12 Delights of Christmas

What pop-cultural artifacts will 2005 be remembered for? Is there anything from the year worth keeping? TIME's critics have made their lists--not ranked in any order--of dozens of their favorite things ...

DVDs

Movies are coming out on disc faster than ever. So it's in with the old and with the new

FILMS THIS YEAR

FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY RECUT, EXTENDED, UNRATED

Dimension $39.99

We have seen the future, and it's cool. Using green screen, stars like Bruce Willis and Mickey Rourke, and a style so rich and lurid it ought to be illegal, Robert Rodriguez has perfected a system that is to old-fashioned filmmaking what Grand Theft Auto is to your father's Oldsmobile. The movie's pretty good too: a gnarly noir nightmare in four parts, which the unrated DVD presents with added...

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