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COLOMBIANA (15)

IN 1992 Colombia, 10-year-old Cataleya (Amandla Stenberg) witnesses the deaths of her parents at the hands of thug Marco (Jordi Molla) who is in the employ of druglord Don Luis (Beno Benites). Determined to avenge her parents' murders, the girl heads to Chicago to reunite with her gangster uncle Emilio (Cliff Curtis). Fast-forwarding 15 years, Cataleya (Zoe Saldana) has blossomed into a sexy assassin responsible for 22 murders. FBI Special Agent Ross (Lennie James) is on her trail but she will not end the killing spree until Don Luis and Marco are both six feet under. Complicating matters, Cataleya is romantically involved with artist Danny (Michael Vartan), who wants to know more about the enigmatic woman in his life.

STAR RATING: ***

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS (15)

CORPORATE headhunter Jamie (Mila Kunis) woos talented website director Dylan (Justin Timberlake) to New York with a view to securing his employment at GQ magazine. She shows him around the city and quickly wins him over. Since they both have wounded hearts, Jamie and Dylan agree that it would be perfectly acceptable to enjoy no-strings-attached sex without falling for each other. While Dylan's work colleague Tommy (Woody Harrelson) and Jamie's mother Lorna (Patricia Clarkson) foresee trouble on the horizon, the pair continue with their agreement, blind to the consequences.

STAR RATING: ***

FRIGHT NIGHT 3D (15)

GEEKY teen Ed (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) warns best friend Charley (Anton Yelchin) that the hunky drifter, Jerry (Colin Farrell), who has moved in next-door is a vampire. "You read too much Twilight!" scoffs Charley, ignoring Ed's pleas to keep a cross on his person at all times. When Ed vanishes without trace, Charley wonders if Jerry might be responsible. As the teenager investigates, he imperils his divorced mother, Jane (Toni Collette), and girlfriend Amy (Imogen Poots). Thankfully, showman and self-anointed vampire expert Peter Vincent (Tennant) has some valuable tips on defeating the creatures of the night.

STAR RATING: ***

THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE (15)

THE boys from BAFTA award-winning television series The Inbetweeners have made the move to the big screen. We're reintroduced to pompous Will (Simon Bird) as he is being berated by his father (Anthony Head); the gormless but perpetually happy Neil (Blake Harrison) packing up his supermarket shift mid-service; the ever boastful and lusty Jay (James Buckley) getting discovered by his mum in a compromising position involving ham; and a heartbroken Simon (Joe Thomas), in tears because he has been dumped. As the four wave goodbye to Rudge Park Comprehensive, they decide they need a proper lads' holiday in Malia, Crete, to reinvent themselves. Of course, nothing goes according to plan. Their accommodation is a hell-hole, they wind up in the saddest club on the resort strip, get in scrapes, get drunk and then get naked. There's humiliation on a regular basis - but somehow the chums actually meet some girls.

STAR RATING: ***

JANE EYRE (PG)

JANE Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) flees Thornfield Hall, where she has been employed as governess for Adele Varens (Settbon Moore), the young ward of Edward Rochester (Michael Fassbender). Stumbling across the moors, she seeks refuge with clergyman St John Rivers (Jamie Bell) and his sisters Diana (Holliday Grainger) and Mary (Tamzin Merchant). As Jane recuperates, she recalls her childhood with her cruel aunt Mrs Reed (Sally Hawkins) and as a pupil at Lowood charity school, run by the sadistic Mr Brocklehurst (Simon McBurney). Once Jane comes of age, she finds employment at Thornfield, where housekeeper Mrs Fairfax (Dame Judi Dench) welcomes her warmly. Mr Rochester falls under Jane's spell but he conceals a dark secret that could poison their relationship forever.

STAR RATING: ***

A LONELY PLACE TO DIE (15)

MOUNTAINEERS Alison (Melissa George), Rob (Alec Newman), Alex (Gary Sweeney), Jenny (Kate Magowan) and Ed (Ed Speleers) head into the Scottish Highlands to train. During a hike through a forest, the friends discover an eight-year-old Serbian girl, Anna (Holly Boyd), buried in a chamber in the earth. No sooner have the team rescued Anna than they come under fire from kidnappers Mr Kidd (Sean Harris) and Mr Mcrae (Stephen McCole). Meanwhile Darko (Karel Roden), who represents Anna's father, heads into the mountains with hired gun Andy (Eamonn Walker) and a suitcase containing the ransom money that should ensure the girl's safe return. Little does he know that the kidnappers no longer have the prized asset...

STAR RATING: ***

ONE DAY (12A)

ANNE Hathaway and Jim Sturgess take the leads as bookish Yorkshire lass Emma Morley and charming ladies' man Dexter Mayhew, who have a drunken encounter on their graduation on St Swithin's Day in 1988, and make a pact to remain friends. True to their words, the two friends stay in touch throughout the next few years, as Dex travels around the world while Emma slaves away in a Mexican restaurant in London. As the years pass by, and despite the friends working in London, they often lose touch before reconnecting again. One Day charts their lives throughout 20 years, as they deal with the joys and heartbreaks of life.

STAR RATING: ***

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