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In the Lord of the Rings films, director Peter Jackson fused computer-generated images with motion-capture footage of actor Andy Serkis to create the decidedly nonhuman Gollum. New Line Cinema hide caption

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Face Value: Where Actors End And Effects Begin

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Budget Office Director Peter Orszag (far right) has found a way to turn walking into a competitive sport on Capitol Hill. Here, he walks through the Eisenhower Executive Office Building with Vice President Biden, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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White House Stresses Results That Can Be Measured

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Actress Anika Noni Rose provides the voice for Princess Tiana, Disney's first black princess, in the movie The Princess and the Frog. Despite the film, many critics question how far the studio has progressed in how it handles race on the big screen. Benkey/JPegFoto/PictureGroup/AP hide caption

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Despite Black Princess, Disney's Race Record Mixed

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