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Justin Timberlake Returns To Music With Enthusiasm And 'Experience'

On his first album since 2006, The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake explores his range, from soul-man groove to falsetto croon, taking inspiration from neo-soul and the expansiveness of '60s and '70s rock song formats.

Justin Timberlake Returns To Music With Enthusiasm And 'Experience'

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A new documentary about Philip Roth premieres on PBS next week as part of a slew of celebrations in honor of the novelist's 80th birthday. PBS hide caption

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Emily Rapp is also the author of Poster Child, about a congenital birth defect that led to the amputation of her leg when she was a child, and about how she subsequently became a poster child for the March of Dimes. Anne Staveley/Penguin Press hide caption

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Elisabeth Moss (right) and Thomas Wright star in Jane Campion's new series Top of the Lake. The Sundance Channel hide caption

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Navy veteran Freddie (Phoenix) falls under the influence of cult leader Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman) in Anderson's film, which critic Ella Taylor describes as "one of the most twisted father-son tales ever told." Phil Bray/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Movie Interviews

Paul Thomas Anderson, The Man Behind 'The Master'

The director of Boogie Nights and There Will Be Blood talks to Fresh Air's Terry Gross about The Master, a tense drama with indelible performances from Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams.

Paul Thomas Anderson, The Man Behind 'The Master'

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Ginger & Rosa (starring Alice Englert and Elle Fanning) was directed by Sally Potter, who is perhaps best known for her 1992 film Orlando. Sally Potter hide caption

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Movie Reviews

Three New Films Examine What It Means When Girls Act Out

Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers, Sally Potter's Ginger & Rosa and Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills are wildly different films, yet they share a common impulse: to demonstrate indelibly how for girls, behaving outrageously is still a political act.

Three New Films Examine What It Means When Girls Act Out

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Claire Vaye Watkins' debut collection of short stories — Battleborn — is informed by her childhood in the West. Riverhead Books hide caption

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Before ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons (second from right) was in the more psychedelic Moving Sidewalks. Rancho Deluxe Productions hide caption

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Music Articles

Adrian Younge: Looking Back To Move Hip-Hop Forward

Spaghetti Westerns, Philadelphia soul, opera and the Wu-Tang Clan all come together in the music of Adrian Younge. He has produced and composed two new albums — one with William Hart, the lead singer of The Delfonics, and another with rapper Ghostface Killah.

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Book Reviews

'Lean In': Not Much Of A Manifesto, But Still A Win For Women

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has drawn a lot of attention with her "sort of a feminist manifesto" Lean In. Critic Maureen Corrigan finds that much of the book is bland, but toward the end, Sandberg's intellectual charisma breaks through.

'Lean In': Not Much Of A Manifesto, But Still A Win For Women

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'Frankenstein's Cat': Bioengineering The Animals Of The Future

Science journalist Emily Anthes talks about how scientists are engineering mice with tumors and working to create pigs that can grow organs for human transplant and insects that could serve as drones for the military.

'Frankenstein's Cat': Bioengineering The Animals Of The Future

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Twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin have been writing songs since they were 15 and independently released their first full-length album in 1999. Since then, they've produced seven studio albums. /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tegan And Sara Reach Out To New Audiences

The twin sisters from Canada depart from their indie singer-songwriter roots with their latest album. The music on Heartthrob is often loaded with a carefully articulated sense of doubt that Tegan and Sara suggest needs to be shaken off through a triumph of the pop-music will.

Tegan And Sara Reach Out To New Audiences With 'Heartthrob'

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In HBO's Enlightened, Laura Dern stars as corporate executive Amy Jellicoe, who returns from a post-meltdown retreat to pick up the pieces of her broken life. Series creator Mike White stars as Tyler, Amy's friend and co-worker. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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John Edgar Hoover, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation gives a speech on November 17, 1953, in Washington. Bob Mulligan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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James Franco stars as the Wizard of Oz before the Wizard meets Dorothy in Oz the Great and Powerful. Walt Disney Pictures hide caption

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