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James Bond is back!
For the third time, Daniel Craig portrays the British agent 007, this time directed by Sam Mendes. Skyfall, which follows Bond into the world of shadowy terrorists and cyber warfare, also stars Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Berenice Lim Marlohe, Judi Dench and Ralph Fiennes.
Meanwhile, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln brings the life of America’s 16th president to the big screen. Daniel Day-Lewis stars in the historical drama, written by Tony Kushner. Set during the Civil War, Lincoln centers on the final four months of the president’s life and tells the story of how he abolished slavery.
The movie also stars Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones and John Hawkes.
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.
Daniel Craig returns for his third turn as the British secret agent in a new James Bond story from director Sam Mendes. Read Todd McCarthy’s review here.
Daniel Day-Lewis stars as the 16th president in the historical drama directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Tony Kushner. Read Todd McCarthy’s review here.
Tim Heidecker of Tim and Eric fame brings uglier shades to his humor in director Rick Alverson‘s hard-to-watch examination of white male privilege gone wild. Read David Rooney’s review here.
In Another Country
Korean writer-director Hong Sangsoo‘s Competition film stars Isabelle Huppert in a triple role as three identically named French tourists who each visits the same seaside resort. Read Neil Young’s review here.
A Royal Affair
Mads Mikkelsen and rising Swedish star Alicia Vikander play the romantically entwined royal physician and the Queen of Denmark, who orchestrate radical social reforms in Nikolaj Arcel‘s engrossing historical drama. Read David Rooney’s review here.
Director Hur Jin-Ho sets his adaptation of the famed French novel in 1930s Shanghai, with Zhang Ziyi and Jang Dong-gun in starring roles. Read Stephen Dalton’s review here.
Writer-director Todd Rohal‘s film stars Patton Oswalt as a Boy Scout leader who, dismayed by the irreverence of today’s scouts, kidnaps a group of boys to take them camping. Read John DeFore’s review here.
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