New in theaters - 1/9/04

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New in theaters - 1/9/04
Fri, 01-09-2004 - 6:55am
Big Fish

Rated PG-13 for a fight scene, some images of nudity and a suggestive reference

Edward Bloom is well known as a teller of tall tales about his colorful life as a less than ordinary young man, when his wanderlust took him around the world and back again. His mythic exploits range from the delightful to the surreal, interweaving epic sagas about giants and werewolves, conjoined Korean lounge singers, a witch with a glass eye that can see the future - and of course, a big fish that refuses to be caught. Bloom's fabled stories charm everyone he encounters except his son Will, who has also left home but in this case to get out from under his father's considerable shadow. When Edward becomes ill and his wife tries to reconcile them, Will embarks on his own personal journey trying to separate the myth from the reality of his father's life and come to terms with the man's giant feats and great failings.

Starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Danny DeVito

Running Time - 2:05

Genre - Drama

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Chasing Liberty

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and brief nudity

In a contemporary take on Roman Holiday, the 18-yr-old daughter of the President gets away for a little European vacation with a mysterious dashing young stranger named Ben, sans the Secret Service. As she is pursued by her father's staff, she has to find a way to tell Ben the truth about her identity and risk getting her heart broken - the one thing her father can't fix.

Starring Mandy Moore, Matthew Goode, Jeremy Piven, Annabella Sciorra, Mark Harmon

Running Time - 1:51

Genre - Drama

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Edi

Not Rated

An orphaned girl is raised by her two gangster brothers, who want only the best for her, but (their best intentions notwithstanding) things go awry.

Running Time - 1:37

Genre - Art/Foreign

One of the best-received films of the Milwaukee International Film Festival, "Edi" is also Poland's official submission for the 75th Annual Academy Awards.

English subtitles.

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My Baby's Daddy

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and some drug references

Lonnie and Dominic are three bachelor buddies from the hood who, after a lifetime of hard partying, are in for a crude awakening when their respective girlfriends all get pregnant at the same time. The fathers-to-be embark on an emotional journey while learning as much about themselves as they do about love and fatherhood.

Starring Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson, Method Man, Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr., Joanna Bacalso

Running Time - 1:30

Genre - Comedy


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