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    He's Just Not That Into You

    This fairly predictable ensemble romantic comedy - drama, inspired by an iconic line from an episode ofSex and the Cityand later turned into a best-selling self-help book, isn't going to make you turn cartwheels based on its literary pedigree.

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    Fanboys

    The film takes place in 1998, zeroing in on a very specific moment in pop culture:Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menacehas yet to be released.

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    New in Town

    The only thing new aboutNew in Townis the first word of its title.

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    Taken

    Every time there is an enormously successful movie franchise, we are bound to get dozens of imitators. In the case ofTaken, it all works -- thanks in large part to Liam Neeson.

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    The Lodger

    Like Brian De Palma before him, writer-director David Ondaatje is obsessed with Alfred Hitchcock.

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    Notorious

    Despite rapper Notorious B.I.G.'s 24-year life that still managed to be full of music, drugs, sex, fame, fortune, and gangsta action, it's remarkable how bland and old-style Hollywood biopic-y that life has turned out to be in 'Notorious'.

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    'Good'

    Viggo Mortensen may always be best known as the hunky Aragorn fromThe Lord of the Rings, but the actor had a long career in supporting roles prior to that blockbuster.

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    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    F. Scott Fitzgerald never had much success when he tried to parlay his literary cache into a Hollywood screenwriting career, but with Eric Roth's (Forrest Gump) superb adaptation of the author's 1922 short story,The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Fitzgerald may have his highest-profile movie hit ever.

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    Tony Manero

    Chile's official entry into Oscar consideration for best foreign-language film is this idiosyncratic black comedy, seamlessly combining a tense crime story, quirky character study, and high-stakes political drama into a compelling whole that brims with originality.

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    Yes Man

    Jim Carrey is at it again. In his first full-blown studio comedy sinceFun With Dick and Janethree years ago (unless you happen to countThe Number 23-- and we know some do), Carrey is treading on funny but familiar ground inYes Man