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

  1. Puss in Boots
  2. Feline funny… This Shrek spin-off prequel joins the titular fearless feline – and a ragtag assortment of friends – on an adventure prior to his first encounter with everyone’s favourite big-screen ogre.


  3. Arthur Christmas
  4. Festive fun… Santa’s son, Arthur (voiced by James McAvoy), takes charge of his father’s sophisticated delivery operation for an urgent mission of his own.

  5. New Year’s Eve
  6. Resolutions… Directed by Pretty Woman-helmer Garry Marshall, this star-studded romcom depicts the romantic entanglements of several people on the last night of the year.

  7. Hugo
  8. Unlocking the past… Set in 1930s Paris, Martin Scorsese’s fantasy adventure sees a young orphan set out to unravel a personal mystery.

  9. Happy Feet Two
  10. Dancing on ice… The sequel to 2006’s toe-tapping animation sees dancing penguin Mumble’s son struggling to find his own true talent – in the face of a new threat to the penguin population!

  11. The Twilight Saga: Break Dawn – Part 1
  12. Labour pains… The first part of the final instalment in Stephenie Meyer’s romantic fantasy franchise sees the worlds of Bella, Edward and Jacob rocked by Bella’s pregnancy!

  13. My Week with Marilyn
  14. Screen siren… Michelle Williams plays Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe in this dramatisation of the actress’s tense relationship with Sir Laurence Olivier on the set of the film The Prince and the Showgirl.

  15. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
  16. Festive frolics… Estranged stoner buddies Harold and Kumar are reunited on this mission to replace a destroyed prize Christmas tree.

  17. The Thing
  18. Snow way out… This sci-fi horror prequel to John Carpenter’s classic 1982 film sees a group of scientists terrorised at an Antarctic research facility.

  19. Another Earth
  20. A whole new world… Distracted by the appearance of a mysterious planet in the sky, a young woman is involved in a tragic accident that changes the course of her life in this fantasy drama.

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