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Disney Releases 100th 'Original Movie,' A Millennial Favorite

Disney announced the release date for its 100th Disney Channel Original Movie. NPR's Rachel Martin sits down with Buzzfeed Entertainment's Jaimie Etkin to discuss the cultural legacy of the series.
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Rob And Nick Reiner Say 'Being Charlie' Is 'Drawn From Our Lives'

Being Charlie is a new film about addiction in a Hollywood family. It's a story director Rob Reiner and his son, writer Nick Reiner, say they know well because of their own family's struggles.
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A White House Meeting Brings Together 2 Lost Souls In 'Elvis & Nixon'

A new film imagines what happened when Elvis Presley met President Nixon on Dec. 21, 1970. Film critic David Edelstein says Elvis & Nixon "shows the crazy-making insulation of celebrity."
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Key And Peele Duo Are Back As Action-Duo In 'Keanu'

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with Wesley Morris, critic at large for The New York Times, about Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, the comedians behind the award-winning sketch comedy show.
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'Jungle Book' Love: Why I Identify With The 'Flower In Underpants'

Growing up in India, she was a fan of the dubbed-in-Hindi TV series. As a globetrotting adult, she is touched by the Disney movie version.
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Tom Hanks Says Self-Doubt Is 'A High-Wire Act That We All Walk'

"No matter what we've done there comes a point where you think, 'How did I get here?' " Hanks says. He plays an American businessman working in the middle of the Saudi Arabian desert in his new film.
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Meryl Streep's First Acting Gig: Becoming Pretty And Popular In High School

In a new biography called Her Again, author Michael Schulman says that at 14, Streep decided to reinvent herself — and before she was an Oscar winner, she was homecoming queen.
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The Gospel According To Wendell Berry, On Screen

America's foremost farmer-philosopher, Wendell Berry, is the subject of a new documentary. It celebrates the writer's work, and the rural community in Kentucky in which he's rooted.
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Lorene Scafaria Pays Tribute To Mother In 'The Meddler'

Lorene Scafaria's new film is a valentine to her mother, and mothers everywhere. Rachel Martin talks to Scafaria about the film, which follows a widow remaking her life after the death of her husband.
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After Very Visible Roles, Lupita Nyong'o Looks To Disappear Into Character

The actor is now starring on Broadway in Eclipsed, a searing story of young women held captive in Liberia. After that and 12 Years a Slave, Nyong'o says she's ready for some lighter material.

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