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Oscar Nominees Announced: 'Lincoln' Leads With 12

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles on Thursday. The movie Lincoln scored big with 12 nominations, including best picture.
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'Lincoln' Leads With 12 Oscar Nominations

Lincoln is among nine movies competing for "best picture." The others: Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty.
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Red Carpet Season Gets Ready To Kick Into High Gear

Oscar nominations are announced Thursday, and 2012 is considered a very good year for movies, ranging from Lincoln to Zero Dark Thirty and Beasts of the Southern Wild. Renee Montagne talks to reporter Kim Masters about the nominations. Masters is with The Hollywood Reporter and hosts The Business on member station KCRW.
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Bobby Cannavale, At Home On Broadway

The actor, who's currently starring in Glenngarry Glen Ross opposite Al Pacino, has been acting for the stage since he was a teenager in Union City, N.J. "It was the only thing I ever wanted to do, really," he says.
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Mexican Reporters Take On Cartels Despite Risks

For decades, journalists at the Tijuana newspaper Zeta have doggedly covered government corruption and narco-trafficking. That's made them the target of violence and threats. Bernardo Ruiz tells their stories in his new documentary, Reportero. He talks with guest host Celeste Headlee.
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What To Watch 'To Drown Out' The Voices In Your Head

Writer, director and producer Amy Sherman-Palladino creates television shows, like Gilmore Girls, that draw a loyal female following. That's because her ensemble of female characters are smart, witty, offbeat and sympathetic. Her latest show is Bunheads. For our occasional series "Watch This," Steve Inskeep talks to Sherman-Palladino about what she's watching on TV and video.

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