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Right-Wing Filmmaker: Obama's An Anti-Colonialist

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In Bernie, Jack Black plays a local mortician who murders his live-in companion after she won't stop nagging him. The movie is based on a true story. Deana Newcomb/Wind Dancer Films hide caption

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Jack Black: On Music, Mayhem And Murder

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Patrick Renna as Hamilton 'Ham' Porter in 1993 sports film, The Sandlot. John Bramley/The Kobal Collection / 20th Century Fox hide caption

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The Movie Regina King Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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Scenes in the movie Sleepwalk With Me -- about Mike Birbiglia's sleep disorder — made him emotional while filming them. Adam Beckman/IFC Films hide caption

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Mike Birbiglia, 'Sleepwalk'-ing On The Big Screen

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The Challenges Female Vets Face When Coming Home

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Sacha Baron Cohen plays Admiral General Aladeen, the authoritarian, anti-Semitic and unexpectedly sympathetic protagonist of The Dictator. Melinda Sue Gordon/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Sacha Baron Cohen: The Fresh Air Interview

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Nasser Ali (Mathieu Amalric) is a man who wills himself to die in the film adaptation of Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel Chicken with Plums. Patricia Khan/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Marjane Satrapi: 'A Real Love Story Has To Finish Bad'

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In Robot & Frank, a robot cares for an aging ex-burglar who has dementia. Frank Langella, who plays the burglar, says his character "becomes fond of the robot only because it is a tool for his wicked, wicked ways." Samuel Goldwyn Films and Stage 6 Films hide caption

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Frank Langella: A Career 'Like A Chekhov Play'

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Movie Documents 'Janesville' After GM Closes Plant

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Julie Delpy stars in 2 Days in New York, which she also directed, produced and co-wrote. Jojo Whilden/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Julie Delpy, Keeping It Real In '2 Days In New York'

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British actors Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann posing for the cover art of the movie 'Withnail & I' in Cumbria, 1986. Murray Close/Getty Images hide caption

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The Movie Simon West Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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The Movie Peter Hedges Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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Barber On Front Lines Of Civil Rights Battles

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Lynn Shelton first gained recognition for her 2009 film Humpday. She is known particularly for encouraging actors to improvise on set. Larry Busacca/Getty Images hide caption

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Watch This: Lynn Shelton's Eclectic Mix Of Favorites

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"I don't believe I can offend you in a comedy club," Rock says. Star comedians use comedy clubs to try out new material. "I think that's the deal that's made when you see a famous guy in one of these clubs." Michael Parmelee/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Chris Rock On The Funny Business Of Finding Success

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