A Few Days in September (15) 117min ••• Intriguing, if occasionally incoherent political thriller set around 9/11 in Paris and Venice with Juliette Binoche’s French Secret Service agent helping to reunite her former American colleague Nick Nolte with his estranged Gallic daughter. Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Mon 15 Oct.
Feast of Love (15) 102min ••• Hollywood veteran Robert Benton (Bonnie and Clyde, Kramer Vs Kramer) directs an all-star ensemble cast led by Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear and Selma Blair in this smorgasbord-like meditation on love set within a close-knit community of friends in Oregon. General release from Fri 5 Oct.
The Invasion (15) 99min ••• Fourth version of classic 1950s science fiction thriller The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, directed by German filmmaker Oliver Hirschbiegel (Downfall), and reworked for the studio with more emphasis on the action by the Wachowski brothers (The Matrix trilogy). General release from Fri 5 Oct.
The Nanny Diaries (12A) 106min ••• Scarlett Johansson plays a college grad working as a nanny for a dysfunctional, wealthy New York family in this childcare satire. General release from Fri 12 Oct.
Resident Evil: Extinction (15) 95min •• Horny fan boys only for the third computer game-based science fiction chiller, which this time round finds Milla Jovovich’s gun toting babe kicking zombie butt in the Nevada desert. General release from Fri 12 Oct.
The Counterfeiters (15) 98min •••• Moving WWII drama. See preview, page 39. General release from Fri 12 Oct.