Critics Consensus: The Counselor is Eccentric but Uneven
Plus, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is rude, ribald, and funny, and Blue Is The Warmest Color is Certified Fresh.
Also opening this week in limited release:
- I Am Divine, a documentary about John Waters' Pink Flamingos muse, is at 100 percent.
- The Square, a doc about the politics of Egypt since the demonstrations in Tahrir Square in early 2011, is at 100 percent.
- The Palme d'Or-winning Blue Is The Warmest Color, a coming-of-age drama about a teenager who falls in love with an older art student, is Certified Fresh at 92 percent.
- When I Walk, a documentary about a filmmaker suffering from multiple sclerosis, is at 88 percent.
- Torn, a drama about two women who form a bond after their sons are killed in a bombing, is at 86 percent.
- Spinning Plates, a doc about the innovative staff members who work at three cutting edge restaurants, is at 82 percent.
- Toad Road, an indie thriller about a group of teenagers whose debauchery leads them to investigate a creepy local legend, is at 80 percent.
- Capital, starring Gabriel Byrne in a drama about the Machiavellian schemes to wrest control of a bank when its CEO dies unexpectedly, is at 75 percent.
- Blood Brother, a doc about an American who works in an orphanage for HIV-infected children in India, is at 73 percent.
- Claire Denis' The Bastards, a neo-noir about a man with an unconventional plan to avenge his brother's suicide, is at 63 percent.