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Kevin Clash: Making Elmo Come To Life

For more than 20 years, puppeteer Kevin Clash has been the voice behind the lovable red monster on Sesame Street. Both Clash "and" Elmo talk with Terry Gross about performing with Jim Henson, and creating a fun, educational experience for preschool-aged children.
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Making 'The Muppets Movie' Was 'Dream Come True'

The filmmakers behind Forgetting Sarah Marshall have teamed up to create a new Muppet movie. "We set out to make a Muppet movie that harkened back to the late-'70s [and] early-'80s Muppets that we grew up with," says Jason Segel.
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Passion Is The Heroine In 'The Deep Blue Sea'

The relationships between a husband and wife and the woman's lover play out unexpectedly in The Deep Blue Sea. It stars Rachel Weisz as the wife who has an affair in postwar London.
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Spiders And Fighting And Trees, Oh My: Filming 'The Hunger Games'

Star Jennifer Lawrence and director Gary Ross talk about shooting their new film, The Hunger Games. Lawrence underwent grueling training and braved on-set spiders to make Katniss Everdeen come to life.

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'Hunger Games': Mortal Combat As Appointment TV

Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen in the big-screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel, in which random teens are forced to fight to the death in a televised tournament. Critic Bob Mondello says Lawrence's tough, smart performance is the biggest asset in an engaging film.

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