In Love and Other Drugs you play Maggie, a 26-year-old with early-onset Parkinson's disease who meets drug salesman Jamie (Jake Gyllenhaal).
It is this film's misfortune to appear at around the same time as The Social Network and Catfish, two hugely sophisticated and insightful films about the internet and the digital age.
A book, as we all know, is the gift that keeps on giving, and I certainly hope that Santa fulfilled your festive reading wants at the weekend.
Growing up, I was jealous of the girls next door. On Christmas morning, they got to rip into ALL of their presents the moment they awoke. I had to wait for my mom to make brunch, then for everyone to open together. One gift at a time.
I have embarked on a project to get all my CDs, vinyl and cassettes onto digital storage such that I can play them through my existing hi-fi.
This week's programme is an established tradition for this time of year – the Tech Weekly review.
Not so many moons ago, I was invited to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, to peer at Mars, or maybe the moon, through a huge and beautiful old telescope.
The new take on Fantastic Four sees its first trailer appear ahead of a summer 2015 release.
"American Sniper," starring Bradley Cooper and directed by Clint Eastwood, is on pace to earn over $300 million at the box office in its first four weeks.
You may not know it yet, but that collection of "stuff" on your desk could be revealing a lot about your personality.