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'Equalizer' Devotes Time To Character Development, Graphic Violence

When Denzel Washington and director Anton Fuqua collaborated on 2001's Training Day, the film won Washington an Oscar and changed the trajectory of his career. They're together again in The Equalizer.
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Movie Theaters Hope To Add Another Dimension To Their Profits

Domestic movie ticket sales seem to have topped out. Now, cinema owners are trying to lure customers — and justify higher ticket prices — with innovations like panoramic screens and so-called 4-D.
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Virtual Reality, Corporeality Collide In Cronenberg's First Novel

Director David Cronenberg's debut work of fiction is not for the faint of heart. Consumed follows two journalists as they chase stories of cannibalism, backroom surgeries, self-mutilation and murder.
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'Art & Craft' Explores How One Forger Duped More Than 45 Museums

For nearly 30 years, Mark Landis tricked dozens of museums into accepting his "philanthropic" donations. Landis, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a teen, says "copying is reassuring."
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British Coalminers Strike With A Gay Coalition In 'Pride,' A Crowd-Pleaser

The film is based on a true story about the '80s strike Margaret Thatcher vowed to break. It's full of the Britain's best actors, and nearly every line makes you cackle or puts a lump in your throat.
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Coal Miners And Gay Activists Partner In 'Pride'

The film offers a rousing, true-life take on a British coal miners' strike that led to an unusual union. Critic Bob Mondello says the storyline blends Norma Rae with sillier, Kinky Boots-ish stuff.
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An Online Music Search And A Quest To Find Linda, Lead To 'Jimi'

A new biopic focuses on the career and life of Jimi Hendrix before he was the musician we know of today. Steve Inskeep talks with writer-director John Ridley about his film: Jimi: All Is By My Side.
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When It Comes To 'Gone With The Wind,' Do Kids Today Give A Damn?

Many young people haven't seen the 1939 film that their parents and grandparents considered a classic. NPR's Neda Ulaby explores whether the story of Rhett and Scarlett withstands the test of time.
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On The Cusp: 11-Year-Olds Around The World Share Their Wisdom

Age 11 is when you're most passionate and optimistic, says Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey. So she created a documentary looking at the world through the eyes of 11-year-olds in 15 countries.
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Mia Wasikowska On The Sounds Of Camels And The Lure Of Travel

Melissa Block talks with actress Mia Wasikowska about her new film, Tracks, which follows a woman on a long journey with only camels and a dog for company.

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