One Big Lothario: Sergio Peris-Mencheta plays Armando Bruza, a boxer who sparks an awakening in Mirren's Grace. Richard Foreman/E1 Entertainment hide caption

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Unchained Melody: In his documentary The Agony And Ecstasy Of Phil Spector, director Vikram Jayanti casts the eccentric music producer in a decidedly kindly light. Vixpix Films hide caption

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Want Your Bad Romance: Tortured lovers Bella (Kristen Stewart), still human for the moment, and Edward (Robert Pattinson), still a vampire, are at it again in the latest installment of the Twilight mega-franchise. Kimberley French/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Cinematographers practice shooting live-action 3-D at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif. Beth Dubber/Sony Pictures Entertainment hide caption

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In Cyrus, John C. Reilly (left) goes head to head with Jonah Hill, who plays the troublesome son of his new girlfriend. Chuck Zlotnick/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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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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The Odd Couple: Filmmaker Oliver Stone (left) caused quite a stir at the Venice Film Festival when he invited Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez — and an attendant posse of security guards — to the premiere of his documentary South Of The Border. Jose Ibanez hide caption

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Lost In The Tall Grass: Sabine Azema, who plays the role of the beleaguered Marguerite, has appeared in almost all of Alain Resnais' recent films. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Restrepo directors Sebastian Junger (left) and Tim Hetherington pose for a photo in Restrepo, an outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Their film was awarded the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Tim Hetherington/Outpost Films hide caption

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