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In Troubled Times, A 'Dark Knight' Returns

The Dark Knight Rises places Batman in contemporary New York amid familiar economic and social unrest. NPR's Bob Mondello says the film is as big and loud as expected. The biggest surprise is how satisfying an end it provides to Christopher Nolan's trilogy.
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As Class Warfare Brews, A 'Dark Knight Rises'

The finale to Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy has the caped crusader battling a brute villain posing as the leader of a modern-day French revolution. Critic David Edelstein says the film has great moments and a fine turn by Anne Hathaway as Catwoman, but it never quite takes off.
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IMAX Reigns, From Museums To Movie Theaters

Audie Cornish speaks with James Hyder of the Independent Journal of the Large Format Motion Picture Industry. They discuss the rise of the IMAX screen and what distinguishes both the technology and the cinematic experience of these very large screens.
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The Pentagon's "Hollywood Liaison"

Kojo chats with the Defense Department's official liaison to the film industry.

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Whatever The Country, No Such Thing As 'Easy Money'

A Chilean, a Swede and a Serbian cartel collide in a taut actioner set amid the Swedish drug trade. Kenneth Turan says the impressive skills of director Daniel Espinosa, who has a gift for building audience tension, make for a great summer thriller. (Recommended)

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