Natalie Portman

10

Superb

Black Swan review (Triple Play Blu-ray)

It's always good to see a really creepy, suspenseful, shake-you-up thriller full of twists and red herrings and Black Swan, Aronofsky's fifth feature film, certainly delivers on that score.

8

Great

Thor review

When Marvel announced they'd signed up Kenneth Branagh to direct their latest superhero movie there was a lot of shaking of heads and 'what???' coming from the film blogosphere.

6

Fair

Your Highness review

Your Highness is a comic throwback to the fantasy films of the eighties from the creative team that brought us the stoner comedy Pineapple Express.

4

Poor

No Strings Attached review

Reitman is the veteran director with a consistently light touch. He's helmed blockbuster hits such as Animal House and Ghostbusters, sophisticated trifles like Dave and Legal Eagles, and the dire...

4

Poor

New York, I Love You review

New York (or rather Manhattan) is my favourite city – it's exciting, exuberant and beguiling all at once, but this portmanteau movie set in the Big Apple lacks all these qualities.

9

Excellent

Black Swan review

It's always good to see a really creepy, suspenseful, shake-you-up thriller full of twists and red herrings and Black Swan, Aronofsky's fifth feature film, certainly delivers on that score.

8

Great

Mars Attacks! review (Blu-ray)

Upon its theatrical release way back in 1996, Mars Attacks! was mysteriously marketed as a “spoof of Independence Day” – which meant audiences were expecting a cross between Airplane! and...

8

Great

Brothers review (Blu-ray)

Jim Sheridan has always been able to coax good performances from his actors and here he gets exceptional work from his cast.

8

Great

Brothers

Jim Sheridan has always been able to coax good performances from his actors and here he gets exceptional work from his cast.

4

Poor

My Blueberry Nights (DVD)

Some confections just don’t work; think chicken with strawberries or perhaps ask an Italian about pineapple on a pizza.