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SUCKER PUNCH (12A) Baby Doll (Emily Browning) is institutionalised by her abusive stepfather. Incarcerated in a facility with no hope of escape, Baby Doll loses her flimsy grasp on reality until a wise man (Scott Glenn) advises her that the path to salvation lies in the fantastical realm she shares with fellow inmates Sweet Pea (Abbie Cornish), Rocket (Jena Malone), and Amber (Jamie Chung). As the girls abandon reality for this imaginary realm where they can become mistresses of their own destiny, they also discover the resolve to combat brutality in the real world.

Star rating: ??LLING BONO (15) Brothers Neil (Ben Barnes) and Ivan (Robert Sheehan) go to the same school as Paul Hewson (Martin McCann). The brothers form their own band while Paul forms U2, the band that would transform Hewson into his musical alter ego, Bono. Neil covets his friend's newfound celebrity and when Paul reveals he wants Ivan to play second guitar in the band, Neil vetoes the suggestion without consulting his sibling, determined to form his own band with Ivan. U2 slowly conquer the world and Neil and Ivan pursue their dreams in London. Star rating: ??URCE CODE (12A) Helicopter pilot Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes on a train, sitting opposite Christina Warren (Michelle Monaghan). Confusingly, she calls him Sean and a visit to the ballroom reveals that he is trapped inside the body of a teacher called Sean Fentress. A bomb explodes and Colter wakes almost instantly in a top-secret facility under the control of Dr Rutledge (Jeffrey Wright), who needs Colter to identify the bomber. Rutledge orders Colter back into the "source code", which has been culled from the real Sean Fentress's memory. Each time Colter is transported back into the parallel reality, he gathers intelligence about his fellow passengers.

Star rating: ??P (U) EB (voiced by Russell Brand) lives on Easter Island with his father (Hugh Laurie). The young rabbit is destined to ascend the throne as master of all that is sugary but EB harbours dreams of becoming a drummer in a rock band. So he runs away from the warren and heads for Hollywood, where he finds an unexpected ally in eternal loser Fred O'Hare (James Marsden), who glimpsed the Easter Bunny delivering baskets when he was a boy. Having revealed his true identity to Fred, EB auditions for Hoff Knows Talent in front of judge David Hasselhoff (playing himself). Star rating: ??E EAGLE (12A) In 120 AD, the entire Ninth Legion disappears without trace in Scotland and its standard, a golden eagle, is lost forever, to the eternal shame of Rome. The commander of those soldiers also vanishes and 20 years later, his son, Marcus Aquila (Channing Tatum), accepts a posting in Roman-occupied southern Britain in order to learn the truth about his father's demise.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Apr 6, 2011
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