'Avatar,' Family Films To Dominate Movie Screens

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Vampires and werewolves are so last weekend. Get ready for the blue-tailed navie in a special-effects blowout called Avatar. The movie's claim that its special effects will be an industry game-changer has scared away the season's usual sci-fi and sorcery flicks. This December features mostly down-to-earth stories about families, romance, crime-solvers and the occasional singing chipmunk.

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