Two Lovers : *** 1/2 In an age when moving romantic dramas are as few and far between as truly funny romantic comedies, this turbulent triangle starring Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow and Vinessa Shaw encompasses three varieties of love (and how they all bleed into each other): domestic, romantic, erotic.
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12 Rounds : (20th Century Fox) A police detective must complete 12 insidious challenges to save his kidnapped girlfriend. With John Cena and Ashley Scott.
The Haunting in Connecticut : (Lionsgate) A family is terrorized by the supernatural after moving into a former mortuary. With Virginia Madsen and Elias Koteas.
Gomorrah : (IFC Films) This Italian film takes a journalistic look at what goes on inside the Naples-based mob known as Camorra. With Salvatore Abruzzese and Simone Sacchettino. In Italian with English subtitles.
Monsters vs. Aliens 3-D : (Paramount/Dreamworks) A ragtag group of monsters are enlisted to defend Earth against an alien invasion. With the voices of Reese Witherspoon and Seth Rogen.
Sunshine Cleaning: (Overture) Strapped for cash, a mother starts an unusual business - a crime-scene cleanup service. With Amy Adams and Emily Blunt.
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