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This Week's New Movies: "Bridesmaids" vs. "Priest"

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    A maid of honor, a vampire-hunting priest, a cameraman, a drunk, a fashion icon, an anarchist and a whole lot more hit the multiplex this week. 

    Bridesmaids
    Kristen Wig stars in this hilarious new comedy from director Paul Feig and producer Judd Apatow, in which she finds herself totally over-matched by the responsibility of being her best friend's maid of honor. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer
     

    Priest (in 3D)
    Paul Bettany stars as a priest who goes against his church's rules to hunt the vampires who kidnapped his niece, Lily Collins. Co-stars Maggie Q, Cam Gigandet and Christopher Plummer. This was originally supposed to come out in early 2010--just sayin'... In theaters everywhere, read our review

    "Everything Must Go"

    [NATL] "Everything Must Go"
    Based on Raymond Carver's short story "Why Don't You Dance?," the film stars Will Ferrell as a man who drives home after getting fired only to find all his possessions on his front lawn and his wife gone. The film opens May 13.

    Everything Must Go
    Will Ferrell goes dra-medic again, this time as a drunk who lives on his front lawn while hosting a five-day yard slae. Co-stars Rebecca Hall, based on the short story "Why Don't You Dance?" In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    Hesher
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as a pot-smoking, long-haired anarchist who befriends a younger boy struggling to deal with his father's depression over the death of his mom. Co-stars Natalie Portman and Rainn Wilson. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    "Bridesmaids" Trailer 2

    [NATL] "Bridesmaids" Trailer 2
    Take another look at Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, and Maya Rudolph in this wild new comedy

    Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
    A documentary looking back at the career of the famed director of photography who won Oscars for shooting such legendary films as "Black Narcissus," "War and Peace" and "Fanny." In limited release, watch the trailer
     
    City of Life and Death (on Wed.)
    The 2009 epic about the Rape of Nanking and its aftermath finally reaches America. In limited release, watch the trailer
     
    The First Grader
    Based on the inspiring true story of an 84-year-old Kenyan who decides to take advantage of his country's declaration that everyone is entitled to a primary school education by showing up to enroll in the first grade. In limited release, watch the trailer
     
    Go For It
    A young hip hop dancer from the mean streets of Chicago must overcome her fears to become the dancer she's always dreamed of. In limited release, watch the trailer
     
    Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill A Mockingbird
    Tom Brokaw, Wally Lamb, James Patterson, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey and others weigh in on the enduring power and legacy of one of the great novels of the 20th century. In limited release, watch the trailer
     
    How to Live Forever
    A documentary about one man's quest, featuring interviews with Ray Bradbury, Phyllis Diller, Ray Kurzweil, Jack LaLanne, Willard Scott, Suzanne Somers and others. In limited release, watch the trailer
     
    L'Amour Fou
    A documentary about the world renowned fashion designer Yves St. Laurent and Pierre Berge, the man with whom he shared his life from the early '60s until his death in 2008. In limited release, watch the trailer
     
    Skateland
    A coming-of-age story about a guy trying to figure out what to do when the roller rink where he works is about to get shut down. Stars Shiloh Fernandez, Ashely Greene and James LeGros. In limited release, watch the trailer