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

  1. Avatar
  2. 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.

  3. Sherlock Holmes
  4. Partners in crime… Sleuth Holmes (Robert Downey Jr) and stalwart sidekick Watson (Jude Law) are on the trail of a serial killer who appears to have risen from the dead in Guy Ritchie’s period thriller.


  5. Alvin and the Chipmunks : The Squeakquel
  6. Critter comforts… Singing chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore hope to save a school’s music department by winning a ‘Battle of the Bands’ – but will rival singing chipmunks, The Chipettes, steal their thunder?

  7. Did You Hear About the Morgans?
  8. Fish out of water… Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker play an estranged couple who are relocated to a small town and given new identities after witnessing a brutal murder.

  9. Nine
  10. Razzle dazzle… Penélope Cruz vamps it up and Black Eyed Peas’ Fergie tramps it up in Chicago helmer Rob Marshall’s star-studded ensemble musical about a troubled director and the women in his life.

  11. St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold
  12. 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.

  13. 3 Idiots
  14. Male bonding… This Bollywood comedy follows two friends who embark on a quest to find their lost buddy.

  15. Nowhere Boy
  16. Imagine… British conceptual artist Sam Taylor Wood makes her directorial debut with this biopic of John Lennon’s early years.

  17. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  18. Long in the tooth… When vampire Edward turns his back on Bella, the heartbroken teenager finds comfort in her deepening friendship with werewolf Jacob.

  19. Planet 51
  20. 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.

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