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This Week's New Movies: "Beauty and the Beast," "Contraband" and Some Oscar Contenders

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    NEWSLETTERS

    From director Lynne Ramsay ("Morvern Callar") comes "We Need to Talk About Kevin," starring Tilda Swinton as a mother trying to come to grips with the fact that her son is a sociopathic monster. Co-starring Ezra Miler and John C. Reilly. (Published Tuesday, May 29, 2012)

    Beauty and the Beast (3D)
    The Disney classic, about a beautiful young woman who helps a savage monster turn back into a handsome prince, returns in 3D. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Contraband
    Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale and Ben Foster star in this remake of an Icelandic thriller about an ex--smuggler forced to make one last run to save his brother-in-law's life. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Joyful Noise
    Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah square off as two women with very different ideas about which direction their choir should take. In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

    "We Need to Talk About Kevin"

    [NATL] "We Need to Talk About Kevin"
    From director Lynne Ramsay ("Morvern Callar") comes "We Need to Talk About Kevin," starring Tilda Swinton as a mother trying to come to grips with the fact that her son is a sociopathic monster. Co-starring Ezra Miler and John C. Reilly. (Published Tuesday, May 29, 2012)

    We Need to Talk About Kevin
    Tilda Swinton gives an amazing performance in this gripping drama about a woman coming to grips with the fact that her son is a sociopath. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    The Iron Lady
    Meryl Streep stars as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in this biopic that traces the Iron Lady's rise to power. Expanding into more cities, read our review and watch the trailer

    "Beauty and the Beast 3D"

    [NY] "Beauty and the Beast 3D"
    The Disney classic returns in a brand new way January 13th. (Published Monday, Jan 16, 2012)

    Albatross
    Jessica Brown Findlay ("Downton Abbey) and Felicity Jones ("Like Crazy") confirm their rising star status in this otherwise forgettable coming-of-age dramedy about two teens whose friendship is soured when one sleeps with the other's father. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Newlyweds
    Ed Burns wrote, directed and stars in this indie drama about a young couple whose lives are thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a sibling. limited release, watch the trailer

    "Contraband" Trailer

    [NY] "Contraband" Trailer
    Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale star in this crime thriller coming January 13th. (Published Friday, Jan 13, 2012)

    Pina
    Wim Wenders' new documentary takes a look at the career of dancer Pina Bausch. limited release, watch the trailer

    Loosies
    Peter Facinelli stars as a NYC pickpocket on the run from the cops who runs into a woman ("Thor"'s Jaimie Alexander) with whom he had a one-night stand, in this indie dramedy from "Buffalo 66" director Michael Corrente. limited release, watch the trailer

    Lula, Son of a Brazil
    A 2009 biopic about the early life of Brazilian president Luiz Inacio da Silva, aka Lula. limited release, watch the trailer

    Man on a Mission
    A documentary about Richard Garriot, a video game develop who leveraged his fortune into a seat on the Russian's Soyuz rocket, allowing him to follow in the footsteps of his father, a former NASA astronaut, into outer-space. limited release, watch the trailer