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FILMS OF THE WEEK.

An American Werewolf In London Five, Monday, 9pm John Landis's 1981 comedy horror stars David Naughton as an American tourist mauled by a mysterious beast while wandering on the Yorkshire moors. Despite escaping the attack with his life, the ensuing hallucinations are simply a sign of things to come as he begins to take on lycanthropic tendencies.

Die Hard 4.0 C4,Today, 9pm Premiere. The fourth instalment of the action franchise sees tough cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) accompanying a hacker (Justin Long) to Washington. But he becomes the target of a terrorist who plans to take down the US's technological infrastructure.

Clooney blends into the background Good Night, and Good Luck BBC1,Wednesday, 11.50pm George Clooney directs this intelligent black and white drama about US journalist Ed Murrow's battle against senator Joseph McCarthy, who led a brutal campaign to root out communists in the 1950s. The heart-throb actor takes a small role as a CBS producer but allows David Strathairn to shine as Murrow. With Jeff Daniels, Robert Downey Jr and Frank Langella.

The Notorious Bettie Page BBC2,Today, 11.10pm Premiere. Mary Harron directs this 2005 biopic of '50s American pin-up Bettie Page (Gretchen Moll). Considered by many to be a pioneer of modern pornography, the film reveals the model's troubled childhood and the chain of events leading to her appearing in fetish photographs that sparked outrage. The Sixth Sense ITV2, Friday, 9pm M. Night Shyamalan's Oscar-nominated horror stars Bruce Willis as child psychologist Dr Malcolm Crowe. After a troubled former patient shoots him and then commits suicide, Crowe seeks redemption by helping a nine-year-old, who claims to see dead people.

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