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DVD Tuesday: 13 great summer comedies

Summer is here and whether you're looking for a funny film to lighten your weekend, or something to keep you amused on a rainy day at the cottage, this week I take a look at 13 classic comedies perfect for the warm days ahead.
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Film Friday: ‘A Christmas Carol’ & ‘The Box’

Arriving in theatres this weekend, Disney debuts the latest animated remake of the classic Dickens' story A Christmas Carol with Jim Carrey as the voice of Ebenezer Scrooge; Cameron Diaz and James Marsden star in the science-fiction drama, The Box; plus a look at Men Who Stare At Goats, and The Fourth Kind.
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Film Friday: ‘Seven Pounds’ & ‘Yes Man’

Romance is in the air this week, along with some sadness and regret as Will Smith stars in the drama Seven Pounds. Also opening, with another take on romance, Jim Carrey stars in the comedy Yes Man, about a work-a-day guy who tries to change his life with one word: Yes. Plus, the animated children's story The Tale of Despereaux debuts, while The Wrestler and Gran Torino open in select theatres.
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Film Friday: ‘Horton Hears a Who!’, ‘Doomsday’

As March break wraps up for many families across the country there is one great reason to take your family to the movies this weekend, and that is Dr. Seuss's triumphant Horton Hears a Who! For years fans have been waiting for a good adaptation of Seuss' stories, but they won't have to wait any longer. Other fresh arrivals lean to the definite violent end of things, with the apocalyptic Doomsday, the teen fighter flick Never Back Down, and terror-filled Funny Games.