Which of these movies will hit your hometown?
Worst: It's Kind of a Funny Story
Why: This is the precise kind of phony Hollywood nonsense that I go to a film festival to avoid, and yet on my first full day at the festival, this is the wall I hit full-force. There are actors in the film trying their hardest to make the material live and breathe, but this is the first full face-palm of the career of Ryan Fleck and Ana Boden, the filmmakers behind the infinitely better "Half-Nelson" and "Sugar."
Will you see this in a theater near you? It opens in limited release on Sept. 24 and expands nationwide on Oct. 8.
- Drew McWeeny