Young newlyweds are serenaded with the strains of "Hava Nagila." The unlikely origins of the popular Jewish standard are explored in Roberta Grossman's documentary feature Hava Nagila: The Movie. International Film Circuit hide caption

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Evelyn and India Stoker (Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska) slowly descend into icy paranoia after their family patriarch dies through suspicious circumstances in the horror thriller Stoker. Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Nicholas Hoult plays the young Jack, who must wage battle against an ancient race of giants in Jack the Giant Slayer. Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Grizzled Soviet submarine captain Demi (Ed Harris) fights crew subversion and personal pain in a losing Cold War struggle against American opponents. RCR Distribution hide caption

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Best Actress nominee Quvenzhané Wallis is interviewed on the red carpet at the Academy Awards Sunday, when several journalists struggled with the young actress's name. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nicole Kidman (left) and Mia Wasikowska star as Evelyn and India Stoker in Park Chan-wook's new thriller. Macall Polay/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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A Disappointing Thriller Channels Hitchcock And Bram 'Stoker'

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Director Dror Moreh was nominated for an Academy Award for his documentary The Gatekeepers. Mika Moreh/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'The Gatekeepers' Offer Candid Assessment Of Israel's Security

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Film Hoists 'Hava Nagila' Up Onto A Chair, In Celebration Of Song And Dance

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Linguist Geoff Nunberg finds that in the film Lincoln, screenwriter Tony Kushner oscillates between old and modern meanings of "equality." DreamWorks/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Historical Vocab: When We Get It Wrong, Does It Matter?

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Life of Pi won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects, but the studio that helped bring to life the tiger Richard Parker is now facing bankruptcy in a increasingly volatile industry. AP via Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Who Won Oscar Gold Last Night?

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'Argo,' 'Life Of Pi' Win Top Oscars

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Jennifer Lawrence's 'Silver Linings' Night

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