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Paul MGann and Richard E. Grant in <i>Whitnail & I</i>.

Paul MGann and Richard E. Grant in Whitnail & I.

WITHNAIL AND I (102 minutes) MA

Bruce Robinson’s 1987 comedy about a pair of struggling actors in the late 1960s is a popular classic that still has had less than its due. Even on paper, the drunken, wrathful, probably closeted Withnail would be a creation worthy of Dickens — but it’s Richard E. Grant’s performance that makes him immortal. SBS On Demand

GUYS AND DOLLS (150 minutes) PG

Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1955 adaptation of the famous Broadway show about lovable lowlifes is one of the most eccentrically enjoyable of Hollywood musicals. Marlon Brando, who stars as gambler Sky Masterson, can barely hold a tune but he’s an electric presence, especially when sparring with Frank Sinatra, no less strangely cast as the Jewish operator of a “floating crap game”. Amazon Prime