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Jack Black: On Music, Mayhem And Murder

Actor Jack Black plays a kindly, small-town funeral director who murders a wealthy millionaire in the new film Bernie. Bernie is now out on DVD.

Summer Movies: Best Flicks About The News Biz

Hollywood tells many tales of the news business: the music reporter after the big story in Almost Famous, the eager TV reporter with a lot to learn in Up Close and Personal, and the disgruntled anchor fired from his job in Network. Film buff Murray Horwitz names his favorites, so what's yours?

'2016: Obama's America' Shows Up Strong When Most Box Office Is Weak

A new film looking at a possible second term for President Barack Obama is already the sixth-highest-grossing political documentary of all time.

The Movie Regina King Has 'Seen A Million Times'

Actress Regina King could watch the film The Sandlot a million times. "It still has such a connection for me and my son 11 years later," she says.

Alan Ball On Leaving 'True Blood' Behind

Writer/producer Alan Ball is leaving True Blood, the highly successful HBO show he created, at the end of its fifth season. He talks about the show, his childhood and coming out to his mother.

'Rush' Job: A Wily Courier Navigates New York's Maze

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a Manhattan bike messenger dodging a corrupt cop who wants a look at the package he's carrying. NPR's Bob Mondello says David Koepp's brisk actioner doesn't trouble itself with weighty themes — it's just a bona fide thrill ride.