Dexter Fletcher’s sensational directorial debut is a gangster film with almost no gangstering in it. Featuring a meticulously well-crafted cast, an engaging story, a script which is by turns heartbreaking and hilarious and a totally believable central performance, this film couldn’t be less like Guy Ritchie’s nonsensical oeuvre if it managed to sustain a relationship with Madonna. Superb.
A decade after the initial Spy Kids movie, here we have some new tricks on a very old dog. Spy Kids: All The Time in the World has not only jumped on the 3D bandwagon, but has also taken a stab at innovation. It’s employed the use of scratch-n-sniff cards. While they may not smelll like what they’re supposed to, they’re at least a refreshing distraction to what’s happening on screen. Don’t risk taking a whiff.
Everyone loves Jim Carrey, and what better time to do a shambolic career appraisal than with Mr. Popper’s Penguins coming out next week? Obviously that film will render this list null and void, and all other “Best Film” lists, as it promises to be ruddy brilliant, but until it that day here are our Top 10 Jim Carrey films. Somebody stop us!