New Movie Reviews: 'Captain America: The First Avenger,' 'Friends With Benefits,' 'A Little Help' Hitting Theaters

9:46 PM PST 07/21/2011 by Paula Zulian
Paramount Pictures
"Captain America: The First Avenger"

Wondering which film to go see this weekend? Check out what THR's critics say about all the new movies.

On Friday, Chris Evans and Tommy Lee stars in the Marvel's comic book/movie Captain America: The First Avenger, while Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake hit theaters in the romantic comedy Friends With Benefits.

 Also opening this weekend is the comedy/drama A Little Help, starring Jenna Fischer and Chris O’Donnell.

See what The Hollywood Reporter's critics have to say about those films -- and others opening this weekend -- and find out how well they are expected to perform at the box office.

Captain America: The First Avenger
Bottom Line: As the last Marvel prequel that includes two Iron Man and Incredible Hulk movies before next summer’s The Avengers, this one feels perhaps a little too simplistic and routine.
Click here to read The Hollywood Reporter's review.

Friends With Benefits
Bottom Line:
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis make for engaging leads in this unexpectedly fresh R-rated comedy.
Click here to read THR's review.

A Little Help
Bottom Line:
Jenna Fischer shines in this manipulative dramedy set in ennui-ridden suburbia.
Click here to read THR's review.

Another Earth
Bottom Line:
A gripping, intimate story to which science fiction adds a provocative, philosophical context.
Click here to read THR's review.

Sarah's Key
Bottom Line:
A heartbreaking, wonderfully acted and superbly dramatized drama.
Click here to read THR's review.

The Myth of An American Sleepover
Bottom Line:
Sleepover is less a fully realized artistic expression than an able reworking of a well-worn genre.
Click here to read THR's review.

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