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Fresh Air for November 30, 2010

Natalie Portman plays Nina, a ballerina dancing the roles of both the White Swan and the Black Swan, in Darren Aronofsky's psychological horror film Black Swan. Niko Tavernise via Fox Searchlight hide caption

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To Become A 'Black Swan,' Portman Had To Go Dark

To Become A 'Black Swan,' Portman Had To Go Dark

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Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) urges ballerina Nina (Natalie Portman) to lose herself in her role in Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller Black Swan. Niko Tavernise via Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Actor Vincent Cassel: A Good Guy Who Plays Villains

Actor Vincent Cassel: A Good Guy Who Plays Villains

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Fresh Air for November 29, 2010

Anne Hathaway at the premiere of Love and Other Drugs. She co-stars in the romantic drama alongside Jake Gyllenhaal. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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Anne Hathaway: From Princesses To Passion

Anne Hathaway: From Princesses To Passion

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Leslie Nielsen played Lt. Frank Drebin in the television comedy Police Squad! which later led to starring roles in the Naked Gun franchise. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Surely, Fresh Air Remembers Leslie Nielsen

Surely, Fresh Air Remembers Leslie Nielsen

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Fresh Air for November 25, 2010

Frank Loesser won the Academy Award for his song "Baby It's Cold Outside." Stroud/Express/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebrating Frank Loesser With Michael Feinstein

Celebrating Frank Loesser With Michael Feinstein

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Fresh Air for November 23, 2010

It's important to talk to your vet about any changes in your dog's behavior or diet, says veterinarian Nicholas Dodman. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Helping Your 'Good Old Dog' Navigate Aging

Helping Your 'Good Old Dog' Navigate Aging

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Anne Hathaway plays Maggie, a patient with early-onset Parkinson's disease, who falls for Jaime, a Viagra drug rep played by Jake Gyllenhaal, in Love and Other Drugs. David James/20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises hide caption

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'Love And Other Drugs': A Worthy Prescription

'Love And Other Drugs': A Worthy Prescription

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