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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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One Woman, Many Surprises: Pacifist Muslim, British Spy, WWII Hero

A new docudrama tells the story of Noor Inayat Khan — a pacifist Indian-American woman who worked as a radio operator during World War II and became essential to operations in Nazi-occupied Paris.
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Comedians Take A Dark Turn In 'Skeleton Twins'

The Skeleton Twins is a new movie starring comedian Bill Hader as the estranged twin of Kristen Wiig. Hader talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his serious movie.
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'Starred Up' Not Your Typical Father-Son Tale

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the director and writer of the new hard-hitting British film set in a prison for violent offenders.
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Movie Review: 'God Help The Girl'

God Help the Girl is a classic movie musical. The film is about the Glasgow music scene written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, frontman for the Scottish group Belle and Sebastian.

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