Get Reviews of 'Divergent,' 'Muppets Most Wanted,' 'Nymphomaniac' and More in This Week's Film Roundup
Published Mar 21, 2014Critically acclaimed cinematographer Michael Chapman once said, "In a way, cinema was the church of the 20th century." If that's the case, then you'd better follow up on your weekly prayer rituals by heading over to your nearest theatre and catching one of this week's new movies. We've taken a look at a few of the features flying into theatres this weekend below, but don't forget to visit our Recently Reviewed section for reviews of even more new films.
Starting things off is Divergent, the cinematic adaptation of Veronica Roth's popular YA novel of the same name. But is this dystopian action flick anything more than just a pale imitation of The Hunger Games? Read on to find out.
Ritesh Batra's romantic drama The Lunchbox examines human connection through the use of culinary chemistry, while Kermit the Frog proves once again why it's not easy being green in the second feature from the recent Muppets reboot, Muppets Most Wanted.
Finally, always controversial filmmaker Lars von Trier joins forces once again with Charlotte Gainsbourg for the sexually explicit Nymphomaniac. Is this the cinematic success that one-time celebrity Shia LaBeouf would lead you to believe, or simply a bloated and self-aggrandizing sexual soiree? Click through to know.
As always, don't forget to stop by our Recently Reviewed section for reviews of other new releases.