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*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

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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

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*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, Tinseltown

*Eastern Promises (R)
The film's bumpy, uncomfortable ride of unpredictability constantly forces the viewer to reconsider everything that it is and everything that it says. And that's a wonderful thing for a movie about gangsters to offer. MaryAnn Johanson

Tinseltown

Feel the Noise (PG-13)
After a scrape with thugs in the South Bronx, an aspiring rapper escapes to his father's home in Puerto Rico, where he dreams of becoming a Reggaeton star. Not reviewed

Tinseltown

The Game Plan (PG)
A professional football player and confirmed bachelor discovers that he has a 7-year-old daughter as the result of an earlier fling. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Good Luck Chuck (R)
In order to be with his dream woman, Charlie Logan must break a curse that makes every woman he dates fall in love with the next man she meets.

Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*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

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*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

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The Heartbreak Kid (R)
This comedic remake of 1972's The Heartbreak Kid follows a newlywed man (Ben Stiller) on his honeymoon, where he meets another woman that may be a better fit for him than his new wife. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, 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

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*In the Shadow of the Moon (PG)
Though this documentary, covering the space-race era between '68 and'72, contains some amazing images, it's most unique in that it allows the astronauts to tell the story in their own words. Matthew Schniper

Kimball's Twin Peak

*In the Valley of Elah (R)
Based on a true story, Elah stars Tommy Lee Jones as Hank Deerfield, a retired military police officer whose youngest son returns from a tour of duty in Iraq only to be tragically murdered on his own soil. There's no doubt that In the Valley of Elah is one of the best of the year. Jeff Sneider

Tinseltown

The Jane Austen Book Club (PG-13)
Six individuals come together to discuss the works of Jane Austen, only to find that real life often does imitate art. Not reviewed

Cinemark 16

The Kingdom (R)
The bombing of Westerners living in Saudi Arabia leads an FBI agent to gather a special team to find the villainous mastermind behind the plot. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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

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Mr. Woodcock (PG-13)
In this comedy, a man returns to his hometown to stop his mother (Susan Sarandon) from marrying his dreaded high school gym teacher (Billy Bob Thornton). Not reviewed

Cinemark 16

Ratatouille (G)
For the most part, Ratatouille marks the first occasion 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

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Resident Evil: Extinction (R)
Survivors of the apocalypse must cross the desert of Nevada and fight killer zombies and other creatures to avoid extinction. Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

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

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Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (NR)
Dolly, a curious dolichorhynchops of the Late Cretaceous period, maneuvers her way through dangerous waters and encounters fellow sea creatures in this computer-animated journey. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16 IMAX

The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (PG)
On his birthday, a boy discovers that he belongs to a group dedicated to defending all of humankind from the Dark, an evil entity.

Not reviewed

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, 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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*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, Picture Show

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