Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme and Bill Haney's documentary, The Last Mountain are also in theaters. Reviews, trailers and more details below:
BoxOffice says: "X-Men: First Class will have no problem fending off The Hangover Part II and Kung Fu Panda 2 in order to claim the top spot at the box office this coming weekend."
Fangango says: 42% of ticket sales are for X-Men: First Class: "Fandango enjoyed its second-best-selling May in the company’s 11-year history, and its best-ever Memorial Day Weekend ticket sales, thanks in part to The Hangover Part II, Kung Fu Panda 2, and Bridesmaids.”
X-Men: First Class, Twentieth Century Fox | Dir: Matthew Vaughn; Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Rose Byrne, Kevin Bacon | TOH! Review Round-up | TOH! Interviews Scripter/producer Simon Kinberg.
Beginners, Focus Features | Dir: Mike Mills; Cast: Christopher Plummer, Ewan McGregor, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic | B criticWIRE | ThePlaylist: "A Wonderfully Attuned & Empathetic Look At Love, Life & Grief."
Beautiful Boy, Anchor Bay | Dir: Shawn Ku; Cast: Maria Bello, Michael Sheen | ThePlaylist: "Beautiful Boy tests the extent to which one can wallow in another person’s grief before it becomes unbearable."
The Last Mountain, Dada Films (Doc) | Dir: Bill Haney | indieWIRE Interviews Haney: "This film took a village to birth!”