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'Mustang' Takes On Women's Rights In Fairy Tale Form

Five beautiful Turkish sisters are locked up together and forced, one by one, into marriage in the new film from director Deniz Gamze Ergüven. The movie has gotten rave reviews all over the world.
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James Kaplan: "Sinatra: The Chairman"

Frank Sinatra was one of the top entertainers of the 20th century. A new biography on the many sides of "Ol Blue Eyes" – his singing career, Rat Pack exploits and legacy in American culture.


A Son Lost In '3 1/2 Minutes' — And A Tragic Anniversary For His Parents

On Monday night, HBO will air the documentary "3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets," about the murder of Jordan Davis in Jacksonville, Fla., at the hands of Michael Dunn, who objected to the volume of the music Davis was listening to. Host Michel Martin speaks with Davis' parents Ron Davis and Lucia McBath.

'Creed' Takes Rocky Back To The Big Screen

Did you see the movie Rocky? Or the sequels? A new film called Creed is a spin-off from the franchise. NPR's Rachel Martin caught up with the film's star Michael B. Jordan.

That Time Wyclef Jean Ran For President Of Haiti

Haitian-American musician Pras Michel talks about his new documentary, Sweet Micky for President, which chronicles an unconventional presidential election in post-earthquake Haiti.

The Good Dino-Score: Behind The Music Of Pixar's Latest

Writing music for The Good Dinosaur was a seven-month journey for brothers Mychael and Jeff Danna, not all of it glamorous.

'Mockingjay — Part 2' Ends The 'Hunger Games' Series With A Potent Anti-War Message

Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss in the final film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' dystopian Hunger Games novels. Critic David Edelstein says that the saga ends "less with a bang than a whimper."

Movie Review: 'Carol'

Director Todd Haynes has adopted a 1952 Patricia Highsmith novel about a divorcing woman who meets a young shop assistant. It's a love story that stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

A Writer Gets Grilled By His 18-Year-Old Self In 'Later That Same Life'

In 1977, Peter "Stoney" Emshwiller filmed himself asking questions meant for his future self; 38 years later, he sat down to answer them. The resulting film looks like one seamless interview.

Laurie Anderson Reflects On Life And Loss In 'Heart Of A Dog'

Multimedia artist Laurie Anderson talks to Fresh Air's Terry Gross about her late dog, Lolabelle, her mother's death and the accident that nearly killed her. Anderson's new film is Heart of a Dog.