Almodovar at his quirky, curious best. All About My Mother offers a soaring salute to mums everywhere, not to mention a nostalgic farewell to the good old days of transvestite prostitution.
The high-school comedy peaks with this oddbod masterpiece about a gal (Olivia Williams), a guy (Bill Murray) and the schoolboy (Jason Schwartzman) who gets between them. A genuine one-off.
The War Zone (18)
Tim Roth's first stab at film direction results in a chill of incest within a brood of displaced Londoners. The dreamy visuals and acting cast a potent spell.
Doug "Swinger" Liman spirits us through one wild weekend in the lives of a crop of California youngsters. Go stays one step ahead of its viewer; dropping clues, varying its rhythm.
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (15)
Our round-headed heroes (right) start some low-level mischief that leads to America declaring war on Canada. Oh yeah - it's funny too.