In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Rise of the Guardians,' 'Hitchcock,' 'Life of Pi' and More
The holiday season is officially here! And it will be a feast for moviegoers at theaters this Thanksgiving weekend.
The animated Rise of the Guardians opens Wednesday. Directed by Peter Ramsey, the animated-adventure is based on William Joyce's The Guardians of Childhood book series.
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The film -- whose voice cast includes Chris Pine, Jude Law, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman and Isla Fisher -- follows a team of holiday heroes who protects the children around the world from evil.
Meanwhile, Sacha Gervasi's biopic Hitchcock opens Friday. The drama focus on legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and his wife, Alma Reville, during filming on 1959's Psycho.
Actor Anthony Hopkins portrays Hitchcock and Helen Mirren portrays Alma. Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel are also co-star in the biopic.
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.
Hitchcock (Opens Friday)
Sacha Gervasi's biopic focusing on the relationship between the filmmaker and his wife, Alma, remains absorbing and aptly droll despite a few dramatic ups and downs. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
Rust and Bone (Opens Friday)
Jacques Audiard's follow-up to "A Prophet" benefits from unvarnished, forthright performances from Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
The Central Park Five (Opens Friday)
Filmmakers Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns dig deep into the wrongful convictions in the infamous 1989 Central Park Jogger case that scarred New York. Read David Rooney's review here.