The pickings are slim this week, with only two movies opening wide. And, since one of them is a remake of a teen horror movie, it's not exactly surprising that critics were only allowed to see the charming romantic comedy in advance of its open. By now, you know the drill: if a movie isn't screened for critics, it's not worth seeing. So, to sum up, Something New is pretty damn wonderful, while When a Stranger Calls is very likely to suck.
If you're not committed to seeing a new release, however, several of the big Oscar nominees are expanding this weekend, including Capote, Good Night, and Good Luck, and the ubiquitous Brokeback Mountain - now might be a good time to catch up with the ones you've missed.