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ANNA KARENINA

It's not quite a movie, but it's not quite a play either
Keira Knightley and Jude Law
Directed by Joe Wright

Keira Knightley and filmmaker Joe Wright ("Atonement") team up again to cover a celebrated work of European literature, this time focusing on forbidden love among the Russian aristocracy described by Tolstoy. The latter has directed a gorgeous-looking, if overindulgent, film, although nary a soul is to be found in it. Knightley, as the title character, wallows in her loveless marriage to ... more >

Repo Men

You're fired!
Jude Law, Forest Whitaker and Alice Braga
Directed by Miguel Sapochnik

Paris Hilton got there first but Jude Law proves this material is just as bad with an A-list actor. Based on Eric Garcia’s novel “Repossession Mambo” (and Hilton’s off-key musical “Repo: A Genetic Opera”), “Repo Men” (scripted by Garcia and Garrett Lerner) takes place in a not-too-distant future where bodily organs are scientifically created and sold for a hefty price. Law plays Remy, the man ... more >

Sherlock Holmes

The start of a long and storied franchise
Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Rachel McAdams
Directed by Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie and Sherlock Holmes fit? Why, it’s elementary my dear movie fan. This is one of the most entertaining thrillers of the year and the fantastic team of Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law are a big part of the reason why. They take top honors as the year's best bro-mance, arguing like an old married couple while deep down knowing that they’d be lost without each other. Downey is Holmes ... more >