Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristen Davis all return for the sequel. The four leave New York and head to Abu Dhabi. Craig Blankenhorn/New Line Productions hide caption

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'Sex And The City 2': Sheiks, Shrieks And Eeks

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In The Oath, Abu Jandal, who served as Osama bin Laden's personal bodyguard from 1996 to 2000, says he feels guilty for sending his brother-in-law, Salim Hamdan, down a path that led to Hamdan's incarceration at Guantanamo Bay. Zeitgeist Films hide caption

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A Different Man Emerges After An 'Oath' Of Jihad

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Annette Bening's brittle, wounded Karen can't always connect to the people (Elpidia Carrillo, Simone Lopez and Jimmy Smits) in her life. Ralph Nelson/Sony Picture Classics hide caption

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A 'Mother' Lode Of Up-Close Psychological Realism

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After revealing that he is, indeed, the Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) hangs outside of his swanky pad in his swanky suit of armor where he throws out zingers with his expert comedic timing. Industrial Light & Magic hide caption

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'Iron Man 2' Is So Money (And Totally Knows It)

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Rebecca Hall, Ann Guilbert and Amanda Peet stand in the Manhattan apartment that Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt's characters plan to take over — once Guilbert's character passes away. Piotr Redlinski/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'Please Give': A Fine-Tuned Study Of Envy And Guilt

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Jamey Sheridan shines in the title role as a divorced contractor who exists merely as a "pale shadow" of his former self. Worldview Entertainment hide caption

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In 'Handsome Harry,' Guilt Plays A Starring Role

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The incognito British street artist Banksy offers few clues on whether the movie about his street art is real or a hoax. Courtesy Paranoid Pictures hide caption

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A Rich Satire About Street Art, Or Is It A Hoax?

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Tina Fey and Steve Carell star as a married New Jersey couple who attempt to rekindle their romance with a night on the town in New York. Mark Wahlberg co-stars as a security expert who flirts with Fey. Suzanne Tenner/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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On 'Date Night,' Fey And Carell Should Have Stayed In

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Avatar's Sam Worthington plays Perseus, the demigod son of Zeus and nemesis of Hades. He's a strapping fellow — but he looks just a bit too confident (wonder why?) battling those CGI monsters. Jay Maidment/SMPSP hide caption

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A 'Titans' Remake, Clashing With Everything In Sight

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'Greenberg:' A One-Note Sonata That Doesn't Connect

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Fanning's Currie is the central character in The Runaways, based on the singer's memoir. Stewart's Jett turns out to be more of a bystander — though the two do have one desultory love scene. River Road Entertainment hide caption

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Selling Girl Power, With A Man Counting The Cash

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Fire When Ready: Matt Damon plays Roy Miller, a warrant officer who helps a CIA operative search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Paul Greengrass' movie is an action flick with a sharply political bent. Courtesy of Universal Pictures hide caption

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'Green Zone': Bourne In Baghdad, Looking For WMDs

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Helena Bonham Carter plays the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll once described the character as "a Fury ... her passion must be cold and calm — she must be formal and strict, yet not unkindly; pedantic to the 10th degree, the concentrated essence of all governesses!" Walt Disney Pictures hide caption

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Burton's 'Alice': A Curious Kind Of Wonderful

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Dangerous Duo: Tahar Rahim (left) plays an illiterate Arab who is coaxed into killing a fellow inmate by a Corsican gang leader. Niels Arestrup (right) plays his dangerous and violent "mentor." Roger Arpajou/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Behind Bars, Lessons In Life, Death And Freedom

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In The Ghost Writer, Pierce Brosnan plays a former British prime minister under siege from his wife, the press, and the courts. Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Two Movie Islands, One Worth Visiting

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