EW VIDEO GRADE
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Jean Marais (Criterion, unrated, DVD) A French marvel, Jean Cocteau’s translation of the fairy-tale classic is a must-see. A
8 WOMEN Catherine Deneuve (Universal, R) Try to figure out whodunit in a campy, femme-centric, murder-mystery musical with dramatic flair. B+
FULL FRONTAL Julia Roberts (Miramax, R) Steven Soderbergh’s stylish expose of narcissistic power players offers a raw look at Hollywood insiders. B+
CHILDREN UNDERGROUND (Docurama, unrated) Edet Belzberg’s award-winning doc chronicles the brutal struggles of five homeless Romanian children.
ROAD TO PERDITION (DreamWorks, R) Tom Hanks dons a fedora for Sam Mendes’ gangster drama about an Irish hitman on the lam with his son.
STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE – SEASON 1 (Paramount, unrated, DVD) The Trek series, with the first black lead (Avery Brooks), arrives for Black History Month.
THE TUXEDO (DreamWorks, PG-13) Jackie Chan takes getting dressed to a whole new level with some superpowered formal wear.
TUCK EVERLASTING (Touchstone, PG) Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls) stars as a young girl torn between her family and immortal hottie Jonathan Jackson.