Big Screen – This week’s top ten at the cinema…

  1. Burn After Reading
  2. Secret service… A gym employee finds the confidential memoirs of a CIA agent on a misplaced disc. Star-studded chaos ensues.

  3. Eagle Eye
  4. Withheld number… Two strangers are brought together by a mysterious phone call. One of them is Shia LaBeouf.

  5. Igor
  6. Cruel inventions… This animated adventure follows a young hunchbacked lab assistant as he attempts to establish himself as a genius with his bizarre creations. If he fails, there’s always Dragons’ Den.

  7. The House Bunny
  8. A Playboy bunny spices up the lives of some dowdy college roommates. It’s amazing what you can achieve with some lip gloss and a bit of backcombing.

  9. Mirrors
  10. The other side… Kiefer Sutherland plays an ex-cop spooked by spectres in his mirrors. Narcissism kills!

  11. Taken
  12. Rescue mission… A former CIA agent uses all his skills in an attempt to recover his daughter who has been abducted by sex-traffickers in France.

  13. How To Lose Friends & Alienate People
  14. Englishman in New York… Simon Pegg plays a British journalist who goes to the United States and irritates people.

  15. Mamma Mia!
  16. Dancing Queen… Meryl Streep can dance. Meryl Streep can jive. Meryl Streep is clearly having the time of her life in this money, money, money-making film version of the musical inspired by ABBA songs.

  17. City of Ember
  18. Darkness falls… Two teenagers race against time to stop the lights going out in an underground city. Someone clearly forgot to put £1 in the meter.

  19. Tropic Thunder
  20. Rumble in the jungle… A group of actors are dropped into the middle of a jungle to film a Vietnam war movie. The spoiled stars soon discover they’re in real danger. It’s a comedy.