Monday 23rd January, Film4, 9pm

Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson and Gugu Mbatha-Raw star in this period drama premiere based on the true story of Dido Belle - Georgian Britain's first mixed-race aristocrat.

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East is East

Tuesday 24th January, Film4, 9pm

There are some marvellous performances on show - including the late Om Puri - in this excellent film focusing on the cultural tensions within an Anglo-Pakistani family in 1970s Salford.

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Stonehearst Asylum

Wednesday 25th January, Film4, 9pm

Ben Kingsley and Kate Beckinsale star in this Gothic horror premiere. Based on an Edgar Allan Poe tale, the story follows a medical graduate who starts work at a disturbing mental asylum.

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The Other Guys

Thursday 26th January, 5Star, 10.40pm

Excitement, intrigue, desk pops; this comedy has it all. Will Ferrell & Mark Wahlberg are hilarious as the incompetent cops who uncover a big case while trying to win the respect of their co-workers.

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The Purge: Anarchy

Friday 27th January, Film4, 9pm

The second entry in the thrilling franchise builds upon the original by taking its annual night of lawlessness on to the streets of Los Angeles. Can a group of innocent citizens survive the night?

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Finding Neverland

Saturday 28th January, BBC Two HD, 5.55pm

Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet star in this drama about the people and events that inspired Scottish playwright and author JM Barrie to write the classic children's story, Peter Pan.

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The Monuments Men

Saturday 28th January, Channel 4 HD, 9pm

Director and star George Clooney leads a band of cultural guardians in this fact-based World War II comedy, their crack team of art historians trying to prevent priceless artwork from being destroyed.

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Slumdog Millionaire

Saturday 28th January, Film4, 9pm

Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning drama is up there with his best work to date, and stars Dev Patel as a lowly tea-seller who recounts his life story to prove his innocence on a TV game show.

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The Sapphires

Saturday 28th January, BBC Two HD, 10.20pm

Chris O'Dowd features in this comedy set in 1960s Australia. Four talented Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group (see above) entertain troops in Vietnam.

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Sunday 29th January, ITV3, 10.30pm

The police say he’s her missing son, but she says he’s an imposter. Surely a mother knows best? Angelina Jolie stars in this thought-provoking mystery drama based partly on horrific real-life events.

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The Cider House Rules

Sunday 29th January, BBC Two HD, 11.30pm

Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron and Michael Caine star in the adaptation of John Irving’s best-selling novel, in which a medically-trained orphan sets out to discover love and the outside world.

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