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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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    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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    ‘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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    Max Payne

    There are several adages actors should follow when considering a film role: Never work with children, cute barnyard animals, or do movie adaptations of video games.

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    Flash of Genius

    In the end, even at two hours, the film is deeply involving. This is a sure-fire Oscar nomination for the talented Greg Kinnear as a lone individual up against a giant corporation.

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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.

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    The Burning Plain

    "The Burning Plain," starring Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger, is a disturbing psychological mystery weaving four seemingly disparate stories.

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    Hancock

    With a cast this good, it's a shame the script wasn't better or at least a little more plausible

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    What Just Happened?

    Is it satire? Is it dark farce? Either way, it's not especially funny or insightful or original, unlike Levinson's wickedly cleverWag the Dog.