David EdelsteinDavid Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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Tina Fey and Steve Carell star as a married New Jersey couple who attempt to rekindle their romance with a night on the town in New York. Mark Wahlberg co-stars as a security expert who flirts with Fey.
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Avatar's Sam Worthington plays Perseus, the demigod son of Zeus and nemesis of Hades. He's a strapping fellow — but he looks just a bit too confident (wonder why?) battling those CGI monsters.
Fanning's Currie is the central character in The Runaways, based on the singer's memoir. Stewart's Jett turns out to be more of a bystander — though the two do have one desultory love scene.
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