10. Ignore the critics who can't see past the comparison with No Country. I love the Coen Brothers' zany comedies as well as their darker stuff, and this was farcical and silly, but well constructed, and hilarious, with some excellent performances.
Burn After Reading
(2008) Starring:Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich Director:Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Certificate:
An all-star cast, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and John Malkovich, come together in this outrageous spy comedy about murder, blackmail, sex addiction and physical fitness!
When a disc filled with some of the CIA's most irrelevant secrets gets in the hands ..read more »
7. If only for those unforgettable dramatic scenes between the irrepressible Polly and her psychotically tense driving instructor, this is a must.
(2008) Starring:Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Nonso Anozie Director:Mike Leigh Certificate:
Poppy (Sally Hawkins) is a 30-year-old Londoner with a bright outlook on life. She loves her job, she loves her friends, she loves her freedom. Mike Leigh's film follows her over a few weeks one spring as she learns to drive and embarks on a new romance.
4. An animated classic. Visually stunning. And am I the only one who noticed the storyline is based on Noah's Ark?
(2008) Starring:Fred Willard, Jeff Garlin, Ben Burtt Director:Andrew Stanton Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
The year is 2700 and the Earth is polluted, barren and exhausted. Wall-E is the last of a group of clean-up robots, sent to restore the Earth by lifting and compressing the endless quantities of rubbish left behind by a human race that has withdrawn to the safety of space.
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3. The character of Juno is just brilliant in this. Really unique and unusual. A feel-good but intelligent film.
(2007) Starring:J.K. Simmons, Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page Director:Jason Reitman Certificate:
Upbeat coming-of-age story about a smart teenage girl who has to face life full on when she falls pregnant. When Juno (Ellen Page), a teenager with all the answers, finds out she's pregnant to her classmate Bleeker (Michael Cera), she soon realises she has to ask for help from family and friends. ..read more »