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Delicatessen by Marc Caro & Jean-Pierre Jenuet (Dirs.) (Miramax 02 May, 2006 / $29.99) - A lovable European science fiction classic belatedly comes out on DVD: this 1991 movie by the director of Amelie is a dark comedy about love and cannibalism after the apocalypse. (see review)

Mission: Impossible III by (Paramount Pictures, Cruise/Wagner Productions May 5, 2006 / ) - Movie Description: Secret Agent Ethan Hawke comes face to to face with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer while trying to keep his identity secret in order to protect his girlfriend.

Director: J.J. Abrams Cast: Tom Cruise (Ethan Hunt) * Ving Rhames (Luther Stickell) * Philip Seymour Hoffman (Owen Davian) * Bahar Soomekh (Ms. Kari) * Billy Crudup (John Musgrave)

Silent Hill by Christophe Gans (Dir.) (Tri Star/Davis Films April 21, 2006 / ) - French director Christophe Gans, whose arthouse hit Brotherhood of the Wolf crossed over to American audiences despite its subtitles, now deepens his mark as a notable genre director, by making a stylish and likable Hollywood movie from a bad screenplay based on a hit videogame. (see review)

The DaVinci Code by Ron Howard (Dir.) (Columbia Pictures May 2006 / ) - The Plot: An academic (Hanks) and a cryptographer (Tautou) unravel a murder that occurred in the Louvre. Clues hidden in the works of Leonardo Da Vinci lead them to a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years.

X-Men: The Last Stand by (20th Century Fox, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Donners' Company, Marvel May 26, 2006 / ) - Plot Outline When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier (Stewart), and the Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto (McKellen).

Director: Brett Ratner Cast: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen

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