Best Reactions to Movies Out Now In Theaters

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Hey, Hollywooders! Have you ever LOVED a movie that critics seem to hate? Or maybe you HATED a movie that got rave reviews?

The truth is, movie critics don’t know everything. That’s why we’re here to share how regular people react to new movies out now.

Before you buy tickets, pick showtimes, or search ‘movie theater near me,’ read on for real, spoiler-free reactions to films in theaters from regular, everyday people.

New movies in theaters: House of Gucci 

House of Gucci, directed by Ridley Scott, is a biographical crime drama based on the 2001 book, The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed, by Sara Gay Forden. The film follows couple Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga) and Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver) as their hectic and complex romance transforms into a power struggle for control of the Italian fashion brand Gucci. The film as includes Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons, Salma Hayek, and Al Pacino.

House of Gucci will be in theaters in the United States on November 24, but fans have shared their reactions.

New movies in theaters: Encanto

Encanto, an animated musical fantasy comedy, is Disney’s newest film. It is directed by Byron Howard, Jared Bush, and Charise Castro Smith with original songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda. It follows the Madrigal family who live in an enchanted town in Colombia. Every family member but Mirabel (Stephanie Beatriz) has a unique magical ability. However, Mirabel discovers magic is being threatened and, despite being powerless, she might be the only one who can save it. The film also stars the voice talents of John Leguizamo, María Cecilia Botero, Diane Guerrero, Jessica Darrow, Angie Cepeda, and Wilmer Valderrama.

The film premiered on November 3 at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles and was in the United States on November 24.

New movies in theaters: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Written and directed by Johannes Roberts and based on the stories of the first and second games from Capcom, Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is an action horror film that serves as the reboot of the Resident Evil Film series. This film is the seventh live-action film in the series overall and it centers around Raccoon City, a previously prosperous home of a pharmaceutical company, Umbrella Corp. Without the company, the city is a wasteland with evil crewing below the surface. When evil is unleashed, a group of survivors have to work together to uncover the truth behind the company and survive the horrors. The film stars Kaya Scodelario, Hannah John-Kamen, Robbie Amell, Tom Hopper, Avan Jogia, Donal Logue, and Neal McDonough.

New movies in theaters: The Unforgivable 

Directed by Nora Fingscheidt, the drama film The Unforgivable is based on the 2009 British miniseries Unforgiven. Ruth Slater (Sandra Bullock) is trying to rebuild her life after committing a violent crime and being incarcerated. It also stars Vincent D’Onofrio, Jon Bernthal, Richard Thomas, Linda Emond, Aisling Franciosi, Rob Morgan, and Viola Davis.

It will be released in theaters November 24 and will be streaming on Netflix on December 10.

New movies in theaters: 8-Bit Christmas

8-Bit Christmas is a Christmas comedy film directed by Michael Dowse. The writer, Kevin Jakubowski, based it on his novel of the same name. The film is set in the late 1980s and follows Jake Doyle, a kid who wants to get a Nintendo gaming console before everyone else. It stars Neil Patrick Harris, Winslow Fegley, June Diane Raphael, David Cross, and Steve Zahn.

It will be released on November 24 on HBO Max, but families couldn’t be more excited to watch together.

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