Le Week-End

LEAF ARBUTHNOT is happy to report that not all films about old people in Paris end in assisted suicide. Even more encouragingly, this one features Jim Broadbent smoking the ganja.

So You Want to Leave the Bubble?

JOE WHITWELL broke out, made it back alive, and wants you to do the same.

Ice, Snow and Rail

MONA EBERT: “After you’ve been harassed, shoeless, kettled in like student protesters for hours and had to watch a mother drink her own breast milk, you begin to wonder why you bothered at all.”

Tab Travel: Winter Break in Europe

ANNA SHEINMAN looks forward to the Christmas holidays with three ideas for winter city breaks on the cheap. Read here for her suggestions.