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Monday, Aug. 23, 2010

Releases for the Week of 08/17 - 08/22/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

One look at the cover art of HBO's Temple Grandin is enough to either put you off, or pique your interest. It depicts Claire Danes in a Shirley Temple moptop and a cowgirl shirt straight out of the '40s. The retro getup replicates real-life Temple Grandin's favored wear, and seems to belie her heroism to...
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Monday, Aug. 16, 2010

Releases for the Week of 08/10 - 08/16/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Knowing that the public will buy what our idols wear, celebrities are frequently outfitted at no charge. The logical next step has marketers secretly repeating the strategy using your most fashionable friends. Steve and Kate Jones (David Duchovny and Demi Moore), along with their irresistibly attractive teens...
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Monday, Aug. 9, 2010

Releases for the Week of 08/03 - 08/09/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Tired of being pushed around by bullies, high school student Dave Lizewski (Johnson), purchases a wet suit and sets out to exact revenge in the guise of "Kick-Ass." His first encounter is a disaster that teaches Dave he'll need to toughen up. Soon Dave's ass-kicking inspires others to follow in his footsteps...
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Monday, Aug. 2, 2010

Releases for the Week of 7/27 - 08/01/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

In the near future, the rich extend their lives using robotic spare parts sold by a corporation calling itself the Union. Organs cost upwards of $600,000 and are financed at 19% interest. Pitchman Frank (Liev Schreiber) persuades the reluctant to sign on the dotted line. The corporation uses repo men to reclaim...
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Monday, July 26, 2010

Releases for the Week of 7/20 - 07/26/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

The screen adaptation of Andy Diggle's DC Comics/Vertigo series, casts Zoe Saldana as a kick-ass heroine. A militia of five special ops soldiers observe school-aged children on the premises of a Bolivian drug lord's compound. When they radio their superior Max, asking him to delay the imminent bombing of...
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Monday, July 19, 2010

Releases for the Week of 7/13 - 07/19/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Ben Stiller slips into the skin of Roger Greenberg, an unhappy, underachieving, defensive 40-year-old confronting what might have been, and what might still be possible. Greenberg once walked away from success, leaving behind a record label deal and a pair of perplexed band mates to become a carpenter in...
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Monday, July 12, 2010

Releases for the Week of 7/06 - 07/12/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

In Brooklyn's Finest, the relatively small amount of power vested in three cops corrupts them absolutely. Gere, Cheadle and Hawke portray Brooklyn police officers using their authority to better their own situations. Three parallel stories follow each cop's quest to fulfill his desires by any means necessary...
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Monday, July 5, 2010

Releases for the Week of 6/29/10 - 07/04/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Three middle-aged guys, Adam (John Cusack), Lou (Rob Corddry) and Nick (Craig Robinson), revisit a ski resort they frequented during college, in an effort to recapture their lost youth. After a night spent drinking in their suite's private hot tub, the pals, along with Adam's nephew...
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Monday, June 28, 2010

Releases for the Week of 06/22/10 - 06/27/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Green Zone depicts the American occupation of Saddam Hussein's luxurious Baghdad palace during the early days of the Iraq war. From their cloistered position, those known as the Coalition Provisional Authority, are out of touch with the Iraqi suffering occurring outside palace walls...
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Monday, June 21, 2010

Releases for the Week of 6/15/10 - 06/20/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

Thirty years after the final war, solitary Eli is the ultimate survivor. Portrayed by a graying Denzel Washington, Eli possesses a rare remaining copy of the bible and carries a machete -- wielded against anyone foolish enough to try and take it. When he stops at a settlement for water and to recharge his...