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Public Enemies

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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

My Sister's Keeper

Sara and Brian's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn Kate has leukemia. Their only hope is to conceive another child, Anna, specifically intended to save Kate's life. Kate and Anna share a close bond, while enduring various medical procedures and hospital stays as a part of their close-knit family's otherwise normal life. Until Anna, at 11, seeks medical emancipation, initiating a court case that divides the family. Directed by Nick Cassavetes ("The Notebook"). Based on the bestseller by Jodi Picoult. Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin, Jason Patric, Sofia Vassilieva, Joan Cusack. PG-13 for mature thematic content, some disturbing images, sensuality, language and brief teen drinking/109m/S/WB

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


Astronaut Sam Bell is completing a three-year contract on the moon, mining Earth's primary source of energy. His time on the moon is down to a few short weeks when painful headaches, hallucinations and a lack of focus lead to an almost fatal accident. While recuperating back at the base, Sam meets a younger version of himself who claims to be there to fulfill the same three-year contract Sam started years ago. Sam Rockwell, Dominique McElligott, Benedict Wong, Malcolm Stewart (II), Kevin Spacey. R for language/97m/S/Sony Pictures Classics

Whatever Works

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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

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Sacha Baron Cohen's gay Austrian supermodel Bruno finds himself on a quest to become a celebrity in the US of A. He is self-indulgent, delusional and completely unaware of how his actions might affect others. 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

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Starring the voice talents of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Simon Pegg, Queen Latifah. 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

The Hangover

Two days before his wedding, Doug and his three buddies drive to Vegas for a blow-out they'll never forget. But when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning with pounding headaches, they can't remember a thing. Their posh hotel suite is beyond trashed and the groom is missing. 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