Grammy- and Tony-winning belter Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls) releases her first pop album in 23 years, featuring R&B, jazz and a composition of her own, an emotional farewell to Whitney Houston. Album comes outJanuary 21st.
How did Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer achieve a photo-realistic effect some 150 years before photography was invented? Penn Jillette and silent partner Teller are the magic behind this mind-boggling documentary film, in which inventor Tim Jenison (pictured) tries to solve the mystery. In theatersJanuary 31st.
Zoe Kazan (Ruby Sparks) plays vastly different twins in this quirky comedy about the bond between sisters. Her costar is the charming Jake Johnson (pictured with Kazan) of TV’s New Girl. Airs February 7th.
An Argentinean girl (Florencia Bado) befriends a mysterious foreigner (Alex Brendemühl, pictured with Bado) in this gripping historical thriller, which weaves in chilling facts about Nazi Josef Mengele. (Subtitled.) In theaters February 14th.
On her first album in five years, Jonatha Brooke (who co-wrote Katy Perry’s “Choose Your Battles”) traces her mother’s descent into dementia with haunting and tender (“Mom’s Song”) tunes. Album comes outFebruary 18th.
A secret relationship blossoms between a neglected housewife (Nimrat Kaur) and a depressed widower (Irrfan Khan, pictured) when a hand-delivered lunch box goes astray. Mumbai serves as a vibrant backdrop to this touching romance. In theaters February 28th.