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A chorus of senior citizens ranging in age from 72 to 93 include in their repretoire songs by Jimi Hendrix, Coldplay, Sonic Youth, and other unexpected musicians. But the lyrics take on new meaning and poignancy when sung by those with a lifetime of love and loss, who may be nearing the end of their journey. As Stephen Walker's documentary begins, the retirees, led by their demanding musical director, are rehearsing their new show, struggling with a discordant Sonic Youth number and giving new meaning to James Brown's 'I Feel Good.' What ultimately emerges is a funny and unexpectedly moving testament to friendship, creative inspiration, and reaching beyond expectations. Directed by Stephen Walker

PG for some mild language and thematic elements/110m/F/Fox Searchlight


Mike Terry is a Jiu-jitsu master who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing to pursue an honorable life by operating a self defense studio. Struggling to make ends meet, an accident changes Terry's life, introducing him to a world of promoters, and he steps into the ring. Directed and written by David Mamet Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alice Braga, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Rodrigo Santoro, Rebecca Pidgeon, Randy Couture

R for strong language/99m/S/Sony Pictures Classics

Smart People

Professor Lawrence Wetherhold might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant &

but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy. His teenaged daughter is an acid-tongued overachiever who follows closely in dad's misery-loving footsteps, and his adopted, preposterously ne'er-do-well brother has perfected the art of freeloading. A widower who can't seem to find passion in anything anymore, it seems Lawrence is sleepwalking through a very stunted middle age. When his brother shows up unexpectedly for an extended stay at just about the same time as he accidently encounters a former student, the circumstances cause him to stir from his deep, deep freeze, with often comical, sometimes heartbreaking consequences for himself and everyone around him. Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page, Ashton Holmes

R for language, brief teen drug and alcohol use, and for some sexuality/94m/S/Miramax

Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?

With a baby on the way, and a need to make the world safe for infant-kind, the unassuming guy from West Virginia who looked at fast food in"Super Size Me" takes on what no special ops team could do: he puts to use his complete lack of experience, knowledge, and expertise to look for the most wanted man on earth. What he learns is that people the world over have many of the same basic concerns, and nothing is as black and white as it is sometimes painted. Directed, written by and starring Morgan Spurlock ("Super Size Me")

PG-13 for some strong language/93m/F/Weinstein

Made of Honor

Tom is sexy, successful, and knows he can rely on his best friend Hannah as the one constant in his life. It's perfect, until Hannah goes to Scotland on a business trip... and Tom realizes how empty his life is without her. When he learns that she has become engaged to a handsome Scotsman and plans to move overseas, he reluctantly agrees to be her "maid of honor"... so he can attempt to stop the wedding before it's too late. Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Kathleen Quinlan and Sydney Pollack

PG 13 for sexual content and language/101m/S/Sony

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

In the 1939-set romantic tale, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer. Within minutes, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into a heady high-society milieu - and, within hours, discovering the possibility of a new life. Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Shirley Henderson, Ciaran Hinds, Mark Strong, Lee Pace Rated

PG-13 for some partial nudity and innuendo/92m/S/Focus

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Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

The Pevensie siblings are magically transported back to the world of Narnia one year after their first adventure, only to discover that more than 1300 years have passed in Narnian time. The Golden Age of Narnia is in the past, and Narnia has been conquered and is under the control of an evil king who rules without mercy. They soon meet the rightful heir to the throne, the young Prince Caspian, who has been forced into hiding. Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Ben Barnes, Peter Dinklage, Warwick Davis, Liam Neeson, Eddie Izzard

PG for epic battle action and violence/144m/S/Walt Disney

What Happens in Vegas

Two strangers wake to discover they've gotten married following a night of debauchery in Sin City, and one of them wins a huge jackpot after playing the other's quarter. The newlyweds devise ever-escalating schemes to undermine each other, falling in love amid the mutual backstabbing. Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah, Michelle Krusiec, Lake Bell

PG-13 for some sexual and crude content, and language,including a drug reference/99m/S/Fox

Iron Man

Based upon Marvel's iconic super hero, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, he builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man. Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub, Leslie Bibb, Bill Smitrovich, Nazanin Boniadi

PG-13 for some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive content/126m/S/Paramount

Speed Racer

Speed Racer was born to race cars. Aggressive, instinctive and fearless, his only real competition is the memory of the brother he idolized. When Speed turns down a lucrative offer from Royalton Industries, he infuriates the company's maniacal owner. And if Speed won't drive for Royalton, Royalton will see to it that Speed never crosses another finish line. Directed by Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski (Matrix) Emile Hirsch, Matthew Fox, Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman, Benno Furmann, Scott Porter, Christian Oliver

PG for sequences of action, some violence, language and brief smoking/135m/S/Warner Bros.

Forbidden Kingdom

Jason, an American teenager obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kungfu classics, finds the stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King, in a pawn shop. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself transported back to ancient China. There, he meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful Silent Monk; and a vengeance-bent kungfu beauty, Golden Sparrow, who lead him on his quest to return the staff to its rightful owner, the Monkey King &

imprisoned in stone by the evil Jade Warlord for five hundred years. Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Crystal Liu Yi Fei, Collin Chou

PG-13 for sequences of martial arts action and some violence/113m/S/Lionsgate

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Struggling musician Peter has spent six years idolizing his girlfriend, television star Sarah Marshall. He's the guy accidentally omitted from award acceptance speeches. When she dumps him, he believes that not having Sarah may just ruin his life. To clear his head, Peter takes an impulsive trip to Hawaii where he is confronted by his worst nightmare: Sarah and her tragically hip new British-rocker boyfriend sharing his hotel. Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Jonah Hill

R for sexual content, language and some graphic nudity/111m/F/Universal

Baby Mama

A successful single businesswoman, who dreams of having a baby, learns she is infertile and hires a working class woman as an unlikely surrogate. Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear, Dax Shepherd, Sigourney Weaver

PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and a drug reference/99m/F/Universal

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