By EW Staff
Updated December 13, 2002 at 05:00 AM EST


THE PRODUCERS Gene Wilder (MGM, unrated, DVD) Finally, you get cheap, good seats to Mel Brooks’ showbiz spoof. A-

INSOMNIA Al Pacino (Warner, R) Memento director Christopher Nolan sends a wakeful Pacino in hot pursuit of an icy killer. A-

HAPPY TIMES Zhao Benshan (Columbia TriStar, PG) A moving love story about a destitute bachelor looking for love in all the wrong places. A-


BARBERSHOP (MGM, PG-13) Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer star in this honest comedy about life on Chicago’s South Side.

THE ADVENTURES OF PLUTO NASH (Warner, PG-13) Eddie Murphy as an interstellar hustler. Sounds funny, right? Anyone?

HEY ARNOLD! THE MOVIE (Paramount, PG) The Nickelodeon character steps up to the big screen to save his neighborhood from gentrification.

UNFAITHFUL (Fox, R) Adultery is bad, but it’s not hard to watch when it’s the sexy Diane Lane — married to Richard Gere — and French hottie Olivier Martinez.

XXX (Columbia TriStar, PG-13) No, it’s not an adult flick. But Vin Diesel would be a great porn name.