EW VIDEO GRADE
ALL OR NOTHING Timothy Spall (MGM, R) Mike Leigh’s bleak B+ depiction of British blue-collar families makes a devastatingimpression.
DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND Documentary (Wellspring, unrated) An B+ award-winning expose offers a rare view of Amish life through the eyes of their wild youth.
SIX FEET UNDER: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON Peter Krause (HBO, A unrated, DVD) You’ve never seen anything so morbid come so wittily alive.
AN EVENING WITH KEVIN SMITH (Columbia TriStar, unrated) Silent Bob speaks to college audiences about being an indie king, comic-book writer, and much more.
THE MYSTIC MASSEUR (Columbia TriStar, PG) Another Ismail Merchant drama, this one’s about an ambitious writer in 1950s Trinidad. Betcha it looks nice.
THE OSBOURNES: THE FIRST SEASON UNCENSORED (Miramax, unrated, DVD) With the DVD’s subtitles, maybe now you can figure out what the hell Ozzy’s saying.
THE RING (DreamWorks, PG-13) How creepy is this: the video section reviewing a video about a video that kills people?
THE WEIGHT OF WATER (Lions Gate, R) As a photographer investigating a century-old double homicide, Catherine McCormack shares the screen with Sean Penn.