This week's new film releases

The latest cinema releases reviewed and rated by Total Film's critics. This week, Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum strip in Steven Soderbergh's Magic Mike , Keira Knightley and Steve Carell contemplate the impending apocalypse in Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World , and Scrat returns in Ice Age 4: Continental Drift . Read reviews of these and all this week's other new film releases below.

Magic Mike (15)

Steven Soderbergh lets his hair down with a frank, funny dramedy that bulges with humour, heart and smarts as Matthew McConaughey gives it everything he’s got. Read full film review of Magic Mike

Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World (15)

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift 3D (U)

The new cast might feel a bit out of place in the old-fashioned Ice Age world, but silent star Scrat is still there to steal the show. Read full Ice Age 4: Continental Drift 3D film review

Chariots Of Fire (U)

For most, Hugh Hudson’s movie will represent an era of stultifying middlebrow inoffensiveness that’s as much a historical relic as the medals it lionises. Read full Chariots Of Fire film review

Detachment (15)

Depressing, and relentlessly dour, Detachment makes Half Nelson look like Animal House . Read full Detatchment film review

Comes A Bright Day

With all the style and depth of a luxury fashion ad, it’s an elegant let down, dripping with money and good intentions. Read full Comes A Bright Day film review

Nostalgia For The Light (12A)

Filled with dazzling digital images of galaxies and landscapes, this is a film that makes you ponder the mysteries of human existence anew. Read full Nostalgia For The Light film review

Electrick Children (15)

C areful, kids – rock’n’roll can get you pregnant. Or that’s what one Mormon teen believes in this cute lo-fi indie from first-timer Rebecca Thomas. Read full Electrick Children film review

The Giants

T hink The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn transposed to rural Luxembourg, as adolescent siblings Zak and Seth and their pal Dany are left one summer to fend for themselves. Read full film review of The Giants

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