Together, Two: Kodi Smit-McPhee plays Owen, a lonely 12-year-old who forms a partnership with isolated vampire Abby, played by Chloe Grace Moretz, in the hopes of finding friendship and protection from bullies. Saeed Adyani/Overture Films hide caption

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The directors of Freakonomics mix things up by incorporating cartoons (above, of the book's co-author Steven Levitt, who argued that incentives are the key to understanding economics) and illustrative tableaux. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Lonely Girl: Orphaned as a child, Linda (Paz de la Huerta) reunites with her long-lost brother in the neon-lit party districts of Tokyo. But the dangers of his job soon catch up with him, and they're separated again. IFC Films hide caption

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What Now? Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley and Andrew Garfield are students whose British boarding school isn't preparing them for the usual sort of post-secondary life. Alex Bailey/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Up Close And Personal: Using old footage and new material, filmmakers Michele Hozer and Peter Raymont explore the life and personality of pianist Glenn Gould. Sony Music Entertainment/Lorber Films hide caption

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Canoodling With Cause: The much-abused wife (Yan Ni) of a wealthy noodle-shop owner buys a gun, telling her lover that her husband must die for them to be happy. Bai Xiaoyan/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Going Out With A Bang: Vincent Cassel stars as bank robber Jacques Mesrine in Public Enemy Number One, the second half of Jean-Francois Richet's gangster epic. Music Box Films hide caption

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Like Father, Like Daughter: All ML (Karin Viard) wants is to throw a successful dinner party. But her efforts keep getting foiled, thanks to unforeseen complications -- such as her long-absent dad, Henri (Pierre Arditi), showing up unexpectedly. IFC Films hide caption

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She's Ready For Her Close-Up: Once again, Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson plays dress-up as Nanny McPhee, a magical caretaker whose appearance becomes less forbidding as her charges learn to behave. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Rocky's Got A Gun: Sylvester Stallone (right) returns to the big screen in The Expendables, alongside action-movie veterans including Jet Li (left) and Dolph Lundgren (center). Karen Ballard/Lionsgate hide caption

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Field piece: Coming on the heels of the acclaimed animated film Waltz With Bashir, the drama Lebanon offers a different -- and somewhat more conventional -- take on Israel's controversial 1982 invasion of Lebanon. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Come Sail Away: Regatta champion Charlie St. Cloud (Zac Efron, right) loves boating and his little brother, Sam (Charlie Tahan) more than anything. But when tragedy strikes, Charlie's world is turned topsy-turvy. Diyah Pera/Universal Pictures hide caption

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A White African: Mike Campbell bought his farm after Zimbabwe achieved majority rule in 1980 -- and after obtaining a "certificate of no interest" confirming that the government didn't want to acquire it for redistribution. Robert Mugabe's government has since declared that Zimbabwe's land is "for Zimbabweans." Robin Hammond hide caption

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Mikhail Gorbachev: The former leader of the Soviet Union is one of many political figures -- including Jimmy Carter, Tony Blair and Pervez Musharraf -- to appear in the film. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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