(Nigel Cole, 2010, UK) Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Geraldine James, Jaime Winstone, Miranda Richardson. 113 mins
From the maker of Calendar Girls, another feelgood tale of sisters pulling together for a cause, but this is at least a story worth telling: the 1968 strike by workers at Ford's factory that led to equal pay for women. You know where it's going and you can guess how it's going to get there, but with a best-of-British cast and some sense of purpose, it does the job. In car terms, it's a Mondeo, but with all the trimmings.
(Rodrigo Cortés, 2010, Spa) Ryan Reynolds. 95 mins
Can Reynolds act his way out of a wooden box? This thriller sticks to its coffin location with admirable determination, heaping on enough scares, surprises and suspense to sustain the claustrophobic premise.
The Secret Of Kells (PG)
(Tomm Moore, 2009, Fra/Bel/Ire) Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson. 79 mins
Oscar-nominated Irish animation whose vibrant,