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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Dark Skies' and More

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This week: Something otherworldly is tormenting the poor Barretts in "Dark Skies," the sci-fi horror film starring Josh Hamilton, Keri Russell, Dakota Goyo and Kadan Rockett as a suburban family under siege by nasty alien visitors.

Also new this week is the 2010 Irish road-trip indie film "My Brothers" and the compelling drama "Lore" starring young Saskia Rosendahl as a German girl wandering post-WWII Europe with her siblings after their Nazi parents are interred by the Allies. Get More »

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'Identity Thief' Tops 'Snitch' at Box Office, World Yawns

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Movie fans stayed home in droves this weekend and the result was a surprise win for the Melissa McCarthy comedy "Identity Thief," which according to Film.com returned to the top of the box office in its third week of release with an estimated total of $14.1 million.

That was enough to hold off the disappointing new Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson action flick "Snitch," which debuted in second place with only $13 million. Looks like someone won't be doing the pec pop of love this week.

Still, "Snitch" did significantly better than fellow new release "Dark Skies," as the Keri Russell horror film brought in just $8.9 million for a sixth place debut. For the rest of the box office top ten, including numbers for last week's champ "A Good Day to Die Hard," head to Film.com.

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Mad Max's Weekend Movie Guide: 'Snitch' & More

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"I know we are at war with each other. How could you not be in this crazy, upside-down world? A world where on one corner you can get gourmet coffee, and in an apartment right above that someone's being raped for the last thirty years. How do you reconcile that? Unless the coffee is horrible …" –Eddie Pepitone

Greetings from the apocalypse! So, February … Is this almost over? Seriously, UNICEF needs to airdrop a good movies aid package on us pronto before our entertainment-emaciated minds starve to the point where a Dwayne Johnson flick actually seems like a good call. Speaking of which … Get More »

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Questions and Answers With Keri Russell

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It's time to get past the haircut. Keri Russell certainly has.

In fact, the former "Felicity" star has moved so far beyond her famous pixie cut that she's now realizing that there's something else out there — namely, aliens. That's right, Russell's latest project is the sci-fi/horror film "Dark Skies." She plays a mother under siege from all angles: financial, familial and supernatural. When strange things start happening, such as her youngest son claiming visits from "the sandman," unexplained items moving inexplicably throughout the house and scary episodes she can't remember, Russell's character takes matters into her own hands, to thrilling result.

NextMovie sat down with Russell in New York City ahead of the movie to discuss her thoughts on aliens, the time she almost drowned while hanging out with Anthony Kiedis and, yes, the haircut. Get More »

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February Movie Math: It All Adds Up to What You Want to See

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Your mother always told you that math would be important someday, and we're here to validate her. Call it better living through arithmetic, but we believe simple math can help you decide which new movies coming out in February are for you.

Oh, and did we mention there are no actual numbers involved? It's like "Moneyball," but for movie-loving dummies.

So if you'd like a glimpse at what the cinema can offer you on this most romantic of months, read on for your latest lesson in Movie Math. Get More »

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Aliens Are the New Ghosts in 'Dark Skies' Trailer

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Just when we were learning how to deal with the whole "Paranormal Activity" thing comes a brand new home-invading menace to freak us out all over again.

Little grey men laugh at your silly home alarm system in "Dark Skies," the new sci-fi thriller in which a suburban family becomes targeted by aliens that like to make abstract art installations with kitchen appliances and inspire flocks of birds to commit mass suicide against the living room window. Get More »

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