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Criticwire Picks: "The House I Live In" Headlines a Packed, Promising Weekend

Photo of Steve Greene By Steve Greene | Criticwire October 3, 2012 at 1:19PM

Eugene Jarecki's look at America's drug war tops a full and varied list of critical successes finally making their way to theaters.
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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.

The House I Live In (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating: B+ (9.333 out of 12.0)

Escape Fire (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB+ (8.833 out of 12.0)

Sister (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB+ (8.789 out of 12.0)

Frankenweenie (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB+ (8.714 out of 12.0)

Wuthering Heights (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB+ (8.65 out of 12.0)

Decoding Deepak (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating(8.00 out of 12.0)

Now, Forager (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating(7.750 out of 12.0)

V/H/S (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB- (7.382 out of 12.0)

Butter (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingC+ (6.333 out of 12.0)

The Oranges (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingC+ (5.818 out of 12.0)

The Paperboy (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingC (4.618 out of 12.0)

Wake in Fright (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingA- (9.333 out of 12.0)

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.

This article is related to: Criticwire Picks, The House I Live In, ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, Sister (L'enfant d'en haut), Frankenweenie, Wuthering Heights, Now, Forager, V/H/S, The Oranges


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