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  • Black Swan leads Critics Choice award nominations

    Black Swan leads Critics Choice award nominations

    Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis as rival ballerinas, got a record 12 nominations in the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. Close behind was The King's Speech.

  • Sarah Palin hunting: Why the world shakes when she shoots a caribou

    Sarah Palin hunting: Why the world shakes when she shoots a caribou

    Sarah Palin hunting: Some commentators see a political commentary in Sarah Palin hunting caribou on 'Sarah Palin's Alaska,' calling the caribou, 'Obambi.' Others see animal cruelty. To hunters, though, the furor shows that urban America doesn't understand rural life.

  • The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest: movie review

    The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest: movie review

    The final chapter of Stieg Larsson's trilogy, 'The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest' brings punk hacker Lisbeth's quest to a blazing climax.

  • The Social Network: Four things the movie got wrong

    The Social Network: Four things the movie got wrong

    'The Social Network,' a new film directed by David Fincher, and based on a book by Ben Mezrich, topped the box office charts in the US over the weekend. But critics of the film say Fincher and Mezrich got plenty of things wrong, from the history of Facebook to the portrayal of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

  • The Social Network hits top slot at box office

    Horizons The Social Network hits top slot at box office

    The Social Network racked up $23 million in ticket sales over the weekend. What does that mean for the world's most popular social network – and Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's CEO?

  • The Social Network: movie review

    The Social Network: movie review

    'The Social Network:' A story of betrayal on the road to glory. The knockabout beginnings of Facebook gets a fast-paced spin in the new movie 'The Social Network.'

  • Can 'The Town' be top of the Hub? Top 5 Boston-based movies

    Can 'The Town' be top of the Hub? Top 5 Boston-based movies

    The Red Sox may be struggling to make the playoffs this season, but Boston is a perennial box-office favorite. The latest Boston-based film to hit silver screens is "The Town," starring and directed by local boy Ben Affleck. The top 10 Boston-based films, ranked by US box-office receipts, includes the Sox-centered "Fever Pitch," according to Turner Classic Movies and IMDB.com. Also on the list is the 1968 version of "The Thomas Crown Affair" starring Steve McQueen, which was shot on Boston's Beacon Hill. Do your favorite Boston films make the top 5?

  • Why Facebook enjoys explosive growth - despite its many stumbles

    Why Facebook enjoys explosive growth - despite its many stumbles

    Facebook's staggering growth rolls over critics on issues from ease of use to user privacy.