Critics Consensus: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Is (Mostly) Worth the Trip
Plus, Any Day Now is a powerful drama.
Also opening this week in limited release:
- Any Day Now, starring Alan Cumming in a drama about a gay couple who get in trouble with authorities for raising a child in 1970s Los Angeles, is at 90 percent.
- Consuming Spirits, a hand-drawn animated drama about a dysfunctional family in an Appalachian town, is at 78 percent.
- Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet, a doc about a guitar prodigy who soldiers on in the face of Lou Gehrig's Disease, is at 78 percent.
- Trashed, featuring Jeremy Irons in a doc about the ecological threat posed by garbage, is at 75 percent.
- Stand Up Guys, starring Al Pacino and Christopher Walken in a dramedy about a group of old criminals who reunite after one gets out of prison, is at 56 percent.
- Save The Date, starring Alison Brie and Lizzy Caplan in a romantic comedy about two sisters struggling with different commitment issues, is at 44 percent.
- Let Fury Have The Hour, a documentary profile of a disparate group of left-leaning writers and musicians, is at 33 percent.
- Yelling to the Sky, starring Zöe Kravitz and Gabourey Sidibe in a coming-of-age drama about a young woman caring for her mentally ill mother in a rough neighborhood, is at 25 percent.