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Everyone loves the movies. But before you spend $10 on a ticket and invest at least two hours, it is probably a good idea to read about new releases in order to determine if they suit your film-going style.

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Currently at the Movies -- Here are short reviews of newly released films that may be playing in your neighborhood. Our reviewer attempts to keep them under 750 words and tries not to give away too much plot.
    August 2005:
  • The Aristocrats   Directed by Paul Provenza; Rated PG-13

    Starring: Nearly 100 stand-up comics including Penn Jillette, Chris Rock, Gilbert Gottfried, Sarah Silverman, Bobby Slayton, Robin Williams, Jon Stewart, Dave Thomas, Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Bill Maher, The Smothers Brothers, Whoopi Goldberg, Carrie Fisher, Phyllis Diller, Carrot Top, Eddie Izzard, Jason Alexander, Hank Azaria, Lewis Black, Drew Carey, George Carlin, Billy Connolly, Pat Cooper, Andy Richter, Don Rickles and Tim Conway

    June 2005:
  • The Honeymooners   Directed by John Schultz; Rated PG-13

    Written by Danny Jacobson

    Starring: Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, Eric Stoltz and John Leguizamo

    May 2005:
  • Layer Cake   Directed by Matthew Vaughn; Rated R

    From the novel by J. J. Connolly

    Starring: Daniel Craig, Kenneth Cranham, Colm Meaney, Jamie Foreman, Sally Hawkins, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon and George Harris

    April 2005:
  • Sin City   Directed by Robert Rodriguez with special "guest" director Quentin Tarantino; Rated R

    Based on the graphic novels created by Frank Miller, credited as co-director

    Starring: Bruce Willis, Michael Madsen, Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Rosario Dawson, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Hartnett and many many more

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