“Salt,” “Ramona and Beezus” Lead This Week’s New Movies

We got spy thrillers, indie tragicomedy, kids' book adaptations, super bleak documentaries... what're you in the mood for?

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Salt
Angelina Jolie stars as Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent who goes on the run after being accused of being a Russian spy. Is she out to prove her innocence or finish her mission? Read our review and watch the trailer
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Ramona and Beezus
Selena Gomez stars in this film based on the adventures of Ramona Quimby, adapted from the beloved books of Beverly Cleary. Watch the trailer
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From director Victor Nunez (Ulee's Gold) comes this film about a young San Francisco spoken-word artist who returns to his New Mexico home to be with his dying father, only to get sucked into a life he'd already escaped once. Opens in New York today before moving into other cities Watch the trailer
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Life During Wartime
Writer-director Todd Solondz returns with a pseudo-sequel to his 1998 film Happiness, with another great ensemble cast taking a tragicomic look at forgiveness. Goes into limited release today. Read our review and watch the trailer
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Mugabe and the White African
A documentary chronicling one man's efforts to challenge Robert Mugabe's attempts to seize his land, as he takes him before an international court, charging him and his government with racial discrimination and human rights violations. Opens in New York. Watch the trailer.
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Countdown to Zero
A documentary look at how, despite the fall of the Soviet Union, we're still teetering on the brink of a nuclear Armageddon. In select cities. Watch the trailer.
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