BernieJack Black stars as a murderous mortician in this true-crime East Texas tale, with Shirley MacLaine as the much-loathed millionairess victim, and Matthew McConaughey as the D.A. on the case. Dark satire from director Richard Linklater. PG-13

Changing the GameFrom the North Philly hood to the corporate towers of Wall Street —hometown filmmaker Rel Dowdell's urban morality tale stars Sean Riggs, Tony Todd, Irma P. Hall and Kirk "Sticky Fingaz" Jones. R

Dark Shadows Johnny Depp is Barnabas Collins, an 18th-century vampire who emerges from a coffin in 1972, in a fishing village in Maine. Chronological and cultural confusion galore in Tim Burton's trippy homage to the gothic soap opera of yore. With Eva Green, Bella Heathcote, Chloe Grace Moretz, Helena Bonham Carter, and Michelle Pfeiffer. PG-13

For additional capsule previews and reviews, see "New and Noteworthy" on H3.