- Bustle's Casey Cipriani discusses the exciting upcoming sci-fi movies of 2017, and how this once sneered-at genre appears to now be dominating at the box office... and earning awards.
- Disney has released photos of the doll representing Emma Watson's live-action take of Belle in Beauty and the Beast, and the internet has opinions on it. Many of them not good.
For today's musical hit, check out David Bowie's "No Plan."
Today's critical rolls:
Do you like dolls? Or do you think they are creepy? Especially the ones that are supposed to represent real people? What do you think?
— Critical Writ has a super-duper strict comment policy that specifies a single rule above all others: don't be the internet alien bursting out of the chest of good people.