· ANOTHER GAY MOVIE (Not Rated) This comedy puts a gay spin on the premise of American Pie as four gay high school teens vow to lose their virginity before going to college.
· LA MOUSTACHE 4 stars (Not Rated) See review.
· LADY VENGEANCE 4 stars (R) A young mother (Yeong-ae Lee) serves a 13-year prison sentence after confessing to the kidnapping and murder of a young boy, then implements a scheme to exact revenge from the real perpetrator. South Korean director Chan-wook Park completes his disturbing "revenge" trilogy (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance and Oldboy) with this relatively more restrained tale that pushes the boundaries of gratuitous sadism while drawing some thoughtful conclusions about punishment and atonement. -- Curt Holman
· LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE 2 stars (R) See review.
· ONCE IN A LIFETIME (PG-13) See review.
· PULSE (PG-13) In this remake of the recent Japanese horror film of the same name, Kristen Bell of "Veronica Mars" and Ian Somerhalder of "Lost"'s first season play young people who suspect that ghosts can invade the world of the living through Internet connections. So where can you buy firewalls against that?
· STEP UP (PG-13) A privileged ballerina (Jenna Dewan) falls for a rebellious street dancer (Channing Tatum) doing community service at Baltimore's Maryland School of the Arts in this romance with hip-hop dance numbers.
· ZOOM (PG) Tim Allen plays a former superhero who must train a rag-tag bunch of super-powered kids to save the world. Featuring Courtney Cox, Chevy Chase and Rip Torn.
· THE DA VINCI CODE 2 stars (PG-13) In Ron Howard's sluggish adaptation of the oft-imitated bestseller, Tom Hanks plays a symbolism professor who becomes embroiled in a mystery that reaches back to the Last Supper. The original novel used a second-hand Robert Ludlum plot to link some gossipy bits of religious and art history, but the long, draggy film takes the thin characters too seriously and finds no conspiratorial fun in its overheated content. Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival. Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. $8. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org. -- Holman
· INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (1989) 3 stars (PG-13) The Indiana Jones trilogy slows to a halt as Indy (Harrison Ford) rescues his bookish dad (Sean Connery) from Nazi no-goodniks. The prologue with River Phoenix's young Indiana Jones racing around a circus train proves more fun than the rest of the film, but you can't deny the matinee-idol charisma of Ford and Connery. Aug. 11-24. Cinefest, GSU University Center, Suite 211, 66 Courtland St. $5 ($3 until 5 p.m.). 404-651-3565. www2.gsu.edu/~wwwcft. -- Holman
· THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975) (R) The cult classic of cult classics, the musical horror spoof follows an all-American couple (Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick) to the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a drag-queen/mad scientist from another galaxy. It's all fun and games until Meat Loaf gets killed. Dress as your favorite character and participate in this musical on acid. Midnight Fri. at Lefont Plaza Theatre and Sat. at Peachtree Cinema & Games, Norcross.
· X-MEN: THE LAST STAND 2 stars (PG-13) The last film in the comic-book trilogy trades former director Bryan Singer's witty approach to despised superheroes for newcomer Brett Ratner's sloppy, overstuffed story. The invention of a "cure" for superpowered mutants leads to a stand-off between the good guys of Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and the tattooed baddies of Magneto (Ian McKellan), and theoretically serves as a potent metaphor for real-world discrimination. Despite some admittedly rousing battle scenes, The Last Stand looks cheap, suffers from too many plot threads and fails to give comic books a good name. Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival. Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. $8. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org. -- Holman
· AMERICAN BLACKOUT 4 stars (Not Rated) When Georgia is on America's mind, it's often because of our embarrassing scandals: runaway brides, crane sitters and evolution deniers. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is evidence that the state isn't just a kook factory, but still breeds some powerful spokespeople for political truth and justice to counter all the "Entertainment Tonight" boondoggle. The controversial U.S. representative who has made fighting election irregularities and the Bush administration her mission is at the center of director Ian Inaba's documentary American Blackout, which contends that America's fundamental doctrine of one man, one vote suffered some depressing challenges in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections, where efforts were made to suppress traditionally Democrat-voting African-Americans. -- Felicia Feaster
· THE ANT BULLY 4 stars (PG) This delightful animated film illustrates that the high moral standards we teach in our kiddie films are not the ones we honor in the adult world. A bullied kid takes out his aggression on a front yard ant pile until he is magically shrunken down to ant size and forced to learn how the other half lives. In a female-centric colony governed by a smart, insightful Queen Ant (the voice of Meryl Streep), Lucas Nickle (Zach Tyler) finds an ant community founded on cooperation in opposition to his human world of warring individualism run amok. -- Feaster
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