October 23, 2000 12:00 PM

>Almost Famous One of the year’s best. A wistful coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old journalist traveling with a rock band. Leading lady Kate Hudson glows. (R)

Dancer in the Dark

Mind-blowing musical about a woman (Björk) who is losing her sight—which quickly becomes the least of her problems. From Danish bad-boy director Lars von Trier (Breaking the Waves). (R)

Girlfight Newcomer Michelle Rodriguez is a knockout as an angry adolescent who takes up boxing. (R)

Meet the Parents Ben Stiller, who is building a career on playing hapless chumps, essays another one in a mildly amusing comedy in which he fails repeatedly to impress his potential father-in-law (Robert De Niro). (PG-13)

Remember the Titans Touchdown! Denzel Washington scores as the coach of a newly integrated high school football team in a likable family film. Based on real events. (PG)

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