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"The Ice Harvest"
: A fallen-from-grace lawyer (John Cusack) embezzles $2 million from a Kansas City mob boss on Christmas Eve. But before he, his unsavory associate (Billy Bob Thornton) and his strip-club-owner girlfriend (Connie Nielsen) blow town, a winter storm cuts off their escape route. Oliver Platt and Randy Quaid co-star. (R)
"In the Mix": Pop star Usher stars as a deejay who saves the life of a mob boss and is assigned to protect his daughter. Complications arise when deejay and daughter fall in love. Chazz Palminteri and Emmanuelle Chiriqui co-star. (PG-13)
"Just Friends": An overweight high school loser is rejected by the cheerleader-girl of his dreams. After graduation, he moves across country and transforms himself into a fit and successful (if selfish and womanizing) music executive. Ten years later, circumstances bring him home and fate reconnects him with the "just friends" girl. Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris and Chris Klein star. (PG-13)
"Rent": The film adaptation of the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning 1996 Broadway musical about New York bohemians living in the East Village and dealing with the AIDS crisis. (PG-13)
"Yours, Mine & Ours": Dennis Quaid and Rene Russo are a study in opposites who marry and put together a family of 18 children. A remake of the 1968 hit that starred Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda. (PG)