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new this week in U.S., Canadian, and U.K. theaters: ‘Knight and Day,’ ‘Grown Up,’ ‘Get Him to the Greek,’ ‘When in Rome,’ more

U.S. AND CANADA/OPENING WIDE Knight and Day: Tom Cruise does some spy stuff and runs around a lot, while Cameron Diaz does a lot of screaming and runs around like a girl. If you can’t make it to the multiplex, try: • The 39 Steps (1935): Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll are mismatched maybe-spies in … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Fame’ hangs strong

A quick look at last weekend’s numbers as we head into a new weekend: 1. Fame: £1.8 million (2nd week; drops 25%) 2. The Invention of Lying: £1.7 million (NEW) 3. Toy Story 3D: £1.4 million (NEW) 4. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: £1.1 million (3rd week; drops 20%) 5. Surrogates: £.6 (2nd week; … more…

opening in the U.S. and Canada June 5: ‘Land of the Lost,’ ‘Hangover,’ ‘My Life in Ruins,’ ‘Away We Go,’ more

opening wide Land of the Lost: The “tachyon amplifier” could have been a technobabblish device as cool as, say, the oscillation overthruster or the flux capacitor. But it ain’t. The Hangover: Or as I like to think of it, Three Idiots and a Baby. My Life in Ruins: Greece is the word. opening limited Away … more…

trailer break: ‘My Life in Ruins’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Oh, really? The bearded troll of a bus driver turns out to speak English and is totally gorgeous cleaned up? Who could have predicted this? How about a story in which the bearded troll of a non-English speaking bus driver turns out to be a serial killer … more…