Directed by Gary Ross. With Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper. True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
MUSICALS: MOULIN ROUGE Directed by Baz Luhrmann. With Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent. A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar century sources.