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'20 Feet From' The Spotlight, There's Singing Worthy Of One

A new documentary directed by Morgan Neville profiles backup singers whose voices you know but whose names you probably don't: Lisa Fischer, Darlene Love, Judith Hill and Merry Clayton.
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Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg: Friends Till 'The End'

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg met as adolescents on the Vancouver bar mitzvah circuit — and soon after began writing the script for what would become the movie Superbad. Their new project is This Is the End, a disaster-movie spoof in which the Rapture hits home in Hollywood.
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"Veep" Creator Armando Iannucci

Kojo chats with satirist and writer Armando Iannucci, who most recently has been lampooning Washington's political culture through the HBO program "Veep."

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The Movie Nick Offerman Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Actor Nick Offerman could watch the John Wayne film The Quiet Man a million times. "It was my dad's favorite and it quickly became mine," he says.
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Judy Blume Hits The Big Screen With 'Tiger Eyes' Adaptation

With the help of her son Lawrence Blume, Judy Blume has adapted her 1981 novel into a film. The widely beloved coming-of-age author speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about turning the book into a movie, and how the themes in Tiger Eyes echo her own life.
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'Internship': A Love Story To Nooglers

The movie, The Internship, tells the story of two 40-year-old, down-on-their-luck watch salesmen, who land an unlikely summer internship at Google. Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star as the older interns who will have to compete for a full-time gig. Meanwhile, more than a thousand new Googlers or Nooglers have shown up on the company's campuses across the country.
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When 'G' Movies Are For Kids, Do Kids Avoid 'G' Movies?

Bob Mondello says a G rating used to mean "general audiences." Now it means a movie for kids, and that means kids are less likely to be interested in them than they once were.

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