This Week’s New Movie Releases: 7 May 2010

Movies released in UK cinemas today

Chris Morris‘ terrorism comedy Four Lions is out today (May 7). For lighter laughs, there’s Hot Tub Time Machine, starring John Cusack, about a group of friends who dip in a hot tub, and find themselves back in the 1980s.

Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez stars in The Back-Up Plan, playing a women who becomes pregnant using artificial insemination just as she meets the man of her dreams. And Freddy Krueger is back in the hat and chasing kids in their dreams in a remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street.

Films released in the UK today:

Four Lions
Brilliant terrorism farce from Chris Morris

Hot Tub Time Machine
The Hangover meets Back to the Future in this so-so time-travel comedy

The Back-Up Plan
Jennifer Lopez in poor-rom-com-with-a-rubbish-twist shocker. Here she plays a women who becomes pregnant with artificial insemination, only to then meet her perfect man.

A Nightmare on Elm Street
Freddy Krueger is back in kids’ dream in this horror remake that’s liable to send you to sleep regardless

Cameraman: The Life & Work Of Jack Cardiff
Affectionate documentary on the life and legacy of the celebrated cinematographer

Furry Vengeance
Brendan Fraser battles CGI creatures in this family comedy

One Night In Turin
Documentary retelling of England in Italia ’90

Psych 9
Serial-killer thriller set in an abandoned psychiatric institution

A Room and a Half
Drama about Russian poet Joseph Brodsky

Stagey crime drama from the writer of The Long Good Friday