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Posted: 2019-04-16 11:30:00
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Victor Hugo wrote Notre Dame de Paris, or The Hunchback of Notre Dame, in the 19th century to draw attention to the cathedral, which had fallen into neglect and disrepair. It worked.
Posted: 2019-04-15 18:56:21
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Judges sought to support the media "even if some wrongly degrade [it] as the enemy of the very democracy it serves." Honors went to The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La., Florida's Sun-Sentinel and...
Posted: 2019-04-12 16:07:18
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Sarah Corbett describes herself as an extreme introvert — but she's also an activist. She discusses how alternate forms of activism allow people like her to participate in quietly powerful...

Posted: 2019-04-17 19:52:30
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The animation studio has launched a series of short films intended to increase leadership opportunities for women and people of color — populations historically underrepresented in the field.
Posted: 2019-04-15 07:26:00
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The first episode of the final season was dense with reunions, recriminations and revelations as just about the entire cast made it to Winterfell.
Posted: 2019-04-14 11:47:00
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The multilingual boy-band juggernaut, SNL's first musical guest from South Korea, performed kinetically choreographed renditions of "Boy With Luv" and "MIC Drop."
Posted: 2019-04-12 09:00:42
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'The Perfect Date': A Teen Romcom By Any Other Name Is Reasonably Sweet
Noah Centineo stars as a kid with a plan to make a lot of money by going on a lot of fake dates — but yes, before he can get rich, he meets a girl he really likes.
Posted: 2019-04-11 21:01:55
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'Teen Spirit' Smells Like A Quirky, Beguiling Hit
This charming musical fable about a teenage girl (Elle Fanning) who competes on a UK singing competition doesn't cover much new ground, but Fanning's terrific.
Posted: 2019-04-11 21:00:54
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'Hellboy': Hell, No
Comics creator Mike Mignola's gruff demon-hero gets a hard-R reboot that swaps out the charm of director Guillermo del Toro's previous iterations and replaces it with "chaotic, repetitive" gore.
Posted: 2019-04-11 21:00:24
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A Punk Rocker Hits Rock Bottom In The Raw-Edged 'Her Smell'
Alex Ross Perry's visceral, difficult film about a visceral, difficult punk singer (Elisabeth Moss) unfolds in a series of bracingly raw and uncompromising set-pieces.
Posted: 2019-04-11 21:00:24
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Moody, Mesmeric Chinese Noir Sends A Man On A 'Long Day's Journey Into Night'
Writer/director Bi Gan's second feature is a mood piece about a man who returns to his hometown to search for a lost love. The net effect is that of a "stately waltz of movement and illumination."
Posted: 2019-04-11 20:43:24
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'Little': A Wrong-Body Comedy That Can't Get Comfortable
There's a lot to like about Little, including the central performance of Marsai Martin. But the jokes are a little too slow to pull the formulaic story along.

Posted: 2019-04-17 21:03:30
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At issue is "packaging fees" – deals that allow agents to be paid by studios, rather than receiving a standard 10 percent of writers' income. The writers say such deals create conflicts of...
Posted: 2019-04-17 19:52:30
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The animation studio has launched a series of short films intended to increase leadership opportunities for women and people of color — populations historically underrepresented in the field.
Posted: 2019-04-15 21:38:00
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The new Netflix series takes a hard look at the effects of our behavior on the natural world. Series producer Alastair Fothergill says that this is a different, more urgent type of show.
Posted: 2019-04-14 21:12:00
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Breaking Down The Hollywood Dispute Between Writers And Agents
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Kim Masters, editor-at-large for The Hollywood Reporter, about the ongoing dispute between writers and agents.
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:00
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Hollywood Writers Vs. Agents
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to writer and producer Keli Goff about members of the Writers Guild of America being told to fire their agents en masse.
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:00
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'Stockholm': A Hostage Situation And How 'Stockholm Syndrome' Came To Be
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Noomi Rapace about her latest film, Stockholm, which covers the hostage situation that coined the term "Stockholm syndrome."
Posted: 2019-04-14 00:30:43
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'Uncharted Waters': Union Tells Hollywood Writers To Fire Their Agents
The abrupt directive on Friday followed a breakdown in talks over proposed changes to the agreement that has guided the basic business relationship between writers and agents for the past 43...
Posted: 2019-04-13 12:16:00
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'Little Woods' And The Rising Talent Of Nia DaCosta
The film Little Woods stars Tessa Thompson as a former drug runner whose sister gets pregnant and has no health insurance or money. It was written and directed by first-timer Nia DaCosta.
Posted: 2019-04-11 21:01:55
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'Teen Spirit' Smells Like A Quirky, Beguiling Hit
This charming musical fable about a teenage girl (Elle Fanning) who competes on a UK singing competition doesn't cover much new ground, but Fanning's terrific.
Posted: 2019-04-11 21:00:54
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'Hellboy': Hell, No
Comics creator Mike Mignola's gruff demon-hero gets a hard-R reboot that swaps out the charm of director Guillermo del Toro's previous iterations and replaces it with "chaotic, repetitive" gore.

Posted: 2019-04-15 18:56:21
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Judges sought to support the media "even if some wrongly degrade [it] as the enemy of the very democracy it serves." Honors went to The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La., Florida's Sun-Sentinel and...
Posted: 2019-04-15 14:06:30
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The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones starts on April 14.
Posted: 2019-04-14 21:12:00
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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks is back with a new controversial play that centers on a group of four interracial friends who get caught up in a contract that gets out of hand.
Posted: 2019-04-13 21:27:00
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Viral Stars, The 'Syncopated Ladies,' Shake Up Tap Dancing
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with tap dancer Chloe Arnold, of the Syncopated Ladies, about their viral dance videos and annual tap festival.
Posted: 2019-04-12 09:11:00
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A Dystopian High School Musical Foresaw The College Admissions Scandal
A California high school is staging an original musical called Ranked, set in a world where class rank means everything, and some parents are willing to pay for their student to get a better...

Posted: 2019-04-17 21:03:30
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At issue is "packaging fees" – deals that allow agents to be paid by studios, rather than receiving a standard 10 percent of writers' income. The writers say such deals create conflicts of...
Posted: 2019-04-17 17:27:34
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After 12 seasons on Law & Order: SVU, Christopher Meloni plays a disgraced policeman-turned-hit man (who collaborates with an imaginary unicorn) in the second season of the Syfi Channel series...
Posted: 2019-04-16 16:22:49
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Engel played Georgette, the wide-eyed girlfriend of anchorman Ted Baxter. She had a long career on television, including roles on Everybody Loves Raymond, Coach and Hot In Cleveland.
Posted: 2019-04-15 14:06:30
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Watch The Throne(s)
The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones starts on April 14.
Posted: 2019-04-15 09:00:00
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HBO Airs First Episode Of 'Game Of Thrones' Final Season
Winter is here. At least on HBO's Game of Thrones, which premiered its final season Sunday night. It was packed with uncomfortable reunions — unleashing massive implications for the story to...
Posted: 2019-04-15 09:00:00
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News Brief: Sanctuary Cities, Rep. Ilhan Omar, 'Game Of Thrones'
Trump administration considers sending migrants to sanctuary cities. Rep. Omar says she's seen a spike in death threats since Trump tweeted a video of her. HBO begins Game of Thrones final season.
Posted: 2019-04-15 07:26:00
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'Game Of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 1: 'Nothing Lasts'
The first episode of the final season was dense with reunions, recriminations and revelations as just about the entire cast made it to Winterfell.
Posted: 2019-04-14 21:12:00
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Breaking Down The Hollywood Dispute Between Writers And Agents
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Kim Masters, editor-at-large for The Hollywood Reporter, about the ongoing dispute between writers and agents.
Posted: 2019-04-14 12:03:00
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Hollywood Writers Vs. Agents
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to writer and producer Keli Goff about members of the Writers Guild of America being told to fire their agents en masse.
Posted: 2019-04-14 00:30:43
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'Uncharted Waters': Union Tells Hollywood Writers To Fire Their Agents
The abrupt directive on Friday followed a breakdown in talks over proposed changes to the agreement that has guided the basic business relationship between writers and agents for the past 43...