In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Man of Steel,' 'This Is the End' and More

Man of Steel Cavill in front of Army Tanks - H 2013
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Man of Steel Cavill in front of Army Tanks - H 2013

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

Superman is heading back to the big screen.

In Zack Snyder's reboot of the classic superhero movie, Henry Cavill stars as the isolated, overly powerful Clark Kent. When Earth is met by Kryptonian General Zod (Michael Shannon), Kent must learn to embrace his strength and be the superhero he is destined to become. The Warner Bros. and Legendary film also stars Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Russell Crowe and Kevin Costner.

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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.

Man of Steel

Zack Snyder's Superman reboot stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner and Russell Crowe. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

This is the End

James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen and their friends play themselves in the apocalyptic horror comedy. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

The Bling Ring

Sofia Coppola’s too-cool-for-school portrait of fame-seeking miscreants is beautifully shot but light on social commentary. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

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Twenty Three From Stardom

Mick Jagger, Stevie Wonder and Bruce Springsteen sing the praises of backup singers. Read Justin Lowe's review here.

Call Me Kuchu

Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worral's documentary details the persecution of the LGBT community in Uganda. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

Hatchet III

The third entry in the horror trilogy once again features the hulking Victor Crowley rampaging through a Louisiana swamp. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

The Guillotines

Director Andrew Lau's sprawling epic is finally hitting screens. Read Elizabeth Kerr's review here

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Between Us

Two couples define "awkward dinner party" in Dan Mirvish's adaptation of Joe Hortua's play. Read John DeFore's review here.

Berberian Sound Studio

Toby Jones stars in the dark comedy following the misadventures of a sound-mixer in 1970s Italy. Read Neil Young's review here.

In the Fog

Heavyweight historical suspense drama eventually delivers. Read Stephen Dalton's review here.

Storm Surfers 3D

Australian surfing legends Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones unite and conquer some mighty big waves in this immersive 3D documentary. Read Megan Lehmann's review here.

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The Stroller Strategy

Raphael Personnaz plays a man using a baby as a prop to woo an old girlfriend. Read John DeFore's review here.

Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story

Brad Bernstein's documentary introduces audiences to a onetime star of children's publishing. Read John DeFore's review here.


Pio Marmai stars as Alex who resorts to dealing drugs to raise funds for his journey back to Israel. Read Jordan Mintzer's review here.