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Souped-Up Vehicles And Road Warriors Reign In 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:04pm

It has been 36 years since the first Mad Max film crash landed into theaters. David Edelsein says the forth installment of the series is "basically one long chase with ever more insane variables."

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Bistro In Vitro: A Virtual Playground To Ponder The Future Of Meat

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:56pm

Dutch artist Koert van Mensvoort has created a virtual restaurant to help us imagine a future when alluring beef, poultry and fish dishes can be concocted with in vitro techniques.

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How Do You Get Your Colleagues To Trust You?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

How do you create trust? Management theorist Simon Sinek says it starts with a leader who makes people feel safe.

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How Can Couples Rebuild Trust After An Affair?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

Affairs can completely rock a marriage. But psychotherapist Esther Perel says that while infidelity can shatter trust, it doesn't mean couples can't find a way to rebuild their relationships.

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How Can Trusting Strangers Fuel An Economy?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

The new currency of this economy is trust, says Rachel Botsman. Companies that rely on sharing invest in what Botsman calls "reputation capital."

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How Does Trust Happen In Music?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

Conductor Charles Hazlewood talks about the role of trust between conductor and orchestra, which he describes as a "miracle."

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What's Driving The Motor City Forward Now?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 3:50am

Six months after Detroit emerged from bankruptcy, Michel Martin heads there to hear from the artists, thinkers and entrepreneurs who are shaping the city's future.

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The Women Pull No Punches In Fiery, Feminist 'Mad Max'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 3:49am

Mad Max: Fury Road reboots a testosterone-fueled franchise with some tough new female characters. Director George Miller says women were an organic element as he rethought the original movies.

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Bad Karma In 'Every Secret Thing'

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:01pm

A thriller directed by noted documentarian Amy Berg and written by Nicole Holofcener is stacked with plenty of talent, but it can't quite live up to the promise of its twisty-sounding plot.

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A Visceral, Inventive Blockbuster Roars To Life In 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:01pm

More than 35 years after the release of the original Mad Max, a new chapter emerges, starring Charlize Theron in what Chris Klimek calls a doomsday reinvention like nothing since The Matrix.

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Staying In Tune Isn't So Easy In 'Pitch Perfect 2'

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:01pm

Where the original college a cappella comedy felt fresh and unexpected, the overproduced sequel has the greasy fingerprints of commercial expectations all over it.

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Why 'Forbidden Films' Remain Officially Locked Away

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 4:01pm

A new documentary looks at the history of quarantined Nazi propaganda films and considers the consequences of trying to keep them away from the public eye.

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Blythe Danner Lands First Leading Film Role In 'I'll See You In My Dreams'

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 3:52pm

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Blythe Danner about her new film, I'll See You In My Dreams. It is the 72-year-old's first leading role in a film.

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A Film Critic Gets Meta (As Does Ours) In 'The Film Critic (El Crítico)'

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:56pm

NPR Film Critic Bob Mondello trips down the rabbit hole as he reviews a film that's both a winning romance and a gentle wake-up call for reviewers who forget their role.

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'Black Snow' Is A Lyrical Landscape Of Hope And Menace

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 12:03pm

Former Dublin newsman Paul Lynch's new novel follows an Irish farmer in 1945, struggling against adversity. Critic Alan Cheuse says Lynch's prose is so gorgeous, it makes him want to give up writing.

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