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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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been friends and collaborators since the 1970s. Their new album together is called Old Yellow Moon. David McClister /Nonesuch Records hide caption

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Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell: Harmonizing To That 'Old Yellow Moon'

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In Digestion: Mary Roach Explains What Happens To The Food We Eat

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Anchor Chris Hayes will host a new MSNBC weeknight show beginning April 1. Virginia Sherwood/MSNBC hide caption

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Chris Hayes: From 'Up' In The Morning To 'All In' At Night

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Before Pearl Harbor, aviator Charles Lindbergh was so vocal about his opposition to U.S. involvement in World War II that he became an unofficial leader of America's isolationist movement. AP hide caption

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'Angry Days' Shows An America Torn Over Entering World War II

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Fresh Air Remembers Journalist Anthony Lewis

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How And Why The Hollywood Star Machine Made 'Gods Like Us'

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Remembering Chinua Achebe And The Importance Of Struggle

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Nathan Englander grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family. He now splits his time between New York and Madison, Wis. Juliana Sohn hide caption

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Nathan Englander: Stories Of Faith, Family And The Holocaust

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Justin Timberlake performs at Myspace Secret Show at SXSW on March 16 in Austin, Texas. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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Timberlake On 'N Sync, Acting And Bringing Sexy Back

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The Star Jet roller coaster sits in the water on Feb. 19 after the Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, N.J., collapsed from the forces of Superstorm Sandy. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Temperature Rising': Will Climate Change Bring More Extreme Weather?

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Rock Icons Sing Pirate Songs On 'Son Of Rogues Gallery'

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Shereen El Feki is the author of Sex and the Citadel. Kristof Arasim/Pantheon hide caption

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'Sex And The Citadel' Peeks Inside Private Lives In The Arab World

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Emily Rapp is also the author of Poster Child, about a congenital birth defect that led to the amputation of her leg when she was a child, and about how she subsequently became a poster child for the March of Dimes. Anne Staveley/Penguin Press hide caption

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'Still Point': A Meditation On Mothering A Dying Child

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Navy veteran Freddie (Phoenix) falls under the influence of cult leader Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman) in Anderson's film, which critic Ella Taylor describes as "one of the most twisted father-son tales ever told." Phil Bray/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Paul Thomas Anderson, The Man Behind 'The Master'

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