'Life During Wartime': Squirm-Worthy Storytelling

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While You Were Sleeping: Leonardo DiCaprio plunges into people's minds while they sleep in order to extract corporate secrets in Christopher Nolan's sci-fi flick Inception. Warner Bros hide caption

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'Inception' A Masterpiece? Only In Someone's Dream

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Guess Who's Coming To Dinner Annette Bening (left) and Julianne Moore star as a couple dealing with their two teenagers -- as well as their anonymous sperm donor, played by Mark Ruffalo. Suzanne Tenner/Focus Features hide caption

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Cholodenko's 'Kids' Flick: More Than Just All Right

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Twihard With A Vengeance: Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson) don't consummate their romance -- though they do allow the audience to gaze long and often at their flawless faces. Kimberley French/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Slow 'Eclipse' Knows Just How To Stalk Its Target

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Kyle Steiner, a member of Battle Company, stands in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan's Kunar Province. Battle Company's actions were the basis of the documentary Restrepo by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington. Outpost Films hide caption

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'Restrepo' And 'The Lottery': Two Places, Two Battles

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To Infinity And Day Care: Jessie and Buzz Lightyear are back — this time, trying to escape from hyperactive toddlers. Disney/Pixar hide caption

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'Toy Story 3': To Growing Up, And Beyond

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Lost In The Woods: From the very start of Winter's Bone, director Debra Granik creatures a lyrical tension between death and life, despair and determination. Sebastian Mlynarski hide caption

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'Winter's Bone:' A Miraculous Film From The Ozarks

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Mom? Dren may be a modern-day Frankenstein's monster, but Delphine Chaneac plays her with a mythical beauty and ballerina's grace. Sarah Polley stars as Elsa, one of the creature's two creators. Warner Bros. hide caption

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'Splice': Your Results May Vary (And Be Scary)

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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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