Released this week… (16/05/11)

We're treated to loads of great releases this week...


Black Swan
Natalie Portman has to face her demons and overcome the paranoia that consumes her when she is offered the prestigious part of the white swan in Swan Lake. Directed masterfully by Darren Aronofsy, Black Swan captures the elegance of ballet whilst entwining it with the darkness of Portman’s brilliant Oscar-winning performance.

Read our review here
or buy it from Amazon.

The Next Three Days
Things go from bad to worse for Elizabeth Banks and Russell Crowe in The Next Three Days. After being imprisoned or a crime she didn’t commit, Crowe begins to plan how to break his wife out of jail in this watchable thriller.

Click here to read our review or buy it from Amazon.

Javier Bardem gives an incredible performance in this masterful story about a man who begins to look at life differently after being diagnosed with cancer. Hugely compelling, it got itself several nods at the Oscars.

Read our review here or buy it from Amazon,

Gulliver’s Travels
Jack Black is given reign over a land of tiny people in this Hollywood adaptation. Co-starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt and the I. T. Crowd’s Chris O’Dowd, it offers simple comedy.

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At Cinemas…

Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides (18th May)
Yep, Captain Jack is back in what has been affectionately abbreviated to POTC4. Set to feature mermaids, Blackbeard and the Fountain of Youth it will no doubt make up for the missing Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightly.

Read our coverage of the premiere here.

Win Win
Paul Giamatti stars as an attorney who moonlights as a wrestling coach. His work is jeapordised when one of his star pupil’s family emerge…

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