Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Bill Pullman, Clea Duvall and Kadee Strickland. This remake of the Japanese film Ju-On tells of a lethal curse passed from person to person like a virus. The curse originated as a grudge held by someone who died angry. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensuality, running time 96 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, Jennifer Morrison and Josh Zuckerman. A depressed man decides to travel to his childhood home during the holidays, where he meets the family currently living there. He pays their patriarch $250,000 to let him spend the yuletide season with them. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and a brief drug reference, running time 92 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'Woman Thou Art Loosed'
Starring Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Debbi Morgan, Michael Boatman and Clifton Powell. After suffering a lifetime of abuse and drug addiction, a woman finds herself in prison, where she's visited by Bishop Jakes, a man who wishes to help her find redemption. Rated R for violence, sexual content and drug use, running time 106 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinemas)
-- From wire reports