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Films recommended by our reviewers are indicated by an *.

*3:10 to Yuma (R)
A remake of the 1957 western, this solid adaptation of an Elmore Leonard short story stars Christian Bale and Russell Crowe on opposite sides of the law. Jeff Sneider

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Balls of Fury (PG-13)
Christopher Walken plays an obviously-not-Chinese Chinese gangster in this ping-pong flick and becomes the walking incarnation of the film's hit-and-miss understanding of what's funny. Scott Renshaw

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

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Brave One (R)
This drama, starring Jodie Foster, could have been a smart, complex study of feeling impotent in the face of evil, but it takes an idiotic walk down a dark alley and never comes back. Scott Renshaw

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Daddy Day Camp (PG)
In this sequel to Daddy Day Care, bumbling dads run a summer camp. Not reviewed

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Death at a Funeral (R)
The secrets in a dysfunctional English family threaten to come to light after a death. Not reviewed

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Dragon Wars (PG-13)
Based on a legend from Korea, a man and a young girl try to save the planet from mythical creatures. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Evan Almighty (PG)
Steve Carell is a congressman told by God to build an ark to ready himself for a great flood. Not reviewed

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*Hairspray (PG)
Hairspray features tunes about being nice, being in love and being yourself no matter what. MaryAnn Johanson

Chapel Hills 15

Halloween (R)
This remake of the horror classic was written and directed by Rob Zombie. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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

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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

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*Knocked Up (R)
This story of an unintended pregnancy tickles viewers' funny bones while tugging on their heartstrings. Jeff Sneider

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License to Wed (PG-13)
Robin Williams plays a minister who requires couples submit to a marital prep course before he will marry them. Not reviewed

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Live Free or Die Hard (PG-13)
Detective John McClane goes after a 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 unintentionally wreaks havoc with his latest science fair project in this solid, energetic Disney story. 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

Mr. Woodcock (PG-13)
A man returns to his hometown to stop his mother from marrying his dreaded high school gym teacher. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Nanny Diaries (PG-13)
This film follows a college student (Scarlett Johansson) who cares for the children of a rich Manhattan family. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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 just plain dull. Scott Renshaw

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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, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Shoot 'Em Up (R)
A man delivers the baby of a woman being chased by a gunman and then must guard the child from danger. 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 at the nuclear plant necessitating a potentially permanent evacuation of Springfield. Not reviewed

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

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

Cinemark 16 IMAX, Tinseltown

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