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Year-end Oscar hopefuls coming soon to theaters

Year-end Oscar hopefuls coming soon to theaters

By Diana Saenger

Contributor

Critics and movie fans alike agree that 2010’s movie releases have, for the most part, been a big disappointment.

Hollywood had high hopes that audiences would again embrace 3-D technology as it released “Toy Story 3” (which holds the top box-office spot this year so far) followed by “Alice in Wonderland,” but the jury’s still out on whether 3-D will win viewers over.

Among the many disappointments, even George Clooney’s connection to “The American” couldn’t draw much excitement to that slow and somber crime drama. “Iron Man 2” and “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” currently hold the third and...

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