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As his classic movie musical 1776 returns on a restored Blu-ray disc, the 88-year-old star chats with Bill Newcott about become the modern-day embodiment of John Adams. 

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In Infinitely Polar Bear, Mark Ruffalo plays a bipolar dad raising his daughters. The film’s writer and first-time directr, Maya Forbes, tells Bill Newcott how she adapted the story from her actual childhood. 

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A Beach Boy’s Stormy Seas

Paul Dano and John Cusack both play troubled Beach Boy Brian Wilson in the compelling new biopic Love & Mercy—and director Bill Pohlad tells Bill Newcott why he chose to cast two actors in the same role. 

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As Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim’s best shows arrive in the six-DVD Stephen Sondheim Collection, Bill Newcott recalls when one of the songwriter's greatest interpreters, the late Elaine Stritch, explained why she loved singing Sondheim. 

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As the star of one of the year’s most thought-provoking films, Good Kill, Ethan Hawke tells Bill Newcott why he likes to make movies that “are not offensive to anyone over the age of 21."

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Man’s man movie star Sam Elliott—he of the rumbling voice and rugged good looks—tells Bill Newcott he loves playing a romantic lead for a change in his new film, I’ll See You in My Dreams. 
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Stairway to Heaven

Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman: Stairway to Heaven
Costarring for the first time ever, 5 Flights Up stars Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman talk about how easy it was for them to play a long-married couple and Diane confesses she tried hard to get Morgan to go out on a date with her. 
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For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been the voice and body inside the yellow-feathered icon Big Bird on Sesame Street. As a new documentary about Spinney’s life, I Am Big Bird, comes to theaters, Spinney tells Bill Newcott about life inside that famous puppet and introduces him to both Big Bird and his polar opposite, ever-grumpy Oscar the Grouch. 

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The 1936 screen version of the musical Show Boat is considered a Hollywood landmark, but for various reasons it has only now become available on DVD. In this music-filled appreciation, Bill Newcott celebrates Show Boat and its legendary star Paul Robeson. 

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Actress Anne Archer and her husband, legendary TV golf director Terry Jastrow, couldn't stand most golf movies because the stars clearly couldn't play. So, she tells Bill Newcott, for their new golf-themed movie The Squeeze they held auditions right on the course.  

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