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Former Marine Adam Driver On What Acting And The Military Have In Common

"You have a group of people trying to accomplish a mission that's greater than themselves," the actor says. "It's not about one person." Driver stars in the new film comedy While We're Young.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 9, 2015

You can see what’s new in Spanish cinema or see a musical tribute to the Civil War.

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Ties That Bind Meet Lies That Blind In 'About Elly'

NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews a film from Iran, about Iran — which hasn't been shown in Iran. It's called About Elly, and it's by director Asghar Farhadi, who won an Oscar for A Separation.
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Remembering Phyllis Klotman, Who Amassed An Amazing Collection Of Black Cinema

The archivist made it her life's work to find and preserve black films. She found more than 3,000 films that might otherwise have disappeared.
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In Movie Piracy Case, Australian ISPs Are Ordered To Share Customers' Info

It's being called a landmark ruling in Australia, where delayed film release dates are blamed for helping create one of the highest rates of Web piracy in the world.
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Yes: Real Cars Fell From Real Planes For That 'Furious 7' Stunt

The movie avoided CGI for the bulk of its action sequences. That meant stunt coordinator and longtime stunt driver Jack Gill had to figure out how to toss cars out of a flying airplane.
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'So That Happened:' Confessions Of A Duck-Man

Actor Jon Cryer's new memoir details his life in show business, including, of course, co-star Charlie Sheen's meltdown. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says Cryer's a smart guy who's often been overlooked.
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After Nazi Plunder, A Quest To Bring Home The 'Woman In Gold'

A new movie tells the true story of Maria Altmann, who fought her way to the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Austrian government to return a painting of her aunt.
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Cate Blanchett Swears On Australian TV; Flap Ensues

When Cate Blanchett was interviewed about her role in Cinderella last week, the interview came to an abrupt end with some inappropriate language. Oh, my! What would Prince Charming think?
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'The Breakfast Club' At 30: '80s Classic Still Relatable Today

The Breakfast Club turned 30 this year. A look at the John Hughes-directed movie and how teenagers today can still relate.

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