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Source Code an Action Flick With Brains

Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan star in Duncan Jones' sci-fi film

(Newser) - Source Code stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a military pilot placed into another man’s life using a secret program called Source Code—where he's forced to repeat the same eight minutes perpetually in order to catch a bomber. It’s pulse-pounding but deeply human:
  • It’s “the first film
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Eagle Eye Is For the Birds

A confusing jumble 'only a GPS could love'

(Newser) - Big-Brother thriller Eagle Eye is so full of confusing "cyber-techno-harum-scarum" that it's a film "only the Global Positioning System could love," writes Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune. The “hyperactive jumble" of a story—featuring a man framed as a terrorist and followed by a mysterious... More »

Made of Honor Stumbles Down Aisle

'Dr. McDreamy' can't save predictable chick flick

(Newser) - Destined for the chick-flick oblivion guaranteed by opening on the same day as a superhero blockbuster, Made of Honor has critics expressing a range of emotions—from indifference to loathing. Most sink their teeth into the My Best Friend's Wedding-with-a-gender-switch angle and chomp down: "Unfortunately, the filmmakers add nothing... More »

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