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

  1. Clash of the Titans
  2. Greek tragedy… This big-budget remake of the 1981 fantasy classic stars Avatar’s Sam Worthington as Perseus, the demi-god charged with rescuing Argos (the Greek city, not the catalogue-based retail chain) from vengeful Hades and the monstrous Kraken.

  3. How to Train Your Dragon
  4. Creature comfort… This DreamWorks animation follows an awkward Viking teenager named Hiccup, who is forced to question his destiny as a dragon slayer after capturing and befriending a wounded winged beast.


  5. Kick-Ass
  6. Self-empowerment… Based on a comic book, this Bratt Pitt-produced action comedy sees a geeky teenager set out to become a real life superhero, only to get caught up in a dangerous battle involving an evil drug lord, a former cop and his vigilante daughter.

  7. Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
  8. Child’s play… This fantasy sequel, set during World War Two, sees the magical nanny arrive on a family farm to help a hectic young mother cope with her three boisterous children and their two spoiled cousins.

  9. Alice in Wonderland
  10. Friends reunited… Tim Burton’s fantasy adventures sees the Alice of Lewis Caroll’s classic stories return to the magical land of her childhood and reunite with her old friends in a bid to end the Red Queen’s reign of terror.

  11. The Blind Side
  12. Back on track… This American drama features an Oscar-winning performance from Sandra Bullock as a woman who helps to nurture a homeless teenager to sporting glory.

  13. Remember Me
  14. Heart of the matter… Twilight’s Robert Pattinson and Lost’s Emilie de Ravin head the cast of this romantic drama about a couple who have both suffered terrible family tragedies.

  15. Whip It
  16. Get your skates on… Drew Barrymore makes her directorial debut with this comedy drama about a teenage misfit (Juno’s Ellen Page) who escapes the misery of her small-town life by joining a roller derby team.

  17. Shutter Island
  18. Mind games… Leo DiCaprio plays a US marshal sent to investigate the disappearance of a patient from a remote psychiatric hospital in Martin Scorsese’s dark thriller.

  19. The Bounty Hunter
  20. Love hurts… Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston star in this action comedy about a bounty hunter who discovers that his next target is his ex-wife!

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