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  • Stan & Ollie

    Stan & Ollie

    ★★★★

    Laurel and Hardy are two of the most iconic and widely-known figures in Hollywood history, but this film goes beyond the iconography to show the sometimes fractious but ultimately symbiotic relationship between the two. One can’t exist without the other, and they know it. Coogan and Reilly absolutely inhabit the roles, capturing the mannerisms and movements of the two but also delving beneath the moustache and bowler hats to lay bare the people beneath. Constantly feeling the need to be…

  • 10x10

    10x10

    ★★★

    Luke Evans, who seems to be living in Tony Stark’s house, kidnaps Kelly Reilly and locks her in his soundproof cell. For what reason? Well, we find out as the movie progresses. Written by Noel Clarke, directed by Suzi Ewing, it has a few tricks up its sleeve but otherwise doesn’t manage to be particularly thrilling or exciting, and there are better films of this ilk around (The Disappearance of Alice Creed, for example).

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  • Jingle All the Way

    Jingle All the Way

    ★★★½

    Arnold Schwarzanegger's bad parenting made Jake Lloyd grow up to be Darth Vader

  • Neighbors

    Neighbors

    ★★★★

    They've added a Bad to the front of the title here in the UK, presumably so some dimwit doesn't mistakenly wander into the cinema thinking they've finally made a big screen adventure for Harold Bishop and the rest of the denizens of Ramsey Street. As for the film itself, it's actually really funny. Rude, crude and lewd, but very funny. And it has plenty of good gags that weren't already ruined by overexposure in the trailers, which is rare for…