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Nick Cave: 'The Creative Process Is An Altered State In Itself'

Cave is the subject of a different kind of rock documentary called 20,000 Days on Earth, which attempts to debunk the creative process for what Cave says it actually is: "just hard labor."
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From Casting To Cutting The N-Word, The Making Of 'Gone With The Wind'

As the film turns 75, a new exhibit looks back at the controversy over Scarlett being played by a British actress and how the African-American press influenced the script.
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Medic Returns From Afghanistan To Broken Family In 'Bliss'

In the film, Fort Bliss, a sergeant serving in Afghanistan struggles between her duties as a mother and as a soldier. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with director Claudia Meyers about her latest movie.
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Film Triptych 'Eleanor Rigby' Tells Three Sides Of A Breakup Story

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby's three incarnations share similar scenes with subtle differences. Director Ned Benson calls his project "delusional," especially for a first-time feature filmmaker.
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Richard Kiel, Actor Who Played Jaws In Bond Films, Dies At 74

Kiel delighted moviegoers with his quiet menace and his metal teeth in the role of Jaws, the Bond villain henchman who not only survived his encounters with 007, but also lived happily ever after.
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'Fort Bliss'

Maggie, an Army medic who has earned a Bronze Star for her service, returns from a 15-month deployment to find she's a stranger to her 5-year-old son. Slowly, they become reacquainted only to discover she's set to return to Afghanistan...

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This Year's DC Shorts Film Festival Comes Right To Your Living Room

The DC Shorts Film Festival is in its 11th year and, for the first time, you'll be able to access the majority of the films on your home television.

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Oscar Buzz Builds At Toronto Film Fest

The Toronto International Film Festival, the largest film festival in North America, is in full swing. Movie critic Bob Mondello and Monkey See blogger Linda Holmes talk about some of the highlights so far.
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In A Brilliantly Disorienting Film, A Teenager Is 'Starred Up' To An Adult Prison

The British drama depicts remarkable characters, including an angry teenager who meets two father figures behind bars. It's a prison film that's shattering beyond physical violence.
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How Dolph Lundgren Went From Chemical Engineer To Action Star

Before he was Ivan Drago or He-Man, Lundgren was just another 6-foot 5-inch Swede with a black belt in karate and a degree in chemical engineering — who turned down a scholarship to MIT for show-biz.

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