Beautiful Creatures is a supernatural saga that’s short on beauty, even in the eyes of its beholders.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
Like the final weekend of summer, the first weekend of fall was soft at the box office, to say the least. The result was the first weekend in four years in which no movie earned as much as $10 million.
This melodrama is a serious-minded film that falls a tad short in the execution of its ambitious concept, but not so much that it squanders the respect it’s already earned.
This is a vivid snapshot of an early stage of 2008’s financial crisis that exposes, provokes, disturbs, and even sickens.