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

  1. Iron Man 2
  2. Tough exterior… Robert Downey Jr. dons Tony Stark’s suit of powered armour to do battle with some new enemies, including whip-cracking Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke), in this superhero sequel.


  3. Furry Vengeance
  4. Home yelp… Brendan Fraser takes the lead in this family comedy about a property developer whose plans for a forest do not go down well with the animals who live there.

  5. A Nightmare on Elm Street
  6. Recurring nightmare… Psychotic dream stalker Freddy Krueger brings terror to a new batch of youngsters in this horror franchise reboot.

  7. Hot Tub Time Machine
  8. Bubble trouble… Four guys, unhappy with the state of their adult lives, find themselves back in the Eighties after a drunken night in a time-bending hot tub. Comedy ensues.

  9. The Back-Up Plan
  10. Mum’s the word… On the very day she conceives through artificial insemination, lovelorn Zoe (Jennifer Lopez) meets the man of her dreams.

  11. Four Lions
  12. Radical approach… Controversial satirist Chris Morris (Brass Eye, Jam) directs this comedy drama about four would-be British terrorists.

  13. How to Train Your Dragon
  14. 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.

  15. The Last Song
  16. Family ties… Miley Cyrus takes centre stage in this coming-of-age drama about a troubled teenager who reconnects with her estranged father and finds love in a small town.

  17. Date Night
  18. Night to remember… Funny people Tina Fey and Steve Carrell play a bored married couple whose quiet evening out turns into a night they’ll never forget.

  19. Clash of the Titans
  20. 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.

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