by INLANDER STAFF & r & & r & MADAGASCAR 2: ESCAPE TO AFRICA & r & & r & The adorable lost zoo animals are still lost in Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa. They're trying to get to Manhattan via a crashed plane they've fixed up, but you can guess how that goes. (LB) Rated PG
RACHEL GETTING MARRIED
Anne Hathaway returns from rehab in time for her sister's wedding, where most of hell breaks loose. Another indie ensemble family drama about healing decades-old wounds between mothers and fathers and sisters and brothers. Edgy dialogue, kitchsy production values, the whole shebang -- and directed by Jonathan Demme. (LB) Rated R
When two lazy guys (Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott) stuck in a dead-end job, get in some trouble with the law, they're given a choice of jail time or time spent with some troubled kids, acting as mentors. This raucous comedy suggests that they might have had an easier time behind bars. The film features a surprisingly funny, very foul-mouthed bit of acting from young newcomer Bobb'e J. Thompson, and the return of (the guy who played) McLovin! (ES) Rated R
Bernie Mac's last movie, Soul Men, has him teaming up with Samuel L. Jackson as a pair of estranged Motown singers who team back up to try to make one last run at the big time. (LB) Rated R
The new one is smart and funny and action-packed, and it’s bigger and better and sleeker. And Downey does it again, this time ramping up Stark’s arrogant wisecracking, telling anyone who’ll listen (mostly women) that, via the creation of his powerful Iron Man suit, he’s brought years of uninterrupted peace to the world.