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The Projector: Movies opening Friday, Sept. 24

ALPHA AND OMEGA 3D--Justin Long and Hayden Panettiere as the voices of two wolves who have been kidnapped and have to work to make it back to their pack. Animated. (PG) Edwards 22

DEVIL--In M. Night Shyamalan's most recent nightmare, five strangers stuck in a defunct elevator are being murdered by some unseen force trapped with them. You never know who you're going to bump in to ... (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

EASY A--Olive (Emma Stone) flies pretty low on the social radar at her high school until she invents an off-the-cuff story about spending a weekend with a fictitious college guy. Before she knows it, she has a reputation and the attention of the "cool" crowd. Soon all of the school's outcasts are enlisting her help to bolster their own statuses, which she manages to do while maintaining her virginity--and her sense of self. (PG-13) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

MAO'S LAST DANCER--Director Bruce Beresford brings to life the true story of Li Cunxin (Chi Cao), who at the age of 11, was pressed into service at Madame Mao's Beijing Dance Academy. After defecting to the United States, he became one of the Houston Ballet's most lauded principals. (PG) Flicks

THE TOWN--What happens when the leader of a notorious bank-robbing ring falls in love with the manager of its most recent hit? Guess you'll have to check out Ben Affleck's most recent ode to Bean Town to find out. (R) Edwards 9, Edwards 22

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