'Treme' knows when to let the music do the talking, but you'll be just as transfixed to hear these post-Hurricane Katrina dwellers interact with each other via a script touches on Robert Altman for off-centre ensemble brilliance.
Even ill-advised shifts in tone from terminal illness drama to frat boy comedy can't extinguish Anne Hathaway's fiery performance in Edward Zwick's promising, but underwhelming, 'Love and Other Drugs'.
Stephen King adaptation favourite Frank Darabont (director and screenwriter of 'The Shawshank Redemption', 'The Green Mile' and 'The Mist') is the perfect man to helm this 'The Stand' inspired epidemic aftermath horror series.
Distractingly bad music and soap opera acting quality don't do 'Fortress' any favours, but its plot of a teacher and her young students fleeing armed kidnappers and 'going native' into the Australian outback has legs.
British film finds itself in another 'Chariots of Fire' moment of inspiration with Tom Hooper's 'The King's Speech' - an engaging, easy to watch modern classic worthy of your ears (and eyes), particularly because of Colin Firth's Oscar friendly performance...