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

  1. District 9
  2. Illegal aliens… A bureaucrat’s attempts to relocate a stranded alien species from a refugee camp in Johannesburg go awry in this Peter (Lord of the Rings) Jackson produced sci-fi.


  3. The Final Destination
  4. End is nigh… This fourth instalment of the horror movie franchise follows a group of friends who cheat death by escaping a race track disaster. But Death soon sets out to collect those who evaded their end!

  5. (500) Days of Summer
  6. Heart of the matter… This American rom-com sees a young man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) fall for a woman (Zooey Deschanel) who doesn’t believe in true love.

  7. Inglourious Basterds
  8. Bloody battle… Set in Nazi-occupied France during World War Two, Quentin Tarantino’s revenge movie follows a group of Jewish-American guerrilla soldiers as they attempt to spread fear through the Third Reich.

  9. Funny People
  10. Bright side of life… This comedy-drama sees Adam Sandler as a terminally ill comedian who forms an unlikely bond with a fellow comic.

  11. Aliens in the Attic
  12. Little Green Men… A group of youngsters (including High School Musical’s Ashley Tisdale) attempt to protect their vacation home from invading aliens.

  13. The Time Traveler’s Wife
  14. Endless love… Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams star in this sci-fi romance about a man with a genetic condition that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage.

  15. G-Force
  16. Fists of furry… This live-action comedy-adventure from Disney sees a squad of guinea pigs, specially trained by the government, dispatched to save the world from a diabolical millionaire.

  17. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  18. It’s a kind of magic… Harry and his Hogwarts cohorts have to contend with a new potions teacher, Voldemort’s Death Eaters, and raging hormones in their sixth year at the School of Witchraft and Wizardry.

  19. Broken Embraces
  20. Causing a scene… Pedro Almodóvar’s Spanish drama centres on a troubled filmmaker’s love for his leading lady, Lena (Penélope Cruz).