Critics Consensus: After Earth is Lost in Space
Plus, Now You See Me is slick but short on tension.
Also opening this week in limited release:
- Hannah Arendt, a biopic of the legendary philosopher and her coverage of Eichmann trial, is at 100 percent.
- The History Of Future Folk, a comedy about the intergalactic adventures of a bluegrass band, is at 90 percent.
- Shadow Dancer, starring Clive Owen and Andrea Riseborough in a thriller about a woman forced to spy on her IRA-affiliated family members, is at Certified Fresh at 86 percent.
- The Kings of Summer, a comedy about a group of teenagers who decide to spend their summer living in isolation in the woods, is at 79 percent (check out co-stars Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman's Five Favorite Films).
- The East, starring Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgård in a thriller about a private security spy who infiltrates an anarchist collective, is at 79 percent.
- The Wall, a psychological sci-fi film about a woman who becomes trapped by a force field while visiting a remote valley, is at 63 percent.
- American Mary, a horror film about a disenchanted medical student who performs black-market surgeries, is at 62 percent.
- Student, a drama about a Kazak student whose rudderless existence leads him to a life of crime, is at 57 percent.