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The Ant Bully (PG)
In this animated children's comedy, a boy accidentally floods an ant colony only to be shrunken down to ant size to fix the damage. Celebrities lending voices include Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16 IMAX, Tinseltown

Barnyard (PG)
In this animated children's comedy, a farmer leaves his land in the care of the livestock. Celebrity voices include Steve Oedekerk, Sam Elliott and Danny Glover. Not reviewed

Carmike Stadium 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Break-Up (PG-13)

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The Descent (R)
After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition that goes horribly awry. Not reviewed

Carmike Stadium 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Devil Wears Prada (PG-13)
A nave young woman lands a job as an assistant to one of New York City's biggest magazine editors in this comedic drama. Starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Fast and the Furious (PG-13)

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Garfield: The Tail of Two Kitties (PG)

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*An Inconvenient Truth (PG)
If Al Gore weren't so self-effacing throughout An Inconvenient Truth, vignettes from his personal and political life might come across as preachy or maudlin. But the former senator and vice president has acquired an ease and sense of humor since he lost the White House to George W. Bush, and his likeability factor infuses these segments with an amiable, even affectionate tinge. An Inconvenient Truth is, ultimately, not an apocalyptic horror show but a call to action, and a damn effective one. Kathryn Eastburn

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John Tucker Must Die (PG-13)
In this teenage comedy, three ex-girlfriends take revenge on a former lover who is a serial cheater. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

*Lady in the Water (PG-13)
One of M. Night Shyamalan's great talents as a visual storyteller and why he is often likened to Steven Spielberg is that, even in his less-than-successful films, he finds spirit and mystery in the ordinary, and that is certainly the case here. Lady in the Water wants us to be sad and hopeful and in awe about a lot of things, but it didn't make me actually feel much of anything. It is, perhaps, too self-consciously about how a story is made real at the expense of actually making a story real. MaryAnn Johanson

Tinseltown

The Lake House (PG)

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Miami Vice (R)
Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell star as undercover cops that pose as drug traffickers to assist the FBI in uncovering a group responsible for three murders. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Mission Impossible 3 (PG-13)

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Monster House (PG)
Steve Buscemi lends his vocal talents to this animated children's film about a scary house that is actually a monster. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

My Super Ex-Girlfriend (PG-13)

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Nacho Libre (PG)

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The Night Listener (R)
A late-night radio show host (Robin Williams) investigates a haunting memoir of childhood sexual abuse. Dull acting limits this otherwise tight and well-staged psychological drama. Scott Renshaw

Tinseltown

Over the Hedge (PG)

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*Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (PG-13)
Dead Man's Chest is over-plotted. By all rights, the 150 minutes should feel like a slog and a half through its plot points, but instead it's actually a crackling piece of action filmmaking. Scott Renshaw

Carmike Stadium 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Pulse (PG-13)
When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of coeds rallies to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Roving Mars (NR)

Cinemark 16 IMAX

RV (PG)

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Step Up (PG-13)
A privileged ballet dancer (Jenna Dewan) seeks a partner for her senior showcase. Her attention is drawn to a gifted street dancer from the wrong side of the tracks (Channing Tatum). Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Superman Returns (PG-13)
Director Bryan Singer has made a movie about our need for hope in a dark time, trying to cobble his Superman/Jesus metaphors to the necessary machinations of a Hollywood blockbuster. The result is something slightly aloof a hero only briefly allowing us to touch his cape before he's off to the Fortress of Solitude. It's not enough to believe a man can fly. We need to believe that the thing that's flying is actually a man. Scott Renshaw

Cinemark 16 IMAX, Tinseltown

*Talladega Nights (PG-13)
It doesn't take long for Talladega Nights to get the stereotypes of its target out of the way: Ricky Bobby's (Will Ferrell) car is sponsored by Wonder Bread, his family eats a buffet of fast food every night, Skynyrd's king, foreigners are weird, etc. The subject's a softball, but Ferrell's vaguely Dubya-accented shtick makes it work for a while. Tricia Olszewski

Carmike Stadium 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Wild (G)

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*World Trade Center (PG-13)
Director Oliver Stone captures the chaos at Ground Zero without conveying his notorious political leanings. World Trade Center lacks laser focus, but it's mature and confident " a movie made by a guy who actually believes he can get through to his audience without yelling at it. Scott Renshaw

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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

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*You, Me and Dupree (PG-13)
Owen Wilson has a talent for turning loafing and mooching into something Zen and almost religious. But only in the movies is that kind of thing adorable and charming. In reality, you'd kick him out of your life if you didn't actually kill him first, especially if he behaved like Randy Dupree. MaryAnn Johanson

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Zoom (PG)
A retired superhero is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private academy. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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