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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 pretention smother its cool. Scott Renshaw

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

Because I Said So (PG-13)

Chapel Hills 15, Picture Show

Blood Diamond (R)

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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

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Casino Royale (PG-13)

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Charlotte's Web (G)

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Dead Silence (R)
A man searches for answers after his wife's murder in this horror flick complete with creepy ventriloquist's puppets. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Happily N'Ever After (PG-13)

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Happy Feet (PG)

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I Think I Love My Wife (R)
A husband who fantasizes about other women is tested by a buddy's ex-girlfriend in this comedy starring Chris Rock. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*The Lives of Others (R)
Set in East Berlin in 1984, the "lives of others" are being watched by secret police in this complex work of profound achievement. Relentlessly engrossing, it truly represents the best of world cinema. Jeff Sneider

Kimball's Twin Peak

The Messengers (PG-13)

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*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

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Night at the Museum (PG)

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

Tinseltown

The Number 23 (R)

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Premonition (PG-13)
A woman thinks her husband has died in a car crash, but realizes it was a premonition when he reappears the following day. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*The Pursuit of Happyness (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

Chapel Hills 15

*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

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

Tinseltown

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