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 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 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 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 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 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 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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