"Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," Paramount, US | Dir: Brad Bird; Cast: Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Michael Nyqvist | 90% Tomatometer | Roger Ebert: "A terrific thriller with action sequences that function as a kind of action poetry." | TOH! Review | Clips.
"Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," Warner Bros., US | Dir: Guy Ritchie; Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams | 64% Tomatometer | Variety: "While director Guy Ritchie's excesses and modern concessions -- among them a lot of explosions -- remain intact, the parts of this second Sherlock Holmes are considerably more rewarding."
"Carnage," Sony Pictures Classics, FR/GER/POL | Dir: Roman Polanski; Cast: Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly | 75% Tomatometer | Village Voice: "Even as it successfully evokes the single location as a pressure cooker for heightened behavior, its take on the psychological and emotional side effects of such an airless situation never transcends the obvious." | Reviews from Venice.
"Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked," 20th C. Fox, US | Dir: Mike Mitchell; Voices: Jason Lee, David Cross, Jenny Slate, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney | 7% Tomatometer | AP: "Puns like these would be unforgivable coming from a human. From high-pitched rodents, they prompt calls for an exterminator."
"Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel," Anchor Bay, US | Dir: Alex Stapleton; With: Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Jack Nicholson, Ron Howard, William Shatner | 90% Tomatometer | Variety: "A delightful tribute."