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

  1. The Other Guys
  2. Imperfect pairing… Funny man Will Ferrell joins forces with Mark Wahlberg in this action comedy about two mismatched New York City detectives.


  3. The Town
  4. Criminal behaviour… Ben Affleck is a man behaving badly in this crime thriller (which he co-wrote and directed) about a thief who develops feelings for a hostage from one of his earlier heists.

  5. Buried
  6. Solitary confinement… This claustrophobic thriller gets up close and clammy with a US truck driver (Ryan Reynolds), who wakes to discover he has been buried alive in a coffin.

  7. Eat Pray Love
  8. Round trip… Julia Roberts smiles her way to self-enlightment in this tiresome romantic travelogue about a woman who embarks on a quest to find meaning in her life – a quest that involves eating, praying and, you guessed it, loving.

  9. The Hole in 3D
  10. What lies beneath… Director Joe Dante (Gremlins) returns to the family-friendly horror genre with this creepy tale about two brothers who find a mysterious hole in the basement of their new home.

  11. Made in Dagenham
  12. Trouble and strife… Based on the landmark 1968 sewing machinists’ strike at the Ford Dagenham assembly plant, this British dramatisation follows a group of determined women as they make a stand against sexual discrimination.

  13. Toy Story 3D
  14. Child’s play… Woody and co. find they have a new home in the third instalment of the animated franchise – a local daycare centre, where the children run riot and a strawberry-scented bear isn’t all he seems.

  15. Devil
  16. Going down… M. Night Shyamalan sends his career to the Netherworld with his latest production – a lift-based supernatural chiller about five strangers, one of whom is the Devil, stuck in an elevator.

  17. Grown Ups
  18. Arrested Development… Dire reunion comedy sees Adam Sandler and a bunch of his Saturday Night Live chums as old friends hooking up for a wake for their high-school basketball coach.

  19. Marmaduke
  20. Canine capers… Owen Wilson provides the voice of the titular great dane in this family comedy about a supersized dog who wreaks havoc after being moved to a new neighbourhood.

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