Here is the easy one. Don’t worry, I’ll write a real one later!

New releases this week
Click on the film’s title to read a full review.
Smokin’ Aces
Star-studded gangster flick tries to be cool to a point that’s so over-the-top, it smacks of desperation.
An odd relationship between a young woman and an aging actor leads them to the next stage in their lives.
Catch and Release
This fish-themed romance flops wildly all over the place when a young woman starts over after her fiancé dies.
Sweet Land
Beautiful but a bit of a bore, this period immigrant tale is filtered through a more recent immigrant sensibility.
Seraphim Falls
Technically solid but dramatically unremarkable Western finds Liam Neeson seeking revenge on Pierce Brosnan.
Blood and Chocolate
Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Girl occasionally turns in to a werewolf. Drama ensues. This film did not screen in time to be reviewed.
Epic Movie
This year’s movie-spoofing flick takes on Nacho Libre, Snakes on a Plane and The Chronicles of Narnia, to name a few. This film did not screen in time to be reviewed.
More movie reviews
Read about all the movies now playing in local theaters.
Opening Friday, Feb. 2
Because I Said So
Diane Keaton tries to set her daughter up with Mr. Right.
Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds
A gay guy plays straight to land his dream date.
Opal Dream
A young girl develops a friendship with an imaginary mate.
The Messengers
Kids are clued into the paranormal in this thriller.