In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Dark Knight Rises,' 'The Queen of Versailles' and More
Wondering which film to go see this weekend? Check out what THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.
Batman fans, rejoice!
The highly anticipated The Dark Knight Rises hits the theaters Friday. The superhero film, directed by Christopher Nolan, features an A-list cast including Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Liam Neeson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard and Morgan Freeman.
Read what The Hollywood Reporter's film critics have to say about Dark Knight Rises and all the other films opening this weekend, and find out how they are expected to perform at the box office.
The Dark Knight Rises
Christopher Nolan's Batman finale stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne and features performances from series newcomers Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
The Queen of Versailles
Lauren Greenfield's documentary follows a billionaire couple dealing with the harsh realities of the economic crisis. Read by John DeFore's review here.
Shut Up and Play the Hits
LCD Soundsystem’s die-hard fanbase will appreciate this concert documentary, but few others are likely to think it demands big-screen viewing. Read by John DeFore's review here.
The Well Digger's Daughter
It’s likely that purists will take issue with Daniel Auteuil's remake of Marcel Pagnol's 1940 film, since he adds a glossy veneer to the raw, neo-realist theatrics of the original. Read Jordan Mintzer's review here.
Alexis Lloyd's film starring Paz de la Huerta follows ten New Yorkers as they engage in various sexual liaisons during a summer heatwave. Read Frank Scheck's review here.