When the lights go down - Page 2

Twenty-five more reasons (plus one) to run to and from the theater this fall
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22) The Nativity Story Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen) takes on the Blessed Virgin (Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-Hughes). Nah, it won't be controversial ... (Dec. 1) Apocalypto ... and neither will Mel Gibson's all-Mayan adventure, sugar tits. (Dec. 8) The Pursuit of Happyness Remember when they built the fake BART station in Dolores Park? This is why. (Dec. 15) Charlotte's Web Starring Dakota Fanning, with Julia Roberts as the voice of the spider. Will Charlotte urge us to join America Online? Why can't they leave the classics alone? (Dec. 20) Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone wrote, directed, stars, punches things, and has a montage. Montage! (Dec. 22) Dreamgirls The (very) early Oscar favorite. And I'm telling you, Beyoncé's not going to the Oscars unless she's up for a statuette rather than delivering them. We'll see ... (Dec. 25) The Good German Steven Soderbergh directs a black-and-white George Clooney in this 1940s drama. Swoon. (Dec. 25) SFBG

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