NEW IN THEATRES...
* Shutter Island, Martin Scorsese's pulpy Dennis Lehane adaptation. Over-the-top B-movie excitement, sure to inspire debate.
THIS WEEK IN DVD REVIEWS...
* Lola Montes - Criterion Collection, Max Ophuls's final masterpiece restored at long last. (Also at Criterion Confessions.)
* Sarah Silverman Progam: Season Two, Part 2, a hilarious collection of episodes skewering the sitcom format in Silverman's inimitable way.
* 20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope, the middle section of the trilogy adapting Naoki Urasawa's sci-fi thriller.
Current Soundtrack: Muse, Resistance single B-sides; the Decemberists, "Up the Junction"