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Why Some Native Actors Quit 'Ridiculous Six'

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Native American journalist Vincent Schiller about what led a group of Native American actors to walk off the set of Adam Sandler's Netflix movie — and why others stayed.
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Native American Actors Walk Off Set of Adam Sandler Movie

A dozen Native American actors walked off the set of director Adam Sandler's The Ridiculous Six Wednesday claiming the native characters and culture in the film were mocked and degraded.
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Marfa's Mexican-Americans Remember 'Giant' And Southwest Segregation

The documentary Children of Giant tells the story of some of the people in the 1956 film — not James Dean or Rock Hudson, but rather the Mexican community that appeared in it.
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Deception And Suspense By The Sea In The Iranian Mystery 'About Elly'

Recently released in the U.S., Asghar Farhadi's 2009 film follows a teacher invited on a beach trip by the mother of one of her students. David Edelstein calls the film "Hitchockian" in its suspense.
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Richard Corliss, 'Time' Film Critic, Dies At 71

The magazine said Corliss died Thursday night in New York following a stroke he suffered a week ago. Corliss reviewed films for the magazine for 35 years.
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Native American Actors Walk Off The Set Of Adam Sandler Comedy

The movie is the The Ridiculous Six, an apparent spoof of the classic Western The Magnificent Seven. The Native American actors say the movie's script insults native women, elders and Apaches.
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A Look At 'Blackbird,' The First Film On The New 'Black Netflix'

The Urban Movie Channel, created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, is being touted as the black Netflix. Its first original movie, Blackbird, is about a gay interracial romance in the Deep South.
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The Nearly Lost Story Of Cambodian Rock 'N' Roll

Before the Khmer Rouge regime, a thriving pop and rock scene adapted Western music heard on U.S. military radio stations. The documentary Don't Think I've Forgotten took 10 years to make.
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'Last Man' Will Forte On Beards, Comedy And Bruce Dern's Acting Advice

Forte tells Fresh Air about landing a job on Saturday Night Live and learning on the set of Nebraska that acting is "all about commitment."
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Small South Carolina Newspaper Takes Home Top Pulitzer Prize

The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, fiction, poetry, drama, music, biography, history and nonfiction were announced Monday at Columbia University in New York.

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