In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Gravity,' 'Runner Runner' and More

6:25 PM PST 10/03/2013 by Stephanie Chan

UPDATED: What THR's critics say about the movies opening this weekend.

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney head out into space in this weekend's opening of Gravity.

In Alfonso Cuaron's sci-fi thriller, Bullock stars as Dr. Ryan Stone, a medical engineer who travels to space with Clooney's Matt Kowalski, a veteran astronaut. When an accident happens during a space walk, the duo must team up for survival.

Read what The Hollywood Reporter's film critics have to say about all the films opening this weekend and find out how they are expected to perform at the box office.

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Gravity

George Clooney and Sandra Bullock star as astronauts in Alfonso Cuaron's jaw-dropping space thriller. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

Runner Runner

Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck star in Fox's gambling pic, out on Oct. 4 in the U.S. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

A.C.O.D.

Adam Scott plays a man finally realizing his parents' divorce really screwed him up in Stuart Zicherman's debut. Read John DeFore's review here.

Concussion

Director Stacie Passon's drama follows a midlife crisis that threatens a lesbian couple's upper middle class ease. Read John DeFore's review here.

Parkland

Journalist-turned-director Peter Landesman revisits the JFK assassination through the eyes of a dozen people close to the action in Dallas in November 1963. Read Stephen Farber's review here.

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Linsanity

Evan Jackson Leong’s film adds significant new perspective to point guard Jeremy Lin’s breakout NBA season. Read Justin Lowe's review here.

Nothing Left to Fear

A family faces malevolent forces in the heartland in this horror film marking the debut release from Slash's production company. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

Let the Fire Burn

Jason Osder sticks with archive footage for his recreation of the 1985 conflict between police and Philadelphia's MOVE collective. Read John DeFore's review here.

A Touch of Sin

China returns to the Cannes competition with Jia Zhang-ke's sobering view of festering discontent as the gap between the country's rich and poor expands. Read David Rooney's review here.

A River Changes Course

Kalyanee Mam's debut travels through Cambodia to document vanishing folkways. Read John DeFore's review here.

Grace Unplugged

A young woman defies her pastor father and pursues a pop music career in Brad J. Silverman's inspirational drama. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

Vikingdom

Viking warriors battle Thor--the god, not the Marvel character--in this swords-and-sandals epic. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

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