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WATCH: Mindy Kaling Talks Women, Race and 'Mindy Project' on Charlie Rose

Always-eloquent comedienne and "Mindy Project" creator, star, co-writer and co-executive producer Mindy Kaling sat down with Charlie Rose last night to talk about the series, and the complications of being a woman writing for TV.
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  • April 2, 2014 12:56 PM
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WATCH: Dreamy New Trailer for Gia Coppola's 'Palo Alto,' Starring James Franco and Emma Roberts

A new trailer has landed for first-time filmmaker Gia Coppola's darkly wistful new teen drama "Palo Alto," based on James Franco's book of short stories.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 1, 2014 4:13 PM
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EXCLUSIVE Trailer: DocNYC Winner 'The Pleasures of Being Out of Step,' on Jazz Writer Nat Hentoff

TOH! has scored a trailer exclusive to David L. Lewis's DocNYC Grand Jury prize winner "The Pleasures of Being Out of Step." The film centers on legendary jazz writer and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff, who's now 88.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 1, 2014 3:08 PM
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RIP Screenwriter and Reel Geezer Lorenzo Semple, Jr. (VIDEOS)

Remembering screenwriter Lorenzo Semple, Jr., who has died at 91. He wrote "Three Days of the Condor," "Flash Gordon," "Pretty Poison," "Never Say Never Again," "King Kong," "The Parallax View," "The Super Cops," "Fathom" and the "Batman" TV series.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • March 30, 2014 2:51 PM
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'The Raid 2': A Fight Between So Cool and Way Too Long (NYT VIDEO)

Gareth Evans' "The Raid 2," which debuted to much internet fanfare at this past Sundance, is at once hypnotically kinetic and groaningly overlong. Indeed, that's the main fight being fought in the film -- between its terrific, fast-paced action sequences and its dragging plot setup.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 28, 2014 2:16 PM
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WATCH: DreamWorks Animator Makes Hilarious and Adorable Mini Action Movies Starring His Toddler

Having a DreamWorks animator for a dad must be pretty cool. Especially when that dad is creative enough to turn his toddler's playtime into mini-action movies, complete with light sabers that destroy toy store shelves, a grapple gun that gets you stuck on the ceiling, and a building block hyperdrive that crashes out the window. Watch all the adorableness, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 28, 2014 12:26 PM
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Trailers from Hell Looks at Peter Weir's 'The Year of Living Dangerously'

Warner Archive Week! concludes at Trailers from Hell, with director Karyn Kusama introducing "The Year of Living Dangerously."
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  • March 28, 2014 11:45 AM
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WATCH: Firefighters Sing 'Let it Go' to Rescue Girl from Jammed Elevator (VIDEO)

More cool news in the world of the Oscar-winning "Frozen" ballad "Let It Go." On March 19, a mother and her four-year-old daughter found themselves trapped in an elevator. When firefighters came to the rescue, the little girl was too scared to budge. How did the inventive firefighters remedy this? They began singing the hit song from "Frozen" as a method of calming her down, and coaxing her out to safety. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 27, 2014 1:42 PM
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Stormy Weather Flicks, from 'Twister' to 'Noah' and 'Into the Storm' (New Trailer, CLIPS)

With Darren Aronofksy's "Noah" storming into theaters this weekend, plus the arrival of a new trailer for the latest weather disaster entry "Into the Storm," we've rounded up some clips from titles in the Meteorologic Mayhem genre dominated by prescient disaster king Roland Emmerich ("Day After Tomorrow" and "2012").
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • March 27, 2014 1:25 PM
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Here's a First Look at Hot Docs Entry 'Waiting for August' from Romania (TRAILER)

From director Teodora Ana Mihai comes "Waiting for August," a slow-boil Romanian social doc about a 15-year-old girl who must care for her six siblings while her mother makes ends meet abroad.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • March 26, 2014 3:24 PM
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