EW RECOMMENDS EW VIDEO GRADE
THE GIFT Cate Blanchett (Paramount, R) A Southern psychic A- goes out on a limb to locate a missing belle in Sam Raimi’s spooky gothic shocker.
MOBYPLAY THE DVD (V2, unrated) Concert footage, a bevy of A- remixes, and a fishy hand puppet; Melville’s kin is equally compelling to watch.
SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS Joel McCrea (Criterion, unrated) A- Director Preston Sturges offers satire, screwball comedy, drama, and Veronica Lake. Yowza.
BATMAN: THE MOVIE-SPECIAL EDITION (Fox, unrated) Pow! Oof! Spelunk! Can the Dynamic Duo save the day? Stay tuned. Same bat time, same bat channel.
HANNIBAL (MGM, R) In the Silence sequel, Anthony Hopkins prefers the yummy taste of noggin to a glass of Chianti and fava beans. Goody goody.
LE DERNIER COMBAT (Columbia TriStar, R) Director Luc Besson’s first feature explores a postapocalyptic world in dialogue-free black and white.
SEE SPOT RUN (Warner, PG) David Arquette stars in yet another man-and-his-hound flick, clearly hoping to follow in Tom Hanks’ Turner & Hooch footsteps.
WICKED (Columbia TriStar, R) Before she Saved the Last Dance and dated the big O, teen queen Julia Stiles may have murdered her mother to get closer to her father.