Weekend Preview: Drive Angry 3D, Hall Pass, Of Gods and Men, Heartbeats
by Anne Thompson
February 25, 2011 8:00 AM 0 Comments
Of this weekend's new entries, the one I want to see most is French Oscar entry Of Gods and Men, which earned raves around the world but was unaccountably shut out by the foreign language committee. UPDATE: It also won the Cesar award for Best Film.
We round up the weekend's reviews and trailers below.
Drive Angry 3D, Summit Entertainment Director: Patrick Lussier; Stars: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard 50% on Metacritic, 57% on RottenTomatoes.
Hall Pass, New Line Cinema Directors: Farrelly Brothersl Stars: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate 48% on Metacritic, 29% on RottenTomatoes.
Of Gods and Men (France), Sony Pictures Classics (pictured) Director: Xavier Beauvois; Stars: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Oliver Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach 85% on Metacritic, 88% on RottenTomatoes.
Heartbeats (Les Amours Imaginaires) (Canada), IFC Films Director: Xavier Dolan; Stars: Monia Chokri, Niels Schneider, Xavier Dolan, Anne Dorval 69% on Metacritic, 67% on RottenTomatoes.
Hidden Love (Italy / Luxembourg / Belgium), Cinema Epoch Director: Alessandro Capone; Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Greta Scacchi, Mélanie Laurent 57% on RottenTomatoes.