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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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    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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    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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    Take

    It's not that you have to like the characters in a film (or play or novel, for that matter). But you have to at least find them interesting.

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    Shrink

    The new indie release "Shrink" is an odd duck. On one hand, it wants to be taken seriously as a character study of a psychiatrist who must navigate the lives of several Hollywood types while trying to keep his own on track.

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    I Hate Valentine's Day

    When your very first movie became perhaps the biggest sleeper hit in history, with worldwide grosses topping $360 million, what can you possibly do for an encore?

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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.

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    Piranha 3D

    "Piranha 3D" is a pitch-perfect, guilty-pleasure serving of late-summer schlock that handily nails the tongue-in-cheek spirit of the Roger Corman original.