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Arts & Entertainment - January 1, 2010

Cinematic saints and sinners

The 10 most memorable heroes and villains of 2009

by Tyler Hanley

The year in film offered moviegoers an array of characters to cheer for and cringe at. This year's list of notable heroes and villains includes a sadistic mutant, a selfless boy scout, a devoted father and a distorted mother. And Charles Dickens' iconic character Ebenezer Scrooge earns both accolades and ridicule.

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