support of his crude best friend (Seth Rogen), his smothering mother (Anjelica Huston) and an inexperienced therapist (Anna Kendrick). Inspired by a true story, 50/50 is an honest yet hysterically funny account of a young man’s journey toward healing. Starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 19 October, CH 027/202 & 204 from 8.05pm & 9:05pm

Action/Adventure: Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, Marvel’s The Avengers is the superhero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsg�rd and Samuel L. Jackson

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 19 October, CH 206 from 8:05pm

Drama/Comedy: This is the story of Danielle, the dirty girl of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma, circa 1987. When Danielle’s misbehaviour gets her banished to a remedial class, she is paired on a parenting project with Clarke, an innocent closet-case with no friends. Danielle is determined to get to California to find the father she’s never met, and Clarke is desperate to escape being sent to military school by his homophobic dad. Together, the mismatched misfits light out for California, and discover each other and themselves through a funny and serendipitous friendship. Starring Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier, Milla Jovovich, William H Macy, Mary Steenburgen, Dwight Yoakam, Tim McGraw, Nicholas d’Agosto

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 19 October, CH 026 & 201 from 7.35pm

Family/Drama: Inspired by the amazing true story, Dolphin Tale is a family film about Winter, a young dolphin who loses her tail in a crab trap, and Sawyer, the introverted 11-year old boy who befriends her. First meeting the rescued dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, a marine rehabilitation center where she lives, Sawyer (Nathan Gamble) rallies his friends and family alike to save Winter by convincing a pioneering doctor (Morgan Freeman) to create a unique prosthetic attachment to restore the dolphin’s ability to swim. Starring Harry Connick, Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Kris Kristofferson, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Morgan Freeman, Austin Stowell, Austin Highsmith

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 19 October, CH 205 from 7.35pm

Winner of 5 Academy Awards Including Best Picture

Drama: Hollywood 1927. Outside a movie premiere, enthusiastic fan Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo) literally bumps into the swashbuckling hero of the silent film, George Valentin (Jean Dujardin). The star reacts graciously and Peppy plants a kiss on his cheek as they are surrounded by photographers. The headlines demand: “Who’s That Girl?” and Peppy is inspired to audition for a dancing bit-part at the studio. However as Peppy slowly rises through the industry, the introduction of talking-pictures turns Valentin’s world upside-down. Starring Jean Dujardin, B�r�nice Bejo, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Ed Lauter, Joel Murray, Ken Davitan and John Goodman

SKY BOX OFFICE – Friday 12 October, CH 205 from 7.35pm

Family: Disney’s irresistible talking puppies – Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha and Mudbud – are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. Voices of Tucker Albrizzi, Tim Conway, Aidan Gemme, Skyler Gisondo, G. Hannelius, Elaine Hendrix. Starring Adam Alexi-Malle, Mason Cook, Mo Gallini,Ellie Harvie.