This Week’s New Movie Releases: 14 May 2010

Movies released in UK cinemas today

Russell Crowe and Ridley Scott‘s re-telling of Robin Hood is released in UK cinemas today (May 14).

The other main release today is the documentary about the life of maverick American comedian Bill Hicks: American: The Bill Hicks Story.

Films released in the UK today:

Robin Hood
Russell Crowe stars in a so-so origins tale – the outlaw before he was outside the law

American: The Bill Hicks Story
Documentary re-telling of the life and comedy of iconic American stand-up Bill Hicks

Lebanon
Drama set entirely inside an Israeli tank during the 1982 war

Eyes Wide Open
Brokeback Mountain in the world of Orthodox Judaism

Bodyguards And Assassins
All-star ass-kicking cast in this Hong Kong action film

Vincere
Marco Bellocchio’s account of the life of Mussolini’s ill-fated lover

Triomf
Black comedy about a dysfunctional Afrikaans family

Petropolis
Oil industry documentary