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Why Her? Part 1

2013 was an excellent year for movies – perhaps the best in quite a few years. And there are many films that I would be very content with winning the Oscar. But for me, the best movie of the year is Her. And no one is more shocked about that than I am. by Danny Manus I went in doubting …

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[Video]: Brick by Brick with LEGO’s Screenwriters

THE LEGO MOVIE (mandatorily written in all caps, on pain of death) cashed in on the mass anticipation surrounding its release and broke a record $69.1 million on its opening weekend, outstripping even Disney’s powerhouse Frozen ($67.4 million). Though one might question the authenticity of a movie designed to cash in still further on the IP of the world’s most …