Here are the movies opening today. The real blog will be done later…


New releases this week
Click on the film’s title to read a full review.
Letters from Iwo Jima
Flags of Our Fathers follow-up offers outstanding performances, mostly by actors you’ve never heard of.
Pan’s Labyrinth
Guillermo Del Toro’s engrossing, visually stunning tale follows a little girl coming to grips with Fascist Spain.
Alpha Dog
Justin Timberlake shines as one of the kidnappers in this true-life tale of criminals digging their own graves.
Stomp the Yard
Rhythmic step dancing is infectious in this formulaic underdog flick of a L.A. teen transplanted to Atlanta.
Arthur and the Invisibles
Redubbing and recutting scrubs all the charm right off Luc Besson’s first children’s film.
A news team heads to South Africa to capture a 25-foot crocodile. This film was not screened in advance for critics.
More movie reviews
Read about all the movies now playing in local theaters.