A sign directs visitors to the Mark Twain family plot in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. David Duprey/AP hide caption

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Twain's Summer Home: Visiting Elmira, N.Y.

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Broadway's 'Spider-Man,' Tangled Up In Twitter

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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

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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

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Best Books Of Winter: Alan Cheuse Makes His List

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Central Park In The Fall is a 2010 work by "Painter of Light" artist Thomas Kinkade. The park, Kinkade writes, "is a place where a quick cab ride lets you escape the big city and immerse yourself in nature's brilliant color palette." Thomas Kinkade hide caption

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Dark Times Befall 'Painter Of Light' Thomas Kinkade

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Stand And Deliver: Speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), King George VI (Colin Firth) and Queen Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter) prepare for the king's national address. hide caption

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Colin Firth: This King's 'Speech' Had A Different Ring

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Steve Martin Finds His Muse In 'An Object Of Beauty'

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Jim Carrey stars in the long-delayed I Love You, Phillip Morris. Patti Perret/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Hollywood Takes A Look Back For The Holidays

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