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'Lovely,' isn't she? Saoirse Ronan brings an appealing naturalness to the part of a murdered girl looking down on the world that survived her, but Peter Jackson's film of The Lovely Bones misses the delicate balance that made the novel work. DreamWorks Studios hide caption

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Demonstrators gather in downtown Rome during a "No Berlusconi Day" rally Dec. 5, asking for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's resignation. In the latest scandal to hit Berlusconi, a convicted mobster testified about the politician's links to the Mafia. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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