This Week at the Movies, Part 1 (Aug. 31-Sep. 2, 2012)

Our critics have been hard at work reviewing the latest films. Here is a look at what’s coming out this weekend (in select cities, check your local listings) and what else may be in theaters right now.

Opening: August 31, 2012

Multinational Releases

The Possession

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Wide (United States)

Lawless

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Oogieloves in the BIG Balloon Adventure

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Limited (United States)

The Ambassador

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For a Good Time, Call…

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The Good Doctor

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Limited (United Kingdom)

Cockneys vs Zombies

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Samsara

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2012 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

2 Days in New York

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

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The Ambassador

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The Apparition

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Battleship

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Celeste and Jesse Forever

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Cosmopolis

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The Dark Knight Rises

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Elena

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The Expendables 2

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Friends With Kids

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The Grey

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Hit & Run

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The Imposter

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Jackpot

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Killer Joe

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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

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Marley

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Moonrise Kingdom

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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

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Oslo, August 31

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Outpost: Black Sun

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ParaNorman

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Premium Rush

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The Queen of Versailles

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The Raven

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Robot & Frank

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Shadow Dancer

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Sleepwalk with Me

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2012 Films Not Yet In Theaters

Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters

Mike McGranaghan @ The Aisle Seat

  • Excerpt: When it was over, I had the strong desire to run to my Nintendo Wii and play some Tetris. And isn’t that exactly the reaction a movie like this should want to induce?

2011 Films

Albert Nobbs

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The Artist

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House of Tolerance

José M. Robado @ CineCritico [Spanish]

  • Excerpt: Las putas son tan inseparables del cine como su propia condición de espectáculo: dicen los entendidos que ya en 1900 apareció la primera de ellas en una película.

Project Nim

Stephen Carty @ Flix Capacitor

Wrong Turn 4

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

  • Excerpt: Fortunately, someone involved with this enterprise has figured out that if you make four turns the same way, you find yourself back where you started from.

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