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DVD Picks: 'Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale'

Bob Mondello recommends a charming home video pick you almost certainly missed — and one that might make you think twice about sitting on Santa's lap.
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Stephen Daldry Discusses New Movie

Robert Siegel talks to director Stephen Daldry about his new film, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. It follows the story of a young boy, played by Thomas Horn, whose father dies on 9/11.
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From Bond To Blomkvist: Daniel Craig's Next Big Role

The sometime 007 plays Lisbeth Salander's investigative-journalist partner in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, a new English-language film adaptation of the international best-seller.
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From Meryl To Margaret: Becoming 'The Iron Lady'

In a new film, director Phyllida Lloyd and actress Meryl Streep dive into the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister whose policies were so tough they earned her the moniker "Iron Lady."
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The Enduring Popularity Of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is 124 years old — and he's never been in such high demand. The iconic detective from 221b Baker Street has inspired films, numerous television series, and now, two new books.
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Trent Reznor: The Fresh Air Interview

The man behind Nine Inch Nails composed the music for the U.S. film adaption of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Here, he discusses composing the film's unsettling score, his early days making music in Cleveland and his work with Nine Inch Nails.
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War, What Is It Good For? Movies, It Seems.

As Hollywood rolls out Oscar hopefuls over the next two months, there's a curious thread developing: Many of these films are set amidst the backdrop of wars — especially wars involving Great Britain.

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