Cold war thriller or food documentary? Frankenstein hunt or attempt to oust Pinochet? No matter your taste, thereâ€™s probably a movie for you this weekend. Of course, just because itâ€™s your kind of genre doesnâ€™t mean itâ€™s good. From best to worst, according to our critics, here are this weekendâ€™s new movies.
A Place at the Table: A hearty â˜…â˜…â˜…Â½ for this documentary about hunger and empty calories in America â€” we have enough food, just not the right kind.
No:Â â˜…â˜…â˜… for this flick about the quixotic advertising campaign to oust Pinochet from Chile.
Phantom: â˜…â˜… This Cold War thriller starring Ed Harris and David Duchovny has its good bits, but is plenty uneven.
The Frankenstein Theory: â˜…â˜… This found-footage film about searching for the real Frankenstein does add up to a few frights.
21 and Over: â˜…â˜… A guy celebrates his big birthday with pals in this raunchy comedy. You can guess how it goes.
Jack and the Giant Slayer: A measly â˜…Â½Â for this take on the old fairy tale, that will appeal to, um, we donâ€™t really know.
The Last Exorcism Part II: And â˜…Â for this movie about, wellâ€¦ please just let this be the last.