Added to the Archives This Week

Thomas J. Norton hopes you don't peek at the product's price before reading his reveiw of the expensive Mark Levinson No. 40 preamplifier-processor. But even if you do, TJN notes "there's real value in knowing what's possible at the very tip of the home theater pyramid."

Nearly perfect or merely a snooze? Andrew Menzies weighs in on About Schmidt, commenting that director Alexander Payne "crafts a tale combining humor and serious issues with a subtlety and grace rarely seen these days in Hollywood films."