Published Mar 16, 2012If you're hitting the movies this weekend, let Exclaim! guide you through the latest box office releases. For full reviews of the following highlights, head over to our Recently Reviewed section.
First off, Robert De Niro and Paul Dano star in Paul Weitz's Exclaim!-approved father/son drama, Being Flynn, while Will Ferrell leads Matt Piedmont's low-budget Mexican cinema parody, Casa de mi Padre, and co-directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord deliver their comedic adaptation of cult TV hit 21 Jump Street (pictured).
Also out this week, a newly arrived inmate sparks conflict in Marius Holst's powerful Bastøy Prison drama, King of Devil's Island, documentary filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal explores worker exploitation with Payback, and we follow 85-year-old master sushi chef Jiro Ono in David Gleb's artful feature, Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
Finally, Constance Marks charts the rise of Elmo creator Kevin Clash with Being Elmo: A Puppeteers Journey, while Marie Losier provides an intimate portrait of the "pandrogynous" relationship between Genesis P-Orridge and former NYC underground art world luminary Jacqueline Breyer in The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye.
To read full reviews of these picks and more, check out the Recently Reviewed section at Exclaim.ca.