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Weekend Movie Guide: The Holiday Bounty Begins!

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If ever a movie screamed Oscar-bait it is Invictus. Big-name cast? Check! Big-name director? Check! Poignant, life-affirming, yet complex story about human triumph? Check. The Princess and the Frog is significant because it is the first Disney film to feature an African-American lead. Thank God those racists at Disney were finally drummed out! The Lovely Bones was a, uh, lovely book that is apparently being blown up into this bloated thing by Peter Jackson. Peter -- less effects, more story.

Can Werner Herzog do any wrong? Not in my book. Can't wait to see My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? featuring the brilliant Michael Shannon. Speaking of capable men, what must it feel like to be Tom Ford? His directorial debut, A Single Man, is being hailed everywhere. Best actor that no one ever talks about? Maybe Adam Scott. See him this weekend in The Vicious Kind. I know I will!

Tickets, Showtimes, Reviews & Previews after the jump!

Tickets & Showtimes

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Invictus
The Princess and the Frog
The Lovely Bones
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?
A Single Man
The Vicious Kind

Reviews

Invictus
The Princess and the Frog
The Lovely Bones
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?
A Single Man
The Vicious Kind

Previews

Invictus

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The Princess and the Frog

The Lovely Bones

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?

A Single Man

The Vicious Kind