AT THE MOVIES: 'An American Carol,' 'Appaloosa,' 'Beverly Hills Chihuahua,' 'Blindness,' 'The Express,' 'How To Lose Friends and Alienate People'
New this week: n "An American Carol": An anti-American filmmaker out to abolish the Fourth of July is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country. With Kelsey Grammer, James Woods, Dennis Hopper, Jon Voight, Leslie Nie...
New this week:
n "An American Carol": An anti-American filmmaker out to abolish the Fourth of July is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country. With Kelsey Grammer, James Woods, Dennis Hopper, Jon Voight, Leslie Nielsen, Trace Adkins, Kevin Farley. GF, EGF. One hour, 23 minutes. (PG-13)
n "Appaloosa": Two friends hired to police a small town suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow. With Ed Harris, Viggo Mortenson, Jeremy Irons, Renee Zellweger. GF, EGF. One hour, 54 minutes. (R)
n "Beverly Hills Chihuahua": On vacation in Mexico, ritzy Beverly Hills Chihuahua Chloe finds herself lost and in need of assistance to get back home. Voiced by Drew Barrymore, George Lopez, Andy Garcia, Cheech Marin. GF, EGF. One hour, 25 minutes. (PG)
n "Blindness": A doctor's wife, the only person unaffected in a town struck by mysterious sudden blindness, feigns illness to take care of her husband as her community breaks down. With Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Alice Braga, Danny Glover. GF, EGF. One hour, 58 minutes. (R)
n "The Express": Based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis (Rob Brown), the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy. With Dennis Quaid, Charles S. Dutton. EGF. (PG)
n "How To Lose Friends and Alienate People": A disillusioned intellectual (Simon Pegg) working at an alternative magazine is offered a job at a conservative publication, becomes a confidant to a starlet (Megan Fox) and has an affair with a colleague (Kirsten Dunst). EGF. One hour, 50 minutes. (R)
n "Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist": High school student Nick (Michael Cera), a musician just dumped by girlfriend (Alexis Dziena), meets college-bound Norah (Kat Dennings), beginning a night in Manhattan of stripping nuns, Russian food, psychotic ex-boyfriends and more. EGF. One hour, 30 minutes. (PG-13)
n "Burn After Reading": A disc containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees. GF, EGF. One hour, 36 minutes. (R)
n "Eagle Eye": Jerry and Rachel, thrown together by a threatening phone call, are tracked and controlled by technology. GF, EGF. One hour, 58 minutes. (PG-13)
n "Igor": An evil scientist's lab assistant dreams of becoming a mad scientist himself and winning the annual Evil Science Fair. Animated. GF, EGF. One hour, 26 minutes. (PG)
n "Lakeview Terrace": An L.A. police officer disapproves of the interracial couple next door and intrudes on their lives. GF, EGF. One hour, 50 minutes. (PG-13)
n "My Best Friend's Girl": Tank is tested when his best friend Dustin asks him to date his ex-girlfriend to make Dustin look good. GF, EGF. One hour, 43 minutes. (R)
n "Nights in Rodanthe": A couple meet at a retreat and, alone in a storm, have a life-changing romance. GF, EGF. One hour, 37 minutes. (PG-13)
n "Righteous Kill": NYC detectives work to find a connection between a recent murder and an old case. EGF. One hour, 40 minutes. (R)
n "The Women": A wealthy New Yorker leaves her cheating husband and bonds with other society women. EGF. One hour, 54 minutes. (PG-13)
n Carmike 10 and Columbia 4, Grand Forks: www.carmike.com .
n River Cinema, East Grand Forks: www.rivercinema12.com .