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It happens every year, but the jarring effect of it never wears off: Shortly after the Oscars, in movie theaters all over the country, a few awards season holdovers -- primarily platform releases like Silver Linings Playbook and foreign-language films like Amour -- begin to share marquees with, and then get overrun by, pure and utter junk of every variety. There are sequels (March 29's G.I. Joe: Retaliation), adaptations (March 8's Oz the Great and Powerful) and remakes (April 5's Evil Dead), plus "original" stories that could only be described as moronic (Feb. 8's Identity Thief), embarrassing (March 15's The

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