Imagine That (Paramount) Eddie Murphy's latest has him playing a failing financier whose problems are solved when he drops in on his daughter's imaginary world.
The Taking of Pelham 123 (Sony/Columbia) It's Denzel Washington as the cop vs. John Travolta as the crook in this Tony Scott remake of the classic heist thriller about a hijacked New York subway train.
Moon (Sony Classics) Sam Rockwell stars as a lone astronaut-prospector who wonders if he's losing his mind when he finds an injured fellow astronaut on the Moon. Very 2001-ish, with Kevin Spacey as the voice of his computer.
The Proposal (Touchstone) Sandra Bullock plays a Canadian who pretends to be engaged to her long-suffering assistant ( Ryan Reynolds) to avoid deportation.
Year One (Sony/Columbia) Jack Black, Olivia Wilde and Michael Cera don fur for this caveman culture comedy from Judd Apatow and director Harold Ramis.
Whatever Works (Sony Classics) Woody Allen's latest comedy stars the ever-dyspeptic Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood and Patricia Clarkson.
O'Horten (Sony Classics) Norwegian Bent Hamer (Kitchen Stories) directed this drama about an aging train engineer's last night before retirement.
The Brother's Bloom (Summit) Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this dramedy about veteran con men who take "one last job."
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Paramount) Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox and Co. learn that nothing metal ever "dies." It's just recycled.
Fireflies in the Garden (Senator Entertainment) A Robert Frost poem was the inspiration for this all-star melodrama about a family torn by tragedy. Ryan Reynolds, Julia Roberts, Carrie-Anne Moss, Willem Dafoe, Emily Watson and Ioan Gruffud are among the stars.
My Sister's Keeper (New Line) Nick Cassavetes' latest is a drama about a couple who find themselves facing moral and ethical choices in order to save their child's life, choices that causes their other child to take them to court. Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin and Jason Patric star.
Cheri (Miramax) Stephen Frears directed this adaptation of a Colette novel about the effects of a romance between an aging courtesan ( Michelle Pfeiffer) and the rich young man she seduces (Rupert Friend).
The Hurt Locker (Summit Entertainment) Action auteur Kathryn Bigelow (Point Break) makes a comeback with this thriller about bomb disposal teams in war torn Iraq. Jeremy Renner, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes and David Morse are among the stars. (opens wider July 10 and July 24)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Fox) Those Ice Age mammals confront dinosaurs in this sequel to the popular animated comedies.
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Summer movies: Releases through August 2009
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