Despicable Me

Criminal mastermind Gru (Steve Carell) gets out-criminal-masterminded and must re-establish himself with a plot to nick the moon, assisted by his adoring Minions (small, unintelligible and apparently indestructible creatures) and elderly inventor Dr Nefario (Russell Brand). Roping three orphan girls into his plot (by adopting them) proves to be his undoing, however. This is absolutely… Read More Despicable Me

Centurion

Braveheart meets Zatoichi in this sword-and-sandal-and-sleet epic that may be splashed liberally with arterial blood, but doesn’t take itself too seriously. The Roman 9th legion headed by charismatic general Titus Virilus (Dominic West) rides north to crush the Picts with the Pictish-speaking centurion Quintus Dias (Michael Fassbender, who must be used to being gore-soaked after… Read More Centurion