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    Grace

    WhileGracecan be very talky, Redgrave, who is on stage for virtually the whole play, delivers a knockout performance.

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    Fanboys

    The film takes place in 1998, zeroing in on a very specific moment in pop culture:Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menacehas yet to be released.

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    Gran Torino

    It's Clint Eastwood's final turn before the cameras, and he's going out in style with the kind of role that not only allows him to burn up the screen but also manages to sum up an entire career.

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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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    In a Better World

    The winner of the best foreign-language film Oscar and Golden Globe, Susanne Bier's magnificent film is an extraordinary, provocative, moving, and important story for our times.

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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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    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).

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    Sunshine Cleaning

    Though the premise is morbid, the quirky Sunshine Cleaning left a bright spot on my mind, thanks to the fine performances by Amy Adams and Emily Blunt as sisters who, despite not seeing eye-to-eye, become business partners in a cut-rate cleaning service that caters to tidying up after bloody accidents ...

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    State of Play

    When Brad Pitt drops out of a major motion picture just four days before production is set to begin, it could be a complete disaster. But in the case of State of Play, it turned out to be a blessing — mainly because replacement star Russell Crowe has turned in his ...