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Rosamund Pike sees action in 'A Private War'

The British actress plays war correspondent Marie Colvin, who died in 2012 while reporting in Syria.

Stan Lee leaves quite a pop culture legacy

The comic book icon died today at the age of 95. Bob Batchelor, author of "Stan Lee: The Man Behind Marvel," weighs in on Lee's influence; singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier collaborated with military veterans for her album, "Rifles and Rosary Beads."

The revolutionary sound of The Beatles' 'White Album'

New York Times pop music critic Jon Pareles on the elaborate 50th anniversary re-issue of the landmark album; Drew Love and Dante Jones are making noise as the hip-hop duo known as They; the Spanish singer Rosalía is updating flamenco.

Inside the studio with Prince

Susan Rogers talks about being Prince's studio engineer for several years in the 1980s; a landmark L.A. music story fights to stay afloat; on the road with California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia.

Military veterans seek peace through poetry in 'We Are Not Done Yet'

Actor Jeffrey Wright produced the HBO film about a group of veterans using art to help heal their psychic wounds; L.A. Times TV critic Lorraine Ali looks at the late-night shows on election day; an exiled Iranian film composer makes his presence felt back home.

The making of Orson Welles' final film

"They'll Love Me When I'm Dead" is Morgan Neville's insightful documentary about the ambitious film that Welles was unable to finish; taking a motorcycle ride with cast members from "Mayans M.C."

Hugh Jackman channels Gary Hart in 'The Front Runner'

The story of the Colorado senator's ill-fated campaign to become the Democrats' 1988 presidential candidate is dramatized by director/co-writer Jason Reitman; NBC is being criticized for its decision to air an inflammatory anti-immigration ad.

Rami Malek goes full Freddie in 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

The actor talks about his transformation into Queen's flamboyant singer in the new biopic; Netflix is amending its policy and will now release films in theaters before they hit the streaming service.

Tragically funny tales in 'The Indignities of Being a Woman'

Comedy writers Merrill Markoe and Megan Koester talk about the making of their audiobook; Claire Warden on being an "intimacy director" on TV and movie sets; music veterans Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore celebrate their roots on the album, "Downey to Lubbock."

John Carpenter makes the scariest 'Halloween' music

The filmmaker no longer sits in the director's chair, but he still composes the music for his frightful franchise; the scary voice of a four-year-old in "It"; and is the TV content boom leading to more stunt performer injuries and deaths?

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