NOW IN THEATERS...
* The Book Thief, minimal damage and portentous language in a literary version of the Holocaust.
* Frozen, the latest from Disney is a bit lopsided, but still an entertaining musical adventure. Plus, a great Mickey Mouse short!
* Le Joli Mai, Chris Marker's lost chronicle of Paris, 1962.
* Nebraska, the latest from Alexander Payne puts Bruce Dern on a journey for a million bucks.
* Nicky's Family, a documentary about the man they call "the British Schindler."
* Philomena, an unexpected family drama from Stephen Frears, with the amazing Dame Judi Dench in the title role.
WATCH IT AT HOME...
* Ladies of Leisure, a 1930 dramedy from Frank Capra, starring the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck.
* Parade's End, an overlong, underfelt adaptation of Ford Madox Ford, written by Tom Stoppard and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall.
Current Soundtrack: Cate Le Bon, Mug Museum