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iW THIS WEEK | New In Theatres: “Juno”, “Atonement”, “Grace is Gone”

iW THIS WEEK | New In Theatres: "Juno", "Atonement", "Grace is Gone"

Among this week’s specialty releases coming to theatres, Reverse Shot‘s Michael Koresky reviewed Jason Reitman‘s “Juno,” finding it a “square, predictable crowd-pleaser, timid on politics and reaffirming on family.” His colleague Kristi Mitsuda was even less impressed with her review of Paul Schrader‘s “The Walker,” suggesting that the “would-be political potboiler” “fails to coalesce.” Koresky was more kind to “Billy The Kid,” from director Jennifer Venditti, who indieWIRE’s Brian Brooks also” TARGET=”_blank”>on the scene for the roll out of two of the season’s more anticipated films, Joe Wright‘s “Atonement” and James C. Strouse‘s “Grace is Gone.” [Peter Knegt]

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