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'Uniquely Nasty' Remembers The U.S. Ban On Gay Federal Workers

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Matt Damon portrays an astronaut who relies on science to survive on a hostile planet. Giles Keyte/EPKTV hide caption

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How 'The Martian' Became A Science Love Story

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Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) gets stranded on Mars in The Martian. Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Sandstorms, Explosions, Potatoes, Oh My: 'Martian' Takes Its Science Seriously

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Confronting A Lifetime Of Bullying With 'A Brave Heart'

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John Wood had to have his leg amputated after a plane crash in 2004, during which his father died. He wanted to preserve the leg as a memorial to his dad. Courtesy of The Orchard hide caption

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The Deeper Meanings Of A Leg, Lost And Found — And Fought Over

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Lampooners Garry Goodrow, Alice Peyton, Christopher Guest, John Belushi, Peter Elbling, Chevy Chase and Tony Hendra in this undated photo from Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead. Michael Gold hide caption

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Quest For Fun: Looking Back At 'National Lampoon'

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The Crisis Behind '99 Homes' — And How It Fueled The Film's Script

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Andrew Garfield portrays Dennis Nash, a man charged with carrying out evictions, in 99 Homes. Broad Green Pictures hide caption

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'99 Homes': A Morality Play Built On Foreclosures And Evictions

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Linda and Glen look forward to watching Supergirl, the new CBS series starring Melissa Benoist. Darren Michaels/CBS hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Toronto International Film Festival And Our Fall TV Pool

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Anne Hathaway is the CEO and Robert De Niro is the intern in Nancy Meyers' new comedy, The Intern. Francois Duhamel/Warner Brothers hide caption

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Director Nancy Meyers Makes Peace With Millennials In 'The Intern'

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In Stonewall, actor Jeremy Irvine (right) plays a fictional high school student from Indiana who throws the brick that starts the Stonewall riots. Philippe Bosse/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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The Big Question Behind 'Stonewall' Backlash: Who Threw The First Brick?

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Members of the Black Panthers line up at a rally at DeFremery Park in Oakland, Calif. Courtesy of Stephen Shames and Firelight Media hide caption

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'Policing The Police': How The Black Panthers Got Their Start

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'Being Canadian' Explores How The U.S. Views Its 'Exotic' Northern Neighbor

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