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Up in the Air 'Darkly Hilarious'

Melancholy downsizing dramedy deftly captures this era

(Newser) - George Clooney stars as a frequent-flying corporate axeman-for-hire in Up In the Air, a dramedy that was too slick for some critics but was ranked among the best of the year by many.
  • "It's rare for a movie to be at once so biting and so moving," writes
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Critics Shrink From Adopting Orphan

Critics mixed on scary-kid horror film

(Newser) - Critics are divided over Orphan, a horror flick about an adopted child who makes scary things happen:
  • “Actors have to eat like the rest of us, if evidently not as much, but you still have to wonder how the independent-film mainstays Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard ended up wading
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