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Sean Penn in The Gunman

Amid The Gunman’s carnage and moral ambivalence, Mark Rylance steals the show

David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King on a voting rights protest march

Selma is one of the films of the year that has been shamefully ignored by the Baftas and Oscars

Oscar Isaac as Abel Morales: smartly dressed in pursuit of a villain

J C Chandor’s latest film, starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain, doesn’t quite deliver the goods

Russell Crowe as Noah and Jennifer Connelly as his wife Naamah in Noah. The film makes use of rock giants and tree-growing gizmos to add a touch of Tolkien to the Bible story (CNS)

Not since the 1950s has there been anything quite so ambitious as this eye-boggling attempt to re-create one of the greatest stories ever told