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Weekend Movie Guide: Farewell to privacy, Amy!

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The buzz on Enchanted--and especially Amy Adams--has been high for the last few weeks. Weren't they saying the same thing about Adams, though, after Junebug? Either way, I'll see Enchanted this weekend. In a strange way, it reminds me of Galaxy Quest. Stay with me here. I thought Galaxy Quest looked horrible when I saw the previews, but I ended up loving it. Will the same hold true for Enchanted?

I'm actually a fairly huge fan of Timothy Olyphant. From Go to Deadwood, I've always liked what he brought to the screen. Hitman, however, may test my devotion. Critics have been positively brutal and I've never even played the video game on which the movie is based. Still, I'm tempted to check it out. The presence of the lovely Olga Kurylenko is a further incentive. She may replace Marion Cotillard as my favorite screen siren.

After opening in New York last week, Margot at the Wedding finally makes its way out west. I enjoyed Baumbach's last, The Squid and the Whale, but that was mostly due to Jeff Daniel's hangdog performance. The prospect of seeing a frosty Nicole Kidman does not fill me with anticipation. Isn't she always a little frosty anyway? Likewise, I enjoy Jack Black's comedic stuff but his dramatic turns have always left me a little flat.