Small Screen – this week’s top ten DVDs…

  1. War Horse
  2. Emotional hurdles… Steven Spielberg holds the reins of this war epic, based on the Michael Morpurgo novel of the same name, which charts the bond between a man and the horse he tamed and trained.


  3. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
  4. Secret service… Tom Cruise scales dizzying heights in the latest instalment of his action franchise, this time directed by The Incredibles helmer Brad Bird.

  5. The Iron Lady
  6. Political maneuvering… Meryl Streep gets under the skin of former British PM Margaret Thatcher in this Phyllida Lloyd-directed biopic.

  7. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  8. Page to screen… Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s bestselling crime thriller gets a second adaptation, with central characters Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander this time played by Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara.

  9. Bridesmaids
  10. Wedding belles… Asked to be her best friend’s maid of honor, Annie attempts to lead her ragtag group of fellow bridesmaids through a series of pre-wedding rituals with disasterous – and hilarious – results.

  11. Captain America: The First Avenger
  12. Holding out for a hero… Chris Evans goes from zero to hero in this action adventure, which pits the titular Marvel Avenger against the evil head of a Nazi research department during World War II.

  13. Johnny English Reborn
  14. Secret service… Rowan Atkinson’s hapless spy gets a second feature-length outing in this action comedy, which sees the titular secret agent tasked with preventing the assassination of the Chinese premier.

  15. Thor
  16. Holding out for hero… Chris Hemsworth gets to flex his pecs as the titular hammer-weilding superhero in this Kenneth Branagh comic book adaptation.

  17. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
  18. Secrets and lies… John le Carre’s classic spy novel gets a slow-burn big screen adaptation with an all-star cast, including Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy and Kathy Burke.

  19. Paul
  20. Space race… Simon Pegg and Nick Frost head the cast of this sci-fi comedy about two British comic book nerds who encounter a wise-cracking alien as they journey across the U.S.

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