Murky of look, muddy of character, badly acted, thinly motivated and sparkle-free, Christopher Nolan's film about two warring magicians lacks magic. Oh irony.
A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 21 January. The Italian Job, directed by Peter Collinson, starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill
Call it nominative determinism but the Kirk Douglas-dimpled Sandra Bullock is often the most bullish person in the movies she’s in. This
Not having enjoyed the first Nolan/Bale Batman film (yes, he was traumatised by bats. I get it!) I wasn't looking forward to the second.