Hatching A Star: The tenacious Hushpuppy, of Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild, is played by the equally fearless Quvenzhane Wallis, who was plucked for the role from a Louisiana elementary school. "It was an absolute miracle that we found her," Zeitlin says. Jess Pinkham/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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'Beasts' Finds Its Heart In A 6-Year-Old Heroine
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Author and screenwriter Nora Ephron died Tuesday in New York. She was 71. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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A Laugh A Minute, On Screen And In Life
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Club owner Dennis Dupree (Alec Baldwin, left) and his assistant Lonny Barnett (Russell Brand) try to figure out a way to keep their nightclub open in the movie adaptation of Rock of Ages. David James/David James hide caption

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Alec Baldwin: A 'Rock' Throughout The Ages
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Kelly McGillis, left, and Tom Cruise star in the 1986 film, "Top Gun." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures) ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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The Movie Anthony Mackie's 'Seen A Million Times'
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Gesundheit: Kichaa is the name of one of the animated characters causing consternation among the animators at Digital Domain. He's featured in the upcoming film The Legend of Tembo. Digital Domain hide caption

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Digital Domain Grapples With Fur, Feathers
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Brave's Princess Merida, like any teenager, clashes with her mother, Queen Elinor. Disney/Pixar hide caption

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A Timeless Story Takes A 'Brave' Female Twist
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One of the front page stories published by Ugandan newspaper The Rolling Stone, which terrorized the LGBT community. Katherine Fairfax Wright/Courtesy of 'Call Me Kuchu' hide caption

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'Call Me Kuchu': Uganda's Secret Gay Community
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Film critic Andrew Sarris was married to fellow critic Molly Haskell. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Remembers Film Critic Andrew Sarris
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Don McLeroy has served on the Texas State Board of Education for more than a decade. Silver Lining Film Group hide caption

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'Revisionaries' Tells Story Of Texas Textbook Battle
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Ice-T (left) with Chuck D in a still from his documentary From Something to Nothing: The Art of Rap. Courtesy of Indomina hide caption

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Ice-T Gives A Hip-Hop History Lesson In 'The Art Of Rap'
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Iris (Emily Blunt, left) invites her best friend Jack to her family's vacation home after a death in his family. Unbeknownst to him, Iris' sister Hannah (Rosemary DeWitt) is already there, in the hopes of getting over a breakup. IFC Films hide caption

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At The Heart Of 'Your Sister's Sister,' A Love Triangle
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Steve Guttenberg (left), Michael Winslow (center) and G.W. Bailey star in 1987's Police Academy 4: Citizens On Patrol, part of the film franchise launched by 1984's Police Academy. Warner Bros./Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Guttenberg Writes His Own 'Bible'
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Damon Lindelof moderated a conversation with Charlize Theron, who stars in the new Ridley Scott thriller Prometheus, at the 2011 Comic-Con. Lindelof co-wrote the film. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Damon Lindelof Risks The Wrath Of Loyal Fans Again
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When Anh "Joseph" Cao beat Democratic incumbent Rep. William Jefferson in 2008, he became the first Vietnamese-American ever to serve in Congress. Two years later, he failed to win a second term. Bao Nguyen/Walking Iris Films hide caption

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'Mr. Cao' Recalls Rookie Congressman's Unlikely Rise
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Aubrey Plaza in Safety Not Guaranteed. Benjamin Kasul/FilmDistrict hide caption

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Aubrey Plaza Takes Quite A Trip In 'Safety Not Guaranteed'
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