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World's Fastest Indian

In New Zealand in the 1960's, Burt Munro takes a 1920 Indian motorcycle and, delightfully without resources other than his own obsession, spends his retirement rebuilding the bike to follow his dream to set a land speed record at the Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Cauffiel, Saginaw Grant.

PG-13 for brief language, drug use and a sexual reference/127 min.


2001 Academy Award Nominee Best Picture, Actress (Juliette Binoche), Supporting Actress (Judi Dench). A single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours. They are met with skepticism and disdain, but the chocolate soon works its wonders. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom ("Cider House Rules"); Starring Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina, Judi Dench, Leslie Caron.

PG-13 for a scene of sensuality and some violence/115 min.

16 Blocks

A troubled NYPD officer is forced to take a happy, but down-on-his-luck witness 16 blocks from the police station to another location, but no one wants the duo to make it. Directed by Richard Donner ("Lethal Weapon"); Starring Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse.

PG-13 for violence, intense sequences of action, and some strong language/102 min.


A woman is caught in a futuristic civil war between the government and a subculture of modified humans in whom speed, strength and intelligence are magnified, and finds herself protecting a 9-year-old boy. Milla Jovovich, Cameron Bright.

PG-13 for sequences of violent action throughout, partial nudity and language/88 min.


At the bottom of the murky pool at the Capri Beach Club, a mermaid with a sharp tongue and a broken heart is found by Halley and Claire, who learn friendship is forever, and magic can be found in the most unexpected places. Based on the novel by Alice Hoffman. Joanna Levesque, Emma Roberts, Arielle Kebbel.

PG for mild language and sensuality/109 min.

Match Point

Academy Award Nominee - Best Original Screenplay. A former tennis pro is used to falling just short in his life. But when he befriends an aristocrat, he realizes he may be in reach of a life to which he never could have aspired. But his attraction to a femme fatale could end that dream. Written and Directed by Woody Allen Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode, Brian Cox, Penelope Wilton.

R for some sexuality/124 min.

Mrs. Henderson Presents

2 Academy Award Nominations - Best Actress (Judi Dench), Costume Design. Based on a true story, a widowed society woman in the 1930&

s purchases an abandoned West End theater as a means to help her pass the time. She enlists an experienced producer to help create Paris-inspired vaudeville revues which break taboos in the staid English society of the times by featuring artfully posed nude women amidst the musical shenanigans. Directed by Stephen Frears (&

High Fidelity&

, &

My Beautiful Launderette&

); Starring Bob Hoskins, Judi Dench, Christopher Guest.

R for nudity and brief language/114 min.


Academy Award Nominee - Best Actress Felicity Huffman. An uptight male-to-female transsexual, Bree, readying herself for the final &


that will make her womanly transition complete, receives a phone call from New York that her son has been jailed - a son she didn&

t know she had. Her therapist refuses to give her written permission to have the final part of her sex-change operation if she doesn&

t go, so Bree heads east from her California home. Thinking Bree is a Christian missionary, gay hustler son Toby informs her of his intention to become a porn star on the west coast, which brings out plenty of motherly instincts in the worried cross-gender Bree. So the two take a road trip back west, with Bree flailing in her attempts to tell Toby the truths about who she is and what she once was. Felicity Huffman, Fionnula Flanagan, Graham Greene.

R for sexual content, nudity, language and drug use/104 min.

White Countess

Sofia lives in a Shanghai slum with members of her late husband&

s aristocratic but impoverished family and her ten-year-old daughter. Jackson, a disillusioned former U.S. diplomat who lost his sight, his wife and his children in the political turmoil of 1930&

s China, encounters Sofia working at her taxi-dance hall, and asks her to become the centerpiece of his bar. Thus begins a relationship that coaxes Jackson out of his enclosed world, and into the intrigues within Sofia&

s family to separate her from her child. Directed by James Ivory and Produced by Ismail Merchant (their last film before Merchant&

s death last year) Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave, Hiroyuki Sanada, John Wood.

PG-13 for some violent images and thematic elements/138 min.

Brokeback Mountain

8 Academy Award nominations - Best Picture, Director (Ang Lee), Actor (Heath Ledger), Supporting Actress (Michelle Williams), Supporting Actor (Jake Gyllenhaal), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Original Score The story about a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years. Directed by Ang Lee (&

Crouch Tiger, Hidden Dragon&

, &

Sense and Sensibility&

, &

Ice Storm&

) Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid.

R for sexuality, nudity, language and some violence/134 min.

Eight Below

A scientific expedition is forced to leave behind their team of beloved sled dogs due to an unexpected accident and perilous weather conditions in Antarctica. The dogs struggle to survive alone in the intense frozen wilderness until a rescue is attempted. Paul Walker, Jason Biggs, Bruce Greenwood.

G for some peril and brief mild language/120 min.


Animated film about four unlikely heroes who must recover three magic diamonds, reverse the onset of a brutal winter, and return the evil ice sorcerer to his prison. Based on a French TV series, &

The Magic Roundabout&

, that aired on the BBC from 1965 - 1975. Voice talents of Jim Broadbent, Ian McKellen, Bill Nighy, Joanna Lumley.

G/76 min.

Pink Panther

Bumbling Inspector Clousseau is a man whose deductive powers are limited, whose command of the language is frightening, and whose investigative approach is downright dangerous, but he&

s assigned to solve a murder and recover a legendary ring. Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Beyonce, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Henry Czerny.

PG for occasional crude and suggestive humor and language/93 min.

Curious George

The animated adventures of the inquisitive little monkey with an insatiable taste for adventure. Voice talents of Will Farrell, Drew Barrymore, Eugene Levy, Dick Van Dyke.

G/87 min.


s Family Reunion

Southern matriarch Madea has just been court ordered to take charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway. Meanwhile, her nieces are suffering relationship problems, and she has to organize her family reunion. Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood.

PG-13 for mature thematic material, domestic violence, sex and drug references/107 min.