A look at the new movies headed to the video shelves.
By Times Staff
Published October 12, 2006
A Prairie Home Companion
DIRECTOR: Robert Altman
CAST: Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor, Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep.
SYNOPSIS: Garrison Keillor's radio show becomes a warm, wonderful movie experience.
WHAT WE SAID: The St. Petersburg Times gave the movie an A.
MPAA RATING: PG; risque humor, brief profanity.
RUNNING TIME: 105 min.
DIRECTOR: Frank Coraci
CAST: Adam Sandler, Christopher Walken, Kate Beckinsale.
SYNOPSIS: Workaholic father uses a magical remote control to fast-forward through tough times and pause on the good stuff.
WHAT WE SAID: The Times gave the movie an A-.
MPAA RATING: PG-13; crude and sexual humor, profanity, drug references.
RUNNING TIME: 96 min.
DIRECTOR: Vondie Curtis-Hall
CAST: Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Larenz Tate, the Game.
SYNOPSIS: An ex-convict gets entangled with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
WHAT WE SAID: The Times gave the movie a C.
MPAA RATING: R; violence, profanity, sexual situations.
RUNNING TIME: 95 min.
Art School Confidential
DIRECTOR: Terry Zwigoff
CAST: John Malkovich and Jim Broadbent
SYNOPSIS: Satire of artistic ego and fates such poseurs deserve, including strangulation, is smugly unfunny.
WHAT WE SAID: The St. Petersburg Times gave the movie a D.
MPAA RATING: R; strong profanity, sexual references, frontal nudity, brief violence.
RUNNING TIME: 102 min.
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
DIRECTOR: George Bamber
CAST: Daniel Letterle, David Monahan, Meredith Baxter.
SYNOPSIS: Campy comedy described as the gay man's Bridget Jones's Diary.
WHAT WE SAID: The Times did not review this movie.
MPAA RATING: R; sexual content, language.
RUNNING TIME: 88 min.
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