how To Train Your Dragon
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Missed Movies of 2010, Part 1: 3 Idiots to Lebanon | 30 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

In part one of our missed movies special feature, the staff looks at a wide variety of titles, from a creepy urban legend, a look at vampires, South African style, and the latest from greats like Mike Leigh and Robert Duvall, to documentaries of such famous (or perhaps, infamous) faces as Joan Rivers and Spalding Gray.

//Reviews

'How to Train Your Dragon' May Be the Best Political Thriller In Years | 1 Nov 2010 // 5:00 PM

The idea that violence is not the only answer, and that cultural misunderstanding is often at the root of horrific, protracted, and seemingly intractable conflicts, is the central point of this film's message.

How to Train Your Dragon | 27 Mar 2010 // 12:17 AM

Toothless, like Stitch, combines affects of cats, dogs, bats, lizards, and other independent-minded creatures, known and unknown.

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Finally Getting It? The 2011 Oscar Nominations | 25 Jan 2011 // 3:50 AM

The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.

Commercial Viewing: How Wal-Mart Slayed the Box Office | 20 Apr 2010 // 6:00 AM

“How To Train Your Dragon” beats “Kick-Ass” at the box office.

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For animated films, major barrier remains | 18 Feb 2011 // 1:00 AM

A decade ago, when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences created the Oscar for animated feature, the new category's nominees included "Jimmy Neutron:

3-D and the Movies: The Future Or Just a Flash? | 12 Aug 2010 // 9:52 PM

Is the 3-D movie juggernaut losing momentum? Since Avatar, ticket sales for 3-D films generally have trended downward as the number of 3-D films has increased.

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