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Brad Pitt won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his work in Moneyball and in Terrence Malick's Tree Of Life, in which he plays an authoritarian father. Merie Wallace/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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Ray Bradbury, seen here in 2009, has allowed the publication of Fahrenheit 451 as a digital book for the first time. Vince Bucci/Getty Images hide caption

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Who, Moi? With a telethon planned to help save the theater, Kermit tries to convince Miss Piggy to give up her Paris fashion-editor job and return to the stage. Scott Garfield/Disney hide caption

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The happy couple: Psych! Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) are never (spoiler) going to be happy. Andrew Cooper/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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