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In this film publicity image released by Lionsgate, a subsider is shown in a scene from, "Daybreakers."  Lionsgate
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In this film publicity image released by Lionsgate, a subsider is shown in a scene from, "Daybreakers."

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daybreakers ( *1/2, R): A scientist (Ethan Hawke) tries to find a cure for a plague that has turned the bulk of the human population into vampires. Augusta Exchange, Aiken, Evans

LEAP YEAR ( **, PG): A woman tired of waiting for her longtime boyfriend to propose hatches a scheme to make sure they spend Feb. 29 in Ireland, where tradition allows women to propose. Augusta Exchange, Aiken, Evans

YOUNG VICTORIA ( ***, PG): Emily Blunt shines in the title role as Britain's mighty 19th century monarch. Augusta Exchange

YOUTH IN REVOLT ( **1/2, R): Michael Cera plays Nick Twisp, who rebels against his family to win the heart of a free-spirited girl (Portia Doubleday). Augusta Exchange, Evans

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ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE SQUEAKUEL (PG): The annoying computer-animated film has an annoying sequel. Evans, Aiken, Augusta Exchange

AVATAR ( ***1/2, PG-13): James Cameron's live-action/animation 3-D hybrid centers on a war between blue-skinned aliens. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS ( ****, PG): About a town where food rains from the sky. Masters

COUPLES RETREAT ( **, PG-13): A skimpy comedy that is more adult than its rating indicates. Masters

DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE MORGANS? ( *1/2, PG-13): Manhattanites witness a mob hit and are relocated for their protection to Wyoming. Augusta Exchange, Evans, ends today at Aiken

EVERYBODY'S FINE ( ***, PG-13): Robert De Niro is a widower on a road trip to reconnect with his three grown and estranged children (Sam Rockwell, Kate Beckinsale and Drew Barrymore). Augusta Exchange

FANTASTIC MR. FOX (PG): Dapper title character (George Clooney) must protect his family from three mean farmers. Masters

INVICTUS ( ***, PG-13) The true story of how the newly elected Nelson Mandela used the 1995 Rugby World Cup as a vehicle to unite his country. Augusta Exchange, ends today at Evans

IT'S COMPLICATED (PG-13): Comedy about a divorcee (Meryl Streep) dating an architect (Steve Martin) and her ex (Alec Baldwin). Evans, Aiken, Augusta Exchange

LAW ABIDING CITIZEN ( **1/2, R): A father whose family is murdered takes revenge. Masters

THE MEN WHO STARE AT GOATS (R): Evans, Aiken

NINE (PG-13): Daniel Day-Lewis is a world-famous film director having a crisis of conscience. Evans, Augusta Exchange

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY ( ***, R): A young couple discovers suburbia isn't a safe haven from demons. Masters

SHERLOCK HOLMES (PG-13): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary detective gets a 21st century makeover. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken

STEPFATHER (PG-13): Mom marries a psycho. Masters

THE BLIND SIDE ( **1/2, PG-13): Homeless teen is taken in by a wealthy couple as part of a college-football recruitment program. Augusta Exchange, Aiken, Evans

THE INVENTION OF LYING (PG-13): Ricky Gervais develops the ability to lie. Masters

THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG ( ***1/2, G): The Walt Disney Co. gets back to old-school, pen-and-ink animation. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Augusta Exchange

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON ( ***, PG-13): After the vampire Edward leaves, Bella finds comfort in the arms of a werewolf. Augusta Exchange, Evans

UP IN THE AIR ( ****, R): George Clooney gives the performance of his career. Augusta Exchange, Evans

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE ( ***, PG): A boy in a wolf suit is adopted by a clan of monsters. Masters

ENDING TODAY

BROTHERS ( ***1/2, R): A Marine is reportedly killed in Afghanistan. The report is wrong, and after he returns home, he, his brother and wife must readjust. Augusta Exchange

OLD DOGS ( **1/2, PG): Buddy movie won't hunt. Evans

PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL 'PUSH' BY SAPPHIRE ( ***, R): A New York City teenager in 1980s Harlem is abused by her father and mother. Augusta Exchange


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