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'Casting JonBenet' is a new twist on the documentary format

There have been TV movies, documentaries and docudramas made about the case, but the Netflix documentary, "Casting JonBenet," is something quite different.

Robert Landau

Revisiting the Golden Age of rock billboards on the Sunset Strip

50 years ago, the huge signs above the Sunset Strip became a de facto art gallery to promote new albums.
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates in A&E's "Bates Motel"

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Why Vera Farmiga & 'Bates Motel' co-creator Kerry Ehrin love Norma Bates

As the A&E series "Bates Motel" comes to an end, co-creator Kerry Ehrin and star Vera Farmiga look back at how they created and fell in love with the character of Norma Bates.
"Sleight" Premiere - 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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'Sleight' writer/director J.D. Dillard's journey from receptionist to filmmaker

Dillard was once a receptionist for J.J. Abrams' production company, but he's since landed his first film at Sundance, which is about to open in theaters.

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'Promise,' 'Ottoman Lieutenant' take Armenian genocide to the screen

The recent films feature very different accounts of Turkey's history and involvement with death of 1.5 million Armenians during WWI.

Kendrick Lamar goes deep into religious symbolism with 'Damn'

Religion, redemption and reconciliation are among the many themes running through the rapper's new album 'Damn.'
MST3K Day 9/12

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'MST3K' host Jonah Ray and the art of riffing on really bad movies

It’s been 17 years since the original series went off the air, but the show has remained a cult favorite ever since.
Rules at Cinepolis movie theater

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Finally, a movie theater with an indoor playground!

At Cinépolis Jr., kids get their yah-yahs out on an indoor playground so they can settle down and watch movies.

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John Ridley's LA Riots doc is meant to 'break hearts and lift spirits'

John Ridley's documentary, "Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992," marks the 25 year anniversary of the 1992 L.A. Riots. He says a goal of the film was to "break hearts and lift spirits."
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'Horizon Zero Dawn' game actress Ashly Burch isn't 'just a gun with legs'

The voice actress for the popular video game, "Horizon Zero Dawn" challenges assumptions about female characters in games.