Secondhand Lions This clich‚-riddled kiddie fare fascinates solely because the director completely wastes his stars' enormous talent. Duvall is awful as a Southern crackpot, and Caine doesn't fare much better as his sissy brother. The reclusive pair eventually takes in their great-nephew (Osment) and tells him stories about finding gold and seducing women in a politically correct version of early 20th century Africa. With dialogue rivaling that of Showgirls, this movie is a top contender for the "Worst Screenplay" golden raspberry. -- Jeff Levin

Lost in Translation

Both suffering from jet lag after a long journey to Tokyo, Bob Harris and Charlotte cross paths in the middle of the night at a hotel bar. They have hilarious encounters during their sojourn and form a connection, though ephemeral (they are both married), that will last in their minds forever. Although each one has eternally influenced the life of the other, the movie shows that a man and a woman do not have to consummate their relationship to legitimatize their affection. -- Todd Goldberg

Underworld

Underworld tells the tale of the battle between the Vampires and the Lycans (werewolves). Selene, a vampire death-dealer, is caught up in protecting Michael (a werewolf) who is being chased by both vampires and werewolves. While the plot dragged on, the film did manage to deliver some solid action sequences that will manage to delight any bloodthirsty viewer's palate. But the only truly impressive element in the film is how Beckinsale managed to keep such voluminous hair and a pouty stare while kicking butt in the cold rain. -- Leah Collins


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