Middle East
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'Life of Pi' (Nov. 21)

Stars: Suraj Sharma, Tobey Maguire, a tiger Director: Ang Lee Why we're excited: One of this year's obligatory Important Fall Films Based on a Best-Selling Novel, Yann Martel's engrossing story of a young boy in the company of wild animals after a shipwreck gets fresh, eye-popping new life from the reliable Lee. Looks to be a visual stunner. Plus, a Bengal tiger!
20th Century Fox
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