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Movies Inglourious Basterds
Quentin Tarantino brings his signature style to this WWII thriller about a group of Nazi-killing soldiers led by a Tennessee hillbilly (Brad Pitt). Watch our critics talk over Tarantino’s latest
TV Which Way Home documentary premiere (HBO, 9 p.m. EDT)
Director Rebecca Cammisa’s doc examines the plight of young migrants who risk life and limb riding freight trains across Mexico in the hope of crossing into the United States. The heartbreaking result puts a human face on one of our most enthusiastically tossed-around political footballs.
Music Mad Men: Music From the Series, Vol. 2, Various Artists
With Season 3 of the brilliant ’60s TV drama entering its second week, enjoy some appropriately vintage tunes from artists like Peter, Paul and Mary, Brenda Lee, and Chubby Checker. Read more about ‘Mad Men’ on PopWatch
Books Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater, Frank Bruni
Foodies unite! And then pick up the New York Times restaurant critic’s memoir, in which he discusses his love of food and struggle with his weight.
Tech Game: Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
We don’t usually expect hand-held games to be this cinematic, but Diabolical Box brings a sophisticated level of dreamy animation to this narrative puzzler sequel. What a treat.