Computer-animated comedy voiced by a stellar cast stars Woody Allen as a worker ant who becomes an unlikely war hero and opponent of the colony's totalitarian regime. Terrific fun, and Allen's best work in a while.
My Name is Joe (5)
All that one would expect from a Ken Loach film - humour, indignation, emotional sympathy - driven by Peter Mullan's scarily intense performance as a recovering alcoholic.
John Frankenheimer's action thriller will divide audiences (see review, right) but is buttressed by a fine international cast (Robert De Niro), moody French locations and a clutch of car chases.
Snake Eyes (5)
This is burdened with a join-the-dots plot and heavy-handed symbolism, but you'd forgive Brian De Palma's film much more for the opening 20-minute tracking shot and Nicolas Cage's joyfully corrupt cop.
Accomplished debut by Erik Skjoldbjaerg starts out with a policeman (Stellan Skarsgard) investigating a sex killing in north Norway, yet becomes a haunting study in guilt, duplicity and sleeplessness.Reuse content