THREE TO SEE
Missed it at the cinema or on TV? We round up the best streaming and DVD releases of the week
SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (PG) ★★★★★
DAZZLING computer-animated adventure. When Miles Morales (voiced by Shameik Moore) is bitten by a radioactive spider, the high school student inherits the same abilities as the recently deceased Spider-Man (Chris Pine). Crime lord Wilson Fisk (Liev Schreiber) is conducting experiments which disrupt the space-time continuum. Consequently, a washed-up Peter B Parker (Jake Johnson), Spider-Gwen (Hailee Steinfeld), SpiderHam (John Mulaney), Spider-Noir (Nicolas Cage) and inventor Peni Parker (Kimiko Glenn) materialise and team up with Miles, left, to defeat a host of villains.
■ Download/stream now and available from April 22 on DVD/Blu-ray.
AQUAMAN (12) ★★★★★
DC COMICS superhero origin story. Lighthouse keeper Thomas Curry (Temuera Morrison) discovers Atlanna (Nicole Kidman), Queen of Atlantis, injured and nurses her back to health. They fall in love and she gives birth to a boy called Arthur, who can breathe in water and communicate with aquatic life. Alas, the queen is forced to abandon her child. Years later, Mera (Amber Heard), daughter of King Nereus (Dolph Lundgren), visits Arthur (Jason Momoa, left) and implores him to challenge his power-hungry half-brother Orm (Patrick Wilson), who has declared war on humanity.
■ Download/stream now and available from tomorrow on DVD/Blu-ray.
MORTAL ENGINES (12) ★★★★★
ACTION adventure. Centuries after the Sixty Minute War, survivors huddle on mobile metropolises fashioned from scavenged parts. The largest of these is London, commanded by Mayor Magnus Crome (Patrick Malahide) with guidance from academic Thaddeus Valentine (Hugo Weaving). Masked assassin Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar, left) tries to kill Valentine but apprentice historian Tom Natsworthy (Robert Sheehan) intervenes. During the subsequent chase, he tumbles off a gangway and regains consciousness next to Hester in the wilderness. The fugitives are soon forced to work together.
■ Download/stream from tomorrow and available from April 22 on DVD/Blu-ray.