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"I Wasn't Me Anymore:" Emma Thompson tours Journey, an art installation she co-created with a woman who was victimized by sex traffickers. Viewers who look through this porthole see their own faces superimposed on the bodies of woman wearing "prostitutes' weeds" — tattered lingerie and other worn, used clothing. Simon Clark/Eyebox hide caption

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Emma And Elena, Exposing The Sex Trade

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A Head-Shrinker Studies The Zombie Brain

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Lord Of The Dance: Michael Jackson may have been frail during the last few months of his life, but the rehearsal footage in This Is It shows he could still cut a rug with the best of them. Above, Jackson dons his classic fedora to show his crew what a "Smooth Criminal" really moves like. Kevin Mazur/Sony Pictures hide caption

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'This Is It' Offers Rare Peek At The King Of Pop

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Rosemary's Baby Sitter: Samantha (Jocelin Donahue) agrees to baby-sit for a creepy couple on the night of a lunar eclipse — never mind that there's no baby in sight. In the best scare-flick tradition, it doesn't end well. Magnet Releasing hide caption

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Roger Deakins, Keeping An Eye On The Small Things

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Nominate Your Favorite Monster Movies

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'This Is It': Michael Jackson's Last Act

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The King Rules: Rehearsals for a London concert series found Michael Jackson and his dancers working on a huge set. Spliced together in a concert movie, scenes from those rehearsals are a reminder of just how good Jackson was performing live. Kevin Mazur/Sony Pictures hide caption

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For A Fallen Star, One Final Chance To Shine

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Michael Jackson died shortly before a scheduled London concert series. The show goes on without him in Kenny Ortega's backstage documentary This Is It — and in what's likely to be a long and lucrative posthumous career. James Mitchell/AP hide caption

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Jackson's New Career: Permanent, Posthumous Brand

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Capitalism's Paradoxes, Writ Personal On Film

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Christopher Hitchens and Douglas Wilson debate whether religion is good for the world in Collision. www.collisionmovie.com hide caption

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A 'Collision' Of Beliefs: Atheist Vs. Theologian

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Despite Box Office Tumble, 'Saw' Still Reigns

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In a lively conversation with Scott Simon for the public TV series Backstage With ..., Tom Hanks took on the perils — and pleasures — of fame. An hourlong version of the interview will be broadcast in January 2010 on many PBS stations. WVIZ/PBS Ideastream hide caption

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At Great Lakes, Tom Hanks Gets Back To His Roots

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Thai Treasure? Born to a rural family, Tony Jaa herded elephants as a kid and apprenticed with stuntman and action-film director Panna Rittikrai when he was 15. Magnet Releasing hide caption

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'Ong Bak 2': In Ancient Thailand, A Bang-Up Fight

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'Amelia': A Biopic With Very Little Life

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