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    Top 3 Movie Stories of the Day


    by Wochit

    A winter blast left parts of the Northeast buried under a foot of snow on Sunday before heading toward coastal Canada, the second powerful storm system to slam the region in less than a week. According to the National Weather Service, swaths of Maine and Massachusetts were under a flood watch due to rain coming down on top of the snow, and gusty conditions threatened to down power lines and tree limbs through early Monday. Most of those still without power were expected to have electricity back by late Sunday.
    Award season focus moved from LA to London on Sunday when stars took to the red carpet for the 2014 BAFTA Awards. Angelina Jolie made her first red carpet appearance of the season on the arm of Brad Pitt , whose film, 12 Years a Slave , is up for best picture. Meanwhile, Prince William sped through the carpet as he made his way into the show, where he will present Helen Mirren with a special award. Other guests included Lupira Nyong'o, who looked elegant in green; Eddie Redmayne; and Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.
    On a U.S. holiday weekend that kicked off on Valentine's Day, "The Lego Movie," an animated film that depicts a world based on the colorful toy blocks, collected $48.8 million to top box office charts, finishing far ahead of the romantic comedy "About Last Night" with ticket sales of $27 million. "RoboCop," a remake of the 1987 science fiction film about a part-man, part-cyborg crime fighter, was third with sales of $21.5 million from Friday to Sunday, according to studio reports.