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     Volume 4 Issue 52 | June 24, 2005 |

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New Flicks

The Perfect Man
The story of a family that wanted it all. Never settle

Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Mark Rosman
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Cast: Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Aria Wallace, Chris Noth, Caroline Rhea

Teenager Holly Hamilton (Hilary Duff) is tired of moving every time her single mom Jean (Heather Locklear) has another personal meltdown involving yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man - an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean and boost her shaky self-esteem. When the virtual relationship takes off, Holly finds herself having to produce the suitor, borrowing her friend's charming and handsome Uncle Ben (Chris Noth) as the face behind the e-mails, notes and gifts. Holly must resort to increasingly desperate measures to keep the ruse alive and protect her mom's newfound happiness, almost missing the real perfect man when he does come along.

Batman Begins

Genre: Adventure / Crime / Thriller
Director: Christopher Nolan
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Cast: Christian Bale, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine

Christopher Nolan's film explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham. In the wake of his parents' murder, disillusioned industrial heir Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. He treturns to Gotham and unveils his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect and an array of high tech deceptions to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city.

Top at the Box Office                                                           Last Week
1. Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Out for a kill. Out for each other
Genres: Action / Adventure / Thriller
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Angela Bassett
2. Madagascar
Someone's got a zoo loose.
Genres: Comedy / Family / Animation
Starring: Andy Richter, Cedric the Entertainer and Sacha Baron Cohen
3. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
The Saga is Complete
Genres: Adventure / Sci-Fi
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman and Ian McDiarmid
4. The Longest Yard
It was hard to put a team together... until they found out who they were playing.
Genres: Comedy
Starring: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds
5. The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D
Smaller heroes. Just as super.
Genres: Comedy / Family / Fantasy
Starring: Taylor Lautner, Taylor Dooley, Cayden Boyd and George Lopez



Source: IMDB and YahooMovies


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