Sat, January 31
Rob Lowe and Candice Bergen headline this bloody, sexy, perversely funny true-crime tale about the murders of Fontainebleau hotel heir Ben Novack Jr. and his mother, and the twisted web of sex, excess and revenge that would lead police to Novack’s wife, a seductive former stripper named Narcy.
You didn't have to work tomorrow, right? Those souls hardy enough to brave the wee hour will get to see a women's champion crowned this morning at the year's first major, the Australian Open. Last year, Li Na won her second and, as it turned out, last career Grand Slam by defeating Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets in the final at Melbourne. The 32-year-old Chinese would retire eight months later due to chronic knee pain.
The title also could describe the pace of Liam Neeson's action-hero work since his success with "Taken." This effective 2014 airplane thriller casts him as a federal air marshal who receives texts threatening fellow passengers will die unless a ransom is paid. Neeson expectedly is the main show here, but his impressive co-stars include Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery ("Downton Abbey"), Corey Stoll and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave").