The Equalizer, Maps to the Stars, What We Did on Our Holiday – this week’s cinema releases reviewed

From Denzel Washington getting mad AND even, to David Tennant's family outing in the Highlands, we rate this week's new big screen releases

THE EQUALIZER ★★★

Seemingly mild-mannered Denzel Washington equalises the odds for innocent victims – with barbed wire, power drills and more.

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HONEYMOON ★★★

Young newlyweds Rose Leslie and Harry Treadaway have a close encounter at their cabin in the woods – but not the kind you’d expect.


IDA ★★★★

A novice nun and her worldly aunt embark on a road-trip in 1960s Poland, in Pawel Pawlikowski’s entrancing drama.


MAPS TO THE STARS ★★★★

David Cronenberg’s dark and twisted look at the seedier side of Hollywood, with Julianne Moore and Robert Pattinson among the fallen stars.


SOUL BOYS OF THE WESTERN WORLD ★★★

Definitive documentary about Spandau Ballet, the golden boys of 1980s pop.


WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY ★★★★

David Tennant and Rosamund Pike are grown-ups behaving badly in this poignant comedy from the creators of Outnumbered.


ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK:

Human Capital ★★★★

I Origins ★★★★

The Last Impresario ★★★

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Life after Beth ★★