Christian Bale

8

Great

3

Poor

Knight of Cups review

A Hollywood screenwriter encounters questionable characters in beautifully shot LA courtesy of pretentious maverick Terrence Malick

8

Great

The Big Short review

Financial markets are incredibly complicated, and to most people are an impenetrable mystery. And yet the very small number of people who do understand them deal daily with figures which...

6

Fair

Out Of The Furnace review (Blu-ray)

Here is the sophomore film from director Cooper, whose debut was the Americana-rich Crazy Heart. Out Of The Furnace sees Cooper returning to comfortable ground.

8

Great

American Hustle review (Blu-ray)

Russell continues his hot run after The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook with this sharp, vigorous and thoroughly enjoyable late '70s caper, again drawing top notch work from his players.

10

Superb

10

Superb

The Dark Knight Rises review

Nolan's conclusion to his Batman trilogy is an absolute corker. It outclasses every other summer blockbuster – The Avengers and The Amazing Spider-Man are kiddie cartoons compared to this one.

8

Great

Batman Begins & The Dark Knight boxset review (Blu-ray)

The true scope of Nolan’s vision for the caped crusader will finally be unfurled with the beyond-anticipated release of the final part of his Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises.

9

Excellent

The Fighter review (Blu-ray)

I make no bones about it, The Fighter is a very good film. Yes, we've seen it all before – plucky scrapper rises above his downtrodden start to claim an...

9

Excellent

The Fighter review

I make no bones about it, The Fighter is a very good film. Yes, we've seen it all before – plucky scrapper rises above his downtrodden start to claim an...