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Sightseers (15)

(Ben Wheatley, 2012, UK) Steve Oram, Alice Lowe, Eileen Davies, Richard Glover. 88 mins

It's been billed as Badlands meets Nuts In May, but what separates this English country killing spree from its influences is its finely tuned sense of humour, which owes more to Alan Partridge or Edgar Wright. That's the black icing on a cake that's already rich with satire, twisted romance and gruesome violence, as our caravanning couple carve a murderous swathe through our nation's more mundane tourist attractions. It makes you proud to be British.

Great Expectations (12A)

(Mike Newell, 2012, UK/Us) Jeremy Irvine, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter. 128 mins

To be honest, expectations weren't that great for this lavish, handsome, star-stuffed but essentially orthodox Dickens adaptation. Despite the epic scope, the dense plot feels crammed in, and »

- Steve Rose

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