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

  1. Avengers Assemble
  2. Team effort… Joss Whedon unites some of Marvel’s most noteworthy superheroes to save Earth from a deadly onslaught launched by Thor’s adoptive brother, Loki.

  3. American Pie: Reunion
  4. Last slice… Nine years on from their last big-screen outing, the original American Pie characters get together for a raucous school reunion. Expect sexual shenanigans and drunken debauchery.


  5. The Lucky One
  6. Good fortune… Taylor Schilling is the object of Zac Efron’s affection in this romantic drama about a US marine searching for the woman he believes was his good luck charm during his tour of duty in Iraq.

  7. Beauty and the Beast
  8. Tale as old as time… Disney’s beloved 1991 animation, charting the unlikely relationship between plucky Belle and the cursed Beast, returns to cinema screens in 3D.

  9. Safe
  10. Handle with care… Action film staple Jason Statham packs a punch in this high-octane thriller as a former cage fighter tasked with protecting a prized math prodigy from the Triads, the Russian mob and corrupt NYPD cops.

  11. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
  12. Novel approach… Paul Torday’s novel about a fisheries expert asked to find a way of introducing fly-fishing to the desert gets a big screen reworking with Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt.

  13. The Hunger Games
  14. Survival of the fittest… This action-adventure fantasy adaptation of Suzanne Collins bestselling novel sees Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) pitted against other youngsters in a televised battle to the death.

  15. The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists
  16. Plunderful animation… Desperate to win the coveted Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain (voiced by Hugh Grant) leads his crew on a mission to bag more booty than his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz.

  17. Silent House
  18. Home alone… This single-take chiller follows a young woman who finds herself trapped inside her family’s lakeside retreat with no way of contacting the outside world as terrifying events unfurl.

  19. Mirror Mirror
  20. Grimm story… Inspired by the classic tale of Snow White, this fantasy comedy sees an exiled princess (Lily Collins) join forces with seven courageous rebels in a bid to free the kingdom from the clutches of the evil queen (Julia Roberts). Also features rotten apples and a prince.

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