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27 DRESSES (PG-13): Katherine Heigl plays the eternal bridesmaid who must watch as her sister marries the man she secretly pines for. Evans, Augusta Exchange, Aiken

CLOVERFIELD (PG-13): The tale of a monster attack on New York City is recounted through a small group of friends. Evans, Aiken, Augusta Exchange

HONEYDRIPPER (PG-13): A John Sayles drama with Danny Glover. Augusta Exchange

MAD MONEY (PG-13): Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes play three workers at the Federal Reserve planning to steal money that is about to be destroyed. Evans, Augusta Exchange


30 DAYS OF NIGHT (R): An Alaskan town is attacked by vampires. Masters

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS ( **, PG): Singing critters find their maestro in songwriter David Seville. Mayhem ensues. Evans, Aiken, ends today at Augusta Exchange

ATONEMENT ( ***, R): Joe Wright's adaptation of Ian McEwan's devastating 2001 novel is the truth-and-consequences saga of one night in 1935 that reverberates down the century. With Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Vanessa Redgrave and Saoirse Ronan. Augusta Exchange

AUGUST RUSH (PG): Robin Williams plays a street musician named Wizard, his biggest misstep since putting on a clown nose for Patch Adams. Begins Friday at Masters

BEOWULF (PG-13): Ray Winstone is the title character in this adaptation from the hands of Robert Zemeckis. Begins Friday at Masters

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

THE BUCKET LIST (PG-13): Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman try to live out a few life goals before bad health gets the best of them. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

DAN IN REAL LIFE (PG-13): Steve Carell falls in love with his brother's girlfriend. Masters

FIRST SUNDAY (PG-13): Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan play criminals who are willing to rob their church to pay off a debt. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE GAME PLAN (PG): The Rock plays a professional football player who learns he has a daughter. Masters

THE GREAT DEBATERS (PG-13): Denzel Washington leads a debate team at a black Texas university in 1935. Augusta Exchange, ends today at Evans

HITMAN (R): Timothy Olyphant stars in this video game-based actioner about a bald, take-no-prisoners man who ekes out a violent living. Begins Friday at Masters

I AM LEGEND ( **, PG-13): Will Smith is the last man on Earth, if you don't count all the mutants gunning for him and his dog. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

IN THE NAME OF THE KING (PG-13): A man attempts to rescue his wife and avenge his son's death in this adaptation of the video game. Augusta Exchange, Evans

JUNO ( ***, PG-13): A 16-year-old girl (the sensational Ellen Page) has an unplanned pregnancy and plans to give the baby up for adoption. Improbably endearing comedy about an unfunny situation. Also starring J.K. Simmons, Allison Janney, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman and Michael Cera. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

LIONS FOR LAMBS (R): Robert Redford, Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep star in this tale of two Army Rangers injured in Iraq. Begins Friday at Masters

MR. MAGORIUM'S WONDER EMPORIUM (G): Dustin Hoffman is the Willy Wonka-esque owner of a toy wonderland. Masters

NATIONAL TREASURE: BOOK OF SECRETS ( *, PG): Sequel to the surprise 2004 adventure hit starring Nicolas Cage. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

ONE MISSED CALL (PG-13): On answering the phone, people receive the details of their impending death. You might want to think about screening those calls. Augusta Exchange, Evans

THE ORPHANAGE (R): A testimony to maternal love, wrapped in a smart, spooky film that will have you cringing and hiding your eyes. Augusta Exchange

PIRATES WHO DON'T DO ANYTHING: A VEGGIE TALES MOVIE (G): The VeggieTales crew learns what it's like to sail the high seas. Augusta Exchange, Evans

P.S. I LOVE YOU (PG-13): Hilary Swank stars as a widow whose husband left her a few messages before dying. Augusta Exchange, Evans

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET ( **, R): Johnny Depp takes up the razor as the murderous barber in this Broadway hit. Augusta Exchange

THE WATER HORSE: LEGEND OF THE DEEP (PG): A children's fantasy built around an adorable, puppyish digital rendering of the Loch Ness monster. Augusta Exchange, Evans, ends today at Aiken


ALIEN VS. PREDATOR: REQUIEM (R): Round 2 of this battle of the movie monsters. Ends today at Augusta Exchange, Evans

CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR ( ***, R): Tom Hanks portrays the Texas congressman who secretly helped Afghanistan beat back the Soviets in the 1980s. Ends today at Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

FRED CLAUS ( **, PG): Vince Vaughn plays Santa Claus' disillusioned older brother; Paul Giamatti plays Santa. Ends today at Masters

THE KITE RUNNER ( ***, PG-13): Moving adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's best-seller about the interwined destinies of two Afghan boys whose friendship and lives are forever altered one day before Soviet tanks rolled into Kabul, to be followed years later by Taliban fundamentalists. Ends today at Augusta Exchang

SAW IV (R): If you liked the first three you should like this, because it is pretty much like those. Ends today at Masters

TYLER PERRY'S WHY DID I GET MARRIED? (PG-13): The prolific playwright's work about the trials of marriage hits the big screen. Ends today at Masters

WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY ( **, R): If you liked John C. Reilly's comic turn in Talladega Nights, you'll get more of him here as a budding rock legend. Ends today at Evans



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