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It's time to play the music! It's time to light the lights! It's time to meet the Muppets at… uh… "The Muppets," hitting theaters today!


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Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the rest of their delightfully bizarre pals are back in action at long last with this week's release of "The Muppets," directed by James Bobin and starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper and an unstoppable array of celebrity cameos. Sporting a 100% certified fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, "Muppets" absolutely deserves all of the credit it's been getting in the past few days and weeks. If you have any fondness at all in your hearts for these wonderful characters, there's no excuse for you to skip out on this one — for longtime fans and new ones alike, "The Muppets" is as close to a perfect family film as it gets.

Check out five reasons to see the movie after the jump.

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Sure, if you want to know if "Immortals" is worth checking out this weekend, you could head over to Rotten Tomatoes, where you'd find, as of Friday afternoon, the 3-D epic with just a 39-percent freshness rating. Or, hey, you could wait for a buddy to fork over his cash and then ask him if you, too, should pony up at the multiplex. Fine solutions, all.

But why do any of these things when you can simply turn to rapper-activist Immortal Technique for the lowdown on "Immortals"? It's all thanks to our friends over at NextMovie, who have previously invited MC Hammer to review "Thor" and "Insane Clown Posse" to judge "Water for Elephants." So hit play on the video below for Immortal Technique's thoughts on why Mickey Rourke is the "illest bad guy" and his lamentation that the film's only sex scene is G rated.

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At long last, "Immortals" has finally arrived! Director Tarsem Singh's swords-and-sandals epic slashes its way into theaters today (November 11) to deliver one of the greatest visual thrill rides of the fall movie season.

"Immortals" stars Henry Cavill as Theseus, a strong youth who finds himself caught in a war between mortal men and beings from another plane of existence. The vicious King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) seeks an ancient and terrible power, and only Theseus, who comes to possess the legendary Epirius Bow, can put an end to his reign of terror.

There's little doubt that "Immortals" is the most action-packed movie currently in theaters. For those of you seeking blood, guts and gore, there's no excuse to miss this one. If you need additional reasons to check out "Immortals," we've got five beyond the jump.

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"A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" is, as expected, a perfect "Harold & Kumar" movie. If you've enjoyed this mismatched duo's misadventures to White Castle and from Guantanamo Bay in the past, there's simply no way you'll have anything but an awesome time with their holiday spectacular, hitting theaters today (November 4).

I don't think you really need extra convincing — either you love these movies, or you don't — but just in case you're seeking added incentive, go beyond the break for five reasons you need to see "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas."

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After three October releases in a row, "Paranormal Activity" has set itself up as the new yearly Halloween-time scary movie. On the third go around, the franchise has picked up some interesting features. "Paranormal Activity 3" is directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the directors of the still-controversial maybe-documentary "Catfish." The third film also continues the trend from the surprise prequel of "Paranormal Activity 2" and dials the setting all the way back to 1988, when the demon was just getting into the haunting game.

A few smart series innovation make this third "Paranormal Activity" more than just retread and prove that the series still has some mileage left in it. Check out the five reasons to see "Paranormal Activity 3" after the jump.

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We've already kicked you five rather surprising things you need to know about Paul W.S. Anderson's 3-D take on "The Three Musketeers," strange things like how Orlando Bloom based his flamboyant character on Ziggy Stardust and that Milla Jovovich's breasts are method actors.

If such kooky facts aren't enough to convince you to check out the flick this weekend, then knowing this take on the classic Alexandre Dumas story contains quite a few other surprises might. While you get fair maidens in corsets and sword fights galore, Anderson introduces a whole lot of contemporary bling into the mix: steampunk airships, excellent 3-D effects and more. So here are five reasons to see "The Three Musketeers."

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FROM MTV MOVIES: Let's dance! The remake of "Footloose" hit theaters on Friday (October 14), and the critics have weighed in. The dance flick revisits the 1984 original's story about a teen (played by newcomer Ken Wormald) who moves to a conservative town that has outlawed dancing; the new kid shakes things up in more ways than one.

"Footloose" seems to be holding on with a 74 percent fresh rating at the review-aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes and, overall, the verdict is a resounding "better than we thought it would be."

We rounded up a sampling of some of the reviews to give you an idea of what to expect if you decide to bust a move and hit the theater.

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Any time you've got an alien life form that mimics and then kills some poor unsuspecting victims and their dogs in Antarctica, you know you're in for a treat. "The Thing," a prequel and quasi-remake of John Carpenter's 1982 horror classic, hits theaters today starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead ("Scott Pilgrim vs. The World") and Joel Edgerton ("Warrior"). The new movie sticks closely to the formula from the original, while exploring what happened to the Norwegian team featured in the beginning of the Kurt Russell film.

MTV News' Vanessa WhiteWolf thinks you should definitely see "The Thing," and here are five reasons to check it out in theaters this weekend.

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Bunraku,” director Guy Moshe’s latest picture, is, as leading man Gackt so eloquently (and confusingly) described to MTV News in an exclusive interview, “a Cowboy meets Samurai meets Mafia action flick. It’s an action-packed movie unlike any other, mixing various genres in the style of Japanese puppetry.” Confusing, yes, but pretty much spot on: no matter how you slice it, “Bunraku” is nothing if not unique.

In a future where bullets have been outlawed and hand-to-hand combat has become the primary method of conflict resolution, the ruthless Nicola the Woodcutter (Ron Perlman) rules the world east of the Atlantic with the aid of nine deadly assassins. But Nicola has a target on his back as well: a Drifter (Josh Hartnett) wanders into town with a thirst for whiskey and a hunger for blood, while the samurai Yoshi (Gackt) also comes calling with his sights set on the Woodcutter. Initially adversaries, Yoshi and the Drifter have to put aside their differences if they’re to stand a chance at achieving their quests for vengeance.

Check out five reasons why you should see “Bunraku” past the jump.

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50/50 In a nutshell, "50/50" is movie about an otherwise average 27-year-old guy named Adam who gets diagnosed with cancer, and what happens to his life and the people in it when faced with 50/50 odds of survival.

Unlike most of the generic, forgettable fare that Hollywood churns out each year, this film is something special. With an all-star cast including Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick and Anjelica Huston, you will actually care about the characters, get swept up in the story and actually feel something when you walk out. "50/50" is one of the best movies I've seen this year, and here are a few reasons why it will be one of your favorites as well.

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