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Creating a Soundtrack to Evil

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The Measure of Sam Cooke's 'Triumph'

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'March of the Penguins' a Box Office Surprise

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The Masked Men of Mexican Movies

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Kronos Quartet Plays Bollywood, With Asha Bhosle

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Side Show by the Seashore: A Survival Tale

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Artist, 'Bama Collide over Trademark Issues

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Having a Ball with Juan Garcia Esquivel

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Childhood Friends Team for 'Capote'

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Visiting the Wonderful 'Wizard of Oz' on DVD

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'CSA: The Confederate States of America'

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Slate's Summary Judgment: 'Prime,' 'The Weatherman,' 'The Legend of Zorro'

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The Busy Career of Actor Christian Bale

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