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script re­jig­gers the worst-day-ever/best-day-ever for­mula of “Su­per­bad” (also writ­ten by Seth Ro­gen and Evan Gold­berg), but what el­e­vates “Pineap­ple” above other re­cent Judd Apa­tow joints is the pa­tient di­rec­tion of David Gor­don Green, a dar­ling of re­gional in­de­pen­dent cin­ema whose long takes and widescreen com­po­si­tions give his won­der­ful en­sem­ble cast plenty of breath­ing room, even when the ac­tors are chok­ing on smoke or cough­ing up blood. Col­lierville Towne 16, DeS­oto Cin­ema 16, Par­adiso, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, CinePlanet 16, Sum­mer Quar­tet Drive-In. The Rocker (PG-13, 102 min.) A for­mer 1980s “hair band” drum­mer (Rainn Wil­son) tries to re­cap­ture past glory by join­ing his nephew’s high school rock group. For­est Hill 8, Wolfchase Gal­le­ria Cin­ema 8, Ma­jes­tic, Col­lierville Towne 16, DeS­oto Cin­ema 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Palace Cin­ema, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, CinePlanet 16, Southaven Cin­ema. The Sis­ter­hood of the Trav­el­ing Pants 2 (PG-13, 120 min.) A non­threat­en­ing date movie for mothers and daugh­ters, grand­moth­ers and grand­daugh­ters and BFF’s who en­joy a group smile and cry. For­est Hill 8, Stage Cin­ema 12, Col­lierville Towne 16, DeS­oto Cin­ema 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, CinePlanet 16.

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Space Chimps (G, 81 min.) Mon­keyshines and NASA hero­ics go hand-in-foot in this CG film from Van­guard An­i­ma­tion. Wolfchase Gal­le­ria Cin­ema 8, Ma­jes­tic, Col­lierville Towne 16, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (PG, 98 min.) Ge­orge Lu­cas’ fail­ure to de­liver a vis­ually stun­ning an­i­mated fea­ture is a shocker; the

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graph­ics here are as unattrac­tive as those in a videogame. For­est Hill 8, Stage Cin­ema, Ma­jes­tic, Col­lierville Towne 16, DeS­oto Cin­ema 16, Cor­dova Cin­ema, Par­adiso, Hol­ly­wood 20 Cin­ema, CinePlanet 16, Southaven Cin­ema. Tell No One (Not rated, 125 min.)

Fra­nois Cluzet (who re­sem­bles a Gal­lic and more

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