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What Makes A Movie Quote Memorable?

Researchers at Cornell University have analyzed thousands of movie quotes to figure out why some are more memorable than others. Melissa Block and Audie Cornish have more.
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In 'Monsieur Lazhar,' Grief Lingers In The Classroom

The French Canadian film was one of five nominees for last year's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It's now opening in theaters around the country. It's about a sixth-grade teacher who struggles to connect with students in a Montreal school following a terrible event. (Recommended)
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'Think Like A Man' Gets At Games By Men, Women

The new romantic comedy Think Like a Man is based on Steve Harvey's advice book that claims to tell women how to out-maneuver men in romance. But even before hitting the box office, the film is causing a stir. Host Michel Martin discusses the movie and the controversy with critic and new Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Morris.
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Harvey Weinstein On How 'Bully' Got Its PG-13 Rating

The documentary Bully caught national attention when it received an R rating for harsh language from the Motion Picture Association of America. Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company — which distributed the film — discusses the decision to re-edit the film for release with a PG-13 rating.
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'Lazhar': In A Crisis, An Outsider Finds His Place

Philippe Falardeau weaves issues of social taboos and authority in his Oscar-nominated film Monsieur Lazhar. Falardeau's films blend comedy and tragedy in a way that can ruffle audiences, and Lazhar is no exception.

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