In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Oblivion,' 'The Lords of Salem' and More

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

Let's head to the future.

Set in the year 2077, the sci-fi pic Oblivion follows Tom Cruise's Jack Harper as one of the last humans left on the nearly-destroyed planet Earth. While struggling with memories from his past, Jack has to battle through alien Scavengers to save mankind. The film, directed by Joseph Kosinski, also stars Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and Melissa Leo.

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.

PHOTOS: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman Land at 'Oblivion' Premiere


Universal's sci-fi thriller, from Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski, opens April 19. Read Todd McCarthy's review here


Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Skarsgard and Max Thieriot lead the ensemble cast of this reflection on the downside of living online. Read David Rooney's review here.

The Lords of Salem

Horror specialist Rob Zombie delivers a nightmarish tale of modern-day witches. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

STORY: Tom Cruise's PR Push: 'Oblivion' Star Strategizes to Improve Box-Office Prospects

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Molly Bernstein and Alan Edelstein's doc follows the life and career of magician Ricky Jay. Read John DeFore's review here.

Filly Brown

A dynamic breakout performance from Gina Rodriguez helps this rap-infused drama about a young Los Angeles Latina overcome its patchy storytelling. Read David Rooney's review here.

Herman's House

Angad Singh Bhalla's documentary revolves around the relationship between a prisoner in long-term solitary confinement and the artist who creates a project evoking his plight. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

Love Sick Love

This genre-bending, twisted comedy depicts a relationship gone very, very wrong. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

VIDEO: Marc Jacobs Makes Makes His Big Screen Debut in This Weekend's 'Disconnect'

Unmade in China

An American filmmaker finds that quality isn't the first priority for Chinese producers who've hired him to direct a thriller. Read John DeFore's review here.

Errors of the Human Body

A Dresden research center tinkers with world-changing genetics in Eron Sheean's mood-heavy debut. Read John DeFore's review here.


A second feature doc pays tribute to the rehabilitation work of L.A.'s Homeboy Industries. Read John DeFore's review here.