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    The White Ribbon

    "The White Ribbon" is masterful filmmaking, but truth be told, it's not a movie that mainstream audiences in the U.S. will likely flock to or be particularly entertained by.

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    Beginners

    "Beginners" is a funny, honest, heartfelt, human, and just plain wonderful movie. It's the kind of life-affirming film that makes going to the cinema worthwhile.

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    Fighting

    After gaining notice as a Brooklyn boy in Dito Montiel's "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints," Channing Tatum is now ready to step up to stardom in a big way in this genre sleeper.

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    New in Town

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

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    Shrink

    The new indie release "Shrink" is an odd duck. On one hand, it wants to be taken seriously as a character study of a psychiatrist who must navigate the lives of several Hollywood types while trying to keep his own on track.

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    Take

    It's not that you have to like the characters in a film (or play or novel, for that matter). But you have to at least find them interesting.

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    Adoration

    'Adoration' is a tough call. Writer-director Atom Egoyan comes on board with an array of ideas he wants to explore, and they're not uninteresting, but the story feels fashioned to support them. Still, it has a quirky appeal and is never dull.

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    When We Leave

    The German entry for the best foreign language film Oscar this year did not make the Academy honor roll, but it has its moments, no matter how melodramatic they might seem at times.

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    Super

    "Super" is a hilarious offbeat comedy that takes a really dark turn. But what more would you expect from James Gunn, who also wrote and directed the gory horror comedy "Slither"?

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    I Hate Valentine's Day

    When your very first movie became perhaps the biggest sleeper hit in history, with worldwide grosses topping $360 million, what can you possibly do for an encore?