1. Taken 2

Hostage situation… This action thriller sequel sees Liam Neeson packing yet more punches as retired CIA operative Bryan Mills, who this time must protect his loved ones during a family holiday in Istanbul.

 

    1. Hotel Transylvania

Out for the Count… Dracula is left feeling long in the tooth when his high-end retreat for monsters has to play host to an unexpected young human guest in this family animation.

 

    1. Sinister

Home hell… There are bumps in the night for Ethan Hawke in this supernatural thriller about a crime writer determined to find out why a family was once murdered in his new home.

 

    1. Looper

Race against time… Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis star in this time-bending thriller about an assassin tasked with killing his future self.

 

    1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Growing pains… This American coming-of-age story follows outcast freshman Charlie (Logan Lerman) as he is taken under the wings of two seniors, Patrick (Ezra Miller) and Sam (Emma Watson).

 

    1. Ruby Sparks

Fact or fiction… A struggling young novelist (Paul Dano) has his heartstrings pulled when a female character he has created in his writing materialises in the real world!

 

    1. On the Road

Fast lane… Jack Kerouac’s classic story about friends journeying across America is brought to life by a cast including Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams and Viggo Mortensen.

 

    1. ParaNorman

Dead funny… A misunderstood kid appears to be the only person capable of saving his town from ghoulish spectres and zombies in this freakishly fun family animation.

 

    1. The Campaign

Canvassing opinion… Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis go nose to nose in this American political comedy about two Southerners vying for a seat in Congress.

 

    1. Untouchable

Odd couple… This award-winning French comedy-drama charts the unlikely friendship between a disabled millionaire and young offender.