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Finding Neverland(Hľadanie krajiny - nekrajiny) - Drama by Marc Forster. Johnny Depp portrays Peter Pan author James Matthew Barrie in this sad, but sweet and good-natured film. Barrie struggles to find a successful dramatic voice until he happens upon the widowed Sylvia Llewelyn Davies (Kate Winslet) and her four sons. Through one another, these five people create an alternate, more innocent world. At points a tad too sentimental, but in the end a thoroughly enjoyable and successful film featuring fine performances.


In Good Company(V dobrej spoločnosti) - Comedy drama by Paul Weitz. Dennis Quaid,

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enjoying a mid-career resurgence, stars along with two of Hollywood's most hyped youngsters, Scarlett Johansson and Topher Grace. Quaid plays Dan Foreman, a middle-aged advertising executive who suddenly finds himself working under a fresh-faced young man (Grace) nearly half his age. The already tense situation worsens when this young boss begins dating Dan's nubile daughter (Johansson).



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War of the Worlds(Vojna svetov) - Science fiction by Steven Spielberg. HG Wells' famed story of alien invasion finally comes back to the screen, courtesy of Hollywood luminary Steven Spielberg, who's

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seemingly been waiting his entire career to complete the project. Everyone's favorite Scientologist/lovebird, Tom Cruise, stars as Ray Ferrer, regular guy, who's suddenly forced to save the world. Dakota Fanning and Tim Robbins also star.


Saw (Hra o prežitie) - Horror by James Wan. What begins as an intriguing chamber drama (literally) too quickly becomes a sloppy, by-numbers thriller. The premise of two strangers who find themselves chained in a dark, dirty basement is certainly interesting, but the subsequent plot developments, including some irritating flashbacks to familial melodrama and some "gritty" police procedure, suck all the life away.


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A Lot Like Love(Takmer ako láska) - Romantic Comedy / Drama by Nigel Cole. The director of the imperfect but charming British movies Saving Grace and Calendar Girls comes to Hollywood with this film, which stars Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet. Kutcher and Peet play two old college friends who've convinced themselves that they would make a terrible couple. But, as they near 30, they begin to wonder if they've been wrong all along.


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