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Films recommended by our reviewers are indicated by an *.

*4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (NR)
In 1987 Romania, college roommates Otilia and Gabita prepare for a trip to obtain an illegal abortion for Gabita's pregnancy. Scott Renshaw
Kimball's Twin Peak

10,000 B.C. (PG-13)
This special effects-filled epic follows a mammoth hunter as he encounters all types of challenges.
Not reviewed
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

27 Dresses (PG-13)
Katherine Heigl has been a bridesmaid 27 times, when she is asked to be in the wedding of her sister and the man she secretly loves. Not reviewed
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*Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG)
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*The Bank Job (R)
In September 1971, British newspapers tell of a brazen robbery at a Baker Street bank. Based on a true story, maybe it's not 100-percent true, but it's a damn good guess, and a ridiculously entertaining one. MaryAnn Johanson
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Bucket List (PG-13)
You have to find it depressing to watch two once-great talents (Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson) relegated to what is clearly paycheck work. Scott Renshaw

College Road Trip (G)
The Disney Channel's Raven-Symon plays a high school student travelling the country to check out prospective colleges with her father (Martin Lawrence). Not reviewed
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Definitely, Maybe (PG-13)
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Doomsday (R)
In this action thriller, a deadly virus breaks out in Great Britain, forcing authorities to quarantine the entire country. Not reviewed

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

Drillbit Taylor (PG-13)
Two young boys who are being bullied hire a soldier of fortune to be their bodyguard. Not reviewed
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

*Enchanted (PG)
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Fool's Gold (PG-13)
In a movie this shallow, it's fitting that the star comes off as a Malibu Ken doll. Scott Renshaw
Cinemark 16

*I Am Legend (PG-13)
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In Bruges (R)
Stuck in Bruges, Belgium, following a hit, two assassins see the sights and begin to develop different ideas about life and death. Not reviewed
Chapel Hills 15

Jumper (PG-13)
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*Juno (PG-13)
Juno MacGuff, a 16-year-old high school junior, finds herself pregnant and opts to give her baby up for adoption. The film is smart, funny and unpredictably sweet. Scott Renshaw
Chapel Hills 15

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (PG-13)
An aging governess is fired from her job and finds a new position as the social secretary for an actress who exposes her to a world of excess. Not reviewed

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (PG)
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Never Back Down (PG-13)
This mixed martial arts film focuses on a rebellious teenager who is drawn into a fighting club. Not reviewed
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Other Boleyn Girl (PG-13)
This film packs plot points so close together all subtext gets choked out. Scott Renshaw
Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (G)
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Rambo (R)
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The Savages (R)
Laura Linney and Philip Seymour Hoffman play siblings who must face changing family dynamics as they care for their aging father. Not reviewed
Kimball's Twin Peak

Shutter (PG-13)
A photographer and his wife witness a deadly auto accident and otherworldly images begin to appear on the photographer's film. Not reviewed
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Spiderwick Chronicles (PG)
Twin boys and their sister find themselves in an other-worldly reality populated by strange creatures after moving to the shabby Spiderwick Estate. Not reviewed
Cinemark 16 IMAX, Tinseltown

*There Will Be Blood (R)
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Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns (PG-13)
A woman discovers a father she never knew when she is invited to his funeral, and meets the extended family she didn't know she had. Not reviewed
Carmike 10, Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

U2 3D (G)
This 3D feature captures the U2 on its international Vertigo tour. Not reviewed
Cinemark 16 IMAX

Vantage Point (PG-13)
Eight strangers, with different viewpoints on an attempted assassination of the President, try to piece together their stories. Not reviewed
Chapel Hills 15, Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (PG)
This film follows a young boy who has vowed to protect the hatchling of a mysterious egg. Not reviewed
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