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'House Of Lies' Star Don Cheadle On How To Make It In Hollywood

Well-known for his roles in the Oscar-nominated films Hotel Rwanda and Flight, Don Cheadle is now up for an Emmy for the TV series House of Lies. He joins Tell Me More to talk about his love of acting, and how he'll know when to call it quits.
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'The Muslims Are Coming!' To Middle America

The documentary, The Muslims Are Coming!, is about some Muslim-American comedians on a U.S, tour to combat Islamophobia with humor. The comedians set up an Ask A Muslim booth and encourage passersby to play a quiz called Name That Religion. The goal is to familiarize more people with Muslims and Islam.
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Picking And Choosing At The Toronto Film Festival

More than 300 films screened this past week at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Audience Choice Award went to 12 Years A Slave, directed by Steve McQueen. Host Jacki Lyden talks with NPR's Linda Holmes and Bob Mondello about what was hot and what was not.
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Saudi's First Female Film Director Says Women Aren't Victims

Film director Haifaa Al Mansour comes from a small town in Saudi Arabia where, she says, there are many girls who have big dreams, strong characters and infinite potential. She's made a movie about one of them, titled Wadjda. Host Michel Martin speaks to Al Mansour about the film and being a female movie director in Saudi Arabia.
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Readers' Review: "Frankenstein" By Mary Shelley

For our next Readers' Review: a classic horror tale that has fascinated readers for almost two centuries. Diane and her guests discuss "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley.

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A Toronto Film Chat, From Two Jake Gyllenhaals To Three Daniel Radcliffes

Toronto film correspondents Bob Mondello and Linda Holmes chat with Audie Cornish about what they've seen so far.
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New Documentary Tells The Story Of J.D. Salinger's Life

Few writers loom larger in the literary world than the late J.D. Salinger, whose The Catcher in the Rye has sold more than 60 million copies. Salinger spent the first part of his life lusting after literary success and the rest of it recoiling in horror at the consequences of his passion.
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Toronto International Film Festival, Days One And Two

The first 10 films you see at the Toronto International Film Festival are the 10 that set the tone for the week you're going to have. So let's talk about how it's going so far.
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Not My Job: We Ask Australian Baz Luhrmann About Austria

Chechnya; Czech Republic. Australia; Austria. Who can keep track? We ask the famed film director three questions about a country he isn't from.
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Autism: Film Shows Education Challenges For Young Adults And Families

Best Kept Secret is a film that follows a group of young adults with autism during their last year of high school. Host Michel Martin speaks with filmmaker Samantha Buck and Janet Mino, a special education teacher.

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