Samuel L. Jackson stars in this stand-up-and-cheer inspirational film about the real-life high school basketball coach who believed that student athletes should be scholars first and jocks second. Rated: PG-13 (sexual innuendo, discreet drug references, violence, profanity).Rating: 3 stars.

‘Are We There Yet?’

In this family-friendly comedy, one-time gangsta rapper Ice Cube completes the final stage of his transformation into Nice Cube. His charm is about the only thing that carries the movie, 96 manic minutes of two obnoxious children holding their caretaker hostage.

Rated: PG (aggressive deer might frighten children under 6) Rating: 2 stars.

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