EW VIDEO GRADE ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 Austin Stoker (Image, R, DVD) Before he directed Halloween, John Carpenter scared up a surprisingly taut urban Western. B+

RINGU Nanako Matsushima (DreamWorks, unrated) The thrills of The Ring came from the Japanese original. It seems nothing was lost in translation. B+

WOMEN IN LOVE Glenda Jackson (MGM, R, DVD) Released in 1969, Ken Russell’s adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s classic is still daring and provocative. A


8 MILE (Universal, R) Eminem stars as a white rapper trying to make it big. Sound familiar?

FEMME FATALE (Warner, R) Antonio Banderas is a paparazzo who gets caught up in the schemes of a beautiful jewel thief (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos).

JACKASS THE MOVIE (Paramount, R) Johnny Knoxville and the gang hit the big screen for a little ”DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME” action.

MAID IN MANHATTAN (Columbia TriStar, PG-13) Fairy tales can come true – well, at least for hotel maids who look like J. Lo.

PORN STAR: THE LEGEND OF RON JEREMY (Docurama, R/unrated) Find out how a shlub from Long Island became a professional fornicator.

Originally posted March 21 2003 — 12:00 AM EST

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