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Seems to be something for everyone this week at the movies, you’ve got a sports movie, an action thriller, a horror movie, a period piece, a gangster flick and a kid’s movie.  Let’s see what we have, shall we?

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Body of Lies

Starring: Russell Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 55%

Critical Consensus: “Body of Lies relies on the performances of Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio to elevate it beyond the conventional espionage thriller.”


The Express

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown

Freshness: 61%

Critic Consensus: This inspirational sports biopic set in the the civil rights era is interesting even for non-football fans, and features a great performance by Dennis Quaid as tough-but-fair football coach.


City of Ember

Freshness: 42%

Starring: Bill Murray, Tim Robbins

Critic Consensus: City of Ember is visually arresting, and boasts a superb cast, but is sadly lacking in both action and adventure.

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The Duchess

Starring: Keira Knightly, Ralph Fiennes

Freshness: 62%

Critic Consensus: While The Duchess treads the now-familiar terrain of the corset-ripper, the costumes look great and Keira Knightley’s performance is stellar in this subtly feminist, period drama.

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RocknRolla (limited)

Starring: Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Jeremy Piven, Ludacris

Freshness: 63%

Critic Consensus: Mixed reviews for Guy Ritchie’s return to his London-based cockney wideboy gangster movie roots, but most agree, it’s a step in the right direction following two major turkeys.



Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Steve Harris


Critic Consensus: None

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