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Beyond Scandalous Selfies: Documenting Anthony Weiner's Downfall

A new documentary shows the rise and fall of the former congressman with unimaginable access. Co-directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg explain how they got the story.
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Anthony Mackie On Portraying Martin Luther King Jr. In 'All The Way'

All The Way is a drama from HBO that chronicles President Lyndon B. Johnson's struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act. Michel Martin speaks with Anthony Mackie, who portrays Martin Luther King Jr.
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Coming Up Sunday: The Directors Of 'Weiner'

On Sunday's All Things Considered, we will take a look at Weiner, a new documentary that chronicles the political failure of Anthony Weiner as he ran for New York City mayor.
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In Life And In Film, The Past Is Ever Present For Director Terence Davies

Over the course of his 40-year career, Davies has only released six full-length feature films. His latest, Sunset Song, follows a young Scottish woman in the years before World War I.
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The 'Other Woman' Tries To Fix The Marriage She Destroyed In 'Maggie's Plan'

In Rebecca Miller's comedy, an affair leads to divorce and remarriage — until the new wife decides she wants out. Critic David Edelstein says that Maggie's Plan doesn't quite come together.
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Movie Director Shane Black Calls On His Paperbacks For Inspiration

Screenwriter Shane Black perfected the buddy-comedy-action genre with Lethal Weapon movies and transitioned to being a director. His new movie, The Nice Guys, stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe.
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'Loving' Stands Out At Cannes Film Festival, Our Reviewer Says

Renee Montagne talks with critic Kenneth Turan about some of the movies coming out of this year's Cannes Film Festival. Turan reviews movies for Morning Edition and the Los Angeles Times.
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An Emotional Storm Breaks In Paradise In 'A Bigger Splash'

An aging rock star's respite in the Mediterranean is interrupted by an old lover in A Bigger Splash. John Powers calls the film, which stars Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes, a "gripping slow-burn."
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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Stake Out This Weekend

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
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Kate Beckinsale Talks Film Adaptation Of Jane Austen's 'Edgy' Novella 'Love & Friendship'

"Love & Friendship," a new comedy of manners set in 18th century England, opens this weekend. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with actress Kate Beckinsale, who plays Lady Susan Vernon.

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