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*1408 (PG-13)
1408 is a psychological, paranormal and physical juggernaut that will curl your insides. You'll have to think your way through this Stephen King thriller starring John Cusack, which twists like the road to Hana. Cole Smithey

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Becoming Jane (PG)
This biography of the English novelist Jane Austen traces her romantic life before the success of her writing. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*The Bourne Ultimatum (PG-13)
The third installment in Bourne's story improves upon a franchise that just keeps getting better. The badass with a grudge may be an action movie staple, but few play it with this kind of resigned, single-minded determination. Scott Renshaw

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Evan Almighty (PG)
In this comedy, Steve Carell plays a congressman who is told by God to build an ark to ready himself for a great flood.

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (PG)
The Fantastic Four face new enemies when they meet superpowers Silver Surfer and Galactus. Not reviewed

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*Hairspray (PG)
There are sprigs of bitter irony, but, mostly, Hairspray wears its tender heart on its sleeve, singing itself hoarse on chipper tunes about being nice, being in love and being yourself no matter what anyone thinks. MaryAnn Johanson

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (PG-13)
With an unexpected directorial flair, David Yates has managed to take a blockbuster fantasy and craft a dark, coming-of-age drama.

Scott Renshaw

Cinemark 16, Cinemark 16 IMAX, Tinseltown

Illegal Tender (R)
After her husband is killed by gangsters, a mother and her teenage son seek to settle the score. Not reviewed

Tinseltown

I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (PG-13)
Adam Sandler and Kevin James play New York City firemen who masquerade as a gay couple in order to qualify for benefits as domestic partners. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Invasion (PG-13)
An epidemic threatens to wipe out the world, as a psychiatrist fighting to save her son, searches for the cure. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

*Knocked Up (R)
This film, from the makers of The 40-Year-Old Virgin, tells the story of an unlikely couple's unintended pregnancy and tickles viewers' funny bones while tugging on their heartstrings. Jeff Sneider

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License to Wed (PG-13)
In this comedy, Robin Williams plays a minister who requires a couple to submit to a har-

rowing marital preparation course before he will marry them. Not reviewed

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Live Free or Die Hard (PG-13)
Bruce Willis plays detective John McClane, who goes after a terrorist group planning to use the Internet to shut down the entire U.S. infrastructure. Not reviewed

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*Meet the Robinsons (G)
A 12-year old with a penchant for wild inventions unintentionally wreaks havoc with his latest science project in this solid Disney story designed for older kids and their parents. Scott Renshaw

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Mr. Bean's Holiday (G)
Mr. Bean wins a trip to France, where he becomes entangled with a film director and his son on the way to Cannes. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Nancy Drew (PG)
The popular teen detective stumbles upon a murder mystery when she accompanies her father to Los Angeles. Not reviewed

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The Nanny Diaries (PG-13)
Based on the novel co-written by two former nannies, the film follows a college student (Scarlett Johansson) who cares for the children of a rich Manhattan family. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

No Reservations (PG)
This romantic comedy features Catherine Zeta-Jones as a chef whose high-powered career path is altered when she receives custody of her niece (Abigail Breslin). Not reviewed

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Ocean's Thirteen (PG-13)
Danny Ocean brings the guys together for a third casino hit after the owner cheats one of them. Not reviewed

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (PG-13)
Last summer Pirates of the Carribbean: Dead Man's Chest phenomenally followed up the 2003 original. At World's End, however, turns out overstuffed, over-plotted and, most surprisingly, just plain dull. Scott Renshaw

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Ratatouille (G)
For the most part, Ratatouille marks the first time where a Pixar film manages to get only the visual presentation right, while serving up a recipe we've sampled many times before. Scott Renshaw

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Resurrecting the Champ (PG-13)
Josh Hartnett plays a Denver Times sports reporter who rescues an old homeless man from a beating ... and Champ, as the man calls himself, claims to be the burned-out, alcoholic husk of a once-famous championship prizefighter. There's not a lick of phony sentiment here. MaryAnn Johanson

Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

Roar 3D: Lions of the Kalahari (NR)
View the life of lions in the wild in this 3D adventure. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16 IMAX

Rush Hour 3 (PG-13)
Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker accidentally get themselves involved with the Chinese Triad crew. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

September Dawn (R)
A young couple falls in love despite being on opposite sides of a skirmish between a wagon train of settlers and a Mormon group. Not reviewed

Tinseltown

Shrek the Third (PG)
It's ... fine. It's fine. But it's not Shrek. Or Shrek 2. This effort exists on only one level as fluff. MaryAnn Johanson

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The Simpsons Movie (PG-13)
Homer Simpson causes a toxic-waste spill causing Springfield to be isolated from the rest of civilization under a dome. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Spider-Man 3 (PG-13)
Spider-Man 3 turns out to be a lively, energetic superhero movie. That's also all it turns out to be. Scott Renshaw

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Stardust (PG-13)
Stardust feels like a perfunctory stab at transcendent, magical storytelling. Like Frankenstein's monster, it's something that's sewn together from spare parts but without that spark of lightning that would bring it to life. Scott Renshaw

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Superbad (R)
It's a thin line between smart juvenilia and plain silliness and Superbad weaves across it like Lindsay Lohan at a traffic stop. Scott Renshaw

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Surf's Up (PG)
Because of its penguin lineage, you might feel like you've seen Surf's Up before. But there's no doubt this is a wave worth riding. Jeff Sneider

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The Ten (R)
Comprised of loosely connected, intermittently amusing vignettes that are supposed to illustrate each of the Ten Commandments, The Ten is designed to enrich our thinking about life, but its juvenile script is so inconsistent, it's more blasphemous than anything else. Jeff Sneider

Kimball's Twin Peak

*Transformers (PG-13)
It's busy, it's silly but the Transformers truly are kick-ass movie creations, an amazing mix of organic fluidity and mechanized bulk. Scott Renshaw

Tinseltown

Underdog (PG)
Based on the classic cartoon series, this live-action film stars Shoeshine, a crime-fighting dog with superpowers. Not reviewed

Tinseltown

War (R)
When his partner and family are assassinated, an FBI agent is consumed with a need for revenge. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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