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'Sadness Is Like A Superhero': Amy Poehler On Pixar's 'Inside Out'

The movie, directed by Pete Docter, follows the five emotions inside an 11-year-old's head. Poehler plays Joy, but she says Sadness' strength is she knows how to talk about loss.
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'Love & Mercy' Brings The Life Of Brian Wilson To The Big Screen

Screenwriter Oren Moverman talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about the film's depiction of the Beach Boy's troubled life. We'll also listen back to an interview Gross recorded with Wilson in 1988.
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A Geek's Guide To Growing Up In Inglewood In 'Dope'

Film director Rick Famuyiwa drew from his own childhood in southern California for this new comedy. It follows hip-hop loving high school geeks who get mixed up in a drug heist.
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'The Tribe' Says A Lot About Violence, Sex And Love — Without A Single Word

Movie critic Bob Mondello says The Tribe is about big things — love, violence — and made entirely in sign language without any subtitles, voiceovers, or translations of any sort.
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Judd Apatow: A Comedy-Obsessed Kid Becomes 'Champion Of The Goofball'

When Apatow was a teen he landed interviews with an impressive roster of comics for his high school radio show. Sick in the Head is a collection of those conversations, and more recent ones as well.
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'3 ½ Minutes' Chronicles Florida Murder Over Loud Rap Music

A new documentary revisits Florida's loud music murder case. Michael Dunn, a white man, shot 10 bullets into a car with four unarmed young black men during an argument at a Jacksonville gas station.
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'Jurassic World' Speaks A Universal Language

Jurassic World made more than $500 million in less than a week. The movie was No. 1 in every country. That includes China which only allows about 30 Hollywood movies to officially screen each year.
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Monica Lewis, Voice Of Chiquita Banana Commercials, Dies

Monica Lewis, a singer and actress who was best known as the voice of a popular series of animated commercials for Chiquita bananas, died Friday at 93.
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Isolated And Inside For Years, Brothers Lived Lives Through Cinema

A documentary called The Wolfpack follows six brothers whose parents kept them virtual prisoners in their New York apartment. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the filmmaker and one of the brothers.
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Science Of Sadness And Joy: 'Inside Out' Gets Childhood Emotions Right

Pixar's animated fantasy takes viewers inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley. Psychologists say the film offers an accurate picture of how emotions and memories help make us who we are.

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