What’s opening in theaters next week

[12 September 2008]

By Stephen Becker / The Dallas Morning News (MCT)

Opening Sept. 19:

THE DUCHESS - Keira Knightley goes 18th-century this time, playing the extravagant Duchess of Devonshire, who is trapped in an unhappy marriage.

GHOST TOWN - Ricky Gervais momentarily dies during an operation and gains the ability to talk to ghosts.

IGOR - John Cusack, John Cleese and Eddie Izzard lend their voices to this animated film about a lab assistant who dreams of becoming an evil scientist.

LAKEVIEW TERRACE - A police officer (Samuel L. Jackson) isn’t at all happy that an interracial couple has moved into his neighborhood.

MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL - Jason Biggs, Dane Cook and Kate Hudson star in this story of a man who asks his best friend to take out his ex to show her what a great boyfriend she is missing.

TOWELHEAD - Based on Alicia Erian’s novel, the story revolves around an Arab-American girl who battles a sexual obsession and a tough family during the Gulf War.

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