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A Sunday Christmas Means A Change For Holiday Movies

The Christmas holidays always mean big money for Hollywood. The week between Christmas and New Year's Eve is traditionally the biggest box-office week of the year. But this year something weird is going on: more movies are opening on Sunday instead of the traditional Friday. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz talks with NPR's movie critic Bob Mondello about what this will mean for the holiday movie season.

Comparing Favorite Holiday Flicks With A Pro

What are the best movies to watch during the holidays? Depends on whom you ask. Host Scott Simon talks with director Cameron Crowe, whose films include Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire and the just-released We Bought a Zoo, about some of his personal favorites.

Angelina Jolie Discusses Her New Movie

Robert Siegel talks with Angelina Jolie about In the Land of Blood and Honey, her new film set during the Bosnian War in the 1990s. Jolie does not act in the movie, but she wrote and directed it.

Flick's Favorite Memories From 'A Christmas Story'

Watching the 1983 film A Christmas Story is a holiday tradition for many families. The film follows a boy named Ralphie and his adventures with his parents, friends and neighborhood bullies — all while he pines for a BB gun for Christmas. Scott Schwartz, who played Flick, and film buff Murray Horwitz discuss why the film has become a holiday classic.

Flicks, Picked (Redux): Edelstein's 2011 Top 10 Films

From a white-knuckle Wall Street chronicle to a modernized Shakespearean war story, the films on David Edelstein's best-of-the-year list tell solid stories new and old.

Tintin's 'Adventures' Take Him To Hollywood

Seamlessly blending innocent wonder with the most worldly and sophisticated technology, Steven Spielberg's motion-capture adventure tracks the Belgian hero on a global quest.