* CRITIC’S CHOICE *
Pedro Almodovar’s mesmerizing melodrama brims over with bittersweet, tragic romance. Penelope Cruz is scary good.
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The Book of Eli
The Hughes Brothers don’t offer any new turns, but the post-apocalyptic flick delivers swiftly and efficiently.
The Spy Next Door
Jackie Chan’s solo star vehicle makes surprisingly good use of his increasingly limited talents. It’s Uncle Buck redux.
The Lovely Bones
Peter Jackson can’t help himself, beclouding the strengths of what should be an ethereal police procedural.
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