Sports Movies: If you watched the most exciting Super Bowl ever, follow it up with Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (****) (3 STARS), an engrossing documentary about the most exciting football game in Ivy League history. If that film carries too high a pedigree for your tastes, you can always take in The Wrestler (** 1/2 ), ( 2 1/2 STARS) a fictional film that applies documentary realism to the tawdry spectacle of professional wrestling. Oscar-nominated Mickey Rourke elevates every scene he's in.
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Confessions of a Shopaholic : (Touchstone) Isla Fisher stars as an intrepid New Yorker whose love life and nascent career as an advice columnist are threatened by the mountain of debt she has accumulated. With Hugh Dancy and Joan Cusack. :
Friday the 13th : (Paramount Pictures) The hockey-mask-clad killer terrorizes a fresh batch of randy teens in this remake of the classic horror film. With Jared Padalecki and Danielle Panabaker.
The International : (Columbia Pictures) A Manhattan prosecutor and an Interpol agent risk their careers to expose a murderous bank. With Clive Owen and Naomi Watts.
Under the Sea 3D : (Warner Bros.) Jim Carrey narrates an underwater look at the diverse coastal regions of the Pacific.
Waltz With Bashir : (Sony Pictures Classics) Prompted by his friend's recurring nightmare and its connection to the first Lebanon War of the early 1980s, writer-director Ari Folman conducts interviews with old friends and comrades around the world to discover the truth about himself.
: Release dates are subject to change.