In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,' 'The World's End' and More
What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.
Lily Collins is off to save the world from demons.
In the fantasy film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, which was adapted from Cassandra Clare's book of the same name, Collins' character Clary Fray learns that she's part of a line of Shadowhunters who hold supernatural powers after her mom disappears. Fray must use her newfound abilities to save herself and her mom from demons and evil hunters. The Harald Zwart-directed film also stars Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers and Jemima West.
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.
Lily Collins stars in Sony's adaptation of Cassandra Clare's best-selling YA book. Read Michael Rechtshaffen's review here.
This latest genre sendup from Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg also stars Nick Frost, Paddy Considine and Martin Freeman. Read Jordan Mintzer's review here.
Australian actress Sharni Vinson stars alongside Joe Swanberg and Ti West in the slasher film. Read John DeFore's review here.
The prolific Joe Swanberg escapes the mumblecore ghetto with a sexy relationship comedy starring Olivia Wilde. Read John DeFore's review here.
Wong Kar-wai's martial arts epic, the 2013 Berlinale's opening-night film, is equal parts existential melancholy and gravity-defying action. Read Clarence Tsui's review here.
The Goetz brothers' debut film strands Josh Duhamel and Dan Fogler in Death Valley. Read John DeFore's review here.
Destin Daniel Cretton's drama about a group juvenile home won the Narrative Competition's Grand Jury prize. Read John DeFore's review here.
Jim Caviezel stars in the true-life tale of a legendary Southern duck hunter. Read Frank Scheck's review here.
Noah Buschel's sweetly comic love story concerns an agoraphobic and the plumber who brings her out of her shell. Read Frank Scheck's review here.
A group of university students investigate the real-life "Dyatlov Pass Incident" in Renny Harlin's found-footage horror film. Read Frank Scheck's review here.
When it comes to naked flesh, the Something Weird archives prove more than ample. Read John DeFore's review here.
The United States of Football
Sean Pamphilon says the style of contemporary football makes traumatic brain injuries inevitable. Read John DeFore's review here.