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'Dark Knight Rises,' But Saga Ends For Director Nolan

The last installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman series, The Dark Knight Rises, is perhaps the most anticipated film of the year. Nolan says that the film is intended to put people on edge.
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'Oklahoma!' Actress Celeste Holm Dies At 95

The Academy Award-winning actress was a star on both stage and screen, best known for roles in Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve and Oklahoma!
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LCD Soundsystem's Final Bash, Relived

The band's marathon farewell show, and frontman James Murphy's conflicted thoughts on breaking up, are captured in the new documentary Shut Up and Play the Hits.
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The Id, The Ego And The Superhero: What Makes Batman Tick?

Sure, Bruce Wayne is a secretive guy, but from a psychological perspective, is anything really wrong with him? A psychologist considers this question.
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The Movie Mira Sorvino Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Actress Mira Sorvino could watch Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront a million times. "That was my first introduction to Brando," she says, "so that was kind of a revelation for me."
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Looking For The Megabucks? Think Megapixels

The safest bet for a box-office draw is not a superhero, action or sci-fi film — it's computer animation. Franchises like Toy Story, Ice Age and Shrek consistently make billions for their studios, Bob Mondello writes — and that's before DVD and toy sales kick in.
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'Margaret': The Tortured Journey Of A Girl, On Screen

David Edelstein says the extended cut of Kenneth Lonergan's second film is "as close to a masterpiece as any American film in a decade." Never widely screened, the film, starring Anna Paquin, is out now on DVD. (Recommended)

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