NOW IN THEATERS...
* Bad Words, the meaner side of Jason Bateman.
* Breadcrumb Trail, director Lance Bangs search for the secret origins of indie rockers Slint.
* Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, a documentary following the Broadway star as she prepares a one-woman show.
* Far from Vietnam, a resurrected protest film from the 1960s, put together by Chris Marker, and featuring work by Agnes Varda, William Klein, Alain Resnais, Jean-Luc Godard, and more.
* Muppets Most Wanted, a sequel of diminishing returns, but still fun to watch.
Portlanders also have one opportunity to see the marvelous Russian Ark on the big screen.
WATCH IT AT HOME...
* A Brief History of Time, Erroll Morris' biographical documentary about Stephen Hawking.
* What Price Hollywood? the prototype of Tinsel Town tales, from George Cukor, released 1932.
Current Soundtrack: A Bad Boy Entertainment playlist on Spotify