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Brad Pitt On Making 'Ad Astra,' Processing Trauma And Channeling David Bowie

The actor stars in a new science-fiction blockbuster about more than just an astronaut on a space mission: "We wanted to do something very sincere and raw and painfully honest," he says.

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10 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, 'This Music School Will Never Stop'

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Sunday Puzzle: Flipping R's To S's

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Sunday Puzzle: Flipping R's To S's

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Bolivia Is Fighting Major Forest Fires Nearly As Large As In Brazil

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Brad Pitt On Making 'Ad Astra,' Processing Trauma And Channeling David Bowie

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