Coco Before Chanel: Iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel (Audrey Tautou) rises from humble beginnings into decadently wealthy circles. It's all terribly, exaggeratedly French - lots of lovemaking and champagne-swilling - but Tautou turns in a fine, at times gratifyingly tough performance.
- Kenneth Burns
Law Abiding Citizen: Gerard Butler plays a man who takes justice into his own hands after his wife and son are murdered. Butler is riveting, but Jamie Foxx offers little more than steely determination as a D.A.'s assistant who orchestrates a plea bargain for the perps.
- Marc Savlov