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Stop-Loss

MTV Films thinks it's found a way around the thorny issue of selling grim Iraq War movies to a disinterested public--simply fill the cast with hunky young actors. Ryan Phillippe (Cruel Intentions), Channing Tatum (Step Up 2 the Streets), Rob Brown (Take the Lead) and Joseph Gordon-Levett ("3rd Rock From the Sun") are among the teen-friendly stars trying to make this melodrama about Texas army men called back on yet another tour of duty look like an episode of "Friday Night Lights." Director Kimberley Peirce (Boys Don't Cry) gets credit for taking the assignment seriously, however. 113 minutes R.