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    Flash of Genius

    In the end, even at two hours, the film is deeply involving. This is a sure-fire Oscar nomination for the talented Greg Kinnear as a lone individual up against a giant corporation.

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    Even the Rain

    With a fine cast fronted by internationally known Gael García Bernal, "Even the Rain" makes its points without hitting you over the head and has been majestically directed by Icíar Bollaín.

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    Barney's Version

    "Barney's Version" is a mildly engaging character study of a misanthropic (albeit endearing) cad as he stumbles through a picaresque life that boasts three failed marriages, assorted misfit pals, and various business ventures

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    August

    Any fictional character (or, for that matter, real-life person) who is able to make huge sums of money on the basis of a brilliantly cocky self-presentation has an element of interest.

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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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    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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    Julie & Julia

    All hail Meryl Streep, whose unprecedented winning streak at the box office will undoubtedly continue with this fetching comedy and give hope for 60-year-old thesps everywhere.

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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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    Happy, Happy

    Philandering is the name of the game in this film, which presents itself as a warm comedy about two couples behaving badly.