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Mia Wasikowska On The Sounds Of Camels And The Lure Of Travel

Melissa Block talks with actress Mia Wasikowska about her new film, Tracks, which follows a woman on a long journey with only camels and a dog for company.
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Boys Puzzle Through Twists And Turns In 'Maze Runner'

NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with young Korean-American actor Ki Hong Lee, who appears in the new film, The Maze Runner, about how he broke into acting, and Asian-Americans in Hollywood.
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Nortec Collective's Last Album Reflects Changing Times In Tijuana

Fifteen years ago, two men from Tijuana came up with a new style of music called Nortec — a mix of norteno and techno. Now they are out with their latest and last album, Motel Baja.
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'Braveheart' Writer 'Heartbroken' Over Scottish Referendum

Braveheart, written by Randall Wallace, inspired a generation in Scotland. So much so that the core of supporters of Scottish independence have been referred to as the "Braveheart Generation."
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Movie Review: 'Last Days In Vietnam'

Director Rory Kennedy's documentary isn't an examination of the rights or wrongs of U.S. involvement in Vietnam, but a thrilling narrative told with first-person stories of the war's chaotic end.
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Nick Cave: 'The Creative Process Is An Altered State In Itself'

Cave is the subject of a different kind of rock documentary called 20,000 Days on Earth, which attempts to debunk the creative process for what Cave says it actually is: "just hard labor."
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From Casting To Cutting The N-Word, The Making Of 'Gone With The Wind'

As the film turns 75, a new exhibit looks back at the controversy over Scarlett being played by a British actress and how the African-American press influenced the script.
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Medic Returns From Afghanistan To Broken Family In 'Bliss'

In the film, Fort Bliss, a sergeant serving in Afghanistan struggles between her duties as a mother and as a soldier. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with director Claudia Meyers about her latest movie.
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Film Triptych 'Eleanor Rigby' Tells Three Sides Of A Breakup Story

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby's three incarnations share similar scenes with subtle differences. Director Ned Benson calls his project "delusional," especially for a first-time feature filmmaker.
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Richard Kiel, Actor Who Played Jaws In Bond Films, Dies At 74

Kiel delighted moviegoers with his quiet menace and his metal teeth in the role of Jaws, the Bond villain henchman who not only survived his encounters with 007, but also lived happily ever after.

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