Big screen bonanza

Autumn and winter traditionally see the best films of year - and 2012 is no exception, writes John Maguire.

11th August, 2012
There are plenty of decent films planned for the latter half of 2012, including Total Recall, Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part II and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D.

For cineastes, the next five months promise a mouth-watering selection of new films from some of the world's greatest directors, including Michael Haneke, Paul Thomas Anderson, Ang Lee, Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson.


Don't let the name Bourne in the title confuse you: Matt Damon doesn't appear in this fourth instalment of the super-spy franchise, based on Robert Ludlum's novels. Instead the baton has passed to Jeremy Renner, the bow-and-arrow guy from Avengers Assemble, who...

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