Weekend Preview: Drive Angry 3D, Hall Pass, Of Gods and Men, Heartbeats

by Anne Thompson
February 25, 2011 8:00 AM
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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.

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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.

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