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'Art School Confidential' (R)

Director Terry Zwigoff ('Bad Santa,' 'Ghost World') and writer Daniel Clowes ('Ghost World') reunite to skewer the dreams of wannabe Picassos.

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'The Break-up' (PG-13)

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston split up - don't worry, it's only a movie - but both refuse to leave their great Chicago condo. The sitcom-ready premise doesn't make for the date movie you might expect, turning instead into a surprisingly sour Battling Bickersons routine.

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* 'Brick' (R)

As the school loner doing spadework on his ex-girlfriend's mysterious death, Joseph Gordon-Levitt ('Mysterious Skin') packs heat and plays it cool, heading a savvy young cast that never winks cute or punks out.

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'Cars' (G)

An egocentric race car (voiced by Owen Wilson) finds himself stranded in a Route 66 burg populated by small-town types, including the town mechanic (Paul Newman) and a vixenish Porsche (Bonnie Hunt) and thus becomes a better person, er, car.

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'Click' (PG-13)

Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) is married with a couple of kids and has a real, grown-up job. But this Sandler-produced flick is still chock-full of all the potty humor, mean-spirited behavior and extended third-act pathos that you've come to expect from his work.

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'Coral Reef Adventure' (NR)

Explore the beauty of a coral reef in the sunny waters of the South Pacific.

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'The Da Vinci Code' (PG-13)

The best-seller about an age-old conspiracy becomes a blockbuster film starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou.

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'The Devil Wears Prada' (PG-13)

Based on the best-selling novel by Lauren Weisberger, 'The Devil Wears Prada' is chick-lit lite all the way down to the tips of its Manolo Blahniks. Anne Hathaway plays Andy Sachs, an earnest young would-be journalist in her first post-college job, as an assistant to the legendarily witchy editor (Meryl Streep) of a Vogue-like fashion magazine.

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'District B-13' (R)

This zippy little number, a tasty blend of homage and fromage, is set in the year 2010 in a section of Paris so crime-ridden it has been isolated by a concrete wall. It stars the uncannily acrobatic David Belle, a founder of the free-form obstacle-running style called parkour, as a resourceful rebel.

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'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift' (PG-13)

High school student Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) is shipped off to Tokyo, where he learns some valuable lessons about drag racing.

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* 'Friends With Money' (R)

Jennifer Aniston plays Olivia, the odd gal out among her closest friends - three married couples, all of whom have a lot of money. It's an intriguing, funny and very watchable thesis on the social awkwardness that comes with the unspoken divide between America's classes.

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'Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties' (PG)

It's a fancy feast of literary references as Garfield does 'The Prince and the Pauper' and Bill Murray hacks up a fur ball.

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'Greece: Secrets of the Past' (NR)

See the civilization of the ancient Greeks through the eyes of a modern Greek archaeologist and the imaging powers of computer generated animation.

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'The Heart of the Game' (PG-13)

Focusing on one troubled but talented teenage girl, this documentary follows the struggles of a Seattle high school basketball team.

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* 'An Inconvenient Truth' (PG)

Director Davis Guggenheim creates a surprisingly gripping cinematic interpretation of former Vice President Al Gore's globe-trotting slide show presentation on global warming. Gore makes his case for an imperiled planet with expected thoroughness but perhaps surprising personality - dare we say charisma?

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'The King' (R)

Discharged from the Army, Elvis Valderez (Gael García Bernal) goes to Corpus Christi, Texas, to search for his father.

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'Lady Vengeance' (R)

Korean director Chan-wook Park's audacious, mind-warping thrillers bend genre traditions - and your head - out of any recognizable shape. While 'Lady Vengeance' lacks the stunning single-minded ferocity of his earlier 'Oldboy,' it's still likely to leave you marveling in some sort of gleefully hideous way at what hit you.

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'The Lake House' (PG)

Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock are two lonely professional types who rent the same fabulous waterside home, exchange letters and fall in love. The catch? They're living two years apart.

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'Mission: Impossible III' (PG-13)

Director J.J. Abrams neatly balances speed and spectacle, and star Tom Cruise doesn't have time to get in his own way, although the emphasis on propulsion takes its toll on Philip Seymour Hoffman's excellent villain, who needs another good scene or two.

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'Nacho Libre' (PG)

Jack Black is a Mexican monk who becomes a lucha libre wrestler … how could it go wrong? Yet it does go wrong, in almost every conceivable way.

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* 'Over the Hedge' (PG)

This surprisingly witty kid-size satire on consumer culture really benefits from the actors behind the animals. Bruce Willis is perfect as a conniving raccoon who manipulates a group of suburb-dwelling animals. And, hey, William Shatner plays an opossum!

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'A Prairie Home Companion' (PG-13)

Working from a script by 'Prairie Home' companionable impresario Garrison Keillor, director Robert Altman stages a relaxed amble through a version of the world Keillor usually creates from sound alone.

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'The Puffy Chair' (R)

Despite a tired premise - twentysomething slackers on a road trip - this indie comedy has earned an avid following.

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'Say Uncle' (R)

Family values collide in this provocative, locally produced comedy.

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'Superman Returns' (PG-13)

Bryan Singer's film about the Big Blue Boy Scout isn't about big set pieces, explosions and fancy special effects. It's a sad, moving, sometimes funny, often thrilling adventure, and not a slam-bang, loud, stupid popcorn-muncher. Still, you should see it on the big screen.

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* 'Thank You for Smoking' (R)

In his best role since 'In the Company of Men,' Aaron Eckhart stars as a tobacco lobbyist so slick he can come off as the good guy when appearing on a TV panel with antismoking advocates and a cancer-stricken kid.

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'Wordplay' (PG)

An enjoyable enough piece of fluff, this documentary briefly outlines the history of crossword puzzles, shows New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz on the job (he gets hate mail!) and visits with famous crossword addicts like Jon Stewart and Bill Clinton.

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'X-Men: The Last Stand' (PG-13)

In this third 'X-Men' movie, a pharmaceutical company develops a cure for the mutant condition, and the evil Magneto (Ian McKellen) encourages the world's mutant populace to rise up against humans.

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