Critics Consensus: Looper Is Certified Fresh
Plus, Hotel Transylvania is giddy but thinly-scripted, and Won't Back Down is impassioned but bland.
Also opening this week in limited release:
- The Other Dream Team, a documentary about the politics surrounding the 1992 Lithuanian Olympic basketball team, is at 86 percent.
- The Waiting Room, a documentary about the workings of a public hospital in Oakland, is at 86 percent.
- Joe Dante's The Hole, a horror film about a pair of middle-schoolers who discover a bottomless pit in the basement of their new house, is at 81 percent.
- Tales of the Night, an animated collection of vignettes featuring fantastic tales from around the world, is at 80 percent.
- Pitch Perfect, starring Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow in a comedy about a new girl on campus who encourages the school's a cappella group to get hip, is at 76 percent.
- Solomon Kane, an action/fantasy hybrid about an English mercenary who goes to war with the devil, is at 64 percent.
- The Thai import Headshot, an action/thriller about a cop-turned-hitman with vision problems, is at 56 percent.
- Vulgaria, a comedy about a movie producer who must make a bizarre pornographic film in order to pay alimony to his ex-wife, is at 43 percent.
- Stars In Shorts, a collection of seven short films featuring an all-star cast, is at 38 percent.
- Bringing Up Bobby, starring Milla Jovovich and Bill Pullman in a comedy about a con artist who tries to create a stable environment for her son, is at 14 percent.
Finally, props to Bently Lyles for coming the closest to guessing House at the End of the Street's 11 percent Tomatometer.