The recession finally seems to have caught up to Hollywood. The summer release schedule, which starts Friday, May 7, as opposed to Mother Natures standard June 21, is light on both obvious blockbusters and post facto 3-D spectacles. This might turn out to be the sort of summer where audiences weary of schmucks go out in search of people. Here are highlights of your summer options. Read more from the Globe
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From left: Julia Roberts stars in "Eat Pray Love," Mike Myers lends his voice to "Shrek Forever After," and Robert Downey Jr. returns in "Iron Man 2."