Support the news

Holiday Movies '0846:09
Download

Play
This article is more than 10 years old.
Clockwise from top left: Nicole Kidman in "Australia," Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in "Revolutionary Road," Tom Cruise in "Valkyrie," and Jeffrey Wright in "Cadillac Records."
Clockwise from top left: Nicole Kidman in "Australia," Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in "Revolutionary Road," Tom Cruise in "Valkyrie," and Jeffrey Wright in "Cadillac Records."

Hollywood’s holiday movie rush is about to break on us. "Gran Torino." "Doubt." "Cadillac Records," and a whole lot more.

A Hollywood Frost interviews a Hollywood Nixon. Tom Cruise rides as a Nazi rebel in "Valkyrie." "Titanic" lovers Leo DeCaprio and Kate Winslet are off the boat in "Revolutionary Road." We’ve got "Milk" and "Australia," "Slumdog Millionaire" and Brad Pitt as Benjamin Button.

This hour, On Point: We’ll talk with top critics on the holiday haul at the movies.

You can join the conversation. What's the year-end film you've already loved? What are you looking forward to? Are the movies still our escape in hard times — or are they too expensive? Tell us what you think.Guests:

With us in our studio is Ty Burr, film critic for The Boston Globe. He blogs at Movie Nation.

And joining us from Pasadena, Calif., is Claudia Puig, film critic for USA Today.

This program aired on December 12, 2008.

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news