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Films recommended by our reviewers are indicated by an *.

28 Weeks Later (R)
Audiences would do better to re-watch the original than to endure this halfhearted follow-up. Cole Smithey

Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

300 (R)
Director Zack Snyder's adaptation of Frank Miller's comic book lets pretentiousness smother its cool. Scott Renshaw

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Amazing Grace (PG)
A young idealist struggles with Parliament to abolish slavery in the English empire of the 1700s. Not reviewed

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Are We Done Yet? (PG)
In this comedy, a couple and their kids move to a fixer-upper in the suburbs with disastrous results. Not reviewed

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Avenue Montaigne (PG-13)
This story of a young woman's move to Paris comes off like an ad from France's tourism bureau. Pete Freedman

Kimball's Twin Peak

Bridge to Terabithia (PG)
Two fifth-graders become friends and then king and queen of a magical world they create. Not reviewed

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Deep Sea (G)
A 3-D journey beneath the sea narrated by Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet.

Not reviewed

Cinemark 16 IMAX

Disturbia (R)
A teenager sentenced to house arrest believes his neighbor is a murderer.

Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

Firehouse Dog (PG)
A Hollywood stunt dog gets lost and is found by a boy and some firefighters. Not reviewed

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Fracture (R)
A cocky, young LA prosecutor gets drawn into a case that looks like an easy guilty verdict. Jeff Sneider

Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

Georgia Rule (R)
Lindsay Lohan stars as a difficult teen sent by her overwhelmed mother (Felicity Huffman) to live with her grandmother (Jane Fonda) for the summer. Not reviewed

Chapel Hills 15, Tinseltown

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

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Hot Fuzz (R)
In this dark comedy, jealous London cops plot a rival's transfer to a small town. Not reviewed

Tinseltown

Night at the Museum (PG)
A night watchman unknowingly triggers an ancient curse that causes a museum's exhibits to come to life. Not reviewed

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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

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Shooter (R)
A sharpshooter is lured into action after learning about a plot to assassinate the President. Not reviewed

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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

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. Unfortunately, that's also all it turns out to be. Scott Renshaw

Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Cinemark 16 IMAX, Tinseltown

TMNT (PG)
This animated picture features the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as they work to save the world. Not reviewed

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