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The first weekend of October is jam packed with new movies coming out.  We have 4 new wide release movies on top of Toy Story 1 and 2 in 3D for 2 weeks.  Let’s see who survived the critics.

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Zombieland

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer

Plot:  Four survivors join forces to survive a zombie apocalypse.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 89%

Critic Consensus: “Wickedly funny and featuring plenty of gore, Zombieland is proof that the zombie subgenre is far from dead.”

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Whip It

Starring: Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristin Wiig, Drew Barrymore

Directed by: Drew Barrymore

Plot: A small town waitress joins a fast paced and crazy roller derby league in Austin, TX.

RT Freshness: 80%

Critic Consensus: “While made from overly familiar ingredients, Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut has enough charm, energy, and good-natured humor to transcend its many cliches.”

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The Invention of Lying

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Louis CK, Jonah Hill, Rob Lowe, Tina Fey

Directed by: Ricky Gervais

Plot: In an alternate universe, no one has ever lied until Mark suddenly invents it and becomes rich and famous.

RT Freshness: 58%

Critic Consensus: “It doesn’t quite follow through on its promise, and relies too heavily on shopworn romantic comedy tropes, but The Invention of Lying is uncommonly sly and funny.”

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Capitalism: A Love Story

Starring and Directed by: Michael Moore

Plot: Michael Moore turns his critical eye to the system of capitalism.

RT Freshness: 73%

Critic Consensus: “Love him or hate him, Capitalism captures Michael Moore in his muckraking element — with all the Moore-centric showmanship that entails.”

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