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Confessions of a Shopaholic

My wife, Sue, and I really enjoy these books. Unfortunately, the comedy didn't carry over into this movie—at least not for us. Sue wanted to leave after a half an hour, and Sue never wants to leave a movie. One interesting thing is that "women's night out" at the movies is really catching on, which is both fun and energizing. But this movie ain't no Devil Wears Prada.

On DVD: Amazon
On Demand: iTunes
Posters: Amazon

The International

There's a lot of terrific photography and pretty good acting, but this is a thriller and thrillers aren't supposed to drag. The script goes back and forth—sometimes very intelligent, sometimes kind of dopey. I'm okay with thrillers like this, but I think a lot of people will be somewhat disappointed. The scene at the Guggenheim might be worth the price of admission though.

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