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This Week's New Movies: "Harry Potter," "Winnie the Pooh," "Tabloid" & More




    The son of Robert F. Kennedy has been charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly clashing with two nurses who tried to stop him from taking his 2-day-old baby boy from a Westchester maternity unit. Douglas Kennedy and his wife called the charges "absurd" and said the nurses were in the wrong. Jonathan Dienst reports. This story was published Feb. 24, 2012 at 11:31 p.m. (Published Thursday, Apr 26, 2012)

    It's a strange week for the dead of summer: a brilliant, generation-defining blockbuster, a gorgeous animated childrens' film and a fascinating and insightful documentary--if you can't find something you want to see, then we don't know what to tell you.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort final come together for the ultimate battle between Good and Evil. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Winnie the Pooh
    Your favorite honey-loving bear and his friends are back at Hundred Acre Wood in this beautifully hand-drawn cartoon adventure. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

    Documentarian Errol Morris revisits The Case of he Manacled Mormon in this hilarious and biting commentary on our tabloid culture. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

    The Undefeated
    A documentary about Mama Bear/Patriot/Barracuda Sarah Palin. In limited release, watch the trailer

    "Winnie the Pooh" trailer

    [NATL] "Winnie the Pooh" trailer
    Your favorite bear is back with his old posse--including Tigger, Eeyore and Piglet--in full effect. The film comes out July 15, 2011. (Published Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011)

    Colin Hanks stars as a man who finally has the money--$36 million--he needs to pursue the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, he got the money by winning the lottery with a ticket he claimed from the first victim of his career as a serial killer. In limited release, watch the trailer

    A young couple, the woman pregnant, pick up a hitchhiker and soon find themselves kidnapped in this indie thriller. In limited release, watch the trailer

    "Tabloid" Trailer

    [NATL] "Tabloid" Trailer
    Documentarian Errol Morris returns with a look at what makes for the perfect tabloid story. Opens July 15. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Life, Above All
    Following the death of her baby sister, a young South African girl soon learns that her family is the target of vicious rumors that destroy her family and send her mother on the run. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Salvation Boulevard
    Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connoly, Marisa Tomei star in this satirical tale about a evangelist suspected of murdering an atheist. In limited release, watch the trailer

    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
    A film telling parallel tales set hundreds of year apart about two pairs of childhood friends in China, each facing their own challenges. In limited release, watch the trailer