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Lake Bell

Ida relives history, John Hamm seeks a Million Dollar Arm and Godzilla stomps again

Also this week is Belle, a classy drama about fighting bigotry and slavery in 18th century England.

The Butler, In a World and The Spectacular Now shine, while Jobs underwhelms

Forest Whitaker and Oprah relive the American civil rights movement in Lee Daniels’ The Butler