Iron Man is back.
Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as Tony Stark in the blockbuster Marvel franchise. Iron Man 3 sees Stark suffering from anxiety after his experiences on The Avengers, and having to battle against a dangerous terrorist named The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). Returning to the film again are Don Cheadle as Stark's close friend James "Rhodey" Rhodes and Gwyneth Paltrow as the superhero's girlfriend Pepper Potts. The superhero action flick is directed by Shane Black.
Read what The Hollywood Reporter's film critics have to say about all the films opening this weekend and find out how they are expected to perform at the box office.
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley and Don Cheadle star in Marvel Studios' Avengers followup. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.
Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier follows her Oscar winner In a Better World with a warmly sentimental comedy that stars Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm. Read David Rooney's review here.
Michael Shannon leads a star-studded ensemble cast in Ariel Vromen's gritty gangster thriller about real-life contract killer Richard Kuklinski. Read David Rooney's review here.
What Maisie Knew
Siegel and McGehee make a strong move back to conventional storytelling after experimenting with Uncertainty. Read John DeFore's review here.
Something in the Air
French writer-director Olivier Assayas returns to the time and place of his 1994 film, Cold Water, stirring a strong dose of politics into the semi-autobiographical mix. Read David Rooney's review here.
Kiss of the Damned
Xan Cassavetes' new film offers a hipster take on the ongoing vampire craze, while paying homage to genre icons of the '60s and '70s. Read Neil Young's review here.
Deborah Anderson's documentary profiles 16 of the most popular female performers in the adult film industry. Read Frank Scheck's review here.
The World Before Her
Nisha Pahuja's prize-winning documentary alternates between two very different perspectives of current Indian society. Read Neil Young's review here.
Generation Um ...
Keanu Reeves plays the driver for an escort service in this drama of urban alienation from director Mark W. Mann. Read Frank Scheck's review here.
Dead Man's Burden
Writer-director Jared Moshé’s debut feature follows a struggling young family living on an isolated New Mexico homestead a few years after the Civil War. Read Justin Lowe's review here.
Post Tenebras Lux
Promising director Carlos Reygadas falls short in one of the more mystifying entries of the Cannes competition. Read Neil Young's review here.
Desperate Acts of Magic
Filmmaker/star Joe Tyler Gold draws on his own experience as a birthday-party magician in a low-budget comedy. Read John DeFore's review here.