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PUBLISHED: 12:32 07 September 2006 | UPDATED: 10:48 06 May 2010

Right At Your Door (15) Dirty bombs explode spreading toxic ash and panic across Los Angeles. Everyone is told to stay indoors so what will happen once Lexi, played by Mary McCormack, eventually gets home to find her husband has already boarded up their h

Right At Your Door (15) Dirty bombs explode spreading toxic ash and panic across Los Angeles. Everyone is told to stay indoors so what will happen once Lexi, played by Mary McCormack, eventually gets home to find her husband has already boarded up their home? 4/5

* Beerfest (15) Two brothers go to Germany to spread their grandfather's ashes when they stumble upon Beerfest - a sort of Olympics for beer drinking. Despite a frosty reception from their German cousins, the boys soon get into the beer swigging swing of things. 2/5

* Adrift (15) A group of friends get trapped in the water, miles from shore, after they jump off a luxurious yacht to swim. The exhaustion of trying to stay afloat and the struggle to get back on board takes a terrible toll. 3/5

* Little Miss Sunshine (15) A motivational speaker is attempting to flog his book programme for success - without much success. He has to deal with his 'interesting' family who all come together thanks to a beauty contest. 3/5

* Pulse (15) When friends, including singer Christina Milian, start receiving emails from a dead friend they dismiss it as a glitch but they soon realise this is something much worse. This is a chilling mixture of computers and terror. 4/5

* You, Me and Dupree (12A) Owen Wilson's slacker persona gets another airing in this competent, likable and funny film. He plays the Dupree of the title who finds himself invited to move in with his newly-married friends after he loses his job. 4/5

* The Wicker Man (12A) Nicholas Cage stars in this remake of the classic 1970s thriller. Cage stars as a police officer who travels to a remote island to help his former girlfriend find her daughter, and gets tangled up in all sorts of ancient traditions. 3/5

* The Sentinel (12A) Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Eva Longoria, and Kim Basinger star in this political thriller taken from the novel of the same name. Twenty years have passed since a secret service agent played by Douglas saved a President's life. As a conspiracy unfolds within the White House, he realises he might have to do the same again. 4/5

* Little Man (12A) Dumb comedy is taken to new heights in this film about a vertically challenged criminal Calvin Sims (Marlon Wayans). If you liked cross-racial drag flick White Chicks by the same people you will like this. 1/5

* Crank (18) Frenetic action thriller staring Jason Statham as a hit man who has been injected with a serum which will kill him if his heart rate falls below a certain level. Not subtle or necessarily entirely logical but good enough if you like that sort of thing. 2/5

* Severance (15) A team-building exercise goes badly wrong in this successful comedy horror by Creep writer/director Christopher Smith. 4/5

* Volver (15) Penelope Cruz teams up with Pedro Almodóvar again for this ghost story of a woman (Cruz's mother, played by Carmen Maura) who comes back from the grave. Cruz gives a standout performance in this touching, funny film. 4/5

* Snakes On A Plane (15) Samuel L Jackson in a Hollywood action thriller about an assassin who lets loose a crate full of deadly snakes to kill a passenger on a flight over the Pacific Ocean. 2/5

* John Tucker Must Die (12A) Desperate Housewives heartthrob Jesse Metcalf takes the lead in this fairly woeful teen comedy. He's a hunk (surprise surprise) who's broken too many hearts and whose ex-girlfriends are now determined to get someone to break his. 2/5

* Nacho Libre (12A) One for the true Jack Black fans out there only. The big man stars as a monk who starts a wrestling career in secret. After a promising beginning, it tries too hard to be camp and struggles for laughs. 2/5

* Cars (PG) A flash and brash racing car, voiced by Owen Wilson, gets stuck in a small town and comes to appreciate the slower pace of life. Not a bad film but it doesn't quite have the magic of Pixar's other CGI tales. 3/5

* Garfield 2 (U) Garfield (Bill Murray) and his owner Jon (Breckin Meyer) travel to London so Jon can propose to his girlfriend Liz (Jennifer Love Hewitt). Taken to live in a life of luxury after being confused with a wealthy cat Garfield becomes the target of a jealous rival. 2/5

* Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest (12A) The sequel to Johnny Depp's last film. Wildly silly and over the top, this sees more of Captain Jack Sparrow's misadventures including his battles against villain Bill Nighy's Davy Jones. 4/5

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