Current movies recommended by the Times:
1 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly - Four Academy Award nominees, including director Julian Schnabel (above right), crafted this surreal adaptation of an extraordinary memoir.
2 Honeydripper - Writer-director John Sayles spins a bluesy yarn set in 1950 Alabama, starring Danny Glover. Showing exclusively at Beach Theatre.
3 Juno - Ellen Page is delightful as a pregnant teenager seeking adoptive parents for her baby. Nominated for four Oscars, including best actress and picture.
4 There Will Be Blood - Daniel Day-Lewis is a Golden Globe winner and Oscar front-runner, playing a dastardly oil tycoon (as if there's any other kind). Nominated for eight Oscars, including best picture and actor.
5 The Bucket List - Oscar winners Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman lift a TV-movie premise to regal heights
All dates subject to change.
Feb. 14: Jumper; Definitely, Maybe; The Spiderwick Chronicles
Feb. 15: Persepolis
Feb. 22: Be Kind, Rewind; Charlie Bartlett; Vantage Point; My Mom's New Boyfriend; Witless Protection
Feb. 29: The Other Boleyn Girl; Penelope; Semi-Pro
March 7: 10,000 B.C.; The Accidental Husband; The Bank Job