The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants: Four teenage girls
miraculously fit into the same pair of pants. Despite offering an
opportunity to assess the big screen adaptability of both Joan of ArcadiaandRory Gilmore, it's probably not recommended for anyone not female or between the ages of 6-13.
Invisible: A New York-based, Bulgarian-born filmmaker travels back to his home country to investigate the post-Cold War epidemic of heroin addiction. Unfortunately, says Jeannette Catsoulis, "the life of the average addict simply isn't all that interesting." Still, it's a drug movie with a soundtrack by Will Oldham, and it's playing exclusively in the East Village, I don't think anyone's shooting outside the target with this one.
Or (My Treasure): A "well-meaning but irritatingly naïve feature" about an Israeli prostitute and her teenager daughter which inevitably betrays "the filmmaker's horror about the subject."
The White Diamond: One of three upcoming documentary releases from Werner Herzog, Tony Scott says this one "suggests that while [Herzog] has mellowed a bit with age, he is still fascinated by the danger and romance of the natural world and attracted to characters who share this fascination." At Film Forum in Manhattan.