Mom's The Word: Annette Bening (left) and Julianne Moore play a comically yin-yang couple in The Kids Are All Right. Suzanne Tenner/Focus Features hide caption

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Mondello: For Movie Lovers, It Was A Very Good Year

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Bitter, sweet: Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams dance a wrenching two-step in Derek Cianfrance's relationship drama Blue Valentine. Davi Russo/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Three Unpretty Pictures Open Just In Time For Oscar

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'True Grit,' Then And Now

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Spacey, Kidman Show They're At Top Of Their Games

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Tommy Lee Jones (left) and Ben Affleck play executives who lose their high-paying berths at a shipbuilding firm and must find new jobs and rethink identities defined by paychecks and perks. Folger/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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When 'Company Men' Lose Their Clean White Collars

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Match Made In Prison: Phillip Morris (Ewan McGregor, left) joyfully greets con man Steven Russell (Jim Carrey) during one of Russell's outlandish escape plans -- all of which are aimed at winning them a happily-ever-after outside the barbed wire. Patti Perret/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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In 'Phillip Morris,' A Criminally Charming Fellow

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Jim Carrey stars in the long-delayed I Love You, Phillip Morris. Patti Perret/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Hollywood Takes A Look Back For The Holidays

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Colin Firth stars as the shy, stammer-prone Albert, Duke of York — the future King George VI — with Helena Bonham Carter as his determinedly optimistic duchess, the former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon and future Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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For A 'King's Speech,' Commoner Helps Find A Voice

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Manolo Cardona (left) and Cristian Mercado in Undertow, Peru's nominee for a foreign-language Oscar. Courtesy Dynamo Producciones hide caption

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'Undertow:' The Pull Of A Lover, Even After Death

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Extracurricular Activities: Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) and Hermione Granger (Emma Watson) skip school to find and destroy a string of magical objects that hold the key to the villainous Lord Voldemort's immortality. Jaap Buitendijk/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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In Which We Don't Quite Get To The Horcrux Of It

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Post-Grad Slump: Director Lena Dunham stars as Aura, a newly single college grad who returns home and finds work at a local restaurant, where the chef (David Call) becomes the object of her affections. Joe Anderson/IFC Films hide caption

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'Tiny Furniture,' Awfully Big Questions

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Dino De Laurentiis: For Decades, A Big-Picture Guy

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Evil Deed: Roxanne Ritchi (left), given voice and sarcasm by Tina Fey, is frequently kidnapped by the self-declared genius villain Megamind (voiced by Will Ferrell) in his efforts to take over Metro City and antagonize its resident hero. DreamWorks/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Megamind': Supernature Vs. Supernurture, In 3-D

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