STARRING: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Lisa Bonet.
An adaptation of the Nick Hornby best seller about a music-obsessed record store owner (Cusack) trying to figure out why his girlfriend - and all the girlfriends who came before - dumped him. 113 minutes. (Rated R for adult (kind of) themes, sexual situations, profanity.)
The Color of Paradise
STARRING: Mohsen Ramezani, Hossein Mahjoub, Salime Feizi.
A story about a blind boy whose spiritually blind father cannot appreciate his son's rare gifts. From Iran, in Farsi with English subtitles. 90 minutes. (Rated PG for mature themes.)
Me Myself I
STARRING: Rachel Griffiths, David Roberts, Sandy Winton.
An Australian comedy about a woman who gets to see what life would have been like if she had gotten married instead of pursuing a career. 104 minutes. (Rated R for language, sex.)
STARRING: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West.
A slapstick psychodrama about an alcoholic writer (Bullock) ordered into detox after a drunken-driving citation. 103 minutes. (Rated PG-13 for drugs, alcohol abuse, sexual candor, profanity.)
Passion of Mind
STARRING: Demi Moore, Stellan Skarsgard, William Fichtner.
A romance about a woman (Moore) with two lives, two lovers, and two swell abodes: a hilltop house in Provence and a sky-high apartment in New York. The only problem: one is just a figment of her imagination. 105 minutes. (Rated PG-13 for sensuality, adult themes, psychological confusion.)
Ready to Rumble
STARRING: David Arquette, Oliver Platt, Scott Caan.
Two pro wrestling fans form a tag team to help a wrestler revive his career. It features WCW wrestlers Sting and Goldberg. 107 minutes. (Rated PG-13 for language, content.)
- Barry Zukerman, Knight Ridder