Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day (Alliance, 2008) Romantic comedy with the always enjoyable Frances McDormand as an unemployed governess caught up in the professional and romantic swirl around a rising star in 1939 London.
Street Kings (Fox, 2008) Novelist James Ellroy turns scriptwriter for another of his nihilist-noir excursions into the world of corrupt L.A. cops. Keanu Reeves is perfectly cast as the out-of-control hero.
Boomerang (Fox, 1947) Elia Kazan directs film noir icon Dana Andrews in the fact-based tale of a prosecutor fighting to prove a man innocent of murder.
The Small Back Room (Criterion, 1949) Tense wartime drama of a bomb dismantler battling alcohol from top British producing/directing team Powell and Pressburger.