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Liar Liar* - Wackey Jim Carrey's latest flick shows him at his outrageous best. Carrey plays a lawyer who lies his way to victory and money but neglects his son who wishes that his father would always tell the truth. After that, Carrey can't stop telling the truth even if it's best he keeps his mouth shut. (Klamár, klamár)

Double team* - Jean-Claude Van Damme takes on the Russian mafia in this formula action flick. If you like the genre, then it delivers - stunts get riskier and the kicks more devastating, while the plot remains simple (kill the bad guys). Watch out for a surprise appearance by the NBA's most famous cross-dresser. (Nebezpečny tandem).

Absolute Power* - Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this thriller about power and morality. Only two people know the identity of a murderer and one of them is the president of the United States, played by Gene Hackman. The moral of the story? Absolute power corrupts absolutely. (Absolútná moc).

The crucible* - Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder star in this film adaptation of Arthur Miller's play about the Salem Witch Trials that gripped the American state of Massachusetts in the 17th century. Day-Lewis and Ryder team up masterfully in this tale of love and fear. (Čarodejnice zo Salemu).

Swan princess*- Enter a world of fantasy - mysterious castles, talking animals, evil wizards and good witches - in this old fashioned fairy-tale where good always wins. A perfect movie for children and enough visual effects to keep adults entertained. (Labutia princezná)

French Kiss* - Meg Ryan tries to regain the humor that won her accolades in "When Harry Met Sally" by playing an American woman in Paris trying to win back her love. The movie has its moments but Ryan whines way too much. Throw in a bizarre French accent from Kevin Kline and sentimental sap - stay home. (Francúszky bozk).

Film Legend: (*) - Original Version (D) - Dubbed (SC) - Slovak/Czech (ET) - English Titles
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