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Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston's Most Notorious Gangster

Reporters Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy, who covered Bulger for years for The Boston Globe, have a book out about the career criminal. Bulger was wanted for 19 murders when he was captured by the FBI in 2011. Jury selection for his trial begins June 6.

Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston's Most Notorious Gangster

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In The East, Ellen Page (left) and Alexander Skarsgard play members of an anarchist eco-terrorist collective. Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Before Midnight is the third film in Richard Linklater's series that explores the romance and life of a couple, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy). The two previous films were Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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French film Blue Is the Warmest Colour, winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, tells the story of a teenager named Adele (Adele Exarchopoulos) who falls in love with a blue-haired art student named Emma (Lea Seydoux). Wild Bunch hide caption

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Movie Interviews

From Boos To Bravos: A Recap Of Cannes

Fresh Air's critic at large John Powers returns from the 2013 Cannes Film Festival with tales of the good, the bad, and the parties. He says Blue Is the Warmest Color was "the film of the festival" while Only God Forgives was the biggest disappointment.

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Stephen King delves into the seedy underworld of carnies for his latest novel, Joyland. Hard Case Crime hide caption

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Vampire Weekend (left to right: Chris Tomson, Chris Baio, Rostam Batmanglij, Ezra Koenig) met while they were all students at Columbia University. Alex John Beck /XL Recordings hide caption

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Soldier-Poet Brian Turner, Framing War In Verse

Soldier Brian Turner is no silent witness to war. Instead, he used verse to chronicle his time in the U.S. Army, publishing a book of collected poems titled Here, Bullet. (Originally broadcast on July 22, 2008.)

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U.S. Navy sailors form a ceremonial guard at a wreath-laying ceremony to memorialize the victims of the attack on Pearl Harbor and pay tribute to the veterans of World War II in front of the Lone Sailor statue at the Naval Memorial in Washington, D.C., in December 2003. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star as Liberace and his young lover, Scott Thorson, in Steven Soderbergh's new HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra. Claudette Barius/HBO hide caption

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The Doors at London Airport in 1968. Left to right: John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek. Manzarek died May 20 of bile-duct cancer. Express/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy reprise their roles as Jesse and Celine in Before Midnight, the latest in Richard Linklater's series about a couple's relationship over the years. Despina Spyrou/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Moore (photographed at New York Fashion Week in February 2013) has earned Oscar nominations for her roles in Boogie Nights, The End of the Affair, Far From Heaven and The Hours. Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images hide caption

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Julianne Moore, Relishing Complicated Characters

In What Maisie Knew, Moore plays a troubled rock star who might initially seem like a rotten person, but Moore's performance humanizes the character, highlighting her human frailties — something Moore has done in many parts.

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Michael Douglas stars as the flamboyant pianist and entertainer Liberace in Steven Soderbergh's new HBO biopic, Behind the Candelabra. Claudette Barius/HBO hide caption

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Douglas, Damon Illuminate HBO's 'Candelabra'

Steven Soderbergh's latest film is a showbiz story about Vegas icon Liberace and his secret lover — played, respectively, by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, both terrific in their roles. It premieres Sunday on HBO.

Douglas, Damon Illuminate HBO's 'Candelabra'

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Daft Punk: Accessing Electronic Music's Humanity

Random Access Memories finds the French duo changing its music-making process in an effort to make its songs sound more human. To that end, Daft Punk enlists guest stars such as Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.

Daft Punk: Accessing Electronic Music's Humanity

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Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star as Liberace and his young lover, Scott Thorson, in Steven Soderbergh's new HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra. Claudette Barius/HBO hide caption

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