In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Evil Dead,' 'Trance,' 'The Company You Keep' and More

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"Evil Dead"

What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.

It's a weekend of horror.

The remake of Sam Raimi's 1981 cult film The Evil Dead comes alive with a fourth installment directed by Fede Alvarez. Evil Dead follows five friends who are holed up in a remote cabin and unintentionally awaken a dormant demon in the woods. The evil spirit possesses each person until only one is left to fight for survival. Cast members include Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Elizabeth Blackmore.

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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Evil Dead

Bruce Campbell-style mugging is nowhere to be found in Fede Alvarez's bloodthirsty take on Sam Raimi's cult classic. Read John DeFore's review here.


Danny Boyle's modern London noir stars James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

The Company You Keep

Director Robert Redford leads a heavyweight ensemble that puts him and co-star Shia LaBeouf alongside Julie Christie, Brendan Gleeson, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon in this entertaining thriller. Read David Rooney's review here.

Upstream Color

The long-awaited second film from Shane Carruth combines exceptional technique with a deliberately obscure narrative and meaning. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

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The Brass Teapot

A magic teapot, some good humor and a very naked Juno Temple fuel this slight modern fable. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

Simon Killer

Chilly, uninviting tale of an uncivilized American in Paris won’t travel far. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

No Place on Earth

Janet Tobias' Holocaust documentary reveals the astonishing story of a Jewish family which survived by living underground 511 days in a Ukrainian cave. Read John DeFore's review here.

Free Angela & All Political Prisoners

Black Power icon Angela Davis speaks at length in this friendly account. Read John DeFore's review here.

Bert Stern: Original Mad Man

Shannah Laumeister's documentary chronicles the life and career of the famed photographer. Read Frank Scheck's review here.