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Arts and Entertainment

Weekend Movie Guide: Tron's Legacy? Awesomeness!

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You've tracked the rotating light-cycle billboards on Santa Monica & Westwood all year. You've listened to the Daft Punk-composed soundtrack all month. You've visited the pop-up shop at Royal/T. You may have even stole a peek at San Fernando Valley spoof Pron. Finally, Tron: Legacy bursts off the screen this weekend! The blockbuster sequel to the cult sci-fi hit screens in 3D, but to really get in the game, try and catch an IMAX 3D screening or the props exhibit at El Capitan.

Disney's looking for lots of 1's and 0's at the box office, but there's another icon vying for 3D surcharges this weekend. Yogi Bear is this year's completely-unnecessary-live-action-adaptation-of-a-kid's-cartoon, with Dan Akyroyd as the smarter-than-average-bear and Justin Timberlake as sidekick Boo Boo. Speaking of boo boos, can you believe rom-com How Do You Knowcost $120 million? But don't blame Paul Rudd, he only took in $3 million. A bargain at twice the price!

For even more corruption, the late George Hickenlooper's Casino Jack brings down the House in limited release. Kevin Spacey's performance is nominated for a Golden Globe. Spacey joins fellow adult-drama nominees Nicole Kidman in Rabbit Hole and Mark Wahlberg & Christian Bale in The Fighter (opening wide). Looking ahead to future awards shows, Ward No. 6 is Russia's entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar, and Soon the Darkness would love to sweep the Spike Guy's Choice Awards.

Full list & trailers appear below. See you at the movies!

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General Release
The Fighter (Showtimes)
How Do You Know (Showtimes)
Tron: Legacy (Showtimes)
Yogi Bear (Showtimes)

Limited Release
Alien Girl (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
All Good Things (Nuart Theatre) (Laemmle's Town Center 5)
And Soon the Darkness (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
Casino Jack (Laemmle Theatres) (The Landmark)
Little Rose (Laemmle's Music Hall 3)
Quest For Honor (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)
Rabbit Hole (Arclight Hollywood) (The Landmark)
Touching Home (Laemmle's Sunset 5)
Ward No. 6 (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex)

Featured Trailers
Tron: Legacy

Yogi Bear

How Do You Know

Casino Jack

Rabbit Hole

The Fighter

And Soon The Darkness

That's all for this week. Flynn lives!