In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Magic Mike,' 'Ted,' 'People Like Us' and More
Wondering which film to go see this weekend? Check out what THR's critics say about the movies opening Friday.
Films about male strippers and a raunchy teddy bear are among the decidedly adult offerings hitting theaters this weekend.
Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey take their clothes off in Steve Soderbergh's stripper-themed comedy-drama Magic Mike, which also stars Alex Pettyfer and True Blood's Joe Manganiello.
Meanwhile, Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis star in the comedy Ted, directed by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, about a man and his talking tedd bear.
Inspired by Channing Tatum's stint at 18 as a male stripper, Steven Soderbergh's comedy-drama also stars Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Cody Horn and a host of tasty It boys and girls. Read David Rooney's review here.
Seth MacFarlane's comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis follows a man and his teddy bear, who comes to life as the result of a childhood wish. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
People Like Us
Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks star as long-lost siblings in Star Trek co-writer Alex Kurtzman's first stint behind the camera. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
Take This Waltz
Michelle Williams and Luke Kirby star in Sarah Polley's sophomore effort. Read David Rooney's review here.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Filmmaker Benh Zeitlin makes his directorial debut with an exceptional indie feature that focuses on the struggles of the poorest people in the U.S. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
Neil Young Journeys
Director Jonathan Demme's third concert film with the singer showcases an exceptional performance for fans. Read John DeFore’s review here.
A fine French drama brimming with anguish, passion, betrayal and joy as veteran Andre Techine puzzles over the mysteries of human heart. Read Kirk Honeycutt’s review here.