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Titus

  • **
    Starring Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange. Director Julie Taymor's extraordinary and provocative rendering of Shakespeare's bloodiest play transcends period to make it a timeless piece about the boundless reach of human violence. Hopkins, as Titus, leads a first-rate cast. R.

The Cider House Rules

  • **
    Starring Tobey Maguire, Michael Caine, Charlize Theron and Delroy Lindo. By far the finest film of a John Irving novel. Maguire is superb as a young orphan learning the rules and also finding out when and why they don't apply. PG-13.

Ghost Dog

  • **
    Starring Forest Whitaker and John Tormey. Whitaker stars as a silent, solitary assassin schooled in the Japanese warrior arts -- and working in a gritty cityscape for a low-ranking mobster. A winning mix of reverence and irreverence. R.

Erin Brockovich

  • *
    Starring Julia Roberts, Albert Finney and Aaron Eckhart. Roberts as a former Lawrence resident Erin Brockovich, a blue-collar babe who uses her Wonderbra as a slingshot to fell a utility company that has contaminated ground water. It's an excellent performance in a movie that tries so strenuously to be both social satire and socially conscious that it gives viewers whiplash. R.

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