Darren Aronofsky's over-the-top ballet-world psycho-thriller stars Natalie Portman as a freshly anointed prima ballerina struggling with her role and the anxieties that come with it. It's crazy, it's scary, it's intense. The most audacious movie of the year, barre none.
Waste Land World-renowned artist Vik Muniz heads to the world's largest landfill - a mountainscape of trash outside Rio de Janeiro - to "paint" portraits of the garbage pickers, and to collaborate with them. An inspiring, insightful documentary about human resilience and the power of art. Recently short-listed for Oscar consideration. No MPAA rating