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Kam's Kapsules by Kam Williams

Bon Voyage (PG-13 for violence). Gerard Depardieu headlines this World War II melodrama about the plight of four French citizens just prior to the fall of Paris. In French with subtitles.

Clifford's Really Big Movie (G). The big red canine of children's book and PBS fame arrives on the big screen for an adventure in which he is off to the circus where he makes lots of new friends and tries to win a lifetime supply of dog food.

Connie and Carla (PG-13 for adult themes, off-color humor, and drug references). Remake of Some Like It Hot has Nia Vardolos and Toni Collette starring as struggling, dinner theater performers who, after witnessing a mob hit, decide to masquerade as drag queens while on the run from the Mafia.

Dogville (R for violence and sex content). Filmed in Sweden by Danish director Lars von Trier (Breaking the Waves), this 1930s drama, set in rural Colorado, stars Nicole Kidman as an American on the run while looking for refuge from the mob.

Ella Enchanted (PG for crude humor and mild epithets). It's Cinderella revisited in this screen adaptation of the Newberry Award-winning young adult novel of the same name by Gail Carson Levine. Fantasy revolves around Ella (Anne Hathaway), an otherwise obedient girl out to thwart her evil stepmother's plan to marry-off one of her own daughters to a charming prince.

Envy (PG-13 for profanity and for crude and sexual humor). Barry Levinson directs this buddy comedy starring Jack Black as a fledgling inventor whose lifelong bond with his best friend (Ben Stiller) breaks after he finally strikes it rich with a contraption which makes dog poop disappear into thin air. With Ving Rhames, Christopher Walken, and Rachel Weisz.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (R for sex, expletives, and drug use). Romantic comedy with Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey as a couple who try to save their struggling relationship by undergoing a procedure which is supposed to erase only their bad memories of each other. With Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo and Elijah Wood.

The Girl Next Door (R for profanity, nudity, explicit sexual content, and drug and alcohol use). Escapist teen fantasy about a nerdy high school senior (Emile Hirsch) whose seductive new neighbor turns out to be a porn star (Elisha Cuthbert).

Godsend (PG-13 for adult themes, violence, frightening images, and one sex scene). Sci-fi horror flick with Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and Greg Kinnear as a grieving couple who approach a stem cell researcher (Robert De Niro) to bring their dead son back to life via an illegal experimental cloning process.

Hellboy (PG-13 for supernatural violence and frightening images). Adapted from Seed of Destruction, the first in the Hellboy series of graphic novels by Mike Mignola, this sci-fi flick revolves around a demonic superhero created as a result of a 1944 Nazi experiment gone wrong.

Home on the Range (PG for rude humor). Disney animated adventure about a bunch of bovines who hatch a plan to save themselves from being shipped to a meat-packing plant. Voicework provided by Dame Judi Dench, Roseanne, Cuba Gooding, Steve Buscemi, and Jennifer Tilly.

Intermission (R for sex, violence, and profanity). Bittersweet ensemble comedy interweaves 11 love relationships in a web of love and betrayal, all set against the backdrop of present-day Dublin.

Jersey Girl (PG-13 for profanity and sexual content). Kevin Smith's bittersweet dramedy about the ill-fated, whirlwind romance of a workaholic music promoter (Ben Affleck) and a N.Y.C. book editor (Jennifer Lopez).

Kill Bill, Volume 2 (R for profanity, violence, and drug use). Uma Thurman returns to continue her bloody rampage to conclude Quentin Tarantino's thriller about a bride left for dead at her own wedding out to even the score with her would be assassins. With David Carradine in the title role.

The Ladykillers (R for profanity and sexual references). Coen Bros. remake of the 1955 crime comedy stars Tom Hanks as a professor-turned-gang leader who decides to try to rubout his landlady after she gets wind of his plans to rob a New Orleans riverboat casino.

Laws of Attraction (PG-13 for sex and expletives). This battle of the sexes romantic romp is reminiscent of Adam's Rib (1949), the Hepburn-Tracy classic. Update has Julianne Moore and Pierce Brosnan as lovers squaring-off in court as attorneys on opposite sides of a high profile divorce case.

Man on Fire (R for profanity and graphic violence). Remake of the 1987 thriller based on the A.J. Quinnell novel of the same name. Action film features Denzel Washington as an ex Marine turned bodyguard bent on revenge after the kidnap and murder of the 10 year-old girl from the wealthy family he'd been hired to protect.

Mean Girls (PG-13 for sex, profanity, and underage partying). Lindsay Lohan stars in this revenge comedy created by Saturday Night Live's Tina Fey about a new teen in town who gets blacklisted after she crosses a clique of vindictive witches at her new high school.

Monseiur Ibrahim (R for sexual content). Adapted from the historical novel by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, this morality play, set in Paris in the 1960s, revolves around the heartwarming relationship between an elderly Arab deli owner and a 13-year old Jewish kid called Momo. In French with subtitles.

My Architect (Unrated). Biopic based on the life of famous Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974), a very busy trigamist who died a broken man in a Penn Station bathroom after secretly rearing three separate families. Documentary directed by abandoned son still in search of answers about deadbeat dad.

The Prince and Me (PG for some sex-related references and mild epithets). Cinderalla style fairy tale starring Julia Stiles as a motorcycle-riding, pre-med student who falls in love with a rebellious classmate (Luke Mably), unaware that he's actually the Prince of Denmark. With Miranda Richardson as the Queen Mother.

The Punisher (R for brutal violence, profanity, and nudity). Thomas Jane stars in the adaptation of the Marvel Superhero Comic about a mild-mannered ex-marine who turns into a crime fighting vigilante after his wife and kids are murdered by mobsters. With John Travolta, Hulk Hogan, and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos.

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (PG for scary sequences and rude humor). Another live action-animated mix adaptation of the TV cartoon series with Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar reprising their roles as Fred and Daphne, respectively. The Great Dane detective and crew tackle the case of the anonymous masked crook who is trying to take over the city of Coolsville with a monster making machine.

13 Going on 30 (PG-13 for slight sexual content and drug references). Jennifer Garner stars in this romantic fantasy about an awkward pre-teen who makes a wish for her 13th birthday while locked in a closet by cruel kids. The ugly duckling emerges as a sexy, successful, 29 year-old magazine editor with a live-in beau she doesn't even know.

The Whole Ten Yards (PG-13 for sex, expletives, and violence). A half-dozen, principal cast members from The Whole Nine Yards return for another round of Mafia meets suburbia mayhem, including Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, and Amanda Peet.

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