UK 15

6

Fair

Bobby

It’s good week for people who like a little moral with their entertainment. Over in Screen One, you have Blood Diamond, all redemption, violence and political amorality, while in Screen...

8

Great

Venus

May to December romances may not be original movie fodder, but Roger Michell’s delightful Venus manages to sidestep the conventional issues for something deeply poignant, utterly charming and frequently very funny.

4

Poor

Them

Them — or Ils, to give it the original French title — is a curious little thriller. When it goes all out for tension, it delivers by the bucket load.

6

Fair

Blood Diamond

Blood Diamond is an important film. It’s the sort of film that could easily get bogged down in the worthiness of its nature.

10

Superb

Black Book

It’s interesting that, with the exception of Saving Private Ryan, it’s been some years since Hollywood threw its weight behind a truly powerful war film.

10

Superb

8

Great

The Last King of Scotland

Loosely based on real events, The Last King of Scotland is an eye-popping drama about the rise to, and abuse of, power of Idi Amin.

6

Fair

4

Poor

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny review

Fan of Tenacious D? Then you'll like this film. Hate Tenacious D? Then you won't. Yes. We know. That's ludicrously obvious.

6

Fair