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Richard Linklater's daringly experimental Boyhood is Bob Mondello's favorite film of 2014. IFC Productions hide caption

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Favorite Films Of 2014: Why Stop At 10?

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'A Most Violent Year' Captures You And Doesn't Let Go

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Bob Mondello Watched 'The Interview,' So You Don't Have To (Really, You Don't)

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'Unbroken' Skips Over Louis Zamperini's Post-War Struggles

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'Selma' Manages To Be Both Passion-Inspiring And Measured

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Ellar Coltrane, who plays Mason in Boyhood, was 6 years old when director Richard Linklater picked him for the role. Made over the course of 12 years, the film is David Edelstein's favorite of the year. Courtesy of Matt Lankes hide caption

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In A 'Depressing' Year For Films, Edelstein Finds Some Greats

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David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. and Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King in the new movie Selma. Paramount Pictures hide caption

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A Vital Chapter Of American History On Film In 'Selma'

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Scoring The Screen: Thomas Newman And the Music Of 'Shawshank'

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Timothy Spall finds beauty in the unlikeliest places as painter J.M.W. Turner. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'Mr. Turner' Is A Snuffling, Growling Work Of Art

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The Strange World — And Life — Of 'Mr. Turner'

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