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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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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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

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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

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Aasif Mandvi plays Samir, a high-class chef who takes over his father's Indian restaurant after he has a heart attack. Matthew Cohen Creative hide caption

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'Daily Show' Star Whips Up A Food Movie -- And More

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Food, Family And Culture Served In 'Today's Special'

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In Made in Dagenham, Miranda Richardson plays Barbara Castle, a Cabinet member who backs working-class women in their struggle for equal pay. Susie Allnutt/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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From Chekhov To Troll 2: Actor Rainn Wilson, pictured here performing at Spike TV's "Scream 2010," discusses his eclectic taste in film. Michael Caulfield/Getty Images hide caption

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Beyond Bad Movie Night: Rainn Wilson's DVD Picks

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Remembering Silent Film Star Baby Marie Osborne

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In The King's Speech, Colin Firth plays King George VI, who was adored by his subjects for refusing to leave London during World War II bombing raids. He also suffered from a terrible stammer and hated speaking in public. Laurie Sparham via The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Tom Hooper, Putting Words To 'The King's Speech'

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KT Tunstall: A Big Voice For A Big World

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Immigration Documentary Spotlights ‘War On The Border’

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Actor Eli Wallach played Calvera, the head outlaw, in the 1960 American Western The Magnificent Seven. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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An Honorary Oscar For Actor Eli Wallach

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'I Remember Nothing': Nora Ephron, Aging Gratefully

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