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    Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

    This zany horror-flick spoof from debuting director Eli Craig finds hilarity in the grisly mix-ups that occur when two rednecks strike terror in the hearts of vacationing undergrads

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    Dirty Girl

    Set in Norman, Okla., circa 1987, "Dirty Girl" centers on the unlikely friendship between slutty and disruptive high school student and her emotionally battered, closeted homosexual classmate.

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    Anonymous

    Screenwriter John Orloff tried to get his story about a fraudulent Shakespeare on the screen for 15 years, but that other movie (yes, "Shakespeare in Love") stood in the way.

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    Adam Resurrected

    Every awards season, there are inevitably a handful of World War II related films vying for attention. These films are always tough and tiring to watch, yet they remain catnip for Academy voters.

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    Cracks

    At first, director Jordan Scott's film adaptation of "Cracks" seems like "Mean Girls" set in the 1930s, but the story soon grows much more complex.

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    Management

    "I'm sorry. Sweet just doesn't cut it," Jennifer Aniston's character, Sue Claussen, tells defeated suitor Mike Cranshaw, played by Steve Zahn. That sums up this so-so romantic comedy, which, while sweet, doesn't cut it in the romance and comedy departments.

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    The Brothers Bloom

    'The Brothers Bloom' is a blooming wonderful little flick.

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    The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

    It's not that this film is dreadful; it's just dull. Pippa (Robin Wright) has been happily married for several decades to a man (Alan Arkin) 30 years her senior.

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    Jolene

    Long delayed by distribution conflicts, director Dan Ireland's ("Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont") engaging and well-acted road drama "Jolene" finally hits the screen. And for fans of indie cinema, it was well worth the wait.

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    Burlesque

    A game cast led by Cher and Christina Aguilera; nifty production designs; sharp, flashy choreography; and good songs make this tuner a surprising guilty pleasure.