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Patricia Arquette on a Role Twelve Years in the Making

Patricia Arquette stars in Richard Linklater's epic new film "Boyhood." The fictional coming-of-age tale about a boy's life from first grade through high school, it was shot with same cast over the course of 12 years... and Arquette says she never wanted it to end.


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Audra McDonald Finds the Essence of Billie Holiday

Actress and singer Audra McDonald is among the brightest Broadway stars of a generation. In "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill," she depicts a weary, addiction-addled, yet nonetheless tremendously gifted, Billie Holiday, giving one of the final performances of her life.


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What ‘Mad Men’ Actor Rich Sommer Isn’t Doing on Set

At our live show in Santa Monica, Rich Sommer -- aka Harry Crane on AMC's "Mad Men" -- tells us what's actually in those vintage cocktail glasses from which his character's always sipping... and about the sordid history of Uno.


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The Not-So-Obvious Jenny Slate

Actress and comedian Jenny Slate stars in the poignant new romantic comedy "Obvious Child" - a story about a woman seeking an abortion, which is still both romantic and funny.


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Harry Dean Stanton’s Cinematic Singing

Hollywood legend Harry Dean Stanton has acted in over 100 movies (including classics like "Cool Hand Luke," "Alien" and "Repo Man"), and Roger Ebert once made the argument that no film in which he appeared could be entirely bad. But Stanton's also a passionate musician who's played with the likes of Bob Dylan. He tells Brendan about his new album of classic tunes.


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James McAvoy Talks Filth

Scottish actor James McAvoy ("X-Men: Days of Future Past," "Atonement") tackles the role of a corrupt cop on the edge of sanity in the film adaptation of author Irvine Welsh's "Filth."


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Conor Oberst Moves Midwestern Mountains

The indie-folk musician behind Bright Eyes and other projects talks about music as a process of finding truth and coping with an overwhelming world.


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Kevin Spacey Takes Center Stage – On Film

"Now: In the Wings On A World Stage" documents the months film & TV star Kevin Spacey spent touring the world, starring in a massive stage production of "Richard III." He tells Rico about playing the 2nd biggest role in Shakespeare, and the on-stage pranks that kept it fresh.