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‘Blue Bayou’ Follows Antonio, Adopted From Overseas But Not Made A U.S. Citizen

Scott Simon talks to Justin Chon about his new movie, “Blue Bayou,” which he wrote, stars and directs.

‘How the Monuments Came Down’ Filmmakers On Why Lee Statue Didn’t Come Down Sooner

Filmmakers Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren discuss their film, How the Monuments Came Down, about 160 years of history in Richmond, VA., and the removal of the confederate statues along Monument Ave.

Jessica Chastain Finds Out Tammy Faye Bakker Was More Than A Punchline

NPR’s Rachel Martin talks with actor Jessica Chastain, who plays televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in the new movie: The Eyes of Tammy Faye.

Hispanics and Latinos Are The Biggest Moviegoers. The Big Screen Doesn’t Reflect That

Nearly 20% of Americans are Latino or Hispanic and they buy more movie tickets per capita. But a new report says just 7% of all lead characters in 2019’s top-grossing films were Hispanic or Latino.

‘Blue Bayou’ Devastates With A Story Of A Stepfather Facing Deportation

A Korean American man faces deportation because his adoption in the 1980s was never finalized. Blue Bayou may be heavy handed, but it tells a fundamental truth about our flawed immigration system.

AAH! Two Companies Could Pay You $1,300 To Watch Horror Movies This Halloween

Both DISH Network and the website FinanceBuzz are offering a financial reward to lucky scary movie fans who watch a selected list of frightening flicks.

Michael Caine Tackles Art In The Time Of Social Media For New Film

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with actor Michael Caine about his new film with Aubrey Plaza, Best Sellers.

Biographer Traces Osama Bin Laden’s ‘Rise And Fall’

Journalist Peter Bergen talks about bin Laden’s path to mass murder and reflects on the consequences of the recent U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan. Originally broadcast Aug. 4, 2021.

You Can Get Paid To Watch Stephen King Movies

It’s the perfect job for spooky season. Watch 13 Stephen King movies before Halloween and record your experience — down to your heart rate. In return you get paid $1,300.

How Movies Have Shaped The Perception Of 9/11

In the 20 years since the terror attacks of 9/11, movies have both been shaped by — and have shaped — the public’s perception of that day’s events.

Jamie Lee Curtis Wins A Lifetime Achievement Award With ‘Halloween Kills’ On The Way

The actress received the award at the Venice International Film Festival, saying she was accepting it on behalf of “all the courageous heroines of the world.”

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