Troy (15) Dir: Wolfgang Petersen

Set in Paris in 1193BC, a prince of Troy has stolen Helen, Queen of Sparta away from her husband, Menelaus, setting the two nations at war. The siege at Troy was to last for over 10 years.

Showing: Malvern Theatre; Odeon Hereford; Coliseum Brecon

Open Range (12a) Dir: Kevin Costner

Harking back to Dances With Wolves, Kevin Costner directs an old-school Western in the traditions of the genre. Driving cattle across the Great Plains, Charlie Waite and Boss Spearman live free, in tune with nature, but violence is inevitable when they come up against the evil top man of a prairie town.

Showing: Hereford Courtyard; Wyeside, Builth Wells

Valentin (PG) Dir: Alejandro Agresti

Set in Buenos Aires in 1968, eight-year-old Valentin lives with his grumbling grannie and dreams of becoming an astronaut. A charming film that boasts a winning performance from the young lead, and a fine script that strikes a delicate balance between childhood innocence and wisdom.

Showing: Hereford Courtyard

Something's Gotta Give (12a) Dir: Nancy Meyers

Jack Nicholson plays a perennial playboy with a libido much younger than his years. During what was to have been a romantic weekend with his latest infatuation, Marin (Amanda Peet), Harry develops chest pains. He winds up being nursed by Marin's mother (Diane Keaton), a successful, divorced New York playwright.

Showing: Odeon Hereford (May 27 only)

Kill Bill Vol 2 (18) Dir: Quentin Tarrantino

There were five on her list, now it's three. The Bride (Uma Thurman) is out to finish the job by killing Elle Driver, Budd, and last of all, Bill (David Carradine).

Showing: Coliseum Brecon

The Passion of Christ (18) Dir: Mel Gibson

Raw, powerful and memorable, this realistic recreation of the last 12 hours of the life of Christ takes you through from Judas's betrayal to His crucifixion.

Showing: Ludlow Assembly Rooms