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EW RECOMMENDS

EW VIDEO GRADE

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Jean Marais (Criterion, unrated, DVD) A French marvel, Jean Cocteau's translation of the fairy-tale classic is a must-see. A

8 WOMEN Catherine Deneuve (Universal, R) Try to figure out whodunit in a campy, femme-centric, murder-mystery musical with dramatic flair. B+

FULL FRONTAL Julia Roberts (Miramax, R) Steven Soderbergh's stylish expose of narcissistic power players offers a raw look at Hollywood insiders. B+

COMING UP

CHILDREN UNDERGROUND (Docurama, unrated) Edet Belzberg's award-winning doc chronicles the brutal struggles of five homeless Romanian children.

ROAD TO PERDITION (DreamWorks, R) Tom Hanks dons a fedora for Sam Mendes' gangster drama about an Irish hitman on the lam with his son.

STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE -- SEASON 1 (Paramount, unrated, DVD) The Trek series, with the first black lead (Avery Brooks), arrives for Black History Month.

THE TUXEDO (DreamWorks, PG-13) Jackie Chan takes getting dressed to a whole new level with some superpowered formal wear.

TUCK EVERLASTING (Touchstone, PG) Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls) stars as a young girl torn between her family and immortal hottie Jonathan Jackson.

Originally posted Feb 21, 2003 Published in issue #696-697 Feb 21, 2003 Order article reprints