Raunchy rom-com carried by chemistry
<i>Friends with Benefits</i> doesn't reinvent the wheel, but the chemistry of Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis is almost enough to carry it home.
Most entertaining doco of the year
Morgan Spurlock (<i>Super Size Me</i>) crafts an outrageously funny and deeply insightful expose on movie advertising.
Another day, another reboot
Did we need more <i>Planet of the Apes</i>? Apparently so. This sequel mostly works, as long as you don't ask any questions...or expect a solid plot.
Gibson is back with a brilliant <i>Beaver</i>
Mel Gibson balances the comic with the dramatic, and pulls off one of the greatest performances of his career in this unusual comedy-drama.
Rating: 3.5 Exciting genre-bender takes thrilling risks
Its execution isn't perfect, but <em>Hanna</em> is a very exciting movie that not only entertains throughout but also takes risks.
An All-American superhero movie...with a plot
<i>Captain America: The First Avenger</i> gives its audience the most lengthy and satisfying back story to a superhero yet.
Poignant courtroom drama runs a bit dry
Redford's eighth film as director is a well-researched historical drama that boasts faultless production design and strong performances.
Worst film you will see this year
An ethnic-Australian film is rare, so when one <i>does</i> come out, we deserve better than worn-out cliches and predictable storytelling.
Risqué comedy's not a bad feature
<i>Bad Teacher</i> has a lot of good things going for it — Cameron Diaz, a great supporting cast and lots of un-PC humour. It just lacks depth.