District 9

**1/2 (Sony Pictures, '09) $28.96. 112 mins. An agent for a private company might be able to rescue aliens banished to a South African slum, but first he must save himself. With Jason Cope, Sharlto Copley, David James. R (bloody violence and pervasive profanity)

(500) Days of Summer *** (Fox Searchlight, '09) $29.98. 95 mins. After being dumped, a hopeless romantic reflects on his relationship to understand what went wrong, and instead learns more about himself. With Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt. PG-13 (sexual material and profanity)

Extract **1/2 (Miramax Films, '09) $29.99. 90 mins. Life would be sweet for the owner of a flavor extract plant, if it weren't for his cheating wife and his inept employees. With Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig. R (profanity, sexual references and some drug use) (CC)

All About Steve *1/2 (20th Century Fox, '09) $29.99. 99 mins. A crossword puzzler thinks she's met "the one" - who happens to think she's looney - and she crisscrosses the country to convince him that they're meant to be together. With Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church. PG-13 (sexual content including innuendos)

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