Kenneth TuranKenneth Turan is the film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's Morning Edition, as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.
Spot The Schmuck: Paul Rudd (right) stars as Tim, an ambitious executive tasked with finding a weirdo to bring to his boss's dinner -- for the high-flying hedge-fund types to mock. Steve Carell plays the oddball in question, a bizarre IRS agent who moonlights as a taxidermist.
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From Russia With Love:Salt's Soviet-era spy paranoia would have seemed desperately outdated just a few months ago; now, luckily for the filmmakers, it's the hot-button issue.
White Out: Director M. Night Shyamalan's adaptation of the Asian-inspired TV series has drawn criticism from fans for the casting of white actors in almost all the lead roles.
He Shoots, He Scores: Tom Cruise stars as a gentlemanly secret agent who's equally adept at delivering compliments and riding motorcycles backward. Cameron Diaz plays his hapless-bystander foil.
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Bear Necessities: In Toy Story 3, new character Lots-o-Huggin' Bear (voiced by Ned Beatty) explains the ropes of Sunnyside Daycare Center to series regulars Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and Woody (Tom Hanks).
Lock And Load: Ludicrously named army veterans Face Peck (Bradley Cooper) and Hannibal Smith (Liam Neeson), who comprise half of the four-man A-Team, show off their impressive artillery.
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Rich, Poor -- You Know The Drill: Russell Crowe plays yet another Hollywood variation on Robin Hood, the expert archer who makes it his mission to save a town from their own sheriff.
Beat Down: An awkward teen's initial forays into DIY superherodom are pretty disastrous — but soon enough Dave Lizewski (aka Kick-Ass, played by Aaron Johnson) begins to attract the attention he was hoping for.
Survival Until He's Fit: Newly imprisoned Malik (Tahar Rahim) looks to a veteran gangster for strategies that'll keep him alive. Jacques Audiard's film is a contender for the foreign-language film Oscar.
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