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December 31, 2008 The economy may have turned sour, but with a total take of $9.5 billion at the box office — and 22 films on our critic's year-end best-movies list — Hollywood can look back at 2008 without shame.
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December 31, 2008 How can a movie-loving critic pick only 10 films? Morning Edition and Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan names his favorites — and sneaks a few extra choices in for good measure. Tops on the list: Slumdog Millionaire.
December 17, 2008 We've canvassed our reviewers and run the numbers at Metacritic. And now you've cast your votes: See the results in NPR.org's first-ever Best Movies audience poll, where you picked the year's best flicks.
December 31, 2008 Critic Mark Jenkins says never mind the posh Brit accents and the somber themes crowding the holiday multiplex; they're awards-bait: The year's genuinely superb films came from all over, and in many languages.
December 23, 2008 The top movies of 2008 — and the larger cultural trends reflected in those films. Fresh Air movie critic David Edelstein talks with Terry Gross about his Ten Best List for 2008.
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December 23, 2008 The year in television started with a bust — or to be more precise, a writer's strike — but Fresh Air's TV critic says there were plenty of TiVo-worthy programs in 2008. Prominent among them: AMC's Mad Men.
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December 5, 2008 Once, only hit TV shows — or cult favorites — made it to DVD. Now you can spend serious money on lavishly packaged sets of everything from classics to meritless flops. NPR's pop-culture blogger helps aim the remote.
December 3, 2008 DVDs are a sure-fire holiday gift, though avoiding predictable picks can be tricky. If you want to eschew the expected — or your friends are just more eccentric than most — critic Nathan Lee has a few suggestions.
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