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'Chico And Rita' And All That Jazz

An animated Oscar contender follows one on-and-off romance — and traces the development of some of the world's most infectious musical styles.
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Meryl Streep: The Fresh Air Interview

Meryl Streep won a Golden Globe for her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady. She talks about preparing for that role, her other films and how her perceptions of herself have changed over the years.
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How 'Hugo' Turned From Book To Film

Before Hugo was the hit film directed by Martin Scorsese, it was a children's book called The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick. Host Rachel Martin speaks to screenwriter John Logan, whose script for the film has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.
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Director Ti West Talks Slow Horror, 'The Innkeepers'

Known to many devoted genre fans for his methodical horror movies, the director of The House of the Devil and Trigger Man talks with Neda Ulaby about his influences and his newest film.
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Veteran Stage, Film Actor Ben Gazzara Dies At 81

Ben Gazzara has died at the age of 81. The actor known for his brooding tough-guy presence died of pancreatic cancer Friday in New York. Gazzara made his big break into film with his role as an accused killer in Otto Preminger's 1959 courtroom drama Anatomy of a Murder.

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