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Film Review: “Due Date”

Posted on · (Warner Brothers.  1 hour, 40 minutes.  Rated R for language, drug use and sexual content.  Directed by Todd Phillips.)  Robert Downey Jr. (Peter Highman), Zach Galifianakis (Ethan Tremblay), Michelle Monaghan (Sarah Highman), Jamie Foxx (Darryl).  Music by Christophe Beck.

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Film Review: “Conviction”

Posted on · (Fox Searchlight.  1 hour, 47 minutes. Rated R for language and some violent images. Directed by Tony Goldwyn.) Hilary Swank (Betty Anne Waters), Sam Rockwell (Kenny Waters), Minnie Driver (Abra Rice), Melissa Leo (Nancy Taylor).  Music by Paul Cantelon.

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Film Review: “Never Let Me Go”

Posted on · (Fox Searchlight.  1 hour, 43 minutes. Rated R for some sexuality and nudity. Directed by Mark Romanek.) Carey Mulligan (Kathy), Andrew Garfield (Tommy), Keira Knightley (Ruth), Isobel Meikle-Small (Young Kathy), Charlie Rowe (Young Tommy), Ella Purnell (Young Ruth), Charlotte Rampling (Miss Emily), Sally Hawkins (Miss Lucy).  Music by Rachel Portman.

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Film Review: “Let Me In”

Posted on · (Overture Films.  1 hour, 55 minutes.  Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, language and a brief sexual situation.  Directed by Matt Reaves.) Kodi Smit-McPhee (Owen), Chloe Moretz (Abby), Richard Jenkins (The Father), Elias Koteas (The Policeman).  Music by Michael Giacchino.

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Film Review: “You Again”

Posted on · (Touchstone Pictures. 1 hour, 45 minutes. Rated PG for brief mild language and rude behavior. Directed by Andy Fickman.) Kristen Bell (Marni), Jamie Lee Curtis (Gail), Sigourney Weaver (Aunt Ramona), Odette Yustman (Joanna), Betty White (Grandma Bunny). Music by Nathan Wang.

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Film Review: “The Virginity Hit”

Posted on · (Columbia Pictures. 1 hour, 26 minutes. Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, drug and alcohol use. Directed by Huck Botko and Andrew Gurland.) Matt Bennett, Zack Pearlman, Jacob Davich, Krysta Rodriguez, Nicole Weaver.

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Film Review: “Machete”

Posted on · (20th Century Fox. 1 hour, 45 minutes. Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, language, some sexual content and nudity. Directed by Ethan Maniquis and Robert Rodriguez.) Danny Trejo (Machete), Robert De Niro (Senator McLaughlin), Jessica Alba (Sartana), Steven Seagal (Torrez), Michelle Rodriguez (Luz), Jeff Fahey (Booth), Cheech Marin (Padr), Don Johnson (Lt. Stillman). Music by John Debney.

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Film Review: “Flipped”

Posted on · (Warner Brothers. 1 hour, 30 minutes. Rated PG for language and some thematic material. Directed by Rob Reiner.) Madeline Carroll (Juli Baker), Callan McAuliffe (Bryce Loski), Rebecca De Mornay (Patsy Loski), Anthony Edwards (Steven Loski), John Mahoney (Chet Duncan), Penelope Ann Miller (Trina Baker), Aidan Quinn (Richard Baker). Music by Marc Shaiman.

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Film Review: “Get Low”

Posted on · (Sony Pictures Classics. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Rated PG-13 for some thematic material and brief violent content. Directed by Aaron Schneider.) Robert Duvall (Felix Bush), Sissy Spacek (Mattie Darrow), Bill Murray (Frank Quinn), Lucas Black (Buddy). Music by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek.

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Film Review: “Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World”

Posted on · (Universal Pictures. 1 hour, 52 minutes. Rated PG-13 for stylized violence, sexual content, language and drug references. Directed by Edgar Wright.) Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Ramona Flowers), Kieran Culkin (Wallace Wells), Chris Evans (Lucas Lee), Anna Kendrick (Stacey Pilgrim), Brandon Routh (Todd Ingram), Alison Pill (Kim Pine), Jason Schwartzman (Gideon Gordon Graves), Ellen Wong (Knives Chau). Score by Nigel Godrich; songs by various others.

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Blu-Ray Review: “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”

Posted on · (Sony Pictures Classics. 2 hours. 1 disc. Color. Widescreen. Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence and some sexuality. Directed by Ang Lee.) Chow Yun Fat (Master Li Mu Bai), Michelle Yeoh (Yu Shu Lien), Zhang Ziyi (Jen Yu), Chen Chang (Lo/Dark Cloud). Music by Tan Dun with Yo-Yo Ma.

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Film Review: “The Other Guys”

Posted on · (Columbia Pictures. 1 hour, 47 minutes. Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, violence and some drug material. Directed by Adam McKay.) Will Ferrell (Allen Gamble), Mark Wahlberg (Terry Hoitz), Eva Mendes (Dr. Sheila Gamble), Michael Keaton (Captain Gene Mauch), Steve Coogan (David Ershon), Ray Stevenson (Roger Wesley), Samuel L. Jackson (P.K. Highsmith). Music by Jon Brion.

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Film Review: “Dinner For Schmucks”

Posted on · (Paramount Pictures. 1 hour, 54 minutes. Rated PG-13 for sequences of crude and sexual content, some partial nudity and language. Directed by Jay Roach.) Steve Carell (Barry), Paul Rudd (Tim), Zach Galifianakis (Therman), Jemaine Clement (Kieran), Stephanie Szostak (Julie). Music by Theodore Shapiro.