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Baby Mama (PG-13)
Tina Fey plays a successful professional who decides she's done waiting for the right man and doesn't need one to have a child of her own. Even on its own sorry terms, Baby Mama is ludicrous, falling back on toilet humor because it has nothing else to offer. MaryAnn Johanson
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College Road Trip (G)
The Disney Channel's Raven-Symon plays a high school student traveling the country to check out prospective colleges with her father (Martin Lawrence) who is determined to keep an eye on her. Not reviewed
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*Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! (G)
In comparison to most kid-flicks, Horton Hears a Who! is quite charming. But someday, it might be nice to see a movie that actually trusts the unique rhythms of Seuss' storytelling. Scott Renshaw
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The Forbidden Kingdom (PG-13)
This kung fu film, based on the Chinese legend of the Monkey King, pairs Jet Li and Jackie Chan for the first time. Not reviewed
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*Forgetting Sarah Marshall (R)
A guy flies to Hawaii to shake off a bad breakup, and there is his ex-girlfriend and her new squeeze. Viewers will have to decide for themselves whether the laughs scored excuse the meandering plot. Scott Renshaw
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*Get Smart (PG-13)
The Mel Brooks/Buck Henry-created 1960s TV series Get Smart predates this reviewer and, in all likelihood, this film's target audience as well. There's a constant silliness to the proceedings, but on the whole, Get Smart is a highly entertaining two-hour diversion for a hot summer afternoon. Jeff Sneider
Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

*Hancock (PG-13)
There are many joys to be found in Hancock, not the least of which is Will Smith's effortless performance in the title role as an ordinary guy turned reluctant superhero. MaryAnn Johanson
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

The Happening (R)
M. Night Shyamalan's latest flagrantly mediocre thriller is full of people flying off buildings or through car windshields, teenagers getting shot at point-blank range, and other gruesome spectacles such as Mark Wahlberg playing a high school science teacher. Jonathan Kiefer
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*Hellboy II: The Golden Army (PG-13)
Director Guillermo del Toro's most distinctive gift may be his way of eliciting unexpected sympathy for even the most horrific beasts. Who knew delighting in the grotesque could make comic book-based movies so fun? Jonathan Kiefer
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

The Incredible Hulk (PG-13)
Edward Norton stars as Dr. Bruce Banner, the scientist who due to an experiment gone awry is transformed into a monster whenever he grows angry. Not reviewed
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (PG-13)
It's not Harrison Ford who feels creaky in Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, it's everything that has been constructed around him. The previous Indiana Jones films involved over-the-top elements, but they earned latitude thanks to their light-footedness, which is absent here. Scott Renshaw
Hollywood Interquest

*Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D (PG)
This film, based on the Jules Verne novel, has no pretensions to be anything other than a virtual theme park ride, but what a fun ride it is. MaryAnn Johanson
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (G)
A story inspired by a toy doll, about a girl who grows up during the Great Depression. Not reviewed
Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16

Kung Fu Panda (PG)
Po (Jack Black), a lazy panda, is schooled by Kung Fu master Shifu (Dustin Hoffman) after the panda is inadvertently chosen to be the next Dragon Warrior in this feature from DreamWorks Animation. Not reviewed
Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

Made of Honor (PG-13)
After a young woman (Michelle Monaghan) asks her friend (Patrick Dempsey) to be the maid of honor at her wedding, he realizes he's in love with her. Not reviewed
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Meet Dave (PG)
Tiny aliens come to earth in a spacecraft that looks like a human being (Eddie Murphy), and encounter problems when he falls for a woman. Not reviewed
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

Nim's Island (PG)
Based on the children's story, this adventure film follows a girl living with her father on a remote island, who imagines her world is like that in her favorite book. Not reviewed
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The Pebble and the Penguin (G)
The Summer Movie Clubhouse features this 1995 film about a shy penguin who struggles to court the female of his dreams. Not reviewed
Tinseltown

Speed Racer (PG)
The original Speed Racer cartoon is a nostalgic touchstone, and you can see Gen-Xers being eager to share it with their own kids. But when this film loses its inner kid, it stumbles over the reality that making family entertainment is not always so simple. Scott Renshaw
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*WALL-E (G)
In this technological marvel from Pixar, WALL-E, a trash-compacting robot abandoned on an uninhabitable Earth for 700 years, has been doing the job he was programmed to do when he falls in love with a robot probe sent by the surviving humans. Scott Renshaw
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

Wanted (R)
James McAvoy plays a cubicle-dwelling drone turned gun-wielding assassin. Also starring Angelina Jolie as McAvoy's predictably sexy, dangerous mentor. Not reviewed
Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Hollywood Interquest, Tinseltown

What Happens in Vegas (PG-13)
Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher star in a story about two people who realize they got married after a night of debauchery in which a huge jackpot was won. Once they're sober, it's a fight for the money. Not reviewed
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