Big Screen – This week’s top ten at the cinema

  1. Avatar

    Out of this world… Titanic director James Cameron creates an alien world starring Sigourney Weaver in what could be the most expensive movie ever made – but this time the aliens are the good guys.


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  2. St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold

    Back to school…Life’s a drag for Rupert Everett once again in this Brit-com sequel which sees the naughty schoolgirls getting their gym-knickers in a twist during a hunt for buried treasure


  3. A Christmas Carol

    Christmas spirits… Jim Carrey voices Ebenezer Scrooge, and several other characters, in this animated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic morality tale about an old miser. Bah! Humbug!

  4. Nativity

    School daze… Martin Freeman plays a primary school teacher determined to produce an unforgettable nativity play in this British comedy.

  5. Planet 51

    Alien-nation… An astonaut discovers there is life out there – but they don’t want us landing on their lawns! A cheeky cartoon comedy which turns the ‘alien-invasion’ threat on its head.

  6. Where the Wild Things Are

    Bedtime story… A little boy discovers a whole world of monsters in his closet in Spike Jonze’s adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s much-loved children’s storybook.

  7. The Twilight Saga: New Moon

    Long in the tooth… When vampire Edward turns his back on Bella, the heartbroken teenager finds comfort in her deepening friendship with werewolf Jacob.

  8. Law Abiding Citizen

    Rough justice… Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler star in this thriller about a man who sets out to exact justice on his family’s killers.

  9. Paranormal Activity

    Things that go bump in the night… A couple are terrorised by a supernatural presence in this U.S. chiller.

  10. 2012

    Impending doom… A series of cataclysmic events plunge the world into chaos and threaten to destroy life on Earth in Roland Emmerich’s apocalyptic epic.

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