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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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From 'RoboCop To 'Robot & Frank': Best RoboMovies Of All Time

Science fiction movies throughout time are populated with robots. But when it comes to films with a tight focus on robots only a handful may come to mind. In advance of Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, TOTN's favorite film buff Murray Horwitz discusses the best robot movies of all time.
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Esther Williams, Swimmer Turned Movie Star, Dies

In the 1940s and '50s she was "America's mermaid" thanks to her starting roles in a series of Hollywood "aqua musicals." Williams was 91.
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Whedon Adapts 'Much Ado About Nothing' For Silver Screen

Renee Montagne talks with Joss Whedon — the man behind TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the box office blockbuster The Avengers. The director is now out with a film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
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The Force Is With The Navajo: 'Star Wars' Gets A New Translation

If you've ever wondered how to say "May the Force be with you" in Navajo, you're in luck. On July 3, a new translation of the 1977 classic will be unveiled on the Navajo Nation reservation in Arizona.
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'Coming To America' Never Fails For Rapper Common

Actor and rapper Common talks about the movie he could watch a million times, the classic Eddie Murphy comedy, Coming to America.

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