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This Week's New Movies: "The Adjustment Bureau," "Rango" & "Take Me Home Tonight"

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    This week we've got a politician and a dancer chased through New York by the Masters of Puppets, Beauty and the Beast retold yet again, Johnny Depp as a lizard, Topher Grace finally segueing from the '70s to the '80s, a Sundance winner, a beleaguered Israeli bakery, an insanely violent and bloody Korean horror film and the winner of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival

    The Adjustment Bureau
    Matt Damon and Emily Blunt are a couple who go on the run after they accidentally see what the powers that be have in store for them, in this film based on a short story by Phillip K. Dick. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    This Trailer for Johnny Depp's "Rango" Looks Seriously Dope

    [NATL] "Rango"
    Johnny Depp is Rango, a chameleon going through an identity crisis, who accidentally becomes the hero and then sheriff of a small desert town. Written and directed by "Pirates of the Caribbean" director Gore Verbinski, the film comes out March 4. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Alex "Number 4" Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens star in this retelling of "Beauty and the Beast." The trailer for this is so bad we almost demanded our money back before remembering that we watched it online. In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

    Johnny Depp, Isla Fischer, Bill Nighy and others lend their voices to this animated tale by writer-director Gore Verbinski about a chameleon struggling with an identity crisis. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    "The Adjustment Bureau"

    [NATL] "The Adjustment Bureau"
    A congressional candidate (Matt Damon) and a dancer (Emily Blunt) find they're being kept apart by mysterious forces that insist destiny has other plans for them. Based on the work of Philip K. Dick, the film opens March 4. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Take Me Home Tonight
    Topher Grace finally graduates from the '70s to the '80s for this comedy about a going-nowhere slacker who goes to a raging party to win the girl of his dreams. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Josh Radnor, star of "How I Met Your Mother," wrote, directed and stars in this film about a guy who brings a lost kid home to his NYC apartment, sparking an unlikely friendship. The film ,which won the Audience Award at Sundance in 2010, co-stars Kate Mara, Malin Akerman, Richard Jenkins and Zoe Kazan. In limited release, watch the trailer

    The Human Resources Manager
    From Israel, this dark comedy centers on an HR manager who must escort back to Russia the body of a worker killed in a terrorist bombing. In limited release, watch the trailer

    I Saw the Devil
    A Korean horror film about a secret agent who takes matters in his own hands when a serial killer whom police are powerless to stop murders his fiance. In limited release, read our review watch the very bloody and violent trailer


    [NATL] "Beastly"
    A modern retelling of "The Beauty and The Beast" starring Vanesa Hudgens, Alex Pettyfer, Neil Patrick Harris and Mary-Kate Olsen (Published Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011)

    Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (on Wed.)
    The winner of the Palm d'Or at last year's Cannes Film Festival, the movie centers on a man spending his last days with loved ones, including a visit from his dead wife and the return of his son in non-human form. Someone in this film has sex with a catfish, if that's of any interest to you. In limited release, watch the trailer