Can it be third time lucky for Pixar’s pedal-to-the-metal franchise to garner the sort of praise reserved for illustrious company bedmates like Toy Story, The Incredibles and Up? The signs look good as red-hot racing car Lightning McQueen is forced to find some extra va-va-voom to keep up with turbo-charged rival Jackson Storm.
Colin Farrell hobbles in the footsteps of Clint Eastwood in a remake of the superstar’s Deep South melodrama from the 1970s. Farrell’s wounded Union soldier fetches up at an all-girls school in Virginia where his machinations soon have Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and co in something of a torrid tizzy. But beware of women scorned…