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From a webslinging superhero to a drug cartel to a pop princess, moviegoers have a variety of options this weekend.
Marc Webb‘s 3D superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, hit theaters Tuesday night, just before the July 4th holiday.
PHOTOS: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Premiere: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone Swing Into Action on the Red Carpet
Opening Friday is Oliver Stone’s drug-cartel drama Savages, which features a strong cast including Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro and Salma Hayek.
Meanwhile, pop singer-songwriter Katy Perry hit theaters Thursday in Katy Perry: Part of Me, a documentary featuring interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and 3D concert scenes.
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.
The Amazing Spider-Man (opened Tuesday)
Marc Webb‘s adaptation features Andrew Garfield as the webslinger hero and Emma Stone as his love interest. Read Jordan Mintzer’s review here.
PHOTOS: Katy Perry: Pop’s Candy-Colored Princess
Katy Perry: Part of Me (opened Thursday)
The movie, more of an adulatory artist profile than a bona fide concert doc, features a mix of interviews, reality TV-style behind-the-scenes footage and 3D concert scenes. Read Justin Lowe’s review here.
Stone’s rendition of Don Winslow’s drug-cartel drama is created with a jagged, darkly trippy style that expresses the story’s tense uncertainties. Read Todd McCarthy’s review here.
The Duplass brothers direct and produce the comedy about two adult brothers who reunite for a long-overdue rematch during a family reunion. Read John DeFore’s review here.
VIDEO: ‘Savages’ Star Blake Lively Describes ‘Awkward’ Sex Scene With Taylor Kitsch
Actor Martin Donovan‘s writing and directing debut film appears to be a work in progress. Read Sura Wood’s review here.
Basic, efficient little horror item scares up a few little shocks, possibly enough for a modest commercial career. Read Todd McCarthy’s review here.
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