Opening this weekend:
THOR: THE DARK WORLD (C+): A slick, explosive and energetically generic sci-fi fantasy sequel that’s fairly easy to enjoy while watching but just as easily forgotten once the credits start to roll. Get the full review here.
12 YEARS A SLAVE (B+) Find out why this film is bold, brutal...and not quite as great as most are claiming with the full review.
Coming soon to theaters:
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (11/22; Jennifer Lawrence), DELIVERY MAN (11/22; Vince Vaughn), BLACK NATIVITY (11/27; musical), FROZEN (11/27, Disney Animation), HOMEFRONT (11/27; Jason Statham) and OLD BOY (11/27; Josh Bolin-directed by Spike Lee)
PACIFIC RIM (C+), THE HEAT (B), THE HANGOVER PART III (C-), AFTER EARTH (F), STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (B-), WORLD WAR Z (B+), IRON MAN 3 (A-), THIS IS THE END (B) and THE CROODS (A-)
GROWN UPS 2 (D), MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (B), THE WAY WAY BACK (A), THE CONJURING (B+), BEFORE MIDNIGHT (A), PACIFIC RIM (C+), THE HEAT (B), THE HANGOVER PART III (C-) and AFTER EARTH (F),
And be sure to check out my favorite movies of the past five decades: My Top 20 of the Aughts, the 90’s, the 80’s, the 70’s and the 60’s.
Have a great weekend!