But, led by the talents of Anthony Minghella and Matt Damon, this adaptation gets inside the head of a sociopathic hero as few movies ever have.IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934) Dir: Frank Capra Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert Cert: U Time: 102 mins In a nutshell: The one and only.Claudette Colbert's eloping heiress and Clark Gable's hack on his uppers warily team up, only to aggravatingly fall for each other.

He’s found slumped in a loo cubicle by a student, Drey (Shareeka Epps), and their pact of silence becomes a kind of friendship.

It’s impressively adult, sure-footed filmmaking, especially for a feature directing debut.

THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY (1999) Genre: Drama Dir: Anthony Minghella Starring: Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman Cert: 15 Time: 133 min In a nutshell: Not a straight version of Patricia Highsmith’s novel – in fact, technically, a gay one.

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ROBOT & FRANK (2012) Genre: Comedy Dir: Jake Schreier Starring: Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard In a nutshell: Jake Schreier's poignant character piece hands a lovely role to Frank Langella, as a retired cat burglar, his faculties wandering a bit, whose son gives him a robot butler to help around the house.Peter Sarsgaard's amusingly monotonous tones work perfectly, and there's a real theme here about the fallibility of the human machine.FRANK (2014) Genre: Drama Director: Lenny Abrahamson Starring: Domnhall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot Mc Nairy Certificate: 15 Running time: 93 mins In a nutshell: Lenny Abrahamson (Adam & Paul, What Richard Did) comes up with another winner: an oddball fable about talent and all the choices that come with it.Domnhall Gleeson is the overeager keyboard player who leaps at the chance to join an unpronounceable band, whose Frank Sidebottom-esque frontman (Michael Fassbender) wears a large papier-mâché head throughout.GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014) Dir: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Cert: 12A Time: 121min In a nutshell: Tired of the Marvel mega-universe trying to be all things to all people?Take a detour with this refreshing standalone romp about space pirates, which summons a lot of hard-bitten attitude only to secretly care about all of its characters, and cements Chris Pratt's status as the new Harrison Ford.