September 06, 2005

Movies opening this week

"The Man" (PG-13) ? A case of mistaken identity forces a federal agent and a dental supply salesman to team up as they speed through the streets of Detroit to pull off a sting operation and solve the murder of the agent's former partner. Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy, Anthony Mackie, Luke Goss and Miguel Ferrer star.

"The Exorcism of Emily Rose" (PG-13) ? In a rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19-year-old college freshman. The story chronicles the trial of the priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed and the lawyer who defends him. Starring Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Campbell Scott, Colm Feore and Jennifer Carpenter.

Art contest

2005 Youth Wildlife Art Contest

The National Rifle Association of America is accepting entries for its 2005 Youth Wildlife Art Contest. The contest is open to students in grades one through 12, including home-schooled students. Winners in each grade category will receive $500. Second-place finishers will receive $250 and the third-place award will be $100.


Entries may be in a medium of the artist's choice and may portray any North American game bird or animal that may be legally hunted or trapped. Endangered species and nongame animals are not eligible subjects. To confirm eligibility of a certain animal or bird, call


Submissions should be on good quality bond or drawing paper or illustration board. Composition must be original; photographs may be used for reference. Preferred sizes are 8 1/2 by 11 inches or 11 by 14 inches.

Send entries by Monday, Oct. 3 to NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Entries will be returned if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Questions may be directed to 1-703-267-1531. Complete rules and a gallery of 2004 contest winners are online at

? Compiled by Jean Baraclough, editorial assistant

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