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'Dog Sweat' Follows Rebellious Youths In Iran

Melissa Block talks with director Hossein Keshavarz about his new film, Dog Sweat. It follows the story of a group of young people pushing against the boundaries of an authoritarian society. The film was secretly shot on the streets of Tehran.
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For Muppeteers, It Isn't Easy Being Invisible

With a new Muppets movie on its way to theaters, NPR's Susan Stamberg goes on set with felt-wrangler Bill Barretta and director James Bobin to find out what's new — and what techniques never change.
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Tweety And Sylvester Bring Mel Blanc Back To Life

Looney Tunes are back! A brand-new cartoon short called I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat debuts in theaters this weekend. It features beloved comedy duo Tweety Bird and Sylvester The Cat, but the real star of the show is the man who made them famous.
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Movies To Watch For Over The Holidays

The holiday movie season offers a short break from the assault of summer blockbusters, and it's the last chance for movie studios to push some of their award season contenders. Guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Washington Post movie critic Ann Hornaday about the films of this holiday season.
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In 'Hugo,' Scorsese Salutes A Movie Magician

Based on Brian Selznick's 2007 children's book, Martin Scorsese's latest film, Hugo, pays tribute to early 20th-century French filmmaker — and cinematic trailblazer — Georges Melies.

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