The Awful Truth: The Complete Second Season Michael Moore (Docurama, unrated) Moore shakes his satirical fist at conservatives. B+
Purple Noon Alain Delon (Miramax, PG-13, DVD) Here’s the first sizzling noir based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Talented Mr. Ripley. A-
Roots: 25th Anniversary Edition LeVar Burton (Warner, unrated, DVD) Still eye-opening after all these years, the ABC miniseries is now on disc. B+
Hardball (Paramount, PG-13) Keanu Reeves trades his life of gambling and booze for a new lease on life–as a little league coach in the ‘hood.
Hearts In Atlantis (Warner, PG-13) Based on two Stephen King short stories, Anthony Hopkins finds that real horror lies in the margins of ordinary life.
Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back (Dimension, R) In the fifth leg of Kevin Smith’s “New Jersey trilogy,” the Quick Stop stoners wreak havoc on Hollywood.
Lagaan: Once Upon A Time In India (Columbia TriStar, unrated) In the latest import from Bollywood, the clash of classes results in a fierce game of…cricket.
Sexual Predator (Columbia TriStar, unrated) Richard Grieco stars as a sexual offender who—awww, heck. Who cares? It’s got the guy from Booker in it.