FILM HIGHLIGHTS

THE DEBT
Helen Mirren and Tom Wilkinson star in this taut spy thriller about retired Mossad agents whose past – as played out by younger actors Jessica Chastain and Sam Worthington - comes back to haunt them.

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis step up to the A-List in a romantic comedy that may not rewrite the rulebook, but in which the chemistry of its stars for once really pays off.

JANE EYRE
Australian actress Mia Wasikowska, who played Alice in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland last year, takes on the role of Charlotte Bronte's heroin, with brooding actor Michael Fassbender as Edward Fairfax Rochester.

TROLLHUNTER
Okay, this isn't going to be high art, but this film made by a bunch of Norwegian film students may just be one of the most entertaining monster movies of recent years.

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
A return to form for Woody Allen in this whimsical comedy about an engaged couple whose lives are changed by spending time in Paris. Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard and Mrs Sarkozy herself, Carla Bruni, also star.

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN
Tilda Swinton is on potentially Oscar-winning for in the cinematic adaptation of Lionel Shriver's award-winning novel about the mother of a teenage boy who carries out a school massacre. Directed by Lynne Ramsay.

WARRIOR
Tom Hardy's star has been steadily rising due to his muscular performances in Inception and Bronson. Ahead of his turn as the villain in the forthcoming Batman flick, he'll be winning further fans as an ex-marine who becomes a mixed martial arts fighter.