15 Best Movies Released This January
Django Unchained - Out Fri 18 Jan
Tarantino's three-hour feast of Southern-fried trash cinema stars Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio and Christoph Waltz.
The Impossible - out Tue 1 Jan
Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor endure the Indian Ocean tsunami of Boxing Day 2004.
Quartet - out Tue 1 Jan
Dustin Hoffman directs a gentle tale of ageing luvvies, starring ageing luvvies Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly.
Chinatown & Repulsion - out Fri 4 Jan
Both films are being re-released in cinemas as part of a Roman Polanski retrospective at London's BFI Southbank.
Gangster Squad - out Thu 10 Jan
Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone head a starry cast for this '40s and '50s-set cops and mobsters crime thriller.
Les Misrables - out Fri 11 Jan
Tom Hooper's epic movie version of the world-beating hit musical is stirring and striking. Expect much Oscar love.
American Mary - out Fri 11 Jan
Katharine Isabelle is phenomenal in this original and politically engaged horror film from the Soska sisters.
What Richard Did - out Fri 11 Jan
An impressive study of guilt and responsibility from Irish director Lenny Abrahmson.
Monsters Inc. 3D - out Fri 18 Jan
Mike and Sully get the 3D treatment ahead of the release of prequel Monsters University this summer.
The Sessions - out Fri 18 Jan
John Hawkes plays a quadriplegic man attempts to lose his virginity with the help of Helen Hunt's sex surrogate.
V/H/S - out Fri 18 Jan
Portmanteau found-footage horror film featuring work from six up-and-coming filmmakers.
Everyday - out Fri 18 Jan
Shirley Henderson and John Simm play a couple separated by his prison sentence in Michael Winterbottom's latest.
Lincoln - Out Fri 25 Jan
Daniel Day Lewis is an Oscar shoo-in for his turn as Abraham Lincoln in this portrait of the US president in his later years.
Zero Dark Thirty - out Fri 25 Jan
Kathryn Bigelow returns with a fact-based thriller about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.
The Last Stand - out Fri 25 Jan
Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his return to leading man status as the sheriff of a small town in the path of a cartel of violent criminals.