Picks and Pans Review: In Theaters

updated 09/06/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/06/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CAIRO TIME

Patricia Clarkson is sublime as a lonely diplomat's wife whiling away days in Egypt with the effortlessly elegant Alexander Siddig. Their talks are as subtly intense as their attraction.

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THE LAST EXORCISM

A shyster preacher (Patrick Fabian) tries to atone by helping a rural girl (Ashley Bell) in a well-acted thriller that doesn't thrill enough. Think Blair Witch, not Rosemary's Baby.

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MIDDLE MEN

Luke Wilson is fine as a suit snared in the porn biz, but focusing on Giovanni Ribisi and Gabriel Macht's hilarious, drug-addled idea guys would've made a sharper, funnier movie.

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