Kris Tapley and I discuss the week's frenetic doings: National Board of Review, parties for The Hurt Locker, Crazy Heart and The Lovely Bones, and the upcoming sci-fi monster Avatar.

MTV has posted last week's MTV live stream with Avatar's James Cameron, Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington; here's Time's Avatar takeout By Rebecca Winters Keegan, who has also written a Cameron bio, The Futurist.