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Let's be honest with ourselves here: "Avatar" is in all likelihood going to dominate the weekend box office once again. It's just the way things are. Sure, the potential always exists that some other mega-release, perhaps "Sherlock Holmes" or "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel," might sneak in for a surprise upset. But the odds continue to heavily favor James Cameron's sprawling sci-fi epic.

That said, there are some solid options this week for those who have had enough of Cameron's blue aliens for the time being. Fans of "Avatar" might be inclined to check out "The Book of Eli," a Denzel Washington-starring post-apocalyptic action flick in which the titular book -- and Washington's Eli, the man who protects it -- could be humanity's last hope. I've got to see this, if for no other reason than because Gary Oldman plays the villain. Read More...

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