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The Awakening opens Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Awakening (R) This period horror flick begins promisingly before collapsing into a pile of nonsense. Rebecca Hall stars as a scientific debunker of supernatural hoaxes in 1921 England. When a schoolmaster (Dominic ...


The Bourne Legacy opens Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Bourne Legacy (PG-13) Jeremy Renner stars as a new secret agent who comes out of the same CIA program as Jason Bourne. Also with Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Donna Murphy, Corey Stoll, Zel...



Ruby Sparks opens Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Ruby Sparks (R) Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) direct this comedy about a struggling novelist (Paul Dano) who magically conjures a girl (Zoe Kazan) to life after creating her as a character in...


Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade star in "The Watch" opening Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Watch (R) Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade star in this comedy as overzealous neighborhood watchmen who are forced to deal with an invasion of space aliens. Also with Rosemarie DeWitt, Will...



Neil Young Journeys opens Friday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Neil Young Journeys (PG) Jonathan Demme’s concert film of the rock star’s return to Toronto in May 2011. (Opens Friday in Dallas) NOW PLAYING: The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13) The series goes back to its origins with...


Drunkboat opens Friday

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Drunkboat (R) Bob Meyer’s coming-of-age drama stars Jacob Zachar as a teenager who tries to buy a boat from a con man (John Goodman) with the help of his alcoholic uncle (John Malkovich). Also with Dana Delany and Sk...



The winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and multiple prizes at Cannes, Beasts of the Southern Wild opens Thursday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13) The winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and multiple prizes at Cannes, Benh Zeitlin’s fantasy stars Quvenzhané Wallis as a six-year-old girl in ...


The Amazing Spider-Man opens Friday.

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Fort Worth Weekly
OPENING: The Amazing Spider-Man (PG-13) The series re-starts with Andrew Garfield starring as high-school student Peter Parker as he first becomes the superhero and seeks to learn the fate of his missing parents. Also with Emma...



Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter opens Friday

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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (R) The year’s best movie title goes to this adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel, in which our nation’s 16th president (Benjamin Walker) is inspired to take up politics by his...


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KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Girl From the Naked Eye (R) Jason Yee stars in this martial-arts flick as a man who takes revenge when the prostitute he was hired to look after is murdered. Also with Samantha Streets, Gary Stretch, Dominique Swai...