Critics Consensus: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Doesn't Shine
Plus, Happy Feet Two looks nice but lacks a solid script.
Also opening this week in limited release:
- Tomboy, a French drama about a 10-year-old girl who passes for a boy when her family moves to a new town, is at 100 percent.
- Snowtown, a drama about an aimless teen who falls in with Australia's most notorious serial killer, is at 94 percent.
- Alexander Payne's The Descendants, starring George Clooney as a prosperous lawyer whose life is turned upside down when his wife is injured in a boating accident, is Certified Fresh at 91 percent.
- Garbo: The Spy, a documentary about the remarkable story of World War II-era double agent Joan Pujol Garcia, is at 89 percent.
- Tyrannosaur, a drama about an alcoholic widower and a Christian charity worker who form a complex bond, is Certified Fresh at 85 percent.
- The Lie, a dramedy about an aimless young father whose fibbing has huge repercussions, is at 67 percent (check out director/star Joshua Leonard's Five Favorite Films here).
- Eames: The Architect And The Painter, a doc about celebrated husband-and-wife artists Charles and Ray Eames, is a 67 percent.
- In Heaven Underground: The Weissensee Jewish Cemetery, a doc about Europe's oldest Jewish burial ground, is at 60 percent.
- The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch, an action thriller about a billionaire's son who must outsmart armies of dangerous people in order to take over the family business, is at 50 percent.
- Rid of Me, a black comedy about a recently divorced woman who attempts to reinvent herself, is at 50 percent.
- Another Happy Day, starring Ellen Barkin and Kate Bosworth in a dramedy about a dysfunctional family reunion, is at 47 percent.