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

  1. This Is It
  2. King of Pop… This fly-on-the-wall concert film stands as a tribute to the late Michael Jackson, documenting his rehearsals for his planned residency at London’s 02 Arena.


  3. Up
  4. High flyers… A grumpy OAP and a lively eight-year-old become unlikely partners in a sky-high adventure in this uplifting Disney Pixar animation.

  5. Fantastic Mr Fox
  6. Animal magic… This stop-motion adaptation of Roald Dahl’s popular children’s book about a sly fox features the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep and Bill Murray.

  7. Saw VI
  8. Bloody puzzle… The deadly games continue in the sixth instalment of the horror franchise.

  9. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant
  10. Fright night… A teenager is pulled into the world of sideshow freaks and creatures of the night in this fantasy adventure.

  11. Couples Retreat
  12. Make or break… Vince Vaughn and Sex and the City’s Kristin Davis star in this comedy about four troubled couples forced into relationship therapy at a tropical island resort.

  13. 9
  14. World war… Co-produced by Tim Burton, this animated fantasy adventure follows a ragtag group of mechanical dolls struggling to establish themselves as successors to the human race in a post-apocalyptic world.

  15. An Education
  16. Age gap… Written by Nick Horny, this British coming-of–age drama charts a teenage girls relationship with an older man.

  17. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  18. Mind games… Terry Gilliam’s fantasy film features the late Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrel portraying transformations of the same character, a mysterious immortal who travels through magical realms.

  19. Dead Man Running
  20. Money talks… American rapper 50 Cent and Danny Dyer star in this crime drama about a loan shark and his debtor.