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Prestige

From acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan ("Memento", "Batman Begins"), comes a mysterious story set in turn-of-the-century London. Two magicians' intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie

PG-13 for violence and disturbing images/133m/S/Buena Vista

Heading South

In French and English with English subtitles Set in Haiti during the late 1970, and based on stories by Dany Laferriere, the heat comes not only from the summertime tropical setting.

A group of single middle-aged women, no longer prized in their society, come for sun, fun, and romance. They desire the solicitous attention of attractive young Haitian men, and teenaged Legba (Menothy Cesar, winner of the Marcello Mastroianni Award at the 2005 Venice Film Festival) is an especially prized companion for whom the women vie.

Director Laurent Cantet ("Time Out") Charlotte Rampling, Menothy Cesar, Karen Young, Louise Portal

NR/108m/F/Shadow Distribution

Departed

In South Boston, a young undercover officer infiltrates the mob, while a hardened young criminal has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Each becomes consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations.

When it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that there's a mole in their midst, both men race to uncover the identity of the other in time to save themselves. A remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film "Infernal Affairs".

Directed by Martin Scorsese ("Aviator"); Written by William Monahan ("Kingdom of Heaven") and Siu Fai Mak ("Infernal Affairs") Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Alec Baldwin, Anthony Anderson

R for strong brutal violence, pervasive language, and some sexual content and drug material/149m/S/Warner Bros.

This Film Is Not Yet Rated

An investigation into the MPAA film ratings system and its profound effect on American culture. It asks whether Hollywood movies and independent films are rated equally for comparable content; whether sexual content in gay-themed movies is given harsher ratings penalties than their heterosexual counterparts; whether it makes sense that extreme violence is given an R, while independent film producers are left guessing; and finally, whether keeping the raters and the rating process secret leaves the MPAA entirely unaccountable for its decisions.

A documentary from Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick ("Twist of Faith") John Waters, Kevin Smith, Matt Stone, Kimberly Peirce, Atom Egoyan, Darren Aronofsky

NR (filmmaker refused NC-17 rating for some graphic sexual content)/100m/F/IFC

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine tells the story of the Hoovers, one of the most endearingly fractured families ever seen on motion picture screens. Together, the motley six-member family treks from Albuquerque to the Little Miss Sunshine pageant in Redondo Beach, California, to fulfill the deepest wish of 7-year-old Olive, an ordinary little girl with big dreams. Along the way the family must deal with crushed dreams, heartbreak, and a broken-down VW bus, leading up to the surreal Little Miss Sunshine competition itself. On their travels through this bizarrely funny landscape, the Hoovers learn to trust and support each other along the path of life, no matter what the challenge.

Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Alan Arkin, Abigail Breslin,Paul Dano

R for language, some sex and drug content/103m/S/Fox Searchlight

Man of the Year

Acerbic performer Tom Dobbs has made his career out of skewering politicians and speaking the mind of the exasperated nation on his talk show. He cracked scathing jokes at a fractured system night after night...until he came up with a really funny idea: why not run for president himself?

Directed by Barry Levinson ("Bandits", "Good Morning Vietnam") Robin Williams, Laura Linney, Christopher Walken

PG-13 for language including some crude sexual references, drug related material, and brief violence/115m/S/Universal

Open Season

In this animated action-adventure comedy, Boog, a grizzly bear with no survival skills, has his perfect world turned upside-down when he meets Elliot, a scrawny, fast-talking wild mule deer. Elliot convinces Boog to desert his idyllic existence living in a garage with all the comforts of home, and try the "wild" life. With things spiraling out of control, and open season upon them, Elliot must Boog get in touch with his inner grizzly to unite the rest of the woodland creatures and take the forest back.

Featuring the voice talents of Martin Lawrence as Boog. Ashton Kutcher as Elliot, Gary Sinise and Debra Messing

PG for some rude humor, mild action and brief language/86m/F/Sony

Flicka

Katy is enrolled in a private school, but her heart is with her sprawling family ranch in Wyoming's remote mountain region. When she returns home and becomes enamored of a wild mustang filly, Katy's father sees nothing but trouble coming from the untamed animal and discourages his daughter from keeping her. Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw

PG for some mild language/99m/S/Fox

Grudge Two

The terrifying supernatural curse is unleashed on a group of seemingly unrelated victims. One by one, they are infected by the grudge, which quickly moves from a burned-down house in Tokyo and spreads to everyone who crosses its path. Amber Tamblyn, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Arielle Kebbel, Jennifer Beals, Teresa Palmer, Takako Fuji, Ryo Ishibashi, Misako Uno

PG-13 for mature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensuality/102m/F/Sony

Employee of the Month

Two Super Club workers are drastically different. Vince is head cashier - winner of 17 consecutive "Employee of the Month" awards. Zack is the ultimate slacker whose scruffy appearance and laid back attitude has made him popular with his colleagues but kept him as a box boy. The duo's longtime rivalry comes to a head when a beautiful new cashier with a reputation for only dating "Employee of the Month" winners transfers in. Dane Cook, Jessica Simpson, Dax Shephard, Efren Ramirez, Tim Bagley, Andy Dick, Brian George, Sean Whalen, Harland Williams

PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, and language/103m/F/Lionsgate

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

A startling prequel which details the beginnings of the murderous Hewitt clan and their psychotic idea of family fun. It's 1969. Two brothers and their girlfriends are driving across Texas for a final fling before one goes into the military, but end up at the Hewitt family home where Thomas is being groomed to become the terrifying monster known as Leatherface Jordana Brewster, Andrew Bryniarski, R. Lee Ermey, Taylor Handley, Matthew Bomer, Diora Baird, Heather Kafka

R for strong horror violence/gore, language and some sexual content/91m/S/New Line

Marine

A marine returns home from the Iraq War after being discharged against his will. When his wife is kidnapped by a murderous gang, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest mission. John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Robert Patrick

PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, sensuality and language/91m/F/Fox

Guardian

After an accident, a famed Coast Guard Rescue swimmer is re-assigned to teach at the legendary Coast Guard "A" School. There, he inspires a cocky swim champ determined to be number one to learn the true meaning of heroism and sacrifice. Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher

PG-13 for intense sequences of action/peril, brief strong language and some sensuality/139m/F/Buena Vista