In theaters, the story of the week is clearly "Prometheus" and for good reason. Ridley Scott has done something very big and very ambitious, and whether he pulls it off is up to you. But in case you're interested in checking out the rest of this week's releases, we have all the movie pairings you could hope for.

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"Prometheus" & "2001: A Space Odyssey"
The scale Ridley Scott is working on for his latest sci-fi film may only find a comparable companion in Stanley Kubrick's cinematic masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey." Both films start at the beginning of mankind and jump forward to a near-futuristic space setting. Obviously not equating the two, each film poses big questions that it doesn't necessary answer or even care to try. "Prometheus" is old school sci-fi, so why not pair it with one of the greatest?

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Snow White Hook

"Snow White and the Huntsmans" definitely brings a new spin to a fairy tale, but it's certainly not the first to tell an old story in a new way. It's not even the first one to cast the awesome Bob Hoskins in it. We fill you in on what's playing and what you should be watching in this week's Double Feature Friday!

"Snow White and the Huntsman" & "Hook"
It's unfortunate that in "Snow White and the Huntsman" it takes so long for the dwarves to show up, because once they do, you realize the rest of the film could have used a cast of top-grade British character actors. Chief among them is Bob Hoskins, as the blind dwarf Muir. Hoskins previously starred in another revisionist fairy tale, Steven Spielberg's Peter Pan sequel "Hook," where he stole the show as Smee. He even reprised his role in last year's BBC prequel miniseries, "Neverland."

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MIB Three Burials

This week in theaters, Tommy Lee Jones gets a little help from Josh Brolin, letting him do most of the Tommy Lee Jones-ing in "Men In Black 3," and Wes Anderson unveils his ode to Wes Anderson with "Moonrise Kingdom." If you're looking for wonderful cinematic pairings then look no further than Double Feature Friday!

"Men In Black 3" & "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada"
Tommy Lee Jones doesn't like a lot of things. I doubt he likes making "Men In Black" movies. He probably doesn't like you very much, but he does like making westerns. TLJ even directed his very own western in 2005 with "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada." Very much in the vein of a novel by Jones' favorite writer, Cormac McCarthy, "Three Burials" follows Pete Perkins, a rancher, who must fulfill a promise he made to his former employee Melquiades. When a border patrol agent kills old Mel, Pete kidnaps the agent (played by Barry Pepper) and forces him to come along on his journey to bury his friend in Mexico. The film received some minor praise in 2005 but went largely unseen.

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In honor of two separate Brooklyn Decker films hitting theaters this weekend, we have recommended only movies that don't feature Brooklyn Decker, so sorry fans of "Just Go With It."

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"Battleship" & "Friday Night Lights"
There was a time, not so long ago, when Peter Berg, instead of directing films "From the Makers of Transformers," could make a movie like this adaptation of the book by Buzz Bissinger. In the years since it's release, against all odds, the TV series that spun off from "Friday Night Lights" eclipsed the original thanks to delightful turns by Kyle Chandler and "Battleship" star Taylor Kitsch. The 2004 starring Billy Bob Thornton and the future Mrs. Taylor, Connie Britton, delivers on all the same honest notes that made the series such a wonderful show but does so in a slightly darker shade of Panther blue. Then again, if you just want a Kitsch fix, turn to the "FNL" series and get on board with Riggins' Riggs.

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Dark Shadows Cronos

One week later, and people are still talking about "The Avengers." If you're headed back to the theater to see it again or are just checking it out for the first time, we have the recommendation for your pre-viewing, plus pairings for the rest of the week's releases.

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"Dark Shadows" & "Cronos"
In his latest collaboration with Tim Burton, Johnny Depp plays a good-intentioned, reluctant vampire. If that breed of blood-sucker is up your alley, check out Guillermo del Toro's "Cronos" before heading to the theater. The film tells the story of Jesús Gris, an elderly antique shop owner, who comes into possession of a device that turns the user into a blood-thirsty immortal. Del Toro fills "Cronos" with his signature, wonderful weirdness, and the movie marks his first collaboration with Ron Perlman, oddly the only American in the cast. "Cronos" is fun, exceedingly creepy, and definitely worth a look.

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Avengers Speed

So we know that you're probably already going to see one movie this weekend, but if you can stop yourself from rewatching "The Avengers" on loop, we have a few recommendations based on the week's other releases.

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"The Avengers" & "Speed"
The undisputed hero of the weekend has to be writer/director Joss Whedon. This weekend, the creator of such shows as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Firefly" repaid his fans who never doubted him and the Marvel fanboys who stayed with the movies all the way. But Whedon has been doing some low-key movie work for years. As an uncredited but often cited credit on his resume, his re-write on "Speed" stands out as a great piece of work. Whedon rewrote most of the dialogue, adding in many of the quips that made the movie such a memorable staple of 90s action movies. "Pop quiz, hotshot." It makes more sense the more you think about it.

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The Raven The Crow

This week at the movies may be remembered by future generations as "the weekend before 'The Avengers' came out," but there are a few movies worth checking out this weekend, "Sound of My Voice" being the clear standout of the group. If you're looking for some movies to watch this weekend, we've got your playlist.

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"The Raven" & "The Crow"
Perhaps before heading to the theater to learn about Edgar Allen Poe's favorite bird, you can check out a different gothic feathered friend. Director Alex Proyas made a name for himself as a visual stylist with this comic book adaptation. The story of a murdered rock star, who rises from the dead for revenge, is remembered most for being the movie where Brandon Lee died. (The commercial for the Blu-ray re-release grossly brags that it's Lee's "final tragic performance.") Lee's performance is definitely one worth seeking out, and it's fun to see what kind of work Proyas was doing before making movies with Will Smith and Nicolas Cage.

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Lucky One No Country

This week, yet another Nicholas Sparks movie, "The Lucky One," hits theaters, this time with Zac Efron in the lead. But if you're looking for something a little more dangerous, we have just the recommendation for you. Plus, we raise awareness about the impending primate uprising. Do not be fooled by the charms of "Chimpanzee"!

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Cabin Zoolander

"The Cabin in the Woods" almost defeats the purpose of the Double Feature Friday this week, since the only sensible thing to do is see it twice. But if you are interested in catching some non-"Cabin" movies this week, here are some recommendations to keep you busy.

But seriously, see "The Cabin in the Woods."

"The Cabin in the Woods" & "Zoolander"
This one is tricky. Like all other situations when discussing "Cabin in the Woods," I really have to measure my words here. There is one joke in "Cabin" that is set up and pays off particularly brilliantly. It has something vaguely to do "Zoolander." I won't say how and spoil the fun, but if you see "Cabin" this weekend, you'll know what I'm talking about. The real point is "See the movie." It doesn't matter what you watch before or after. See "Cabin in the Woods," and then see it again.

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Titanic Bond

Three of this week's releases have more than a little 90s vibe to them. "Titanic" is back on the big screen, Jason Biggs is doing things that no one really wants to see, and a 90s auteur makes his long-awaited return. The movies also make for some great 90s pairing, so if you're interested in a perfect complement to your weekend of nostalgia, check out this week's Double Feature Friday.

"Titanic 3D" & "Tomorrow Never Dies"
On December 19, 1997, three new films debuted. One was a minor Gore Verbinski work called "Mouse Hunt" with Nathan Lane and Lee Evans. (How was that not a smash?) The other two were James Cameron's "Titanic" and Pierce Brosnan's second James Bond movie "Tomorrow Never Dies." One went on to become the highest grossing movie of all time. The other faded in with the rest of the 007 cannon, seen largely as lesser than "GoldenEye." But the little known fact is that the two put up quite the fight for the box office that mid-December weekend. "Titanic" eventually edged out Bond by a measly $3 million, so while people are off to the theaters to travel back to 1997, take time to remember the other movie from that weekend.

But don't watch "Mouse Hunt."

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