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The nominees for Best Director at the 86th annual Academy Awards. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pix And Predix: Best Picture, Best Director

Sunday evening’s Academy Awards telecast marks the fifth year in the era of the Best Picture Times Two experiment, and it would appear to have caught on.

02/24/2014

(Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in “12 Years a Slave.”)

Bill Wine’s Top 10 Movies of 2013

What were the year’s most stimulating and/or satisfying and/or admirable moviegoing experiences of the outgoing year? Here’s our resident critic’s personal list.

12/31/2013

(Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in "12 Years a Slave.")

Movie Review: ’12 Years a Slave’

This true and harrowing story of a free black man kidnapped into slavery in 1841 hits like a sledgehammer.

10/24/2013

(A frame of the scene in "The Blob" in which the monster scares the customers out of a movie theatre.)

Phoenixville, Pa. Is Home to Horror ‘Blob Fest’ This Weekend

“The Blob” was a low-budget horror film that was filmed at the local movie theatre and other locations around Phoenixville.

07/13/2012

(Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan play a brother and sister in "Shame.")

Movie Review: ‘Shame’

Ambiguity is fine as far as it goes, but at a certain point we begin to resent the superficiality of this director’s approach.

12/10/2011

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