What's really worth watching

Now on Home Video: "The Descendants," "Young Adult," "My Week With Marilyn" & More




    Among the films available for your home viewing pleasure this week are Oscar nominees for Best Animated Film and Best Actress, and the winner for Best Adapted Screenplay. And then there are two legitimately good films, as well.

    Young Adult
    Charlize Theron stars as a successful writer who goes back to her hometown in hopes of winning back her high school boyfriend, his wife and child be damned. From screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman, the team behind "Juno." Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    The Descendants
    George Clooney stars in Alexander Payne's film about a man struggling with what to do with his family fortune, when he learns his comatose wife had been having an affair. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    Director Lars Von Trier's latest film stars Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg as a pair of sisters preparing for the possible collision of Earth with another planet. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    My Week with Marilyn
    Michelle Williams stars as Marilyn Monroe in this film about a brief dalliance the sex symbol had with a young assistant, played by Eddie Redmayne, while she was in London shooting "The Prince and the Showgirl" with Sir Laurence Olivier, played by Kenneth Branagh. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    The Adventures of Tintin
    Director Steven Spielberg brings the beloved Belgian comic to life in this animated thriller that tells how Tintin and Capt. Haddock became friends while trying to recover a treasure lost years ago by the seaman's ancestor. Stars the voices of Jamie Bell and Andy Serkis.  Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    Happy Feet Two
    Mumbles is all grown up with a son of his own, Erik, who doesn't share his father's love of dance and falls under the spell of a "penguin" that can fly, but they must put aside their differences to save the rest of the flock from famine. Read our theatrical review and watch the trailer

    12th and Delaware
    An award-winning documentary that looks at the ongoing battle over abortion in American through the lens of an intersection in Fort Pierce, Florida, where folks from both sides of the debate line up every day. Watch the trailer

    The Three Musketeers
    D'Artagnan joins forces with Three Musketeers (Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson) to stop the evil Richelieu (Christoph Waltz), Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) and Milady (Milla Jovovich). Watch the trailer