• The Reeler goes to that James Bond thing at the New York Boat Show, and finds that 007 nerds desperately want you to share their clarity of recollection when it comes to the minor details of all 867 Bond films.
  • We'll take on the second person voice to respectfully disagree with Gothamist's Aaron on Bennett Miller's Capote. Though Aaron "found the acting brilliant but the filmmaking boring", he says "it's still worth seeing." We wish we could agree, but we're having trouble remembering a single moment from Miller's dreary and singularly incidental biopic. But Aaron's other weekend picks are pretty much spot-on, so New Yorkers would be wise to check them out.
  • Scott from CinemaTech blogs CES: "I'm dubbing it the Year of Video at the Consumer Electronics Show. Will this show soon merge with NAB (the National Association of Broadcasters conclave)? And if it does, how will you ever get a cab in Vegas?"
  • Alison from IFC News on one of many problems with Hostel: "We always hoped that director Eli Roth would, like Marilyn Manson, turn out to be a startlingly and pleasantly articulate goth, but we're going to have to concede that he's way not...Also, he's tan."