CAST AWAY Tom Hanks (Fox, PG-13) Anyone else catch on to the significance of his stranded character’s name: Chuck NO-LAND? B+
PLATOON: special edition Charlie Sheen (MGM, R) For his visceral Vietnam odyssey, Oliver Stone’s sledgehammer visuals get a DVD boost. A
WRITTEN ON THE WIND Rock Hudson (Criterion, unrated) Director Douglas Sirk’s potent ’50s melodrama plays like an extra-naughty episode of Dallas. A
DUDE, WHERE’S MY CAR? (Fox, PG-13) In proper Nietzsche-meets-pothead-wisdom fashion, Ashton Kutcher loses his car and his memory.
UNBREAKABLE (Touchstone, PG-13) Brittle-boned Samuel L. Jackson searches for nigh-invulnerable Bruce Willis and a good orthopedic surgeon.
TRAFFIK (Acorn Media, unrated) The original 1989 British miniseries was the launching pad for Steven Soderbergh’s Oscar-winning film.
THE WEDDING PLANNER (Columbia TriStar, PG-13) J. Lo, the movement formerly known as Jennifer Lopez, finds herself trapped in a bizarre love triangle.
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME (Paramount, R) Laura Linney and Mark Ruffalo demonstrate the idiosyncratic ways in which wounded folk put one foot in front of the other.