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'60s 'Dish' Maggie Smith Says, 'That Was Never Me'

"It must be lovely to be beautiful, but that's a really difficult thing to lose," says Smith, now 81. Best known in the U.S. for her role in Downton Abbey, she's now starring in The Lady in the Van.
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Ziggy Stardust Was A Star On-Screen, Too

David Bowie may have been best-known for his music, but NPR's movie critic Bob Mondello points out that he was also a gifted actor, both onstage and in movies like The Man Who Fell To Earth.
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'Revenant,' 'Martian' Take Top Honors At Golden Globe Awards

At the Golden Globe awards Sunday night, The Revenant won for best drama film and The Martian won for best comedy. Those were just two of the awards handed out during a ceremony in Beverly Hills.
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Here Are The Winners Of The Golden Globes

At the Sunday night ceremony, The Martian won for best motion picture, comedy, while The Revenant won in the drama category. Here is the full list of winners — and the fellow nominees they beat out.

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'Star Wars' Just Keeps Breaking Records

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to director J.J. Abrams about making the movie; he says he feels an 'enormous relief that it's out in the world.' Warning: This will not be a spoiler-free conversation!
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Why 'Star Wars' Tickets May Be A Tough Sell In China

The franchise isn't well known in the world's second-largest movie market. When the first Star Wars film debuted in 1977, Chinese were still wearing Mao suits and were largely cut off from the world.
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'Carol' Star Cate Blanchett On The 'Empathetic Connection' Of Acting

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Cate Blanchett about playing the title character in Carol, which tells the story of two women who fall in love in 1950s New York.
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Animation Pairs With Soul-Crushing Isolation In 'Anomalisa'

The new film by Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman uses stop-motion animation to tell a quasi-love story. Critic David Edelstein calls Anomalisa amazing — but also creepy and, ultimately, unsatisfying.
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In 'Carol,' 2 Women Leap Into An Unlikely Love Affair

Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy and director Todd Haynes discuss their new film based on Patricia Highsmith's 1952 novel, The Price of Salt. Nagy says the story was "extremely forward thinking."
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#WhereIsRey? She's On Her Way, Says Hasbro

The newest Star Wars Monopoly game featured Finn, Kylo Ren, Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader — but not the latest film's heroine, Rey. Hasbro says it will add her to the game this year.

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