3-D or not 3-D? - that is the question. Actually, in any format, James Cameron's epic other-world sci-fi yarn - a Dances With Wolves for the gamer generation - is worth seeing. It rocks.


Me and Orson Welles A struggling stage actor and director - full of himself and strapped for cash - mounts a production of Julius Caesar that changes the course of modern theater in Richard Linklater's wonderfully spirited period piece. Christian McKay steals the show as the pre-Citizen Kane Welles, and Zac Efron acquits himself nicely as the "me." PG-13

Fantastic Mr. Fox Wes Anderson's inspired adaptation of the Roald Dahl children's tale is a joy to behold - a visually dazzling example of stop-motion animation, but with the moves of a live-action film, and layers of wit and wisdom. George Clooney is the voice of the titular hero, a snappy poultry thief who falls off the wagon, endangering the well-being of wife, family, and furry, four-legged friends. PG