THE 25TH HOUR
Thursday 8.30pm, Starpics (MA15+) ★★★
Director Spike Lee, working with a screenplay by David Benioff, conjures up something of a meditation on life in New York through the eyes of Montgomery Brogan ( Edward Norton). A young drug dealer accustomed to having everything, he is trying to reevaluate his life in the 24 hours before he starts a sevenyear jail term. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anna Paquin, Rosario Dawson and Barry Pepper also star.