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A Wes Anderson 'Kingdom' Full Of Beautiful Imagery

Wes Anderson's latest film is the story of a 12-year-old girl and boy who merge their imaginative worlds on an island off the coast of New England. Critic David Edelstein says Moonrise Kingdom will appeal to Anderson's longtime fans as well as anyone who appreciates good cinematography and design.
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Hollywood Dreams Led Chinese Firm To Buy Into U.S.

When the Chinese firm Wanda announced the purchase of AMC cinemas, it may not have made a lot of business sense in the short term. But it could be part of a larger strategy that will bring the company into the U.S. in a major way.
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Controversial World War II Documentary Rereleased

Audie Cornish speaks with film historian Scott Simmon about John Huston's controversial World War II documentary, Let There Be Light. A newly-restored version of the film debuted online Thursday.
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How Wes Anderson Soundtracks His Movies

You might not recognize the name Randall Poster, but you're likely familiar with his work. Poster picks out and licenses music used in commercials, TV and film. He's worked closely with director Wes Anderson on films like Rushmore and Moonrise Kingdom.
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Dev Patel Finds Hope In Ben Harper's 'I'll Rise'

Actor Dev Patel is perhaps best known for starring in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. His latest project is the film, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Patel shares some of the songs that inspire him on and off camera for Tell Me More's series "In Your Ear."
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'Star Wars' Turns 35 On Friday

Thirty-five years ago, moviegoers first paid to see a tale from a long time ago, in a galaxy far away. It changed the life of John Booth, author of Collect All 21: Memoirs of a Star Wars Geek.

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