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    Casino Jack

    Spacey is a splendid actor, but he is wildly miscast as the larger-than-life Jack Abramoff. Spacey seems slightly uncomfortable throughout, as if he doesn't know why he's there.

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    Clear Blue Tuesday

    Want to experience the worst sort of theater without the bother or expense of heading to New York? Take in the new indie film "Clear Blue Tuesday," the first, and hopefully the last, 9/11-themed screen musical.

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    Get Low

    Part legend, part folk tale, "Get Low" is a master class in acting, despite a story that doesn't quite compute.

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    The Eclipse

    What if the living haunted us like the dead do? That's the central premise of Irish writer-director Conor McPherson's new film "The Eclipse."

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    Big Fan

    To use the football parlance this film excels in, Patton Oswalt runs it all the way into the end zone with a brutally honest and brilliant performance that stands as one of the year's best.

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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    David Yates, in his go at the helm, throws the emphasis on the gathering storm clouds even as Harry and his fellow wizardry students make further discoveries involving the opposite sex.

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    Swing Vote

    WithSwing Vote, Kevin Costner has found yet another role that fits like a glove — and there's not a baseball bat in sight.

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    Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Recently seen as a brooding hit man in the dark indie filmThe Air I Breathe, Brendan Fraser plays Trevor inJourney to the Center of the Earth, an update on the science-fiction classic.

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    Before the Rains

    Before the Rainsactually seems all the more trite whenever the movie reminds us that other people of the time and place were preparing to be beaten for their rights.

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    Gentlemen Broncos

    If you weren't a fan of the deliberately quirky antics of "Napoleon Dynamite," you should probably avoid "Gentlemen Broncos," the third film from Jared Hess.