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With New Rules In Place, Netflix Expands To Cuba

Starting today, Cubans with an Internet connection and access to international payment methods will have access to a wide array of movies and shows. There are huge hurdles, though.
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From 'Batman' To 'Birdman,' Michael Keaton Knows Suits And Superheroes

Keaton says his 1989 bat suit was downright claustrophobic, but he somehow made it work. In the existential comedy Birdman, Keaton plays a washed-up, insecure actor looking for a second shot at fame.
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Graphic Novelist Adrian Tomine Takes On The Notorious Long Duk Dong

The cartoonist shared how the cartoonish Sixteen Candles character affected him IRL.
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From Soy Sauce To Bullet Trains: Famed Japanese Designer Dies At 85

Decades after Kenji Ekuan created Kikkoman's iconic soy sauce bottles with their red caps, he designed Japan's bullet train, in a career driven by a desire to make good design accessible to everyone.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 9, 2015

You can see a play about questioning truth or see a series of paintings that present scenes from real life.

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Korean Dictator, All-American Dad: One Actor's 'Very Unique Year'

When Randall Park realized how important the sitcom Fresh Off The Boat was going to be, he got cold feet — until the real-life Eddie Huang talked him down. Then came the storm over The Interview.
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100 Years Later, What's The Legacy Of 'Birth Of A Nation'?

D.W. Griffith's film premiered in Los Angeles a century ago Sunday. In many ways, the movie — three hours of racist propaganda — was the beginning of Hollywood.
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Obama's 'Body Man' Looks Back On His Presidential Education

Reggie Love went from playing sports at Duke to working as Barack Obama's personal assistant. His new memoir, Power Forward, describes what he learned on the campaign trail and in the White House.
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Big And Rare: Exhibit On Renaissance Painter Comes To D.C.

Piero di Cosimo painted on large wood panels. Getting a lot of them in one place isn't easy.

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Multiple Angles On Man Ray's Creativity

A new exhibit at the Phillips Collection gets inside Man Ray's "Shakespearean Equations" series.

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