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'Mr. Cao' Recalls Rookie Congressman's Unlikely Rise

Republican Anh "Joseph" Cao became the first ever Vietnamese-American member of Congress in 2009, after winning a majority black and Democratic district. Filmmaker Leo Chiang tells the story of Cao's success — and the scandal that helped him along — in Mr. Cao Goes to Washington.
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Bond Donned A Suit, A Stylish Suit

James Bond stands for action and adventure, but perhaps even more, he's stood for style. A tailor in London is now re-creating some of the dapper suits that Sean Connery made famous in early Bond films. David Mason, the director of Anthony Sinclair, Ltd., discusses the effort.
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Steve Guttenberg Writes His Own 'Bible'

The Police Academy star began his acting career at the age of 17 by faking it. He snuck into the Paramount Studios lot, set up an office and started landing auditions. He writes about his unorthodox Hollywood start in his new memoir, The Guttenberg Bible.
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The Movie Jared Harris Has 'Seen A Million Times'

For Mad Men actor Jared Harris, who portrayed Lane Pryce on the AMC drama, Sydney Pollack's comedy Tootsie is a film that he never gets tired of watching. "It's inspiring," Harris says.
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In 'Dark Horse,' A Wasted Life Plays Out On Screen

Todd Solondz's newest film is Dark Horse, starring newcomer Jordan Gelber along with Christopher Walken, Mia Farrow and Selma Blair. Critic David Edelstein says the uncomfortable film is a sublime work of art. (Recommended)
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Will 'Prometheus' Top 'Alien' Or 'Blade Runner'?

Director Ridley Scott has made two of the best science fiction films of modern times, Alien and Blade Runner. Prometheus is more involving than this year's summer blockbuster competition, but by the standards of the director's earlier films, it's a disappointment.

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