Rameses (Joel Edgerton) and his wife Nefertari (Golshifteh Farahani) try to save their stricken child, a victim of one of the plagues, in Exodus: Gods And Kings. Kerry Brown/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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The Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker features choreography by Kent Stowell and sets and costumes by the late children's book author Maurice Sendak. Angela Sterling/Pacific Northwest Ballet hide caption

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It's clear from this child's reckless nighttime e-reading that someone has not kept up with their subscription to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Mari/iStock hide caption

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Twee is an almost paradoxical combination of the hypermaterialistic and artisanal and crafted, says Marc Spitz, author of Twee: The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion and Film. Cienpies Design & Communication/iStockphoto hide caption

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