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Opening Indonesia's Eyes In 'The Look Of Silence'

Joshua Oppenheimer's sequel to the award-winning documentary The Act of Killing follows an optician seeking to confront the men who killed his brother during the Indonesian genocide.
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She Was Groot: After A Galactic Hit, Marvel Screenwriter Tackles Comics

Nicole Perlman was the first woman to get a writing credit on a Marvel Studios movie, last year's Guardians of the Galaxy. Now, she's taking on a more earthly challenge: Writing her first comic book.
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Now In Theaters, Video Game Tournaments On The Really Big Screen

Gaming is moving beyond the living room and into movie theaters, with promoters hoping to expand big-screen play nationwide. For participants, it's a chance to socialize while doing what they love.

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He's Shared 'Every Single Word' — But It's The Silence That Rings Louder

The video series by Dylan Marron lays bare the film industry's lack of diversity: By cutting all but the dialogue from nonwhite characters, the actor points out how little Hollywood gives them to say.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Weighing In On What It Means To 'Sound Gay'

In Do I Sound Gay?, director David Thorpe discusses the so-called "gay voice" and reveals his own attempt (with speech pathologist Susan Sankin) to sound "less gay." Originally broadcast July 7, 2015.
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A Big-Hearted, 'Tangerine' Vision Of L.A.'s Crime-Riddled Streets

Reviewer Justin Chang says a new film about transgender sex workers on Christmas Eve is a "warts-and-all immersion in one of L.A.'s seamier subcultures — and a terrific girlfriend movie to boot."
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Roger Rees, Welsh-Born Stage, Screen And TV Actor, Dies At 71

American audiences came to know him as the star of the adaptation of Charles Dickens' The Life and Times of Nicholas Nickleby on Broadway. He won a Tony Award in the title role.
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Be Your Own Self: The Lessons Of 'Do I Sound Gay?' And 'Tangerine'

Do I Sound Gay? follows a documentarian as he delves into his voice and the stereotypes associated with it, while Tangerine delivers a cinematic portrait of transgender sex workers in Los Angeles.
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Comic-Con Goers Brave Long Lines At Annual Pop Culture Convention

Many of the thousands of people passing through Comic-Con hope to get something exclusive, such as a book, toy, an autograph or encounter with a star, or a sneak peek of an unreleased movie. And in order to get these things, first they have to stand in line.
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Remembering Omar Sharif, A Star In Two Skies

Legendary Egyptian actor Omar Sharif has died at the age of 83. He became a global star in the 1960s with films like Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago — but his career started in Cairo.

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