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'All the President's Men' (R)

This 1976 classic, directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, tells of the gradual uncovering of the Watergate scandal.


'Art School Confidential' (R)

Director Terry Zwigoff ('Bad Santa,' 'Ghost World') and writer Daniel Clowes ('Ghost World') reunite to skewer the dreams of wannabe Picassos.

Bagdad, Mission, Laurelhurst

'The Break-up' (PG-13)

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston split up - don't worry, it's only a movie - but both refuse to leave their great Chicago condo. The sitcom-ready premise doesn't make for the date movie you might expect, turning instead into a surprisingly sour Battling Bickersons routine.


*'Brick' (R)

As the school loner doing spadework on his ex-girlfriend's mysterious death, Joseph Gordon-Levitt ('Mysterious Skin') packs heat and plays it cool, heading a savvy young cast that never winks cute or punks out.

St. Johns Dome, Laurelhurst

'Cars' (G)

An egocentric race car (voiced by Owen Wilson) is stranded in a Route 66 burg populated by small-town types, including the town mechanic (Paul Newman) and a vixenish Porsche (Bonnie Hunt) and thus becomes a better person, er, car.

Century Eastport, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

'Click' (PG-13)

Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) is married with a couple of kids and has a real, grown-up job. But this Sandler-produced flick is still chock-full of all the potty humor, mean-spirited behavior and extended third-act pathos you've come to expect from his work.

Century Eastport, Pioneer Place, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

'Coral Reef Adventure' (NR)

Explore the beauty of a coral reef in the sunny waters of the South Pacific.

OMSI Omnimax Dome Theater

'The Devil Wears Prada' (PG-13)

Anne Hathaway plays Andy Sachs, an earnest young would-be journalist in her first post-college job, as an assistant to the legendarily witchy editor (Meryl Streep) of a Vogue-like fashion magazine.

Cinetopia, Century Eastport, Pioneer Place, Lloyd Center, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

'District B-13' (R)

This zippy little number, a tasty blend of homage and fromage, is set in the year 2010 in a section of Paris so crime-ridden it has been isolated by a concrete wall. It stars the uncannily acrobatic David Belle, a founder of the free-form obstacle-running style called parkour, as a resourceful rebel.

Laurelhurst, Valley

'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift' (PG-13)

High school student Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) is shipped off to Tokyo, where he learns some valuable lessons about drag racing.

Division Street, Stark Street

* 'Friends With Money' (R)

Jennifer Aniston plays Olivia, the odd gal out among her closest friends - three married couples, all of whom have a lot of money. It's an intriguing, funny and very watchable thesis on the social awkwardness that comes with the unspoken divide between America's classes.

Kennedy School, St. Johns Dome, Laurelhurst, Academy, Valley

'The General' (NR)

One of the greatest, and funniest, masters of physical comedy who ever lived, Buston Keaton stars and co-directs in this 1927 silent comedy which was filmed in Cottage Grove. It plays with live organ accompaniment.

2 p.m. Sunday, July 16, Hollywood Theatre, $10, $8 seniors and children 12 and under

'Greece: Secrets of the Past' (NR)

See the civilization of the ancient Greeks through the eyes of a modern Greek archaeologist and the imaging powers of computer generated animation.

OMSI Omnimax Dome Theater

'The Heart of the Game' (PG-13)

Focusing on one troubled but talented teenage girl, this documentary follows the struggles of a Seattle high school basketball team.

Fox Tower

* 'An Inconvenient Truth' (PG)

Director Davis Guggenheim creates a surprisingly gripping cinematic interpretation of former Vice President Al Gore's globe-trotting slide show presentation on global warming. Gore makes his case for an imperiled planet with expected thoroughness but perhaps surprising personality - dare we say charisma?

Century Eastport, Fox Tower

'The King' (R)

Discharged from the Army, Elvis Valderez (Gael García Bernal) goes to Corpus Christi, Texas, to search for his father.


'The Lake House' (PG)

Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock are two lonely professional types who rent the same fabulous waterside home, exchange letters and fall in love. The catch? They're living two years apart.

Century Eastport, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

'Little Man' (PG-13)

Do you like those posters of babies dressed up as race car drivers, leather-clad bikers and jazz musicians? Then Shawn and Keenen Ivory Wayans' new movie about a diminutive felon who poses as a baby may tickle your fancy.

Century Eastport, Broadway, Lloyd Center, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

'Mission: Impossible III' (PG-13)

Director J.J. Abrams neatly balances speed and spectacle, and star Tom Cruise doesn't have time to get in his own way, although the emphasis on propulsion takes its toll on Philip Seymour Hoffman's excellent villain, who needs another good scene or two.

Bagdad, Kennedy School, Mission, Academy, Valley

'Nacho Libre' (PG)

Jack Black is a Mexican monk who becomes a lucha libre wrestler … how could it go wrong? Yet it does go wrong, in almost every conceivable way.

Century Eastport, Broadway, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

* 'Over the Hedge' (PG)

This surprisingly witty kid-size satire on consumer culture really benefits from the actors behind the animals. Bruce Willis is perfect as a conniving raccoon who manipulates a group of suburb-dwelling animals. And, hey, William Shatner plays an opossum!

Century Eastport, Stark Street

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest' (PG-13)

Heaped to the point of creaking with even more of what made the original such unexpected fun, this sequel to 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' is a nonsensical jumble of debts owed and objects sought.

Johnny Depp, whose flouncing, mascara-splashed Capt. Jack Sparrow was a goofy surprise the first time around, already seems pickled in familiarity, and too little good is made of the grand physical production. Yo-ho-hum.

Cinetopia, Century Eastport, Pioneer Place, Broadway, Lloyd Center, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

'A Prairie Home Companion' (PG-13)

Working from a script by 'Prairie Home' companionable impresario Garrison Keillor, director Robert Altman stages a relaxed amble through a version of the world Keillor usually creates from sound alone.

Century Eastport, Hollywood

'Poseidon' (PG-13)

This remake of the 1972 disaster epic 'The Poseidon Adventure' follows the standard Hollywood remake formula: Scavenge a great film's premise and then discard everything else that made the first one any good.

Bagdad, Kennedy School, Academy, Valley

'The Puffy Chair' (R)

Despite a tired premise - twentysomething slackers on a road trip - this indie comedy has earned an avid following.

Fox Tower

'Raiders of the Lost Ark' (PG)

Cheer for Indiana Jones once again on the 25th anniversary of the film that ruled the summer of 1981.


* 'Superman Returns' (PG-13)

Bryan Singer's film about the Big Blue Boy Scout isn't about big set pieces, explosions and fancy special effects. It's a sad, moving, sometimes funny, often thrilling adventure, and not a slam-bang, loud, stupid popcorn-muncher. Still, you should see it on the big screen.

Cinetopia, Century Eastport, Lloyd Center, Hilltop, Division Street, Stark Street

* 'Thank You for Smoking' (R)

In his best role since 'In the Company of Men,' Aaron Eckhart stars as a tobacco lobbyist so slick he can come off as the good guy when appearing on a TV panel with antismoking advocates and a cancer-stricken kid.

Fox Tower

'Wordplay' (PG)

An enjoyable enough piece of fluff, this documentary briefly outlines the history of crossword puzzles, shows New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz on the job (he gets hate mail!) and visits with famous crossword addicts like Jon Stewart and Bill Clinton.

Fox Tower

'X-Men: The Last Stand' (PG-13)

In this third 'X-Men' movie, a pharmaceutical company develops a cure for the mutant condition, and the evil Magneto (Ian McKellen) encourages the world's mutant populace to rise up against humans.

Division Street

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