Okay, here’s the easy one. I will write a real blog later, but as this has become a regular feature….


New releases this week
Click on the film’s title to read a full review.
Notes on a Scandal
An older admirer (Judi Dench) makes life hard for a teacher (Cate Blanchett) who sleeps with a student.
Freedom Writers
True story of an inspirational teacher (Hillary Swank) offers ho-hum filmmaking, but it connects emotionally.
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Fabulously twisted tale follows a perfume maker who becomes a serial killer to capture women’s scents.
First-rate thriller by FoxFaith is proof that a dark movie doesn’t have to resort to buckets of blood.
Miss Potter
Story of Peter Rabbit creator Beatrix Potter is worth seeing for its excellent performances.
Code Name: The Cleaner
A custodian (Cedric the Entertainer) believes he is a super spy in this lame and inane comedy.
Happily N’Ever After
The wicked stepmother upsets all the happy endings in this inept, incompetently scripted animated flick.
More movie reviews
Read about all the movies now playing in local theaters.