SUNDAY THIS IS 40
Knocked up, The 40-Year- Old Virgin). Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd play a married couple whose well-worn union is hitting the skids just as both are about to hit the big 4-0. The film goes through spells where it pleases, and others where it plods. A half-hour off the running time might have helped, but the fact remains that Apatow slightly out of form is still better than other commercial mirth-makers at their very best. of calls that Hardy makes and takes throughout Locke, an unnerving portrait of a man on a one-way journey to possible oblivion gradually takes shape. Just why this man is putting his job, marriage and maybe even his sanity at risk is not for me to reveal. That’s the job of Hardy’s hyper-nuanced performance, and his instinctive choices of when to truly act or merely react all prove to be correct.
Road trip: Tom Hardy is mesmerising in one-man show Locke.