* Skyfall, Sam Mendes joins the Bond franchise, makes it legitimately good.
* Smashed, an underdeveloped but well-meaning tale of addiction with Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul.
UDATED TO CRITERION CONFESSIONS...
* Three Wicked Melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures, containing, as the title suggests, three wicked melodramas from WWII-era Britain. (Also at DVD Talk.)
THIS WEEK IN BD/DVD REVIEWS...
* Long Day's Journey Into Night, Sidney Lumet's masterful staging of the Eugene O'Neill drama, with Katharine Hepburn in the lead.
* People Like Us, a mainstream drama with surprising depth. Starring Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks.
Current Soundtrack: Robbie Williams, Take the Crown
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