Iron Man 2

Too many villains and subplots. But it's worth it for Robert Downey Jr., irony man, as Tony Stark, the suave and slightly batty billionaire bon vivant. With Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, and Mickey Rourke.

PG-13

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Mother and Child Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, and Naomi Watts give stunning performances in this multicharacter story about the impact of adoption on the lives of three women in Los Angeles. Directed by Rodrigo García. R

Please Give Nicole Holofcener's keenly observed ensemble film about six characters in search of a purpose in contemporary Manhattan. Starring Catherine Keener, Rebecca Hall, Amanda Peet, and Oliver Platt in a film that feels much like an Eric Rohmer movie. R