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Anything Else (R)
Jason Biggs (American Pie) plays an aspiring writer in pursuit of the girl of his dreams (Christina Ricci). He turns for advice to his mentor, a struggling artist (Woody Allen). Allen writes and directs but reportedly remains in the background in this, his umpteenth romantic comedy.

Tinseltown, Cinemark 16

Cold Creek Manor (R)
New Yorkers Cooper and Leah Tilson, played by Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone, flee the city with their kids and all their belongings, and move into a delapidated upstate mansion, Cold Creek Manor. The renovation is going well until the house's former occupants, long dead, begin to haunt the Tilson's lives.

Tinseltown, Cinemark 16

The Fighting Temptations (PG-13)
Cuba Gooding Jr. plays a bankrupt New York advertising executive, returning to his hometown in Alabama following his aunt's death. The hitch: He can't collect his inheritance until he whips the church choir into shape. Also stars Beyonc Knowles as one of the choir.

Cinemark 16, Tinseltown

Get Goosed (not rated)
Shot entirely in the Salida/Chaffee County area, Get Goosed is a family film about an elderly Native American man and his best friend -- a Canada goose. The community rallies when federal bureaucrats try to take to goose away from George Mason, played by John Pahe. Written and directed by Charles Newcomb. The first-ever screening will be a fundraiser for Salida's Steam Plant arts center, the Arkansas Valley Humane Society and Crime Stoppers. Tickets are $5.

Saturday, Sept. 20 only, screenings at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Salida Steam Plant Theater. Call 719/533-0933.

Secondhand Lions (PG)
Young Walter (Haley Joel Osment) becomes acquainted with his two eccentric uncles, Hub (Robert Duvall) and Garth (Michael Caine), when his flaky mother (Kyra Sedgwick) leaves him at their Mississippi farm.

Tinseltown, Cinemark 16

Thirteen (R)
Thirteen-year-old Tracy (Evan Rachel Wood) enters junior high school and flies out of control under the tutelage of Evie Zamora (Nikki Reed), a fast girl desperate for attention. Holly Hunter stars as Tracy's hard-working, ex-alcoholic mother, wrapped up in her own problems. Co-star Reed co-wrote the script with director Catherine Hardwicke. Lots of buzz about this contemporary coming-of-age flick.

Kimball's Twin Peak

Underworld (R)
A splashy, Matrix-style action thriller about the urban war between the vampires and the werewolves. Kate Beckinsale stars as Selene, a beautiful young vampire warrior.

Tinseltown, Cinemark 16

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