Merry Christmas! This week at the movies, we’ve got unlikely CIA operatives (The Interview
, starring Seth Rogen
and James Franco
), a resilient war hero (Unbroken
, starring Jack O’Connell
and Domhnall Gleeson
), an indebted English professor (The Gambler
, starring Mark Wahlberg
and John Goodman
), fractured fairy tale characters (Into the Woods
, starring Meryl Streep
and Anna Kendrick
), and a subjugated artist (Big Eyes
, starring Amy Adams
and Christoph Waltz
). What do the critics have to say?
Also opening this week in limited release:
Selma, a fictional portrayal of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches from a variety of perspectives, is Certified Fresh at 100 percent.
The Russian import Leviathan, a drama about a man whose life is torn apart when the mayor decides to buy his property, is at 100 percent.
The Dardenne brothers‘ Two Days, One Night, starring Marion Cotillard in a drama about a woman who tries to return to work after suffering a nervous breakdown, is Certified Fresh at 93 percent.
Clint Eastwood‘s American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller in a drama about the life of Navy SEAL sharpshooter Chris Kyle, is at 72 percent.