'In Cold Blood'
In 1967, director Richard Brooks boiled down Truman Capote's gargantuan true-crime novel and brought it to the screen in glorious black and white
—and the results remain impressive to this day. If you've seen Capote
(and you should), but have yet to watch Brooks's version, you're missing out. Adaptations are rarely this perfect
. (Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, 800-838-3006. 6:30 and 9 pm, $5–$8
.) BRADLEY STEINBACHER