Originally created 02/16/99

The big screen



OFFICE SPACE: Jennifer Anniston and Ron Livingston star in this romantic comedy from Mike Judge, creator of Beavis and Butthead and King of the Hill. It's about the plight of white-collar drones in corporate America.

JAWBREAKER: Like a Heathers for the end of the century, Jawbreakers is a dark comedy about the quest for popularity in high school. Underneath their sugary sweet exteriors, the "in" girls are so jealous of each other they might even resort to murder.

OCTOBER SKY: In 1950s West Virginia, un-athletic Homer Hickam becomes fascinated with rockets and decides that studying rocket science is his one ticket to college and out of his coal-mining mountain town. He meets with opposition from his miner dad, who believes his own profession should be good enough for his sons. Laura Dern stars as the teacher who encourages Homer to follow his dreams in this movie based on a true story.

Movies are tentatively scheduled for release Friday and are subject to change.