The Star-Telegram arts writers spotlight what's rocking their world this week.
1 The Hour: This British drama about a late-'50s news program fills in the well-dressed nostalgia gap while Mad Men is between seasons. Romola Garai, Dominic West and Ben Whishaw star as producer, anchor and reporter, respectively, but it's Peter Capaldi (Torchwood: Children of Earth) who steals this season with his performance as the BBC's new, no-nonsense and enigmatic head of news. 8 p.m. Wednesdays, BBC America.
-- Robert Philpot
2 Free admission to the DMA: The Dallas Museum of Art has announced that beginning Jan. 21, it will no longer charge admission. The DMA believes that, as a public institution, it should provide access to anyone interested in experiencing the collection, exhibitions and programming. A resounding shoutout to director Maxwell Anderson for this very welcome news.
-- Gaile Robinson
3 Heaven's Gate: Criterion Collection on Blu-ray: Director Michael Cimino's sweeping 1981 "anti-Western" has long been derided as the end of a golden period of American, auteur-driven filmmaking. While its excesses are undeniable, there's also room to reassess the unfairly maligned movie. Thanks to a restoration and the Criterion Collection's sparkling new Blu-ray, viewers can revel in the performances (Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken and Jeff Bridges all fare well) and the exquisite music (overseen by David Mansfield; T Bone Burnett and the late Stephen Bruton turn up in cameo roles).
-- Preston Jones