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    A Girl Cut in Two

    Undoubtedly, the Gilded Age murder of Madison Square Garden architect Stanford White at the hands of his ex-mistress' husband has a lurid appeal.

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    The Wackness

    Has enough time passed for filmmakers to become nostalgic for the early 1990s? It would seem pop culture needs at least another 10 years.

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    Chapter 27

    "I always knew I was going to do something really big," a virtually unrecognizable Jared Leto says in Mark David Chapman's scratchy Southern whisper. "I just didn't know if it would be good or bad."

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    Casino Jack

    Spacey is a splendid actor, but he is wildly miscast as the larger-than-life Jack Abramoff. Spacey seems slightly uncomfortable throughout, as if he doesn't know why he's there.

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    Clear Blue Tuesday

    Want to experience the worst sort of theater without the bother or expense of heading to New York? Take in the new indie film "Clear Blue Tuesday," the first, and hopefully the last, 9/11-themed screen musical.

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    Get Low

    Part legend, part folk tale, "Get Low" is a master class in acting, despite a story that doesn't quite compute.

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    The Eclipse

    What if the living haunted us like the dead do? That's the central premise of Irish writer-director Conor McPherson's new film "The Eclipse."

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    Big Fan

    To use the football parlance this film excels in, Patton Oswalt runs it all the way into the end zone with a brutally honest and brilliant performance that stands as one of the year's best.

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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    David Yates, in his go at the helm, throws the emphasis on the gathering storm clouds even as Harry and his fellow wizardry students make further discoveries involving the opposite sex.

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    Swing Vote

    WithSwing Vote, Kevin Costner has found yet another role that fits like a glove — and there's not a baseball bat in sight.