THR Reviews 'Thor,' 'The Beaver,' 'Something Borrowed,' More


Wondering which film to go see this weekend? Check out what THR's critics say about the movies opening Friday.

On Friday, Chris Hemsworth  and Natalie Portman hit theaters in Kenneth Branagh's Thor, Mel Gibson makes his return to the big screen in the wake of his latest controversy in Jodie Foster's The Beaver, and Kate Hudson plays a man-stealer in Something Borrowed. Those are just three of several new titles that moviegoers can choose from this weekend.

See what The Hollywood Reporter's critics have to say about the films below and find out how they're expected to perform at the weekend box office.

Bottom Line: The hammer-hurling god of thunder kicks off this superhero summer with a bang.
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The Beaver
Bottom Line: Less nutty and more moving than its premise suggests, the on-target dramedy transcends its real-world baggage.
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Something Borrowed 
Bottom Line: Something blue as well as this wedding party has enough unlikable characters to put anyone into a funk
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There Be Dragons
Bottom Line: A jigsaw of intimate relationships and betrayals during wartime with more than a few pieces missing.
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Hobo With a Shotgun
Bottom Line: Double-barreled mayhem as if Sergio Leone designed a video-game.
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Jumping the Broom
Bottom Line: Family matriarchs played by Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine go up against each other in a wedding comedy that grows increasingly unfunny with each passing minute.
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Bottom Line: This wry tale of two lonely people has a quiet charm.
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Bottom Line: The movie, which has a riveting fictional framework and visual bravura, makes for essential educational material for the above-18 generation. 
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