A year after 9/11, disparate New Yorkers carry on with their lives, but tensions simmer below the surface in this slight, underdramatized story. Tony Shalhoub and Maggie Gyllenhaal star. (R) [STARS 2]
Who Killed the Electric Car?
Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Peter Horton and Alexandra Paul were all happy drivers of the EV1, a spiffy electric car that General Motors launched in California in 1996 and then, a few years later, pulled. This crusading documentary offers a fascinating look at the reasons why. (PG) [STARS 2.5]