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    On TV: 'Glee'

    'Nip/Tuck' was a groundbreaking FX drama that's become lost in its tired desire to shock, but Fox's 'Glee' is a tightly done hybrid of musical and dramedy that's unabashedly heartfelt.

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    Cheri

    The enormously talented triad of actor Michelle Pfeiffer, director Stephen Frears, and writer Christopher Hampton, who teamed so memorably two decades ago in "Dangerous Liaisons," are back in period mode with the modestly engaging but deliciously acted "Cheri."

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    I Love You, Beth Cooper

    We should have had a clue from the first two words that appear onscreen: Fox Atomic. The recently disbanded production entity responsible for such gems as "Miss March" and "The Hills Have Eyes 2" is also behind "I Love You, Beth Cooper."

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    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

    Robin Wright (she's dropped the Penn due to her divorce from Sean) has finally found the role of a lifetime in Pippa Lee, an aging woman who on the surface would seem to have it all.

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    Invictus

    If ever there was an actor who seems born to play a part, it's Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela. Freeman had the rights to do a film version of Mandela's autobiography for years.

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    The Last Station

    At its core this film is a sexually charged love story between two forces of nature. It is also a political movie, pitting warring ideologies against one another.

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    ‘Dancing With the Stars' Recap: Week 3 Results Show

    Soap actor Jack Wagner is cut from the competition while Seal and Rascal Flatts provide musical entertainment on the ABC competition show.

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    Applause

    "Applause" is about, among other things, addictions. But after seeing it you may find it hard not to become addicted to the searing and potent work of its Danish star, the remarkable Paprika Steen.

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    Brighton Rock

    Perhaps it's unfair, but comparisons are inevitable when a filmmaker re-conceives an iconic film that was in turn based on a classic novel.

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    Funny People

    The prerelease narrative behind "Funny People" is that funnyman Judd Apatow has gone serious in his third outing as a writer-director and made a drama, albeit one set in the world of stand-up comics.