The written word dulls the pain of warfare in this moderately successful adaptation of Markus Zusak's 2006 novel.
By Matthew Thrift
More mile-high misadventures as Liam Neeson rolls out his machismo B-movie thing on a packed passenger jet.
By Adam Woodward
This brash buddy/cop comedy was a massive hit in the US, and what it lacks in credibility it almost makes up for in charm.
By Sophie Monks Kaufman
This social-realist take on the cannibal sub-genre makes for a surprising lyrical and quietly profound piece of filmmaking.
By Matt Thrift
This "eastern" remake of Clint Eastwood's seminal '90s western boasts a similar sense of rough-shod lyricism.
By Anton Bitel
A document of extreme heavy metal fandom goes south when the filmmakers fail to comprehend the gravity of their own material.
Audrey Hepburn has the dull academic impulses thrashed out of her in this ebullient Paris-set musical from 1957.
By David Jenkins
There are gems among the short film shortlist from the 2014 BAFTA awards, which are coming to a cinema near you.