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Stories from Movies

‘National Gallery’: an eye on art from the inside

The documentary “National Gallery” opens silently, with a parade of masterpieces popping up onscreen, one after the other.

Top 10 movies of 2014

Movie critics give their take on the best movies that came out this year.

'The Hobbit' wraps with a Middle-earth melee (w/video)

What most distinguishes 'The Battle of the Five Armies' is its relative torpor.

Review: 'The Interview' deserves to be seen (w/video)

That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in. It's with heavy sadness, not pride, that I review Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's North Korean farce.

'Annie' full of modernized fun (w/video)

The movie remake is brought back to life with Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, and a production backed by Jay Z and Will Smith empire.

‘Top Five’ captures Rock’s comic sense (w/video)

The comedian manages to transcend his larger-than-life persona to create one of the most vibrant, self-aware comedies of the year.

Cheap seats for ‘It's a Wonderful Life’ on the big screen (w/video)

Three local theaters will screen “It’s a Wonderful Life” this weekend for $5 a seat.

Same old exhibits at ‘Night at Museum’ (w/video)

The third installment is like a visit to a museum you've been to countless times before.

'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' top Critics' Choice nominations (w/video)

'Birdman' continues its awards ascent with a leading 13 Critics' Choice Awards nominations including best picture, director and actor for star Michael Keaton.

'Wild' finds salvation in the woods (w/video)

'Wild' is ultimately unique for its twist, even if it comes by an unfortunately intrusive narration.

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