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Lorene Scafaria Pays Tribute To Mother In 'The Meddler'

Lorene Scafaria's new film is a valentine to her mother, and mothers everywhere. Rachel Martin talks to Scafaria about the film, which follows a widow remaking her life after the death of her husband.
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After Very Visible Roles, Lupita Nyong'o Looks To Disappear Into Character

The actor is now starring on Broadway in Eclipsed, a searing story of young women held captive in Liberia. After that and 12 Years a Slave, Nyong'o says she's ready for some lighter material.
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'The Meddler' Pokes Fun Without Mocking The Mom

The Meddler is a new comedy starring Susan Sarandon about mom who's just a bit much — just in time for Mother's Day.
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'Huntsman' And 'Tale Of Tales' Put A Modern Spin On Classic Fairy Tales

Critic David Edelstein reviews The Huntsman: Winter's War, a sequel to the 2012 movie, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Tale of Tales, an adaptation of a group of 17th century Italian folk stories.
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How Social Media Smeared A Missing Student As A Terrorism Suspect

The documentary Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi explores what happened after a tweet misidentified a Brown University student as one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
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Richard Linklater Goes To College — 22 Years Later — In 'Everybody Wants Some!!'

The director's new film follows a young baseball player through his first days of college; it's kind of an informal sequel to Linklater's 1993 last-days-of-high-school hit Dazed and Confused.
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3 Years After Boston Marathon Bombing, The Story Of A Wrongly Accused Student

Brown University student Sunil Tripathi disappeared just before the Boston Marathon bombing, and was accused of being involved in the attack. A new documentary looks at the effects of the allegation.
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Tribeca Film Festival Kicks Off, Flaunting More Than Movies

The Tribeca Film festival starts this week and it's going to showcase a lot more than films.
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'Barbershop' Returns, With Shears In Hand And New Twists In Mind

The latest in the Barbershop movie franchise is out this weekend. Screenwriter Tracy Oliver, who co-wrote the screenplay, talks with NPR's Michel Martin.
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AMC Backtracks On Experiment To Allow Texting In Theaters After Outcry

AMC said on Thursday it was considering allowing texting in some of its movie theaters. The outrage was immediate and loud, and on Friday, the company announced that it had reconsidered.

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