New Movie Reviews: 'Green Lantern,' 'Mr. Popper's Penguins' in Theaters This Weekend

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On Friday, Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard star in Green Lantern, the comic superhero reboot from Warner Bros.

Meanwhile, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, a Fox family comedy starring Jim Carrey and six amicable penguins, competes for laughs in a good-natured family comedy.

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

Green Lantern
Bottom Line: Muscular, well-cast launch of a proposed new franchise can't help but replay a lot of familiar notes.
Click here to read The Hollywood Reporter's review.

Mr. Popper's Penguins
Bottom Line: Jim Carrey and six penguins compete for laughs in a good-natured family comedy.
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The Art of Getting By
Bottom Line: The chief function of this trite debut feature appears to be as a job application for its writer-director to join the Hollywood rom-com assembly line.
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Page One: Inside the New York Times
Bottom Line: Behind-the-scenes doc fascinates but has more limited access than its title suggests.
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Angel of Evil (Vallanzasca)
Bottom Line: Vallanzasca tackles its subject with the same kind of hip visual energy, snappy editing and tour-de-force acting that made Placido's 2005 Romanzo Criminale.
Click here to read THR's review.

Buck
Bottom Line: Doc about the real-life "Horse Whisperer" holds fascination both inside and out of the corral.
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