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The mustache should get second billing: Kenneth Branagh is Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express. Nicola Dove/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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'Murder On The Orient Express' And Cozy Murder Mysteries

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Stephen Thompson, Linda Holmes, and Glen Weldon on stage during Pop Culture Happy Hour's live show at the Bell House in Brooklyn on June 6, 2017. Annabel Edwards/NPR hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Pop Culture Advice, Live From Seattle

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John Hodgman And The Three Wildernesses Of 'Vacationland'

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Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Kevin O'Leary, Lori Greiner and Robert Herjavec are the "Sharks" on ABC's Shark Tank. Patrick Ecclesine/ABC hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Shark Tank'

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Kristen Bell as Eleanor and Ted Danson as Michael in The Good Place. Colleen Hayes/NBC hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Good Place'

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The Princess Bride, directed by Rob Reiner in 1987, was released 30 years ago. NPR's Linda Holmes says this anniversary is "a fine opportunity to track it down and watch it, trying not to anticipate its famous lines — or trying to leave them out of your understanding of it altogether — and just appreciating it for the simple, good-natured, off-kilter comedy it was when it was released." Movie Poster Image Art/Getty Images hide caption

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Your Basic Pleasure Model: Ryan Gosling plays K in Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049. Stephen Vaughan/Warner Brothers hide caption

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'Blade Runner 2049': Even Sharper Than The Original

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Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally once again play Jack McFarland and Karen Walker in NBC's Will & Grace. Chris Haston/NBC hide caption

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'Will & Grace' Is Back, But Will Its Viewers Be?

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: What's In Theaters Now

(From left) Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name; Jason Mitchell in Mudbound; Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes; and Idris Elba in Molly's Game. 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Steve Dietl, 61st BFI London Film Festival/ Melinda Sue Gordon, 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/ Courtesy of TIFF hide caption

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NPR's Movie Preview: 16 New Films To Watch This Fall

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Emma Stone stars as the famous professional tennis player and gender equality activist, Billie Jean King, in Battle of the Sexes. 20th Century Fox hide caption

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A Competitor And A Clown Walk Onto A Tennis Court In 'Battle Of The Sexes'

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The cast and crew of The Handmaid's Tale — including Emmy winners Ann Dowd and Elisabeth Moss, actress Samira Wiley, and author Margaret Atwood — onstage during the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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At The Emmys, It Was A Big Night For Juggernauts

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The Deuce takes place in 1970s New York, as pornography is becoming legal. (Pictured: Pernell Walker, James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.) Paul Schiraldi/HBO hide caption

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Pimps, Porn And Prostitution: Dissecting 'The Deuce'

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Television producer Shonda Rhimes at the 2017 Success Makers Summit in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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Picking Pop Culture's People We're Pulling For

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Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), the dashing Highland warrior. Aimee Spinks/Starz Entertainment, LLC hide caption

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New Season Of 'Outlander' Is So Much More Than A Hunky Face (And Rock-Hard Abs)

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"She's an excellent writer, and I knew this from middle school on," Nancy Meyers (right) says of her daughter, Hallie Meyers-Shyer. (Both are pictured at Home Again's Los Angeles premiere in August.) Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Mother-Daughter Filmmakers Continue Rom-Com Family Tradition In 'Home Again'

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Actress and director Lake Bell at the Premiere Mr. Peabody & Sherman in Westwood, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Marriage and Midwestern Accents: A Conversation With Lake Bell

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