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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.

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    Wishful Drinking

    "If my life wasn't funny, it would just be true," Carrie Fisher reveals in her feature-length special "Wishful Drinking," airing Dec. 12 on HBO.

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    The Company Men

    Downsizing is hot—at least in the movies. Following last year's contender "Up in the Air," which dealt with the corporate job implosion, comes "The Company Men."

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    Rabbit Hole

    Screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire's celluloid version of his play "Rabbit Hole," brilliantly directed by John Cameron Mitchell, offers a surprisingly fresh take on the writer's compelling drama, punctuated with wry humor.

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    J. Edgar

    Ambitious, controversial, speculative, engaging, and sometimes frustrating, Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" is a worthy, if at times uneven, attempt to encapsulate the life of the man who ruled the FBI for nearly 50 years.

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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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    The Girl Who Played With Fire

    As portrayed by Noomi Rapace, Lisbeth Salander is a female force of nature unlike anything seen onscreen since Linda Fiorentino in "The Last Seduction."

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    The Extra Man

    "The Extra Man" is a charming dramedy recounting the evolving relationships among a bevy of New York eccentrics including aging kook (Kevin Kline), and a hirsute neighbor (John C. Reilly).