A 5 is perfect ('Pretty Woman') while a 10 slips into too much pure Julia, which tilts over into smug ('Notting Hill').
Can anyone beat Javier and Cate?
Also: Into the Wild rises again.
If by some crazy chance you'd like to watch excellent brand-new movies for free in the privacy of your own home while other chumps trek all the way to the theater to pay for them, you're in luck!
A handful of Screen Actors Guild Award nominations make Sean Penn's film a player again.
Doing double duty today, the Times's venerable cutup A.O. Scott reviews one movie that we've quite been looking forward to (Sweeney Todd) and another we figured we'd wait to catch on DVD (Charlie Wilson's War).
Every week between now and January 22, Vulture's Oscar Futures will listen to insider gossip, comb the Oscar blogs, and out-and-out guess when necessary to track who's up, who's down, and who's currently leading the race for a coveted nomination.
Who's up? Who's down?
This week in Vulture's Oscar Futures.
Nice job starting off with the Scissor Sisters, but Hendrix’s "All Along the Watchtower," followed by Don McClean’s "American Pie?" Really?