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Recent Episodes from The Frame

'Bajillion Dollar Propertie$' creator; Han Solo directors fired; a classical percussion quartet

Kulap Vilaysack discusses her Seeso reality TV spoof “Bajillion Dollar Propertie$” and the documentary she's making about the search to find her biological father. Variety's Brent Lang reports on why and how the directors of the Han Solo spinoff movie were fired. And The Frame contributor Tim Grieving visits with the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet at Walt Disney Concert Hall to hear how they're reinventing what percussion is and could be.

'The Kalief Browder story'; Gal Gadot's paycheck dispute; gender stereotypes on screen

'Time: The Kalief Browder story' recounts the tragic life and death of a teenager who was held a Rikers Island for years without being tried of a crime. The series' writer-director Jenner Furst puts his story into a larger context. Was Gal Gadot underpaid for starring in the smash hit “Wonder Woman?” The internet thinks so. Vulture's Kyle Buchanan helps us sort fact from fiction. Common Sense Media which rates movies and TV shows for language, violence, sex and drug use now assesses for gender stereotypes.

'Nobody Speak' documentary; Benjamin Booker; Vice and Snap make scripted push

The new documentary, “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press,” uses the Hulk Hogan/Gawker lawsuit to highlight the importance of freedom of speech — even when it’s tawdry; Singer/guitarist Benjamin Booker was in a rut in New Orleans, so he went to Mexico City to record his new album, "Witness"; Bloomberg entertainment reporter Lucas Shaw talks about Apple, Vice and Snapchat's plans to make original scripted programming.

Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled'; 'Thumbprint,' the opera

Sofia Coppola has remade the 1971 film, "The Beguiled," which is a Civil War-era story set at a girls' boarding school in the South (starring Nicole Kidman); "Thumbprint" is an opera about a Pakistani woman who sought justice after she was gang raped in her village.

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