Redbelt (Sony, 2008)
Hard action and smart drama mix well in writer-director David Mamet's tale of a poor but honest jiu-jitsu teacher forced into the corrupt world of mixed martial arts prizefighting.
Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden? (Weinstein, 2008)
Comic documentarian Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) wanders the Middle East looking for the über-fiend.
Son Of Rambow (Paramount Vantage, 2007)
Lively comedy centred on two small boys making their own Rambo movie - with stunts.
Salo Or The 120 Days Of Sodom (Criterion, 1975)
Pier Paolo Pasolini turns the Marquis de Sade's short novel of powerful men abusing teens into a powerful anti-fascist statement and a comment on the cruelty in us all. Two-disc edition loaded with extras.