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Weekend Movie Guide: New Mike Judge!

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Is it just me or is there a surprising lack of public excitement about the release of Extract? I mean, Mike Judge and Jason Bateman working together on a film? Either one of these guys pulls me into a theater, but both together-- that's nirvana. On the other hand, is anyone looking forward to Gamer? Gerard Butler is rapidly squandering the capital he earned back when he was just a working actor. If you don't know what I mean, watch how great he was in Dear Frankie. Hell, he was even good in Timeline and that movie blew!

In theory, I'm glad that there is still room at the table for Sandra Bullock, but All About Steve looks beyond awful. Think Bradley Cooper isn't thrilled that The Hangover came out before this turkey? Both Amreeka and Still Walking have been receiving rock-solid critical notices. The first follows a Palestinian woman as she is selected to receive a green card and emigrates to America. The second is a sprawling tale of a Japanese family who gather to commemorate the death of a loved one. Both will leave you full of life as you exit the theater.

Tickets, Showtimes, Reviews and Previews after the jump!