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The Holiday Films Are Coming, From 'Moses' To 'Annie'  |   

Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of what Hollywood has in store for the holidays. There are musicals, there are biopics, and the seas will literally part.

'Queen Of Crime' PD James Was A Master Of Her Craft  |   

A remembrance of murder mystery writer PD James, who died Thursday at her home in Oxford, England.

Beware The 'Babadook,' The Monster Of Your Own Making  |   

The monsters of repression are what terrorize a mother and her son in this independent, Australian, horror movie. "I wanted it to look more low-fi and more handmade," says director Jennifer Kent.

For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence  |   

The British author of best-selling detective stories has died at age 94. "In a sense, the detective story is a small celebration of reason and order in our very disorderly world," she told NPR.

British Mystery Novelist P.D. James Dies At 94  |   

The author of such books as The Black Tower was best-known for her series featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh.