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'Kids For Cash' Captures A Juvenile Justice Scandal From Two Sides

In 2011, two Pennsylvania judges were sent to prison for getting paid for keeping juvenile detention centers full. A new documentary looks back at the case, interviewing kids and the judges involved.
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The Unforgettable Performance Ed Harris Doesn't Remember

In a community theater production in 1973, Harris went into another zone. The Oscar-nominated actor says he totally embodied his character, and he's been chasing that high ever since.
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Review: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Bob Mondello looks at Wes Anderson's latest cinematic curiosity, The Grand Budapest Hotel.
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Barbershop Guys Dig Into Hollywood Beef

Screenwriter John Ridley won an Oscar for 12 Years A Slave, but he's being criticized for an old essay about black people. The barbershop guys give their own speeches on the topic.
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Documentary Reveals A Different Side Of Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me is a documentary about the celebrated Broadway singer and actress filmed as she approached her 87th birthday. She first appeared on Broadway in 1944.
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A Panicky Pianist, Playing Like His Life Depends On It

Eugenio Mira's thriller Grand Piano doesn't hit all of its notes perfectly, but it's daringly written — and ultimately compelling.
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A Psychological Game Of Casting For 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Don't call this a "Wes Anderson film." No, with its mix of humor and darkness, the director's new movie is both familiar and quite different. Anderson and actor Ralph Fiennes talk about their process.
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Alain Resnais, Director And Master Of Disorientation, Dies At 91

Bob Mondello talks about the contributions of French filmmaker Alain Resnais, who died Saturday at the age of 91.
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Best Picture Win For '12 Years A Slave' Sends New Message To Hollywood?

The Oscars brought out the glitz, glamor and gowns in Hollywood. People Magazine's movie critic Alynda Wheat recaps the evening.
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Actress Alfre Woodard On Truthful Storytelling In '12 Years A Slave'

12 Years a Slave won Best Picture at the Oscars last night. In this encore broadcast, host Michel Martin speaks with actress Alfre Woodard about her work in the film.

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