Drama: Starring Julia Roberts, James Franco, Javier Bardem.
PLOT: A woman's year-long "search" for herself after her marriage breaks up.
VERDICT: A tortuous piece of drivel -- yawn, stretch, snooze more like.THE TOWN
Crime drama: Starring Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm.
PLOT: The leader of a gang of armed robbers develops a relationship with a bank manager.
VERDICT: An outstanding piece of work directed by Ben Affleck. One of the movies of the year.THE HOLE 3D
Horror: Starring Chris Massoglia, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennett.
PLOT: A family discover a heavily locked trapdoor in the basement of their new home.
VERDICT: An old-school kiddie frightener played in a good spirit with genuine scares.