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Food, Inc.

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PG for some thematic material and disturbing images/94m/F/Magnolia

Public Enemies

The story of legendary Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger, the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover's fledgling FBI. Starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Giovanni Ribisi, Billy Crudup, Stephen Dorff, Rory Cochrane, Stephen Lang. R for gangster violence and some language/140m/S/Universal

Summer Hours (L' Heure d'ete)

In French with English subtitles

The divergent paths of three 40-something siblings collide when their mother, heiress to her uncle's exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly. Left to come to terms with themselves and their differences, Adrienne, a successful New York designer, Frédéric, an economist and university professor in Paris, and Jérémie, a dynamic businessman in China, confront the end of childhood, their shared memories, background and unique vision of the future. Juliette Binoche, Jérémie Renier, Charles Berling, Edith Scob. Not Rated/100m/F/IFC

Away We Go

An expectant couple travel the U.S. in search of the perfect place to put down roots and raise their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who may help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time. Directed by Sam Mendes ("American Beauty"). John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Allison Janney, Chris Messina, Catherine O'Hara, Paul Schneider. R for language and some sexual content/98m/S/Focus


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Sam Rockwell, Dominique McElligott, Benedict Wong, Malcolm Stewart (II), Kevin Spacey. R for language/97m/S/Sony Pictures Classics

Whatever Works

An eccentric New Yorker abandons his upper-class life to lead a more bohemian existence. He meets a young girl from the South and her family and no two people seem to get along in the entanglements that follow. Directed and written by Woody Allen. Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Begley Jr., Patricia Clarkson, Henry Cavill, Kristen Johnston, Michael McKean. PG-13 for sexual situations including dialogue, brief nude images and thematic material/92m/F/Sony Pictures Classics

The Hangover

Two days before his wedding, Doug and his three buddies drive to Vegas for a blowout they'll never forget. Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha, Jeffrey Tambor. R for pervasive language, sexual content including nudity, and some drug material/100m/S/WB

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within Hogworts, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Meanwhile, teenage hormones rage across the ramparts. Love is in the air, but tragedy lies ahead and Hogwarts may never be the same. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis. PG for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality/153m/S/Warner Bros.


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Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Elton John, Sting, Snoop Dogg, Bono, Ron Paul, Josh Meyers. R for pervasive strong and crude sexual content, graphic nudity and language/88m/F/Universal

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

On a mission to rescue hapless Sid, the gang ventures into a mysterious underground world, where they have close encounters with dinosaurs, battle flora and fauna run amuck, and meet a relentless, dino-hunting weasel. PG for some mild rude humor and peril/94m/F/Fox

The Proposal

When a high-powered book editor faces deportation to her native Canada, the quick-thinking exec declares she's actually engaged to her unsuspecting assistant Andrew, who she's tormented for years. The unlikely couple heads to Alaska to meet his quirky family, and the always-in-control city girl finds herself in one comedic fish-out-of-water situation after another. Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Malin Akerman, Craig T. Nelson, Mary Steenburgen, Denis O'Hare, Betty White. PG-13 for sexual content, nudity and language/108m/S/Disney

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Two years have passed since young Sam Witwicky saved the universe from a decisive battle between warring races of robotic aliens. Despite his extreme heroics, Sam is still an average teenager with everyday anxieties about heading to college. Despite his best laid plans, Sam once again finds himself at the center of a tug of war between the Autobots and Decepticons with the fate of the universe at stake. Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, John Benjamin Hickey, Ramon Rodriguez, John Turturro. PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action violence, language, some crude and sexual material, and brief drug material/151m/S/Paramount


From Disney and Pixar, an animated comedy adventure about a 78-year-old balloon salesman who finally fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to the wilds of South America. Featuring the voice talents of Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, John Ratzenberger, Delroy Lindo, Jordan Nagai. PG for some peril and action/101m (includes short subject)/F/Disney