To finish his latest manuscript, a prize-winning author (Liam Neeson) holes up in a Paris hotel room─but is distracted by his lover (Olivia Wilde), whose own artistic aspirations helped to destroy his marriage. "Crash" writer/director Paul Haggis' semi-autobiographical drama explores life's meanings by juggling the novelist's existential crisis with parallel stories of couples clashing in Rome and New York City. With Mila Kunis, James Franco. 136 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, DVS Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; audio commentary by Haggis, others; interview; "making of" featurette.