Christian Bale as Batman in The Dark Knight Rises. The final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, which began with Batman Begins in 2005, deals explicitly with our contemporary political times. Ron Phillips/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Ice Age: Continental Drift, which comes out July 13, is the fourth film in the animated franchise. Since Toy Story marked the beginning of the era of entirely computer-animated films, they've been a studio's safest bet for big earnings at the box office and beyond. Blue Sky Studios & 20th Century Fox hide caption

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Andrew Garfield stars in The Amazing Spider-Man, in which the nerdy, web-slinging superhero gets an overhauled origin story. Jaimie Trueblood/Sony Pictures hide caption

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Ted (voiced by writer-director Seth MacFarlane) and Johnny (Mark Wahlberg) share a laugh in Ted. The talking teddy bear got his powers when 8-year-old Johnny wished upon a falling star for Ted to speak. Universal Pictures/Tippett Studio hide caption

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Antonio the newlywed (Alessandro Tiberi, left), Uncle Paolo (Roberto Della Casa) and Anna the prostitute (Penelope Cruz) in one of To Rome With Love's four independent stories. This one features Anna attempting to teach Antonio something about love. Philippe Antonello /Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Paulette Goddard in the Tramp's (Charlie Chaplin) dream of a middle-class life in Modern Times. Chaplin/United Artists/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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When Jack (Mark Duplass) continues to act out a year after his brother's death, his best friend, Iris (Emily Blunt), who's also his late brother's ex-girlfriend, invites him to rest and recharge at her family's cabin. IFC Films hide caption

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Pixar's Brave follows the independent and courageous Merida (voice by Kelly Macdonald). Pixar hide caption

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A scene from Battleship, which opens this weekend in the U.S. Thanks to earlier releases abroad, the film has already grossed $215 million worldwide. ILM/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Beast (John Tui), Hopper (Taylor Kitsch) and Raikes (Rihanna) are stunned by the appearance of invading alien forces in the motion picture adaption of the, yes, board game Battleship. Photo Credit: ILM/Universal Pictures/ILM/Universal Pictures hide caption

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John Cusack and Cameron Diaz in Being John Malkovich. Criterion Collection hide caption

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In Tim Burton's campy reboot of the Gothic soap Dark Shadows, Johnny Depp plays Barnabas Collins, a vampire with antiquated sensibilities who surfaces in the '70s after a 200-year imprisonment at the hands of a spurned lover. Warner Brothers Pictures hide caption

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Pillow Talk stars Doris Day (above) and Rock Hudson as a pair of strangers who butt heads and fall in love on a shared telephone line. Universal Pictures hide caption

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DVD Picks: 'Pillow Talk'

Bob Mondello recommends the Blu-ray release of Rock Hudson and Doris Day's first onscreen pairing, 1959's Pillow Talk.

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