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Criticwire Picks: 'Chicken with Plums' is a Successful Return to Iran

Photo of Steve Greene By Steve Greene | Criticwire August 30, 2012 at 10:00AM

The duo behind "Persepolis" returns with another critical success, this time with an original screenplay focusing on an Iran-set story.

Criticwire: Films Opening This Week
NOTE: The averages listed here are current as of the publishing of this article and are subject to change as new grades come in.

Chicken with Plums (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating: B (7.60 out of 12.0)

The Ambassador (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB- (7.00 out of 12.0)

For a Good Time, Call... (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB- (6.533 out of 12.0)

Lawless (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingC+ (6.487 out of 12.0)

The Tall Man (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingC+ (6.00 out of 12.0)

Little Birds (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingC+ (5.571 out of 12.0)

The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating(awaiting five votes)

The Good Doctor (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating(awaiting five votes)

For more information about this week’s releases and those scheduled for the weeks to come, be sure to check out the Coming Soon section.

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