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In Theaters: 'Faster,' 'Love And Other Drugs,' 'The King's Speech'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 26, 2010 4:28 AM
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A lot of dessert options this week if you can make it out to the theater after shoving down all that turkey and fixings. The most satisfying option is probably Disney's "Tangled," which considering it has a pretty white princess as the center of the story, should do great business this weekend, but most likely not enough to knock the boy wizard from the top spot in his second week. Christina Aguilera and Cher team up in the musical fable "Burlesque," which should attract a broad age range of women and gay men. "Faster" marks the return of The Rock from the kiddie-flick ghetto, but "Unstoppable" has better reviews and should provide decent competition a few weeks into its release. Your best bet for date night is the Jake Gyllenhaal/Anne Hathaway dramedy "Love and Other Drugs," which could find itself ignored at the crowded holiday box office. In limited release, the Oscar-bait "The King's Speech" features great performances and a crowd-pleasing story that should play well into the holidays, but best avoid "The Nutcracker in 3D" if you'd like your season to remain cheery and bright.

Review: 'Faster' Is In No Rush To Be An Exciting Movie

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • November 23, 2010 9:14 AM
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Every exciting or interesting moment that transpires in George Tillman Jr.’s “Faster” can be glimpsed in the redband trailer online. Is there more that can be said of this generic action picture? Not really, but we are paid by word count so… yes!

'Faster' Soundtrack Features A Score By Clint Mansell, Songs By Iggy Pop, The Heavy & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 13, 2010 7:59 AM
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To be honest we haven't really been paying attention to "Faster," mostly because it looks like another dumb Dwayne Johnson action flick, so color us surprised when we learned that one our favorite composers, and frequent Darren Aronofsky collaborator, Clint Mansell had done an original score for the film. Huh.

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