A pair of much-anticipated films hit theaters today. What did we think of 50/50 and What's Your Number? Both comedies succeed, albeit in different ways.

Actor Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser lived the experience portrayed in 50/50, at once a comedy about cancer (that actually works) and a poignant story.

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With Abduction, Taylor Lautner is looking to shed the persona of Twilight second fiddle Jacob Black and come into his own as a movie star. He succeeded.

That said, is Abduction simply for his younger, adoring fans, or can it be enjoyed by a wider audience? Short story: If you love Lautner, you'll enjoy this.

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Machine Gun Preacher recounts the true story of Sam Childers, a former drug dealer who undergoes an astonishing transformation in Sudan, finding an unexpected calling as the savior of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children.

Gerard Butler stars as Childers, and emits a tidal wave of emotion as his character sees the horrors in Africa with his own eyes and transforms himself wholly.

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Twenty years. That's long enough to make you feel nostalgic (or just old), and it's how long Seattle rock band Pearl Jam has been in existence as of this year.

That milestone is marked by a new documentary, Pearl Jam Twenty, chronicling their tragic beginnings as Mother Love Bone, through their triumphs to the present.

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You could sum up Drive in four words: Ryan Gosling owns it.

Although he says next to nothing in the first 20 minutes of the film, opening this weekend, Gosling’s impact is immense - the true hallmark of an A-list star.

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How would the human race collectively react to a biological catastrophe?

Contagion, the latest film from director Steven Soderbergh, asks this question as it follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days, leaving the medical community scrambling to somehow curtail the outbreak.

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Will you be seeing a movie on this holiday weekend? Before you shell out big bucks for tickets, soda and Sour Patch Kids, consider the following advice from our friends at Movie Fanatic.

First up: Apollo 18. The film is meant to explain why America stopped going to the moon after 17 missions. The answer? "Lost" footage from the 18th mission that is downright scary! But is it really? At times.

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Our Idiot Brother is your typical dysfunctional family film, but one that also doubles as a heartwarming comedy. For the most part, Paul Rudd helps pull it off.

As Ned, the only boy in a family full of sisters (Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel and Emily Mortimer), Rudd Shines and the supporting cast is top notch.

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