MACHETE Robert Rodriguez does a blood-spattered, star-studded pastiche of cheapo Mexican films.

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNETS’ NEST Third and final part in the Stieg Larsson trilogy adaptation.

WAITING FOR SUPERMAN Passionate documentary about America’s troubled education system.


TOY STORY 3 The third Toy Story film is as gloriously enjoyable as its predecessor.

THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH ITV’s entertaining, glossy adaptation of Ken Follet’s medieval pot boiler.

NATIVITY! Seasonal – but not very good – family comedy with Martin Freeman.


JLS Album two from the boyband du jour ­– until One Direction supercede them? – titled Outta This World.

WESTLIFE The boyband of yesteryear come back down to earth with Gravity.

JOSH GROBAN Fifth album from the singer songwriter, titled Illuminations.


GRAN TURISMO 5 (PS3) Fifth edition of the road-racing simulation series.

SPLATTERHOUSE (PS3, X360) New version of the classic ‘80s gore-fest arcade game.

TRON: EVOLUTION (PS3, X360, PSP, PC, WII, DS) Tie-in with forthcoming film, Tron: Legacy.