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

  1. Avatar
  2. Out of this world… Titanic director James Cameron creates an alien world starring Sigourney Weaver in what could be the most expensive movie ever made – but this time the aliens are the good guys.

  3. The Princess and the Frog
  4. Wet kiss… Set in the lively French Quarter of New Orleans in the Twenties, this traditional 2D Disney animation charts the fortunes – and misfortunes – of hardworking young waitress Tiana after her fateful kiss with a prince who has been turned into a frog.


  5. The Lovely Bones
  6. Novel approach… Peter ‘Lord of the Rings’ Jackson directs this adaptation of Alice Sebold’s best-selling novel about a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family – and her murderer – from beyond the grave.

  7. Valentine’s Day
  8. Heart of the matter… This star-studded rom-com follows the romantic misadventures of several characters on one day, February 14th.

  9. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
  10. School daze… This fantasy-adventure follows a teenager who, having discovered he is the son of an ancient Greek god, is sent on a dangerous mission to settle a battle between the gods of Mount Olympus.

  11. The Wolfman
  12. Beastly… Starring Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt, and Anthony Hopkins, this horror remake follows an American man who returns to his ancestral homeland and is bitten by a werewolf. Consequently he grows fur and eats people.

  13. Solomon Kane
  14. Grim reaping… A mercenary, damned to hell, gets a chance to redeem himself by fighting evil in this fantasy thriller.

  15. Alvin and the Chipmunks : The Squeakquel
  16. Critter comforts… Singing chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore hope to save a school’s music department by winning a ‘Battle of the Bands’ – but will rival singing chipmunks, The Chipettes, steal their thunder?

  17. Invictus
  18. Men united… Clint Eastwood’s biographical drama, based on Nelson Mandela’s first term as South African President, stars Morgan Freeman as the iconic leader and Matt Damon as the captain of the South African rugby team.

  19. Astro Boy
  20. Robot wars… Loosely based on the Japanese manga series of the same name, this futuristic animation follows a young robot with incredible powers, who attempts to save the planet from an alien attack.

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