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OPENING: The Girl Who Played With Fire (R) The sequel to The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo stars Michael Nyqvist as a Swedish journalist...

Winter’s Bone: Welcome to the Dolly House

Certain movies inspire my fellow film critics to throw the word “authentic” around. This is a wobbly concept to begin with when talking about...

Despicable Me: One to Gru On

The trailer for Inception has caused a stir in movieland by being mysterious and not giving away too much of the movie’s plot. Well,...

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OPENING: The Last Airbender (PG) M. Night Shyamalan’s big-screen live-action version of the animated kids’ TV show Avatar: The Last Airbender stars...

Eclipse: Lady Ante Bella

The Twilight movies have frustrated me, not because they’re made out of junk but for the opposite reason. Stephenie Meyer’s mega-selling series of novels...

A Solitary Man Goes Back to School

Since the turn of the new century, Michael Douglas has gradually been phasing himself out of the stardom that he enjoyed in the late...

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OPENING: The Good, the Bad, and the Weird (R) This Korean Western by Kim Ji-woon (A Tale of Two Sisters) stars Jung Woo-sung, Lee...

Knight and Day: Up in the Air

I’m not in the habit of using the word “piffle.” Yet that sprang to mind as I was watching Knight and Day, and the...

Dragon Tattoo: I Love Playing with Fire

It’s not every week that a Swedish novelist who’s been dead for six years makes the cover of Entertainment Weekly. Such is the engrossing...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Jonah Hex (PG-13) Josh Brolin stars in this Western based on a comic-book series about a facially scarred, supernaturally powered bounty hunter...