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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 14% (Critics) / 73% (Audience)
Directed By: David Dobkin and Dennis Dugan
Written By: Barry Fanaro, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Jessica Biel
Studio: Universal Pictures

Synopsis: Two straight New York firefighters enter into a domestic partnership so that one of them can name his children as life insurance beneficiaries. Their seemingly harmless ruse quickly becomes headline news and the added pressure form the spotlight threatens to expose their lie as well as destroy their friendship.

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Rob Zombie’s Halloween – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 24% (Critics) / 64% (Audience)
Directed By: Rob Zombie
Written By: Rob Zombie
Starring: Scout Taylor-Compton, Malcolm McDowell and Tyler Mane
Studio: MGM

Synopsis: Rocker-turned-director Rob Zombie tries his hand at expanding on the John Carpenter property about a homicidal killer who returns to his hometown on Halloween to find and kill his last remaining relative.

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85% (Critics) / 84% (Audience)
Directed By: David Fincher
Written By: Steven Zaillian
Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Stellan Skarsgård, Christopher Plummer
Studio: MGM

Synopsis:
Mikael Blomkvist, a discredited journalist, is hired by a billionaire to investigate the 40-year-old disappearance of his niece with members of his own family as the primary suspects. Joined by an enigmatic investigator/computer hacker, Blomkvist’s search opens decades old family secrets and takes him to dark, dangerous places he never expected.

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68% (Critics) / 55% (Audience)
Directed By: Guy Ritchie
Written By: Kieran & Michele Mulroney
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams
Studio: Warner Brothers

Synopsis: Master detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful sidekick Dr. Watson return in an adventure that pits them against the greatest evil Holmes has ever faced in Prof. James Moriarity. Can Holmes outwit a villain who is every bit the genius he is?

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Snakes On A Plane

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68% (Critics) / 55% (Audience)
Directed By: David R. Ellis
Written By: John Heffernan
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Marguiles, Nathan Phillips, Bobby Cannavale
Studio: New Line Cinema

Synopsis: An FBI agent has to save the passengers on a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii from the deadly snakes released on the plane as part of a plan to stop the witness under his protection from testifying against a mob boss.
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Immortals – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 36% (Critics) 57% (Audience)
Directed By: Tarsem Singh
Written By: Charley Parlapanides and Vlas Parlapanides
Starring: Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, Freida Pinto, Stephen Dorff
Studio: Relativity Media

Synopsis: The mad king Hyperion (Mickey Rourke), enraged at The Gods for allowing his family to die, seeks revenge on them and the world by unleashing the Titans to destroy them. Only the peasant Theseus (Henry Cavill) stands in Hyperion’s way but will even being under the watchful eye of Zeus (Luke Evans) be enough for Theseus to stop Hyperion’s plans?

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Tower Heist

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68% (Critics) 60% (Audience)
Directed By: Brett Ratner
Written By: Ted Griffin, Jeff Nathanson, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage
Starring: Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Alan Alda, Casey Affleck, MAtthew Broderick, Tea Leoni, Michael Pena, Gabourey Sidibe
Studio: Universal

Synopsis: After a crew of employees at a ritzy apartment building in New York are fleeced of their savings by one of the tenants, a wealthy businessman, in a Ponzi scheme, the working stiffs (with the help of a career criminal) plot to rob his penthouse to get their money back.

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