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THE AD­JUST­MENT BU­REAU Philip K. Dick, the late sci-fi writer whose sto­ries and nov­els have been cat­nip for film­mak­ers

over the years ( Blade Run­ner, Mi­nor­ity Re­port), gets an­other out­ing with this adap­ta­tion of his 1954 story “Ad­just­ment Team,” a dark tale about look­ing be­hind the cur­tain of re­al­ity. Stars Matt Da­mon and Emily Blunt are ap­peal­ing, but in the hands of de­but di­rec­tor Ge­orge Nolfi (who wrote the script for The Bourne

Ul­ti­ma­tum), the mood strays from gritty, provoca­tive sci-fi into ro­mance, and it doesn’t pay off in the long run. Rated PG-13. 107 min­utes. Re­gal DeVargas, Santa Fe. ( Jonathan Richards)

BATTLE: LOS AN­GE­LES Ev­ery­thing about this movie looks as if it’s the lat­est video game. In­stead of play­ing, you get to watch Aaron Eck­hart as a Marine who slugs it out with aliens. Rated PG-13. 112 min­utes. Re­gal

Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

BEASTLY This up­date of the “Beauty and the Beast” fa­ble cen­ters on a stuck-up teenager (Alex Pet­tyfer) who is stricken with a curse that makes him ugly and from which only true love can free him. Rated PG-13. 95 min­utes. Re­gal North, Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

BLACK SWAN Dar­ren Aronof­sky turns his bru­tal vi­sion on the world of bal­let in this story of a young dancer driven to mad­ness by artis­tic am­bi­tion. Ris­ing bal­le­rina Nina (Natalie Port­man, who won an Os­car for her per­for­mance) must get in touch with her dark side to play the Black Swan while main­tain­ing her vir­ginal good­ness for the White Swan in a fa­mous bal­let. The movie has lots of pain, blood, eroti­cism, and con­spic­u­ous ex­cess.

Re­gal North, Santa Fe. ( Jonathan Richards)

CEDAR RAPIDS Ed Helms ( The Hang­over) plays an in­surance agent who at­tends an in­surance con­ven­tion in Iowa. John C. Reilly is his hard-par­ty­ing room­mate, and Anne Heche plays a temptress. What hap­pens in Cedar Rapids stays in Cedar Rapids. Rated R. 86 min­utes. Re­gal DeVargas, Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed) DI­ARY OF A WIMPY KID: RO­DRICK RULES If you saw the first Di­ary of a Wimpy Kid movie or read the book se­ries it was based on, then you might re­mem­ber Ro­drick. He’s the big brother (played by Devon Bo­stick) of the wimpy kid (Zachary Gor­don), and in this film, their mom forces the two to bond. Oh, brother! The whole cast of freaks and geeks re­turns. Rated PG. 96 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe;

Dream­Catcher, Española. (Not re­viewed)

DRIVE AN­GRY Ni­co­las Cage plays a man who es­capes from hell to take re­venge on a devil-wor­ship­ping cult while driv­ing a mus­cle car away from the law, Satan’s ac­coun­tant (a game Wil­liam Ficht­ner), and good taste. To call this movie atro­cious is be­side the point. It’s atro­cious in all the ways it in­tends to be, and it will please fans of trashy cin­ema. Rated R. 104 min­utes. Screens in 2-D only at Re­gal North, Santa Fe. (Robert B. Ker)

EVEN THE RAIN Movies about the mak­ing of movies tend to coil back upon them­selves. In Icíar Bol­laín’s pow­er­ful, provoca­tive movie about a Span­ish film com­pany on lo­ca­tion in South Amer­ica to shoot a story about Christo­pher Colum­bus’ ar­rival in the New World, life im­i­tates art im­i­tat­ing life and then some. The film­ing of the film-within-a-film takes place against the back­ground of the wa­ter wars that roiled parts of Bo­livia in 2000. There’s great spec­ta­cle and fine acting, par­tic­u­larly from Luis Tosar as the pro­ducer and Juan Car­los Adu­viri as a na­tive ac­tor and ac­tivist. Not rated. 104 min­utes. In Span­ish, Quechua, and English with sub­ti­tles. The Screen, Santa Fe. ( Jonathan Richards)

GNOMEO & JULIET Wil­liam Shake­speare’s ro­man­tic tragedy Romeo and Juliet fi­nally gets the an­i­mat­edgar­den-gnome treat­ment. Rated G. 84 min­utes. Screens in 2-D only at Re­gal North, Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

HOP Here’s a film about the Easter Bunny that com­bines CGI and live ac­tion, and it’s full of the David Has­sel­hoff cameos, sar­casm, and scat­o­log­i­cal hu­mor that ev­ery­one as­so­ciates with the hol­i­day. Rus­sell Brand voices the teenage son of the fa­mous bunny, who trav­els from Easter Is­land (groan) to Los An­ge­les to pur­sue his mu­sic dreams be­fore tak­ing over the fam­ily busi­ness. James Marsden plays the ex­as­per­ated hu­man that he rooms with. Rated PG. 95 min­utes. Re­gal

Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Española; Reel Deal, Los Alamos; Sto­ry­teller, Taos. (Not re­viewed)

THE IL­LU­SION­IST The lat­est an­i­mated film from French di­rec­tor Syl­vain Chomet ( The Triplets of Belleville) is a fit­ting homage to iconic film­maker Jac­ques Tati in both style and sub­stance. At the hands of lead il­lus­tra­tor Lau­rent Kircher and his an­i­ma­tion team, it’s also a mas­ter­ful con­tri­bu­tion to the his­tory of an­i­ma­tion. When a down-and-out ma­gi­cian be­friends a young girl in Scot­land, the two form a fa­ther-daugh­ter bond that can only be main­tained by the girl’s be­lief that his magic is real. Rated PG. 82 min­utes. Re­gal

DeVargas, Santa Fe. (Rob DeWalt)

IN­SID­I­OUS Af­ter years of girls pos­sessed by demons ( The Ex­or­cist, The Ex­or­cism of Emily Rose, The Last

Ex­or­cism), we fi­nally have gen­der equal­ity in the hor­ror sub­genre. In­sid­i­ous stars a boy (Ty Simp­kins) who is tor­mented by evil be­ings. Pa­trick Wil­son plays the con­cerned fa­ther. James Wan ( Saw) di­rects. Rated PG-13. 102 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Española. (Not re­viewed)

JANE EYRE In case you don’t re­mem­ber, reader, Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska, bril­liant) is a plain but in­tel­li­gent tor­mented or­phan who finds work as a gov­erness at Thorn­field Hall, the es­tate of brood­ing bach­e­lor Ed­ward Rochester (dreamy Michael Fass­ben­der), with whom she slowly falls in love, un­aware of a well-kept se­cret. Purists may balk at Moira Buffini’s eco­nom­i­cal script or di­rec­tor Cary Fuku­naga’s lively pac­ing, but this lu­mi­nous film re­mains faith­ful to Char­lotte Brontë’s spirit while free­ing the tale of stuffi­ness and turn­ing up its nose at the Twi­light set. The cin­e­matog­ra­phy is gor­geous, the per­for­mances (from Judi Dench, Sally Hawkins, and young­sters Amelia Clark­son and Romy Set­tbon Moore, among oth­ers) im­pec­ca­ble. Rated PG-13. 120 min­utes.

Re­gal DeVargas, Santa Fe. (Laurel Glad­den)

JUST GO WITH IT Adam San­dler plays a plas­tic sur­geon who pre­tends to be mar­ried in or­der to se­duce women. When he falls for one of these women (Brook­lyn Decker), he asks his as­sis­tant ( Jen­nifer Anis­ton) to pose as his wife so that he can “di­vorce” her and pur­sue the re­la­tion­ship. Rated PG-13. 110 min­utes. Re­gal North, Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

THE KING’S SPEECH It’s not easy be­ing king, and it’s tougher if you can’t ut­ter a sen­tence with­out a stam­mer.

This ter­rific movie stems from the true cir­cum­stance of the speech im­ped­i­ment suf­fered by Eng­land’s King Ge­orge VI. There are su­perb per­for­mances by Colin Firth as the af­flicted monarch, Ge­of­frey Rush as his speech ther­a­pist, and He­lena Bon­ham Carter as the king’s de­voted wife, El­iz­a­beth. The film earned four Os­car wins, in­clud­ing for best pic­ture, lead­ing ac­tor, and di­rec­tor. Rated R. 110 min­utes. Re­gal DeVargas, Santa Fe. ( Jonathan Richards)

LIM­IT­LESS Bradley Cooper plays Ed­die, a man who is given a drug that al­lows him to un­lock his brain’s full po­ten­tial. A pow­er­ful mogul (Robert De Niro) finds Ed­die and at­tempts to co­erce him into ar­rang­ing a cor­po­rate merger. The char­ac­ters are so un­de­vel­oped that it’s im­pos­si­ble to care what hap­pens to them, and the story, while rich with po­ten­tial, is em­bar­rass­ingly stupid. Rated PG-13. 105 min­utes.

Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Española.

( Jen­nifer Levin)

THE LIN­COLN LAWYER This adap­ta­tion of a Michael Con­nelly novel might have been good. Matthew McConaughey lends con­sid­er­able anchorage to the ti­tle char­ac­ter, a lawyer who de­fends a young hot­head (Ryan Phillippe) from an as­sault charge and comes to think his client may not be in­no­cent. The cast (which in­cludes Marisa Tomei, Frances Fisher, and Wil­liam H. Macy) is on the money, but plot points bounce around, and the la­bored direc­tion slows things down. Still, it’s likely to be a crowd pleaser. Rated R. 119 min­utes. Re­gal

Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Española. (Robert Nott)

MARS NEEDS MOMS Boy, moms can be such down­ers — they’re all about do­ing your home­work and eat­ing your veg­gies. That’s what 9-year-old Milo (voiced by Seth Green) thinks un­til his mother ( Joan Cu­sack) is cap­tured by Mar­tians in this an­i­mated ad­ven­ture. Af­ter Mom goes miss­ing, Milo sets off to res­cue her and comes to ap­pre­ci­ate her more. Rated PG. 88 min­utes. Screens in 2-D only at

Re­gal North, Santa Fe. (Not re­viewed)

PAUL Part road movie, part love letter to sci-fi cin­ema, Paul usu­ally hits the funny bone dead cen­ter. Si­mon Pegg and Nick Frost ( Shaun of the Dead) re­unite as screen­writ­ers and lead char­ac­ters for a gid­dily of­fen­sive RV ride across the U.S. to ful­fill a life­long fan­tasy: go to Comic-Con and visit UFO land­marks. When Paul (voiced by Amer­ica’s reign­ing cin­e­matic man-child, Seth Ro­gen) — a foul-mouthed ex­trater­res­trial look­ing for a way home — and gov­ern­ment agents en­ter the fray, the re­sult is E.T. meets Su­per­bad. Paul is too much of a Ro­gen love­fest to be con­sid­ered orig­i­nal, but it has a good heart and a strong sup­port­ing cast. Rated R. 104 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe;

Dream­Catcher, Española. (Rob DeWalt)

PUB­LIC SPEAK­ING This movie is a love story. The cen­tral ro­mance re­vealed in Martin Scors­ese’s deft, un­ob­tru­sive, and af­fec­tion­ate (a term its sub­ject would not em­brace) doc­u­men­tary is Fran Le­bowitz’s love af­fair with her­self. If there is an­other prin­ci­pal in this story, a thou to her I, it is the city of New York. The cel­e­brated au­thor of two books of hu­mor­ous es­says and three decades of writer’s block holds forth on wit, fame, and other calami­ties from her reg­u­lar ta­ble be­neath her im­mor­tal­ized im­age in the bril­liant Ed Sorel mu­ral at The Waverly Inn in Green­wich Vil­lage. Not rated. 82 min­utes. CCA Cine­math­eque, Santa Fe. ( Jonathan Richards)

RANGO There are mo­ments of ge­nius in this an­i­mated film about a scrawny lizard (voiced by Johnny Depp), a tiny South­west­ern town with a dwin­dling wa­ter sup­ply, and the spirit of the West. Most of those mo­ments are vis­ual — the tex­ture of the desert-dwelling char­ac­ters’ skin, scales, feath­ers, and fur is amaz­ing. Depp’s voice work is de­light­ful, and the cast­ing of Bill Nighy as a vil­lain­ous rat­tlesnake counts as an­other coup. The script is only so-so, how­ever — it oc­ca­sion­ally as­pires to­ward pro­fun­dity but leaves it gleam­ing in the dis­tance like a mi­rage. Rated PG. 107 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Sto­ry­teller, Taos. ( Jeff Acker) SOURCE CODE Ground­hog Day meets 24 in this grip­ping, en­gag­ing, pre­pos­ter­ous film from di­rec­tor Dun­can Jones ( Moon). Jake Gyl­len­haal is Colter Stevens, an Army pilot who wakes up on a com­muter train in an­other man’s body. Af­ter a bomb kills ev­ery­one on­board, Colter learns he’s part of a covert ex­per­i­ment that “al­lows” him to re­peat­edly re­live the min­utes be­fore the train ex­ploded un­til he iden­ti­fies the bomber. You could get all cere­bral about this movie’s quan­tum “time re­as­sign­ment” clap­trap, but in the process, you might ruin your movie-go­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Bet­ter to put aside the physics text­book, sus­pend your dis­be­lief, and en­joy the ride. Rated PG-13. 93 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Española; Reel Deal, Los Alamos; Sto­ry­teller, Taos. (Laurel Glad­den) SUCKER PUNCH Di­rec­tor Zack Sny­der’s first stab at orig­i­nal ma­te­rial has the same style as his adap­ta­tions of graphic nov­els 300 and Watch­men. Baby Doll (Emily Brown­ing) imag­ines the psy­chi­atric hos­pi­tal that she’s staying in is a bur­lesque house and con­spires with fel­low in­mates to es­cape. Some­how, this in­volves ac­tion se­quences with sa­mu­rai, steam­punk Nazis, dragons, and more. Sucker Punch sounds fun — or at the very least so bad it’s good — but it’s just bor­ing. The lack of con­ti­nu­ity and in­ter­nal logic rob the ac­tion of any ex­cite­ment, and what’s left is a blandly trashy com­bi­na­tion of prison-girl film and 1990s rock video. Rated PG-13. 110 min­utes. Re­gal Sta­dium 14, Santa Fe; Dream­Catcher, Española; Sto­ry­teller, Taos. (Robert B. Ker) UN­KNOWN Di­rec­tor Jaime Col­let-Serra dis­plays a real hand for main­tain­ing sus­pense in this in­volv­ing thriller about a man (Liam Nee­son) who wakes up from a coma in Ber­lin and dis­cov­ers that no­body — not even his wife — knows who he is. The story is strong enough to carry you along for a good three-fourths of the film, and you’ll be so in­volved you won’t be too harsh in judg­ing the rest. All the ac­tors com­mit fully, and there are some good chase scenes. Rated PG-13. 113 min­utes. Re­gal North, Santa Fe. (Robert Nott) WIN­STON CHURCHILL: WALK­ING WITH DES­TINY Richard Trank’s stir­ring doc­u­men­tary about Win­ston Churchill’s stand against Hitler and Nazi Ger­many fo­cuses on the years be­tween Churchill’s po­lit­i­cal low in 1930 and Amer­ica’s en­try into the war. It plays like a His­tory Chan­nel spe­cial, but it’s beau­ti­fully pro­duced and full of great wartime footage, bril­liant ora­tory, and fas­ci­nat­ing his­tory. Satur­day and Sun­day, April 9 and 10, only. Not rated. 100 min­utes. The Screen, Santa Fe. ( Jonathan Richards)

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