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 Lovely Bones
  4. 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. 


  5. The Crazies
  6. Water torture… When a town’s water supply is poisoned by an unknown toxin, the locals turn into violent psychopaths.

  7. The Princess and the Frog
  8. 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.

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

  13. Leap Year
  14. Love trip… Amy Adams and Matthew Goode are drawn together in this romantic comedy about a woman’s elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend in Ireland.

  15. From Paris with Love
  16. Daring duo… This crime thriller sees John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers as two special agents paired together to stop a terrorist attack in Paris.

  17. A Single Man
  18. Mid-life crisis… Colin Firth and Julianne Moore star in fashion designer Tom Ford’s debut movie about a middle-aged professor searching for meaning in his life following the death of his long-time partner.

  19. Invictus
  20. 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.

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