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Whedon Adapts 'Much Ado About Nothing' For Silver Screen

Renee Montagne talks with Joss Whedon — the man behind TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the box office blockbuster The Avengers. The director is now out with a film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
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The Force Is With The Navajo: 'Star Wars' Gets A New Translation

If you've ever wondered how to say "May the Force be with you" in Navajo, you're in luck. On July 3, a new translation of the 1977 classic will be unveiled on the Navajo Nation reservation in Arizona.
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'Coming To America' Never Fails For Rapper Common

Actor and rapper Common talks about the movie he could watch a million times, the classic Eddie Murphy comedy, Coming to America.
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Hollywood Wants A Piece Of The Action In China's Movie Market

Box office receipts in China reached new highs last year, and American filmmakers want to tap into that market. Host Michel Martin speaks with Los Angeles Times reporter John Horn, about the growth of the Chinese movie market, and how Hollywood plans to cash in.
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Charting The Career Of The 'Evocateur' Of Talk

In the 1980s Morton Downey Jr. practically invented the world of trashy political talk shows. A new documentary, Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie, dissects his rise, his fall and his influence. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with one of the film's directors, Seth Kramer, about Morton Downey Jr.'s meteoric rise and enduring legacy.

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