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DVD: The Lovely Bones, For retail & rental (Paramount)

When a 14-year-old (Atonement's Saoirse Ronan) is murdered by the world's most obvious serial killer (Stanley Tucci), she wakes up in a surreal CGI limbo, and peeks back through the ether at her grieving family (Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon).

Peter Jackson hasn't decided what to do with Alice Sebold's novel, so he lets it drift in a vapid, New Age haze between ghost story, thriller, weepie, and – in the limbo sequences – shampoo advert.