Critics Consensus: Paranormal Activity 4 Offers Up Stale Scares
Plus, Alex Cross is a generic thriller, and The Sessions and Holy Motors are Certified Fresh.
Also opening this week in limited release:
- Brooklyn Castle, a documentary about an inner city public school that boasts the best junior high chess team in the country, is at 100 percent.
- Question One, a doc about the battle over gay marriage in Maine, is at 100 percent.
- The Sessions, starring John Hawkes and Helen Hunt in a drama about a man with polio looking for romance, is Certified Fresh at 95 percent.
- Holy Motors, a fantasy/drama comprised of a series of loosely connected vignettes involving a tycoon wearing a number of different costumes, is Certified Fresh at 93 percent.
- We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, a doc about the hacker collective Anonymous, is at 88 percent.
- Yogawoman, a doc about the history and practice of yoga, is at 80 percent.
- All Together, starring Jane Fonda and Geraldine Chaplin in a comedy about a group of seniors who attempt a communal living arrangement, is at 64 percent.
- The Flat, a doc in which a man discovers dark family secrets while cleaning out his recently deceased grandmother's apartment, is at 60 percent.
- The First Time, a dramedy about a pair of high school kids who find themselves in the throes of first love, is at 56 percent.
- Tai Chi Zero, a martial arts film about a town full of fighting experts who find themselves threatened by industrialists, is at 54 percent.
- Nobody Walks, starring John Krasinski and Olivia Thirlby in drama about a filmmaker whose temporary residence upends the lives of her host family, is at 32 percent.
- That's What She Said, starring Anne Heche in a comedy about a woman and her close friends who go on a series of misadventures leading up to a big date, is at zero percent.
Finally, props to Mike Smith for coming the closest to guessing Atlas Shrugged: Part II's zero percent Tomatometer.