Robin Hood is the big movie this weekend but there’s a couple of other movie coming out that are hoping the capitalize on some counter programming.
Starring: Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Max Von Sydow, Cate Blanchett
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Plot: Robin Hood defies King John of England and leads his band of outlaws against the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 46%
Critic Consensus: “Ridley Scott’s revisionist take on this oft-told tale offers some fine acting and a few gripping action sequences, but it’s missing the thrill of adventure that made Robin Hood a legend in the first place.”
Letters to Juliet
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Egan, Gael Garcia Bernal
Directed by: Gary Winick
Plot: While visiting Verona, a group of volunteers decides to answer letters written to Shakespeare’s Juliet seeking love advice.
RT Freshness: 41%
Critic Consensus: “Letters to Juliet has a refreshingly earnest romantic charm, but it suffers from limp dialogue and an utter lack of surprises.”
Starring: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, Phylicia Rashad
Directed by: Sanaa Hamri
Plot: A physical therapist falls for the NBA All Star she is helping recover from an injury.
RT Freshness: 46%
Critic Consensus: “Well-intentioned but formulaic, Just Wright has winning leads but can’t overcome its preponderance of cliches.”