"Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones," the sequel to "The Phantom Menace" picks up with an older Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) assigned to protect Sen. Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman), the object of his affection, after she's threatened with assassination. Skywalker's mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) searches for her attacker and discovers an army of clones in the making. Opens today at Dole Cannery 18 Theatres, Ward Stadium 16-Plex, Kahala 8-Plex, Koko Marina 8-Plex, Pearl Highlands 12, Pearlridge West 16-Plex, Kapolei 16-Plex, Mililani 14-Plex, Ko'olau 10-Plex, Enchanted Lake Cinemas, Windward 10, Prince Kuhio Stadium Cinemas (Big Island), Makalapua Cinemas (Big Island), Keauhou 7-Plex (Big Island), Maunaloa Town Cinemas (Moloka'i), Maui Mall Megaplex Cinemas (Maui), Kukui Mall 4-Plex (Maui), Front Street Theatres (Maui). (PG).
"Son Of the Bride": A film from Argentina that was nominated for best foreign film at the recent Academy Awards. The proprietor of an upscale Buenos Aires restaurant faces financial difficulties and other stresses as his parents prepare to remarry. Opens tomorrow at Restaurant Row Theatres. In Spanish, with English subtitles. (R)
"About A Boy": Hugh Grant stars as a relationship-wary bachelor who gets into a single-parents club to meet women. His plans veer off course when he meets and forms an emotional attachment to young Marcus, a misfit kid who might just bring meaning to his life. Opens tomorrow at Dole Cannery 18 Theatres, Ward Stadium 16-Plex, Kahala 8-Plex, Pearl Highlands 12, Pearlridge West 16-Plex, Kapolei 16-Plex, Mililani 14-Plex, Ko'olau 10-Plex, Keolu Center Cinemas, Windward 10. (PG-13).
SNEAK PREVIEW: "SPIRIT: STALLION OF THE CIMARRON" (G) shows Sunday: 3:30 p.m. Mililani 14-Plex and Dole Cannery 18 Theatres, 3:35 p.m. Windward 10 and 3:40 p.m. Ward Stadium 16-Plex.