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The Movie Common Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Rapper-actor Common could watch the Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America a million times. "No matter how many times I've seen it, I still laugh," he says.
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'Stand Up Guys' Director Takes Cues From Hollywood Greats

Stand Up Guys is a new film starring legendary actors Christopher Walken, Al Pacino and Alan Arkin. Host Rachel speaks with the film's Oscar-winning director Fisher Stevens about the demands of directing these Hollywood luminaries.
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The Movie Jeffrey Wright Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Actor Jeffrey Wright could watch Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now a million times. "It probably features the most effective narration of any film in the history of cinema," he says.
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For Would-Be Sundancers, Kickstarter Can Fuel Films

Financing a movie can be tough — but more and more filmmakers are crowdsourcing their creative cash. Nearly 10 percent of the films at this year's Sundance Film Festival found backers through the online fundraiser Kickstarter.
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Home Video Review: 'Buster Keaton: The Ultimate Collection'

Buster Keaton, the great genius of silent comedy, gets celebrated in a 14-disc box set that contains all of his classic silent comedies as well as a raft of shorts and extras.
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Filmmaker Holds Up A Mirror In Interviews With Israel's 'Gatekeepers'

Dror Moreh's Oscar-nominated documentary, The Gatekeepers, is built around the confessions and ruminations of the six surviving heads of the Shin Bet — Israel's domestic security service.

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