Weekend Movie Forecast: Get the Scoop on 'Harry Potter,' 'Winnie the Pooh' & More!

It's a great weekend for fantasy lovers, as Deathly Hallows -- Part 2 wraps up the Potter saga and Pooh returns to theaters

Which movies are fun for the whole family and which ones are treats just for you? Find out!

In theaters now:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2
Short Story:
It's been a full decade since the first Harry Potter movie hit theaters, and now the final film in franchise has arrived to depict the long-awaited climactic battle between The Boy Who Lived and He Who Must Not Be Named. Picking up where Part 1 left off, Part 2 finds Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermoine (Emma Watson) and Ron (Rupert Grint) on the hunt for the remaining Horcruxes, pieces of the evil Lord Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes) soul that must be destroyed in order to vanquish him. As Hogwarts falls under the reign of the Dark Lord and his minions, the students and professors band together in one last epic battle to defeat Voldemort.

What They're Saying:
"It has been extraordinarily fun, and now the decade-long saga has reached its grand finale. The best has been saved for the last." -- USA Today

"With its heartening final note of hope and renewal, Deathly Hallows -- Part 2 provides an altogether fitting finale to a series that has prized the fans above all." -- Washington Post

Good for Kids?
Although many of us have grown up with the Harry Potter books, the final movie adaptation may not be for everyone! With intense action sequences and an overall dark mood, Common Sense recommends this flick for older tweens and up. Click here for the full Common Sense review!

Winnie the Pooh
Short Story:
Take a trip back to the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh and his band of loveable friends, including Piglet, Tigger, Owl, Kanga, Roo, Eeyore, and Rabbit. In this all-new movie, Owl sends the whole gang on an adventure to save Christopher Robin from an imaginary enemy.

What They're Saying:
"In a time of shock-value 3-D animation and special effects, the look of the film is gentle and pleasing." -- Chicago Sun-Times

"This is just 68 minutes of pure, hunny-covered satisfaction." -- Associated Press

Good for the Kids?
Rated G, this movie is perfect for both young kids and parents hoping to take a walk down memory lane. Combine that with the throwback hand-drawn animation, and this new Winnie the Pooh is an instant Disney classic! Thanks to the movie's slapstick silliness and lessons of friendship, Common Sense recommends it for even the littlest of Pooh fans. Click here for the full Common Sense review!

In case you missed:

Horrible Bosses
Short Story:
When Dale (Charlie Day), Nick (Jason Bateman) and Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) decide they can no longer tolerate their horrible bosses (Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey and Colin Farrell) they hatch a plan to get rid of them... by murder! Even with the help of an ex-con (Jamie Foxx), they soon realize their plan may not be a fool-proof as they originally thought. Hilarity ensues.

What They're Saying:
"The laughter is mean but also oddly pure: it expels shame and leaves you feeling dizzy, a little embarrassed and also exhilarated, kind of like the cocaine that two of the main characters consume by accident." -- New York Times

"There are few comedy pleasures better suited to the medium of movies than that of watching supposedly normal people behaving terribly. And if those transgressing characters are played by popular movie stars, so much the better." -- Entertainment Weekly

Good for the kids?
With an all-star cast, solid reviews and Jen Aniston talking seriously dirty, this raunchy comedy is not to be missed -- by adults, that is. Thanks to tons of potty humor and an R rating, Common Sense Media recommends this flick for older teens and adults only, so leave the kiddies at home.

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Short Story:
Griffin Keyes (Kevin James) is a caring, loyal zookeeper at Franklin Park Zoo in Boston. But while the zoo animals love him, he doesn't have quite the same luck with the ladies. In an attempt to woo a girl, he decides to quit his gig at the zoo and get a more high-profile job. The zoo animals -- who don't want Griffin to go -- reveal that they can actually talk(!), convincing Griffin to stay if they help him get the girl.

What They're Saying:
"James hurls himself into this sad scenario with energy and teddy-bear charm that makes him impossible to hate. But it's easy to hate Zookeeper. If we could talk to the animals, they'd probably hate it, too." -- Associated Press

"It's stupid, then it veers toward the absurd, but with James at its center it remains sort of sweet throughout. You can't hate James or the movie; both are just sort of dopey but well-meaning." -- Arizona Republic

Good for the Kids?
Even though this movie failed to impress the critics, it may be a fun pick for younger kids. Zookeeper is an Adam Sandler-produced movie, so there has to be at least a few good laughs in there!

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