Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is this weekend’s widest release, but the two runners up both call into some question the traditional masculine ideals. Here are brief reviews of those two.
The movie Venn diagram of true blue crowd-pleasers and hardcore critic-pleasers often seems to include very little overlap. That’s what makes it so electrifying when a movie lands in both circles. Dead center, too.
The Dark Knight Rises is at least canny enough to suggest that the real hero — the bringer of reinvigorated hope, the preventer of disastrous change — is the one that ain’t on the ballot.
Have you ever had one of those days where you just want to scream from the depths of your soul? Well, there are two movies for you opening this weekend that offer to do your screaming for you.