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Wes Bently and Rachel Nichols appear in the parking-garage thriller P2.

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FRED CLAUS (PG) Vince Vaughn plays Santa Claus' (Paul Giamatti) disillusioned older bro. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

HORRORFEST (R): Screenings of eight horror flicks over 10 days, beginning Friday. Evans

LIONS FOR LAMBS (R) Robert Redford, Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep star in this tale of two Army Rangers injured in Iraq. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

P2 (R) A psycho stalks a woman trapped in a parking garage. Augusta Exchange, Evans


30 DAYS OF NIGHT (R): An Alaskan town is attacked by vampires. Augusta Exchange, ends today at Evans, Aiken

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (PG-13): Bobbing along on the melodies of 33 re-imagined songs by The Beatles, this long and winding extravaganza from Julie Taymor is a bizarre counterculture jukebox musical. Augusta Exchange

AMERICAN GANGSTER (R): Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington go toe-to-toe on opposite sides of the law. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

BEE MOVIE (PG): Jerry Seinfeld wrote and stars in this animated tale of a bee who wants more from life than making honey. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM ( ***, PG-13): The Bourne films have taken chases beyond storytelling technique and made them the story. Masters

THE BRAVE ONE ( **, R) Jodie Foster becomes the aggressor after she is brutally beaten and left for dead. Begins Friday at Masters

THE COMEBACKS (PG-13): A college football coach with the worst record in the history of the sport vows to turn things around with ragtag recruits. Ends today at Evans, begins Friday at Masters

DAN IN REAL LIFE (PG-13): Steve Carell falls in love with his brother's girlfriend. Evans, Augusta Exchange, Aiken

THE GAME PLAN (PG): The Rock plays a pro football player who learns he has a daughter. Evans, Augusta Exchange, Aiken

GONE BABY GONE (R): Ben Affleck's directorial debut stars his brother, Casey, as a Boston detective investigating a murder. Augusta Exchange, ends today at Evans

THE KINGDOM (R): Jamie Foxx leads an FBI team investigating a terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia. Masters

MARTIAN CHILD (PG): John Cusack adopts a boy who claims to be from Mars. Augusta Exchange, Evans

THE NANNY DIARIES (PG-13) Scarlett Johansson stars as a college student who works as a nanny for a rich New York family in this adaptation of the best-selling book. Begins Friday at Masters

RATATOUILLE ( ***, G) This might be the first Pixar movie that is so advanced, so sophisticated, it doesn't feel as though it was made for kids. Masters

RUSH HOUR 3 ( **, PG-13): Chris Tucker is once again the motor-mouth LAPD cop who's always in trouble, and Jackie Chan is once again the ace Hong Kong cop. Masters

SAW IV (R): If you saw the first three, this should be pretty much like those. Evans, Augusta Exchange, Aiken

TIM BURTON'S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS 3D (PG): Tim Burton's animated holiday mashup is back. Augusta Exchange

TYLER PERRY'S WHY DID I GET MARRIED? (PG-13): The prolific playwright's work about the trials of marriage hits the big screen. Augusta Exchange, Aiken, Evans

UNDERDOG (PG): A super-powered pooch saves the day. Starts Friday, Masters


THE DARJEELING LIMITED (R): In this Wes Anderson film, three estranged brothers try to find themselves and rekindle their relationships with a train trip across India. Starring Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson and Adrien Brody. Ends today at Augusta Exchange

MICHAEL CLAYTON (R): Legal thriller with George Clooney. Ends today at Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

MR. BEAN'S HOLIDAY (G): Rowan Atkinson is back, this time taking a trip to France. Ends today at Masters

MR. WOODCOCK (PG-13): A young man tries to break off his mom's engagement to his former gym teacher, played by Billy Bob Thornton. Ends today at Masters

WE OWN THE NIGHT (R): Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Wahlberg star in this tale about a man risking all to save his brother from mobsters. Ends today at Augusta Exchange, Evans



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