Weekend Movie Forecast: Should You See 'Something Borrowed' or 'Thor'?

Ginnifer Goodwin borrows Kate Hudson's fiance, and hammer-wielding Thor hits the screen in this week's hot new releases!

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

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Something Borrowed
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On her 30th birthday, successful yet hopelessly single attorney Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) finally beds her longtime crush Dex (Colin Egglesfield). The only problem? He's engaged to Rachel's best friend Darcy (Kate Hudson). As the wedding quickly approaches, Rachel must balance her maid-of-honor duties while hiding her affair with Dex. Meanwhile, her confidante Ethan (John Krasinski) has a secret crush of his own that could turn this love triangle into a quadrangle.

What They’re Saying:
"Romantic comedy has taken a shellacking lately in a series of stupefying flops, but they didn't have Ginnifer Goodwin." -- New York Observer

"It made me like it against my will and despite my biases, and it made me like that I liked it. I enjoyed its walk of shame." -- OK! magazine

Good for the Kids:
Leave the kiddies at home for this rom-com romp -- the sex scenes and affairs might be a bit over their wee heads. But with an all-star cast -- including easy-on-the-eyes male leads Krasinski and Egglesfield -- and constant sexual tension, Something Borrowed is perfect for a girls' night out.

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Thor
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Get ready for another superhero flick! From the pages of a Marvel comic book to the silver screen, this movie begins with the mighty, hammer-wielding Thor (Chris Hemsworth) preparing to take over the throne of the celestial realm of Asgard. His irresponsible actions, however, lead his father (Anthony Hopkins) to banish him to Earth to learn some humility. Once in New Mexico, Thor falls for a sexy scientist (Natalie Portman) and must discover what it takes to be a hero when his ancient enemies invade Earth.

What They’re Saying:
"All in all, it's a good official start to the summer season -- and for a movie superhero counting down the days until he joins the all-star The Avengers." -- Newark Star-Ledger

"At its best moments, Thor weaves a spot of magic from the complex science of $150-million fantasy-film technology." --TIME magazine

Good For the Kids:
It's great for teens, not so good for the younger ones -- thanks to its plentiful action. With mostly rave reviews, this is a definite winner for any popcorn-movie fan.

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Prom
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Get ready for an instant high-school flashback! Every couple looks forward to the excitement of prom, but senior Nova Prescott (Aimee Teegarden) may be in for a bumpy road. As class president, she is paired with bad boy Jesse Richter (Thomas McDonell) to plan the night. Will it be a disaster... or a match made in high-school heaven?

What They're Saying:
"Prom means well -- and it grows on you. And it's much less of a hassle than schlepping to the real thing." -- Associated Press

"At first, Prom seems a little innocuous, but this winning after-school trifle has a savvy heart that grows on you." -- Entertainment Weekly

Good For Kids?
Disney's newest movie is great for the entire family, especially prom-obsessed teenagers! Parents may even enjoy a walk down memory lane with this heartfelt comedy.

Fast Five
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It's time to return to life in the fast lane with the latest addition to the Fast & the Furious series. Vin Diesel and Paul Walker return as fast-driving pals Dominic and Brian, and -- wouldn't you know it? -- they once again find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Set in Rio de Janeiro, the five-quel finds our hunky heroes on the run from a dangerous drug kingpin and a determined federal agent (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson), no doubt giving them ample cause to engage in high-octane, heart-pounding car chases.

What They're Saying:
"Now this is how you make a summer movie." -- New York Daily News

"The film is basically Ocean's Fourteen starring a multiculti version of the cast of Jersey Shore." -- Entertainment Weekly

Good For Kids?
Better save this one for a guys' night out. Fast Five's intensity and violence may be too much for children.

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil
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Red (voiced by Hayden Panettiere) is back in this comedic animated sequel to the 2005 hit. After receiving a call from the Happily Ever After Agency, Red is recruited to save two young children, Hansel (Bill Hader) and Gretel (Amy Poehler), who have been kidnapped by an evil wicked witch (Joan Cusack). The whole original Hoodwinked team reunites to solve the crime, save the day and -- of course -- make audiences laugh.  

What They're Saying:
"Quick as a flash and just as substantial, the sequel to 2005's Hoodwinked aims to one-up the fairy tale universe and cultural references of Shrek in one go." -- Boxoffice magazine

"Once upon a time, fairy tales were told with beauty, wit, simplicity and charm, a tradition that seems increasingly a thing of the past in Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil." -- Variety

Good For Kids?
Although most of the reviews are lackluster, this is definitely a film that's fun for the young ones. Those who saw the first movie will get a kick out of seeing their favorite fairy-tale characters reunited.

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Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
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Based on the popular Italian comic book, Dylan Dog is a comedic thriller starring Superman Returns' Brandon Routh as the titular detective who specializes in a rather peculiar field -- the undead. Dealing with zombies, werewolves and other not-so-human clients, Dylan must hunt down a dangerous artifact in order to save the world.

What They're Saying:
Sadly, the film has yet to be screened for critics, so there are no reviews.

Good For Kids?
Due to violence and some drug material, it may be best to leave the young ones home. But for comic-crazed teens, this could be a home run!

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