Picks and Pans Review: Also Playing

updated 07/11/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/11/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT


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A clever conceit—a real witch (Nicole Kidman) is inadvertently cast as Samantha in a remake of the TV sitcom-goes nowhere in a lightweight comedy. Will Ferrell costars. (PG-13)

Me and You and Everyone We Know

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Quirky drama about lonely people trying to connect. Writer-director-star Miranda July's offbeat characters grow on you. (R)



Just say no to this failed art-house exercise, tracking a love affair between a scientist (Joan Allen) and chef (Simon Abkarian), with everyone speaking iambic pentameter verse. (R)

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