A hapless koala bear impresario (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) puts on a singing competition to save his failing theatre, but offers far more in prize money than he can afford.…

A colourful and appealing animation in which a lion, Alex (voiced by Ben Stiller), and his New York zoo pals escape. Narcissistic Alex likes being the centre of attention at…

The end of the world is nigh, according to this bright and breezy blockbuster starring John Cusack and Amanda Peet. They play a separated couple brought together when the Earth’s…

Tom Hardy’s tenacious secret policeman hunts for a child murderer amid the paranoia and terror of Stalin’s Soviet Union. Get past some contrived plotting – and the needlessly thick Russian…

Grouchy old Vincent (Bill Murray) befriends his bullied 12-year-old neighbour (Jaeden Lieberher) after the boy’s mum (Melissa McCarthy) recruits him as a babysitter. Without Murray’s curmudgeonly charm, this comedy drama…

NASCAR race car champ Ricky (Will Ferrell) is on top of the world, thanks in no small part to his pal Cal (John C Reilly). However, after a spectacular crash…

With that trademarked little boy’s grin working overtime, Jack Black excels as sexist, laddish Hal who is hypnotised by a self-help guru into seeing only people’s inner beauty. So, when…

This sparkling romcom is a joy as widowed US president Michael Douglas falls for lobbyist Annette Bening. Love wasn’t in the manifesto of Douglas, but then Bening argues her way…

Housebound with a broken leg, bored photographer James Stewart spies on his neighbours and gets to thinking that Raymond Burr has done away with his wife. Besides the mounting, nail-biting…

Chris Hemsworth has real clout as the hot-tempered thunder god in this pleasing fantasy. In the realm of Asgard, Thor’s stirring up trouble with age-old enemies, the Frost Giants, which…

Following an act of heroism during a tour of Iraq, fresh-faced 19-year-old US army private Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn) briefly returns to the States to be publicly honoured during the…

Madonna gives the performance of her career as Argentina’s most powerful woman, Eva Peron, in this scintillating adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s hugely successful 1970s stage musical.…

Writer, director, star and producer Ben Affleck’s sprawling gangster epic charts the rise of a Prohibition hoodlum from disenchanted Great War veteran and Boston stickup man, to Florida rum runner…

Boasting awesome CGI effects and beguiling images, this epic about shipwreck and survival is wondrous and Suraj Sharma makes a resilient young hero. Putting Yann Martel’s bestselling 2001 novel on…