By Leah Rozen Scott Huver
January 12, 2009 12:00 PM

MARLEY & ME
Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston learn about life via dog ownership in a canine-centric comedy that’ll strike non-dog lovers as too pooching precious. (PG)

BEDTIME STORIES
Adam Sandler (above left) adds to his gallery of likable louts in a passable comedy, this time as a handyman who tells fanciful tales to youngsters that then come true. (PG)

THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX
A brave mouse (above, sweetly voiced by Matthew Broderick) saves the day in a delectable animated comedy, one which refreshingly refrains from being too smart-alecky. (G)

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