Such is the state of Hollywood when not one, but two remakes of beloved '80s classics open on the same weekend. The surprise is that one of them is actually apparently awesome (and it's not 'The Thing'). Can 'Footloose' cut the competition down or will Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson fly away with the weekend crown? The answers lie ahead in your Weekend Movie Preview
The Thing
R2011
Based on 31 critics

Arctic researchers battle an alien organism that assumes the shape of its victims. Read More

Footloose
PG-132011
Based on 35 critics

A rebellious teen (Kenny Wormald) challenges a town's ban on loud music and dancing. Read More

The Big Year
PG2011
Based on 29 critics

Three men take part in a prestigious contest to see who can spot the most bird species in one year. Read More

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