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'Beautiful Day' Director On Mister Rogers' 'Radical Notion': Telling Kids The Truth

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Prince Wanted To 'Break The Mold Of The Memoir,' Says His Co-Writer

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Edward Norton (shown here with co-star Gugu Mbatha-Raw) describes his Motherless Brooklyn character as a sad and lonely "street kid." Glen Wilson/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Edward Norton On Urban Planning And 'Slow Cooking' 'Motherless Brooklyn'

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Fusion GPS Founders On Russian Efforts To Sow Discord: 'They Have Succeeded'

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Collection Showcases Leonard Cohen Was 'Preoccupied With Brokenness'

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Ukrainian Oligarchs And The Influence Of Foreign Money On American Politics

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"The way the public feels about Tom Hanks has a similar quality to how we feel about Mister Rogers," says director Marielle Heller. But she found that Hanks and Rogers had a very different energy. At the beginning, she tried to "rein Tom's natural buoyancy back and settle him into a kind of zenlike state." Lacey Terrell/Sony Pictures hide caption

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'Beautiful Day' Director On Mister Rogers' 'Radical Notion': Telling Kids The Truth

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In the late 2000s, Robert Pattinson began playing vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels. "It was so sudden, it didn't feel real to me at all," he says of the fame. Fadel Senna /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Pattinson Does Not Want To Play An English Prince, Thank You Very Much

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"I will be a storyteller 'till the day I die," Reese Witherspoon says. "It's really what I was born to do." Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Turner Image hide caption

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'From Book To Script To Screen,' Reese Witherspoon Is Making Roles For Women

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How Internet Trolls And Online Extremists Are 'Hijacking' American Politics

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Filmmaker Judd Apatow describes his mentor, the comedian Garry Shandling (above), as a perfectionist: "He just could not just be chill and make it easy on himself. He wanted everything to be amazing." Bonnie Schiffman/HBO hide caption

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After Comic Garry Shandling's Death, Judd Apatow Found Zen In His Diaries

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How The Fugitive Slave Act Paved The Way For The Civil War

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Amid Heightened Partisanship, A War Brews Between Trump And Congress

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Saeed Jones has served as BuzzFeed's LGBT editor and culture editor, and is the author of Prelude to Bruise. Courtesy of Saeed Jones hide caption

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'We're All Struggling': Writer Saeed Jones Reflects On Identity And Acceptance

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Allison Moorer's music has been nominated for an Oscar, a Grammy and an Academy of Country Music Award. Heidi Ross/Da Capo Press hide caption

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Years After Her Parents' Murder-Suicide, Musician Allison Moorer Finds Healing

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