Mr. Show: The Complete First and Second Seasons David Cross (HBO, unrated, DVD) HBO’s brilliant late-’90s sketch series is, like, rad. A
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season Two Sarah Michelle Gellar (Fox, unrated, DVD) The show came back stronger, bolder, and just plain better. A-
The Mothman Prophecies Richard Gere (Columbia TriStar, PG-13) A supernatural thriller that’s not just another fright-and-flight flick. B+
A Beautiful Mind (Universal, PG-13) Experience Russell Crowe’s descent into schizophrenia from the comfort of your very own home.
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (Paramount, G) Boy invents alien communication device. Aliens kidnap parents. Kids everywhere rejoice.
The Affair Of The Necklace (Warner, R) Shamed countess Hilary Swank fights for status in 18th-century France. Ah, the French. So…uncomplicated.
A Rumor Of Angels (MGM, PG-13) A boy enduring the loss of his mother befriends Vanessa Redgrave, who is crazy and lives near a lighthouse. Peachy.
The Devil’s Backbone (Columbia TriStar, R) A ghost haunts a remote orphanage during the last days of the Spanish Civil War.