UK Cinema Releases: Friday 29th April 2011


Thor (Paramount): A nordic god from another realm (Chris Hemsworth) is exiled to Earth where he meets a scientist (Natalie Portman) who tries to help him return to hims home. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, it co-stars Anthony Hopkins and Tom Hiddleston. [Nationwide / 12A] [Read our full review]

Cedar Rapids (20th Century Fox): Comedy about a naive insurance worker (Ed Helms) who is sent to Cedar Rapids, Iowa for a work convention where he finds himself under the “guidance” of three convention veterans. Directed by Miguel Arteta, it co-stars John C. Reilly and Anne Heche. [Nationwide / 15]

Insidious (Momentum): Horror film about a married couple (Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne) whose young son is possessed by an evil spirit. Directed by James Wan, it co-stars Barbara Hershey and Lin Shaye. [Nationwide / 15]


I Saw The Devil (Optimum Releasing): Dark Korean revenge drama from director Kim Ji-woon about a deranged serial killer (Choi Min-sik) and the secret agent (Lee Byung-hun) who tries to track him down. [Selected cinemas / 18]

Tracker (Kaleidoscope Entertainment): Drama about an ex-Boer war guerrilla (Ray Winstone) in New Zealand who is sent out to bring back a Maori (Temuera Morrison) accused of killing a British soldier. Directed by Robb Wells. [Selected cinemas / 12A]

Battleship Potemkin (bfi): Re-release for the pioneering Russian film which helped introduce montage editing into cinema. Directed by Sergei Eisenstein, it stars Edmund Meisel. [Selected cinemas]

Upside Down (Revolver): British documentary charting the rise and fall of influential indie music label Creation Records. Directed by Danny O, it features interviews with founder Alan McGhee and the various acts he signed, including The Jesus and Mary Chain, Primal Scream, Ride and Oasis. [Selected cinemas / 15]

The Veteran (Revolver): British drama about a UK soldier (Toby Kebbell) struggling to adjust to life back home on a London council estate. Directed by Matthew Hope, it co-stars Brian Cox and Ashley Thomas. [Selected cinemas]

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