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This Week's New Movies: "Ides of March" vs. "Real Steel"? It's No Contest

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    Ides of March
    Ryan Gosling stars as a young political consultant working on a presidential campaign who finds himself in way over his head after his libido and vanity get the better of him. Directed by George Clooney, who co-stars along with Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood, Marisa Tomei and Jeffrey Wright. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Real Steel
    Hugh Jackman is an ex-boxer in 2020, when humans have been replaced in the ring by robots, who finds he has a son he never knew about. Together they find a broken down robot named Atom, and eventually get him a title shot. Directed by Shawn Levy, co-starring Evangeline Lily, Anthony Mackie. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Blackthorn
    Sam Shepard stars as Butch Cassidy--he apparently survived that hail of bullets in 1908--who returns to the U.S. and gets cut in on one last robbery. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Dirty Girl
    Juno Temple stars as a young southern girl in the '80s with a bad reputation who decides to run away from home with her fat gay friend, Clarke, and a bag of flour named Joan. Co-stars Milla Jovovich, William H. Macy, Mary Steenburgen and Dwight Yoakam. In limited release, watch the trailer

    The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence
    The hotly anticipated sequel to the most notorious film of 2010 is here. In limited release, watch the trailer---IF YOU DARE

    The Way
    From director Emilio Estevez comes this film starring Martin Sheen as an American doctor who heads off to France to collect the remains of his son who died walking the Camino de Santiago, aka The Way of Saint James. Co-stars Estevez and Deborah Kara Unger. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Hell and Back Again
    A documentary about the effects of a single Taliban bullet on the life of 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Harris, as he returns from Afghanistan to his wife and North Carolina home. In limited release, watch the trailer

    The Sons of Tennessee Williams
    A documentary about the history of "drag balls" in New Orleans, one that dates back to the '50s. In limited release, watch the trailer

    1911
    Jackie Chan stars as Huang Xing, a man who's been studying the art of war in Japan, and returns to China to find the leaders of the Qing Dynasty driving his homeland into the ground, leaving him with no choice but to lead a rebellion. In limited release, watch the trailer