POSTED: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 2:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 2:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Liam Neeson takes his particular set of skills overseas in "Taken 2." The former CIA agent who saved his kidnapped daughter in the first film, decides to take a vacation to Turkey. But family members of the old kidnappers vow revenge, and it's up to Neeson's daughter to help rescue her dad.
A little girl opens a box of evil in "The Possession." Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan play parents of a pre-teen whose behavior becomes increasingly violent after buying a mystery box at a garage sale. Turns out the old case contained a disembodied angry spirit that now inhabits their daughter.
Alec Baldwin relives his glory days in "To Rome With Love." This Woody Allen postcard from the old country features an all-star cast acting in intertwining vignettes about life-changing experiences in Italy.
Warwick Davis doesn't quite measure up in season one of "Life's Too Short." This art-immitates-life comedy series is the product of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and chronicles the challenges of the undersized Davis as he tries to find acting roles and respect in a world that is short on both.
Also out this week, a Valentine's Day edition of the Nicholas Sparks romance "The Notebook."