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A visually spectacular take on the "Sleeping Beauty" myth; I only wish the story matched the eye candy.
Pirates inside

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

This silly comedy ended up being one of the best underseen movies of the year.

The Pirates Band of Misfits - inside

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

"The Pirates! Band of Misfits" is one of the best-looking stop-motion animation films ever, seamlessly blending puppetry and CGI. Too bad the story isn't there.
Another Year - inside

Another Year

Another splendidly acted ensemble drama from British auteur Mike Leigh, "Another Year" is less pure storytelling than visiting and observing old friends.

Harry Potter commentary inside

The Success of Harry Potter

How did a book series that started 12 years ago become one of the highest grossing franchises in film history?
Taking Woodstock

Taking Woodstock

Director Ang Lee chronicles a pivotal, joyous point in music and American history ... and makes it really, really boring.