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In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘Kick-Ass 2,’ ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ and More

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

Box Office Preview: ‘The Butler,’ ‘Kick-Ass 2’ Battle for No. 1; Jury Out on ‘Jobs’

"Paranoia" -- starring Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford -- looks to fizzle in its debut; "Austenland" opens in Los Angeles and New York.

‘Austenland’ Director, Distributor Embrace Fun, Female-Centric Film

Jerusha Hess and Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker talk about their attraction to the Jane Austen-themed romantic comedy, starring Keri Russell.

No Men Allowed: How Sony Pictures Classics Is Wooing Women Only to ‘Austenland’

Female-only screenings and a "high tea" at Jane Seymour's house highlight a unique new marketing push for the romantic comedy; says SPC co-president Tom Bernard of men, "We just said 'Fine, it's not…

‘Austenland’ Trailer: Keri Russell Looks for Her Own Mr. Darcy

The Sony Pictures Classics film focuses on a woman obsessed with the "Pride & Prejudice" heartthrob.

Sundance 2013: Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Nabs ‘Austenland’ (Exclusive)

UPDATED: Sony Pictures Classics will handle the North American release of Jerusha Hess' directorial debut, which sold for north of $4 million, sources say.

Sundance 2013: Three Bidders Vie for ‘Austenland’

Jerusha Hess' directorial debut premiered at Eccles Theatre on Jan. 18.

Austenland: Sundance Review

Jerusha Hess's very commercial debut sends Keri Russell into a Jane Austen themed resort