“Prisoners” is facing negligible competition, with the dance contest musical drama “Battle of the Year,” starring R&B singer Chris Brown, as the only other new movie in general release this weekend. It's estimated to come in second with about $5 million, collecting $1.5 million on Friday, a
“Prisoners,” which cost $46 million, has scored an enthusiastic 73 out of 100 on the Metacritic.com review aggregate website, based on 43 reviews, with a perfect 100 from five publications including the Los Angeles Times, Variety, the
"Like the kidnapping at the tortured heart of 'Prisoners,' once this chilling thriller about a parent's worst nightmare grabs you, it refuses to let go," Betsy Sharkey wrote for The Times. "Reality informs 'Prisoners' at every turn. French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve and screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski keep the tightly constructed terror twisting by holding it close."
"Enough Said," Fox Searchlight's romantic comedy starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the late