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Right on the heels of Johnny Depp and company blaming critics for The Lone Ranger flop, the We're the Millers reviews are in. 

Will Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston have the same opinion of critics as The Lone Ranger crew? We'll likely never know but looking at these reviews for the film opening today? Yikes.

While not as scathing as The Canyons reviews, things aren't looking too hot for the comedy.

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This film's eagerness to please functions as a slow poison, draining The Millers of its vitality by rendering its characterization uneven, its potential undeveloped, and its plot predictable and stupid. -- Inkoo Kang, Village Voice

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I love the Smurfs. Who doesn't? They're blue, cuddly, cute, and adorable.

However, after their first outing, even adults who remember the cartoon of their youth with great fondness were rooting for Gargamel. That hasn't stopped the team behind Smurfs at coming back for a sequel.

Is it more of a bad thing or have they righted the ship? We'll turn to the critics and then you can compare them to the 2 Guns reviews and make a decision as to who gets your entertainment dollars this weekend!

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Not so much of a film as it is a collection of images and sounds that bludgeon you. -- Laremy Legel,

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2 Guns hits theaters this weekend as yet another buddy cop movie this summer. It seems as if there have been plenty representations of the genre this summer, but that isn't stopping Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington from teaming up.

Do the 2 Guns reviews reflect the star power of the two stars or fatigue of the genre on the part of the viewing public?

Let's see what the critics have to say, then you can compare them to the The Smurfs 2 reviews and make your weekend plans!

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Just go ahead and assume that everybody is trying to kill everybody and you'll be relatively clear. -- Kyle Smith, New York Post

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Ever since we first heard of The Canyons, we all knew this would be a special film. And by special, I mean awful.

Lindsay Lohan, James Deen

Lindsay Lohan's return to the big screen with this Kickstarter project hasn't been met with applause and accolades as perhaps Lohan had hoped. In fact, out of every review of The Canyons there was only one that might be seen as positive, from Scott Foundas of Variety.

"Lohan may not go as deep or as far as Brando, but with her puffy skin, gaudy hoop earrings and thick eye makeup, there's a little-girl-lost quality to the onetime Disney teen princess that's very affecting. Whenever she's onscreen, she projects a sense of just barely holding on to that precarious slide area in the shadow of the Hollywood sign."

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Between these The Conjuring reviews and the film's victory at the box office this past weekend, it's no secret that The Conjuring is the horror film to beat right now. Can Frankenstein's Army put up a good fight?

Check out these Frankenstein's Army reviews and make the scary choice yourself - haunted house or cyborg Nazis?

Not in the mood for horror this weekend? Then give these The Wolverine reviews a look!

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Narrative depth may be in short supply, but the energy, invention and humor are bracing. And let's face it: Sometimes cheese tastes good. -- Andy Webster, New York Times

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As we can see in this The To Do List trailer, Aubrey Plaza has a plan for this summer. Will she find success on the big screen? Or will she and her numerous small screen friends end up wishing it was fall?

Let's turn to the critics!

Check out these The To Do List reviews, compare them to the Fruitvale Station reviews and The Wolverine reviews and you'll be one step closer to making a movie viewing decision!

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Don't go to The To Do List expecting a comedy genre-buster along the lines of Bridesmaids. Rather it's more of a one-joke repeater set in the hot Boise, Idaho, summer of 1993. -- Linda Barnard, Toronto Star

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Hugh Jackman returns to theaters once again as Logan, the Wolverine. It is his sixth time playing the character in both Wolverine solo outings and in the group X-Men films. 

Does The Wolverine have what it takes to justify yet another trip with the adamantium powered hero?

We'll check out what the critics say in these The Wolverine reviews, you can compare them to both the Fruitvale Station reviews (it opens in wide release today) and The To Do List reviews and make your weekend plans!

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In its astronomically budgeted, effects-laden way, it's appealingly modest. And it has the glory of Hugh Jackman's chest. -- Craig Seligman, Bloomberg News

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As you can see with this The Conjuring trailer, it is based on the experiences of a real family. This makes the premise all the more creepy, but does the creepy idea translate into a good movie?

We'll consult the critics, you can compare The Conjuring reviews to the R.I.P.D. reviews and the Red 2 reviews and make your weekend movie plans!

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The dread gathers and surges while the blood scarcely trickles in "The Conjuring," a fantastically effective haunted-house movie. -- Manohla Dargis, New York Times

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With the R.I.P.D. featurette, we got a nice peek behind the scenes of this Men in Black-esque comedy, but was a good looking avatar enough to save this not very original idea?

We'll take at look at what the critics are saying, then you can compare them to the Red 2 reviews and make an informed movie-goer decision this weekend!

Ryan Reynolds R.I.P.D.

If ever a movie was made for countless repeats on the USA Network, this is it. -- Bill Gibron, Film Racket

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We've seen the Red 2 trailer but does the full movie follow in the fun footsteps left by the first? 

Let's go to the critics and see what they have to say!

Then you can compare them to the R.I.P.D. reviews and see what action flick to see this weekend!

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Cars careen, lazily written infiltration plans are executed, and the violence is plentiful and toothless. -- Nicholas Rapold, New York Times

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