NOW IN THEATERS...
* August: Osage County, a surprisingly funny and hard-hitting family drama from the writer of Killer Joe.
* La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus, following the titular vehicle from the U.S. to
* The My French Film Festival: Six obscure moves en Francais.
WATCH IT AT HOME...
* Caesar Must Die, blending real life and fiction through the story of an Italian prison's inmates staging a production of Julius Caesar.
* Fruitvale Station, an effective, to-the-point docudrama chronicling the last day in the life of a man trying to get it together.
* Jayne Mansfield's Car, a near-miss from director/star Billy Bob Thornton, whose ambitions exceed his grasp.
* Post Tenebras Lux, one of last year's lauded foreign art movies, it mostly baffled me.
* The Whip and the Body, starring Christopher Lee in a kinky horror film from Dario Argento.
* Young America, a 1932 street urchin dramedy from master director Frank Borzage.
Current Soundtrack: Kele Okerke, "Heartbreaker;" Zoot Woman, "The Stars Are Bright;" Lady Gaga & Christina Aguilera, "Do What U Want;" Young the Giant, "Mind Over Matter"