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300 (R)
Director Zack Snyder's adaptation of Frank Miller's comic book appears to be trying way too hard to be about something and ends up letting pretentiousness smother its cool. Scott Renshaw

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

Amazing Grace (PG)
Set in England in the 1700s, a young idealist named William Wilberforce struggles with Parliament to abolish slavery in the English empire. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Astronaut Farmer (PG-13)
Billy Bob Thornton plays a NASA employee who leaves the administration to save his family's farm, but continues with his dream to build a rocket. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15

Black Snake Moan (R)
Samuel L. Jackson plays a God-fearing, blues musician who takes a wild young woman under his wing and hopes to cure her wicked ways. Not reviewed

Tinseltown

Blood Diamond (R)

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Breach (PG-13)
In this spy flick, based on actual events, an FBI agent is suspected of selling secrets to the Soviet Union. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

Bridge to Terabithia (PG)
Two fifth-graders compete, become friends, and then king and queen of a magical world they create in the woods. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Casino Royale (PG-13)

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Catch and Release (PG-13)

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Charlotte's Web (G)

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Daddy's Little Girls (PG-13)
In a story of mismatched love, a successful young lawyer falls for a man who works as a mechanic and is the father of three girls. Not reviewed

Carmike 10

Deep Sea 3D (G)
A 3-D journey beneath the sea narrated by Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet featuring the planet's most unique and colorful ocean life. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16 IMAX

Eragon (PG)

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Flushed Away (PG)

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Freedom Writers (PG-13)

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Ghost Rider (PG-13)
Nicolas Cage plays a stuntman who sells his soul to become a blazing motorcycle vigilante who fights evil. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Happily N'Ever After (PG-13)

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Happy Feet (PG)

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Kidtoons: Strawberry Shortcake (G)
The theater's Kidtoons series features G-rated films for children and their families. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15

The Last King of Scotland (R)
The story of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, who rose to power in the 1970s, as told through the eyes of his Scottish physician. Not reviewed

Kimball's Twin Peak

The Last Mimzy (PG)
A young brother and sister discover they have unusual abilities after they find a mysterious stash of toys and are drawn into a bizarre world. Not reviewed

Tinseltown

*Music and Lyrics (PG-13)
While this romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore isn't quite a "classic," the characters seem to have the most clever and romantic remark for any given moment. Scott Renshaw

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Night at the Museum (PG)
Trouble erupts at a natural history museum when a night watchman triggers an ancient curse that causes the exhibits to come to life. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Norbit (PG-13)
Eddie Murphy plays multiple characters including Norbit, a soft-spoken man, and his unbearable fiance. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

The Number 23 (R)
In this thriller, Jim Carrey plays a man fixated on a book that seems to tell the story of his life, but it ends with a brutal murder. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*The Pursuit of Happyness (PG-13)

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Stomp the Yard (PG-13)

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The Ultimate Gift (PG)
A young man thought he would receive a large cash inheritance, but discovers he has been left a series of "gifts" that have him exploring the relationship between money and happiness. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Volver (R)
Volver may be Pedro Almod'var's most loving paean yet to female perseverance. It's a celebration of women watching out for each other and a study of the consequences when one woman fails to do so. Scott Renshaw

Kimball's Twin Peak

Wild Hogs (PG-13)
Tim Allen, Martin Lawrence, William H. Macy and John Travolta star as suburban wannabe bikers who take their Harleys on a road trip. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Zodiac (R)
An adaptation of Robert Graysmith's novels, Zodiac recounts the unsolved serial murders that occurred over a 10-month span in California in the late '60s. Directed by David Fincher, the film seems destined to be nothing short of a masterpiece. Jeff Sneider

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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